This week inHusker history
The week of March 22-28, looking back in five-year intervals
1905: Independent Nebraska faces what is said to be its best schedule yet, with three games against teams from the Western Conference (now the Big Ten).
1910: With spring practices about to begin, rule changes add to the learning curve. Games will be divided into quarters for the first time, and freer substituting will be allowed. (Full story here.) Also, former Nebraska assistant Ted Stuart becomes the head coach at Colorado School of Mines.
«1925: Glenn Presnell (left), Jug Brown and Arnold Oehlrich score touchdowns in the Huskers' final spring scrimmage as a rain-soaked crowd looks on. | The Lost Spring Games
1935: Former Husker and NFL great Roy Link Lyman adjusts to life as an assistant coach at NU and says it's hard to watch and not play. | Hall of Fame Huskers
1945: Wayne Sindt, who lettered as a sophomore at halfback in 1941, is killed in action in Europe. »
1950: The Scarlets clobber the Creams in an extended scrimmage that showcases Fran Nagle's passing arm.
1955: The spring game and the rest of All-Sports Day are delayed by a week because of wintry weather.
1970: Starting spots on defense will be up for grabs during spring drills as just two Sun Bowl starters return.
1985: Former Husker defensive back Dana Stephenson receives a 10-year prison sentence for his involvement in a cocaine conspiracy.
1995: The Huskers open spring practice with a contining quarterback battle between Tommie Frazier and Brook Berringer.