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This week in
Husker history

The week of April 5-11, looking back in five-year intervals
1930: Red Young and Harold Frahm score touchdowns as the Reds shut out the Blues, 12-0, in the final intrasquad game of spring, with a week of practices still to come. More: 1, 2 | The Lost Spring Games
1940: Bob Kahler, Butch Luther and Warren Alfson find paydirt in a scrimmage won by the Yales.
1945: The pickings are slim for coach A.J. Lewandowsk as spring practices begin.
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«1950: In the first official spring game, the Varsity struggles to a 13-13 tie against the Alumni. Oddly enough, 47-year-old Ed Weir scored and super-soph-to-be Bobby Reynolds did not.
1965: After a week's delay because of wet weather, spring practices begin in Bob Devaney's fourth season. | Preview
2005: Junior college transfer Zac Taylor gains the upper hand in the competition for the quarterback job against the 2004 starter, Joe Dailey.
2015: The Reds beat the Whites, 24-15, in the Huskers' first spring game under coach Mike Riley.