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This week(s) in
Husker history

The weeks of May 10-31, looking back in five-year intervals:
 
1915: Spring drills wrap up, and coach Jumbo Stiehm calls off plans for holding a spring game during graduation week. | Full story
 
1920: Fundraising for a Memorial Gymnasium & Stadium gets under way but would eventually fizzle.
 
1909 photo of Crawford
1940: Coach Biff Jones is honored at a gathering of Nebraska alumni in New York. Among those present was Frank Crawford (right), Nebraska's coach in 1893 and ’94. »
 
1955: Four Husker football players lose their scholarships after taking part in a mid-April panty raid that got out of hand.
 
1960: Coach Bill Jennings is unusually upbeat about Nebraska's prospects after spring drills. Also, position changes are made involving Dallas Dyer, Bennie Dillard and Gene Ward.
 
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«1970: Dave Humm, a highly sought quarterback from Las Vegas, signs a national letter of intent with Nebraska. Also, the regents approve the installation of AstroTurf at Memorial Stadium, and work begins
 
1975: Dave Humm is selected to play in the Coaches All-American game in Lubbock, Texas, on June 15.
 
1995: Husker O-lineman Rob Zatechka earns Big Eight athlete of the year honors.
 
2000: Former Husker lineman Jim Raschke looks back on his days as pro wrestling's Baron Von Raschke
 
2010: Speculation about a Nebraska move to the Big Ten* starts to get serious, and a showdown appears to loom at June’s Big 12 meetings as commissioner Dan Beebe says, “We need to talk about where we’re going and who's on the plane when it takes off.”
 
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