This week in Husker history
The week of March 20-26, looking back in five-year intervals
New coach Fred Dawson makes plans for an April arrival
, in time to oversee spring practices.
A record 120 players report as spring drills begin in Lincoln: 1
The first-team Red squad is held to a 13-0 win
in a spring scrimmage.
Call-ups to military duty
begin taking a toll on the Huskers' roster.
A long stretch of bad weather
hinders the Huskers during spring practices.
Tom Osborne continues to voice his frustration with the backroom bowl selection process
, which saw his one-loss Huskers bumped from the top-tier bowls in 1975.
1996: The Huskers open spring practice with hopes of a third consecutive national championship.
Linebacker Randy Stella's
future with the Huskers is cast into doubt as he is suspended for spring practice. Also, former Husker Zaven Yaralian
joins the Denver Broncos' coaching staff.
Former Husker Scott Frost
joins the Kansas State staff as a graduate assistant.