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This week in
Husker history

The week of April 10-16, looking back in five-year intervals
1911: Plans are made to lay sod on Nebraska's playing field at a cost of $800, but the new surface is not expected to last more than one season.
1931: Spring drills come to a close as the varsity beats the freshmen, 14-6, in a scrimmage at Memorial Stadium: 1, 2
«1951: The Varsity scores as time expires to defeat the Alumni, 27-25, in the spring game. The touchdown, on a 9-yard pass from John Bordogna to George Paynich, capped a 48-yard drive after the Alumni had taken the lead with just 47 seconds left.
2001: Defense rules in the spring game as Sandro DeAngelis' three field goals provide the difference in the Reds' 16-7 win over the Whites. Quarterback Eric Crouch was among the starters sitting out.
2006: The Reds cruise to a 35-7 win in the spring game.
2011: Jamal Turner and Brion Carnes show promise in the spring game, won by the Reds, 32-29.
2016: Under an unconventional scoring system, the defense wins the spring game, 46-41, on an interception on the final play.