Quantcast
brand (7K)     

Sub Menu contents
 
 
 
 
This week in Husker history
The week of April 17-23, looking back in five-year intervals:
   
«1926: Nebraska halfback Roland Locke flashes his world-class speed on a record-setting day for NU’s track team at the Kansas Relays. Meanwhile, Blue Howell scores two touchdowns as the Reds win the final scrimmage of spring, 19-7: 1, 2
 
1931: Former Husker All-America tackle Ray Richards enters the professional wrestling ranks.
 
1946: The color line in Big Six athletics is challenged by students at Nebraska and Kansas. Also, the Whites edge the Reds, 7-6, in the Huskers' final public scrimmage of spring.
 
1971: A financial surplus in football more than makes up for deficits in all other sports,
 
1976: Budge Porter suffers a paralyzing injury while making a tackle during Nebraska's spring drills.
 
«1996: The death of Brook Berringer in a plane crash stuns Husker Nation and makes for a somber spring game.
 
2001: Dominic Raiola’s wait is longer than expected as the junior Nebraska center goes to the Detroit Lions with the 50th pick in the NFL draft.
 
2006: I-back Leon Jackson, a top recruit in the 2005 class, decides to transfer.
 

 
 
 
PLEASE VISIT OUR SPONSORS
 
Underline
links?
Yes No
 

Copyright 1995-2017 by HuskerMax™          Privacy policy
In association with NRG Media LLC          Partner of USA Today Sports Digital Properties
width holder width holder width holder