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 NUs 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
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 Raiolas 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.