This week inHusker history
The week of June 5-11, looking back in five-year intervals
1931: Twenty-six players are awarded varsity letters for the 1930 football season. Hugh Rhea and three others are two-sport varsity lettermen.
1946: Thirty-four players report for the beginning of evening summer workouts.
1961: Omaha Central running back Gale Sayers opts for Nebraska after initially choosing Iowa State (but the choice wouldnt stick).
1966: Nebraska's games against Missouri and Oklahoma are selected for ABC telecasts.
1986: Former Husker tight end Junior Miller tries to get his NFL career back on track.
2001: Boyd Epley looks back on when Nebraska was a pioneer in summer conditioning.
2006: Crews begin installing the 117-foot-wide DiamondVision screen at the north end of Memorial Stadium.
2011: The Kansas City Royals select Husker quarterback signee Bubba Starling with the No. 5 pick in the Major League Baseball draft. It would be another two months before he signed with the Royals and made it official he was choosing pro baseball over college football.