This week in Husker history
The week of March 16-22, looking back in five-year intervals:
1924: Coach Fred Dawson announces that a practice field will be built south of Memorial Stadium and used for spring drills. (Story on this page.)
1929: Spring drills begin even though new coach Dana X. Bible has not yet arrived on campus.
1949: New coach Bill Glassford copes with bad weather during spring practice. (Story on this page.)
1999: Nebraska wins by 50-3 – and it's baseball, not football.
«2004: The university negotiates with a different contractor for the North Stadium expansion project* because of budget concerns.
2009: Former Husker quarterback Harrison Beck* transfers for a second time, from North Carolina State to North Alabama.
* Wayback Machine link – may take several seconds to load