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This week in Husker history
The week of Aug. 5-11, looking back in five-year intervals:
 
«1902: Speaking in Chicago, Nebraska's chancellor, F. Benjamin Andrews, explains why he's a believer in football. (His name is on Andrews Hall.)
 
1972: Bob Devaney warns fellow conference schools to guard against rules that would degrade the quality of Big Eight football.
 
1977: Vince Ferragamo has his pro debut in an exhibition game against the Vikings
 
1987: Hal Kuck, recently hired as a graduate assistant, commits suicide by carbon monoxide poisoning.
 
1992: In a preseason media survey, Colorado is selected by a slim margin over Nebraska as the favorite to win the Big Eight.
 
2002: The defense dominates in the first scrimmage of fall camp.
 
2007: Mike Minter decides to retire after 10 seasons in the NFL.
 
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