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1937: Nebraska football gets prominent play, including this two-page spread, in the Nov. 1 issue of Life magazine. There are fan shots from the game at Iowa State and this Bill Callihan tackle from the big upset over Minnesota. All but the Callihan photo were shot by the legendary Alfred Eisenstaedt.
This week in Husker history
The week of Oct. 28-Nov. 3, looking back in stretches of years divisible by five:
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«1892: After Nebraska's 18-4 loss to the Denver Athletic Club, the Lincoln Evening News pokes some fun at the sport.
 
1897: Nebraska has its way with Missouri, 41-0, in Lincoln.
 
1907: Two field goals and a safety are just enough for a 10-9 win over Iowa State, whose failed extra point proves pivotal.
 
1912: Max Towle's short touchdown run in the fourth quarter gives Nebraska a 7-0 road win over plucky Missouri.
 
1922: The Cornhuskers trail Oklahoma after one quarter but dominate the rest of the way with the help of a strong passing game in a 39-7 romp in Norman. A scout for the next opponent, Syracuse, is impressed.
 
1927: Two touchdowns by Glenn Presnell pace Nebraska to a 21-0 win over Syracuse.
 
1932: A fourth-quarter interception by Bernie Masterson sets up Hubert Boswell's touchdown run in Nebraska's 6-0 win against Kansas State.
 
1937: On the game's first play from scrimmage, Nebraska's Jack Dodd takes a shovel pass from Johnny Howell for a 65-yard touchdown, and that holds up for a 7-0 win over Indiana
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1942: Nebraska forces a fumble at its 5-yard line late in the game to preserve a 14-7 win at Kansas.
 
1952: Missouri scores on a 30-yard fumble return and defeats the Huskers, 10-6.
 
1957: A late NU drive falters inside the Kansas 5-yard line in a 14-12 loss.
 
«1962: In a bruising defensive battle, Missouri hands Bob Devaney's first Nebraska team its first loss, 16-7. The Nov. 3 game marked the beginning of the home sellout streak that continues today.
 
1967: Nebraska becomes the nation's leader in total defense after a 29-0 win at TCU. (The Blackshirts would finish the season No. 1, yielding just 157.6 yards per game.)
 
1972: The Huskers shut out their fourth consecutive opponent, Oklahoma State, giving No. 3 Nebraska a 332-34 point differential over its opponents after seven games.
 
1977: Nebraska contains Heisman candidate Terry Miller in a 31-14 win at Oklahoma State
 
1982: The Huskers fire on all cylinders in 52-0 romp at Kansas
 
1987: Nebraska ties a school record with five TD passes in a 42-7 win at Missouri.
 
1992: A battle of teams tied for No. 8 in the AP poll isn't close: Nebraska 52, Colorado 7
 
1997: Coach Tom Osborne collects win No. 250 in a 69-7 romp over Oklahoma.
 
2002: A late interception allows Texas to dodge an upset in Lincoln, 27-24.
 
2007: NU gives up 11 TDs in a 76-39 loss at Kansas. In Lincoln, Paul Meyers returns to the Athletic Department.
 
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