This week in Husker history
The week of June 16-22, looking back in stretches of years divisible by five:
1908: Nebraska's board of regents OKs a $30,000 land purchase for "a football field and drill grounds." Nebraska Field, just south of today's Memorial Stadium, would be the Cornhuskers' home for 14 seasons.
1953: Nebraska is scheduled for its first commercial game telecast as NBC selects the Huskers' Sept. 19th home opener against Oregon.
2008: Bill Callahan settles in as the New York Jets' offensive line coach
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