This week in Husker history
The week of Feb. 9-15, looking back in five-year intervals:
1914: Nebraskas desire for an occasional home game threatens to derail the Cornhuskers rivalry with Minnesota. Full story here.
1949: New coach Bill Glassford makes his first hire, bringing Jim DeAngelis of Toledo aboard as line coach.
1954: Football scholarships are increased by NUs regents from 55 to 74.
«1984: Former Husker halfback Bobby Reynolds is elected to the College Football Hall of Fame. | Highlights | HOF Huskers
1989: Former Husker I-back Keith Jones signs with the Cleveland Browns after an injury-plagued rookie season with the Rams.
1994: The idea of the Big 12 begins to coalesce because of changes in the TV-money landscape.
1999: Lawrence Phillips receives six months of probation for a nightclub confrontation with a woman.
2004: The I-back* is one of the traditions that survive the sweeping changes in the football program. Also, Bill Callahan fills the final staff vacancy by hiring Jay Norvell as offensive coordinator.
2009: Spring game tickets show up for sale on the Internet at hefty price markups.
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