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This week in Husker history
The week of Aug. 7-13, looking back in five-year intervals:
   
1911: Jumbo Stiehm has 11 lettermen to work with as he prepares for his first season in Lincoln: 1, 2
 
1921: Preseason camp in Beatrice is called off for fear it would violate Missouri Valley Conference rules.
 
1941: Three academic casualties add to the Huskers' roster problems.
 
«1946: Former Husker star Lloyd Cardwell is named head football and track coach at the University of Omaha.
 
1951: Preseason magazines are bullish on Nebraska, but coach Bill Glassford says it will be a rebuilding year.
 
1961: Ed Weir joins Bill Jennings' staff as a line coach.
 
1971: Big Eight coaches see Nebraska and Oklahoma vying for the title and everyone else back in the pack.
 
1986: Mike Rozier expects to be relied upon more heavily in his second season with the Houston Oilers.
 
1996: Nebraska is voted No. 1 in the preseason Associated Press poll. Also, Tom Osborne’s “On Solid Ground” hits the bookstores.
 
2001: Johnny Rodgers is enshrined in the College Football Hall of Fame.
 
2006: Leon Jackson, a highly rated member of the 2005 recruiting class, leaves the team.
 
2011: Quarterback Bubba Starling’s decision between Husker football and pro baseball shows every sign of going down to the wire.
 

 
 
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