This week inHusker history
The week of Jan. 15-21, looking back in five-year intervals:
1937: Coach Dana X. Bible prepares to bolt to Texas. The future College Football Hall of Fame coach would compile a record of 63-31-3 there after going 50-15-7 at Nebraska.
1942: The university weighs its options in advance of coach Biff Jones' likely return to military service.
1957: Pete Elliott takes the head coaching job at Cal after just one season at Nebraska, and Bill Jennings is picked to succeed him.
1977: Tom Osborne hires Wisconsin's Charlie McBride as defensive line coach. Meanwhile, Vince Ferragamo tosses two touchdown passes as his West team wins the Japan Bowl.
1982: Tom Osborne says no to Southern Methodist.
1992: The tragic case of Scott Baldwin and his mental illness begins to unfold with an assault in Lincoln.
2007: Brandon Jackson decides to forgo his senior season as he announces his entry in the NFL draft.
2012: Former Husker kicker Al Eveland dies at age 58 after a battle with cancer.