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Husker history

The week of Dec. 30-Jan. 5, looking back in five-year intervals
1917-18: Football letters are issued to 19 team members, three of whom – Ed Shaw, Farley Young and William Day – are getting set to enter the military.
1932-33: Former Husker star John “Choppy” Rhodes resigns after three seasons as head coach at Wyoming.
«1937-38: Elmer Dohrmann reels in seven pass receptions as the East and West all-star teams battle to a 0-0 tie in San Francisco. The performance has pro teams vying for his services.
1957-58: Ray Richards, former Husker All-America tackle, resigns after three seasons as head coach of the NFL's Chicago Cardinals. | Bio
1962-63: Bill Thunder Thornton scores two TDs in the Southwest Challenge Bowl all-star game. Meanwhile, three weeks after the Gotham Bowl, Nebraska and Miami continue waiting for their checks.
1967-68: Wayne Meylan shares MVP honors as North beats the South, 22-16, in the annual Blue-Gray game.
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1972-73 and 1997-98: The Huskers send Bob Devaney out in style with a 40-6 Orange Bowl win over Notre Dame. Twenty-five years later, Nebraska earns a share of the national championship with a 42-17 win over No. 3 Tennessee in Tom Osborne's final game as coach.
1982-83: Nebraska comes back from a 17-7 deficit to beat underdog LSU 21-20 in the Orange Bowl.
1987-88: Florida State rallies for a 31-28 win over the Huskers in the Fiesta Bowl.
1992-93: The Huskers bow to Florida State, 27-14, in the Orange Bowl. Bob Devaney again expresses unhappiness about his exit as athletic director.
2002-03: Searching for an offensive coordinator, Frank Solich talks with Kansas State's Greg Peterson.
2007-08: Tim Beck emerges as the final piece of Bo Pelini's first coaching staff.
2012-13: Georgia uses big plays and a big fourth quarter to defeat the Huskers in the Capital One Bowl, 45-31. Also, former Nebraska coach Pete Elliott dies at age 86.
2017-18: Offensive tackle Nick Gates announces he'll skip his senior season and enter the NFL draft, while wide receiver Stanley Morgan opts to return for his senior season.