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This week in
Husker history

The week of June 23-29, looking back in five-year intervals
 

Nebraska played Minnesota and/or Iowa every season from 1891 to 1919. Shown here is action from the 1912 game in Minneapolis. (Cornhusker yearbook photo)
 
1913: Iowa and Minnesota are said to favor Nebraska's bid to join the Western Conference, but the distance factor gives other schools pause.
 
1963: Bill “Thunder” Thornton helps the West to a 22-21 win in the AFCA All-Star Game.
 
1978: Bear Bryant and Bob Devaney talk to an Atlanta gathering of sports information directors about how to handle unfavorable publicity.
 
2003: Former Husker wingback Tim McCrady dies of cancer at age 45.
 
2008: Former Husker All-America defensive tackle Jason Peter comes forward with revelations about his struggles with addiction.
 
2013: Linebacker Thomas Brown and defensive end Ernest Suttles are kicked off the team after an off-campus altercation.