This week in Husker history
The week of Jan. 5-11, looking back in five-year intervals:
1904: Frank Perry, who lettered at tackle as a freshman, decides not to return to the team. Also, Minnesota and Nebraska make preliminary plans for a 1904 game.
1909: Halfback Oren A. Buck Beltzer is elected captain of the 1909 Cornhuskers.
1919: Unaffiliated Nebraska announces a 1919 schedule consisting of three Missouri Valley Conference teams plus Iowa, Minnesota, Notre Dame, Oklahoma and Syracuse.
1949: Oregon's Jim Aiken withdraws from consideration as Nebraska's new head football coach.
1984: Nebraska's go-for-two loss to Miami in the Orange Bowl brings respect to Tom Osborne and his Huskers.
1994: I-back Calvin Jones opts to forgo his senior season and enter the NFL draft.
2004: Former Husker quarterback Nate Mason* dies at age 43.
2009: Two former Husker assistants land new jobs: Kevin Cosgrove* becomes co-defensive coordinator at Minnesota, and Kevin Steele becomes the defensive coordinator at Clemson.
* Wayback Machine link – may take several seconds to load