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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.
 
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2004: Forty-one days after the firing of Frank Solich, athletic director Steve Pederson introduces Bill Callahan as Nebraska's new head football coach. Also, 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 defensive coordinator at Clemson.
 
2014: Nebraska's revolving door at defensive backs coach continues as Terry Joseph takes a job at Texas A&M.