This week inHusker history
The week of Jan. 26-Feb. 1, looking back in five-year intervals
1904: Nebraska schedules a game with Minnesota, the fourth between the schools. The move is seen as a plus for the Cornhuskers in terms of both prestige and finances.
1914: Coach Jumbo Stiehm receives a three-year contract and a pay raise to $3,500 after the Cornhuskers 8-0 season of 1913.
1949: Bill Glassford, the coach at New Hampshire for the past three seasons, accepts the Nebraska job at a salary of $10,000 a year.
1984: Fans salute the 1983 Huskers during special festivities at the Devaney Center.
1999: With the West Stadium skyboxes set to make their debut, there's curiosity about who has signed the top-dollar leases to occupy them.
2004: Former Nebraska lineman Bob Brown becomes the third former Husker to be elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Also, Jammal Lord's 15-yard touchdown run gives the South a 10-point second-half lead in the Villages Gridiron Classic, but the North rallies to win.
2009: Nebraska's withdrawal of its scholarship offer to linebacker Shawn Bodtmann of Pennsylvania causes hard feelings.