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This week in
Husker history

The week of Feb. 9-15, looking back in five-year intervals
 
1914: Nebraska’s desire for an occasional home game threatens to derail the Cornhuskers’ rivalry with Minnesota. Full story here.
 
1949: New coach Bill Glassford makes his first hire, bringing Jim DeAngelis of Toledo aboard as line coach.
 
1954: Football scholarships are increased by Nebraska’s regents from 55 to 74.
 
«1984: Former Husker halfback Bobby Reynolds is elected to the College Football Hall of Fame. | Highlights | HOF Huskers
 
1989: Former Husker I-back Keith Jones signs with the Cleveland Browns after an injury-plagued rookie season with the Rams.
 
1994: The idea of the Big 12 begins to coalesce because of changes in the TV-money landscape.
 
1999: Lawrence Phillips receives six months of probation for a nightclub confrontation with a woman.
 
2004: The I-back is one of the traditions that survive the sweeping changes in the football program. Also, Bill Callahan fills the final staff vacancy by hiring Jay Norvell as offensive coordinator.
 
2009: Less than 10 days after the start of ticket sales for the spring game, 63,000 have been purchased.
 
2014: Nebraska's average home attendance for 2013 ranks ninth nationally.