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This week in
Husker history

The week of Feb. 23-March 1, looking back in five-year intervals:
1909: More signs point to the likely departure of coach W.C. “King” Cole as he holds off on signing a contract with Nebraska.
Max Towle
«1914: Quarterback Max Towle, elected captain for the upcoming season, is declared ineligible by the Missouri Valley Conference. He would be admitted to the Nebraska bar in the spring and would ultimately serve for two decades as the colorful and controversial county attorney for Lancaster County.
1939: Eighty-one players report as spring drills begin for coach "Biff" Jones' Huskers.
1954: After weathering a player rebellion, coach Bill Glassford opens spring drills.
1994: There are questions to ponder as the Big Eight gets set to expand.
2004: Walk-ons are shown the door as new coach Bill Callahan begins whittling the roster.
2009: After interviewing with South Florida, linebackers coach Mike Ekeler confirms he's staying put.
2014: Bo Pelini gets a scheduled $100,000 pay raise to bring his total to $3.075 million, but there's no word on whether the coach's contract will be extended.
2019: Tony Tuioti joins Scott Frost's staff as defensive line coach after Mike Dawson's move to the New York Giants.