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This week in
Husker history

The week of Nov. 30 - Dec. 6, looking back in five-year intervals
 
1894: After witnessing a well-attended Iowa-Nebraska game, the Omaha Bee sees college football as something that just might catch on in Nebraska. | Full editorial
 
1899: The first decade of Nebraska football comes to a close on a muddy field in Omaha, where Nebraska suffers a “wretched” 12-0 loss to Grinnell. | Full story
 
1909: There's hope for adding a Nebraska-Michigan game in Omaha to the 1910 schedule. (It wouldn't pan out, but the teams would play in 1911 in Lincoln and 1917 in Ann Arbor.) | Full story
 
Halligan
In 1914, tackle Vic Halligan became NU’s first three-time all-conference selection and its first All-American.
 
«1914: Nebraska players make up more than half of the all-conference team.
 
1944: The Huskers fall to Big Six champion Oklahoma, 31-12, in a game that saw the Sooners hold Nebraska to minus-11 yards rushing in the first half.
 
1999: Avenging a turnover-filled loss in Austin in the regular season, the Huskers throttle Texas, 22-6, in the Big 12 championship game.
 
2004: Turner Gill calls it quits after 13 years on the Husker staff.
 
2009: A dominating performance by defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh isn't quite enough as Texas advances to the BCS title game with a controversial 13-12 win over Nebraska in the Big 12 championship game.
 
2014: After seven seasons at the helm, coach Bo Pelini is fired by Athletic Director Shawn Eichorst, and Oregon State's Mike Riley is Eichorst's surprising choice to replace Pelini.