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This week in
Husker history

The week of Dec. 7-13, looking back in five-year intervals
 
1904: Nebraska eyes James Hogan, Yale's 28-year-old senior All-America tackle and captain, as a possible head coach as NU prepares for the possible exit of coach W.C. “Bummy” Booth. (Booth would end up staying through the 1905 season.)
 
1909: Tackle Leroy Temple of Lexington is elected captain of the 1910 Cornhuskers. | Full story
 
1914: Unbeaten Nebraska wants to play Harvard to show that the Huskers are not just a regional power.
  1969 Nebraska Sun Bowl practices in Field HouseTue, Dec 9, 1969 – 22 · Lincoln Journal Star (Lincoln, Nebraska) · Newspapers.com  
1969: Coach Bob Devaney's 1969 Huskers wrap up their Lincoln practices before heading to the warmer weather of El Paso, Texas, for their Sun Bowl game against Georgia and the Bulldogs' stout defense.
 
1999: Former Husker Jason Peter returns to action with the Carolina Panthers after missing seven games with a neck injury.
 
2009: Grant Wistrom is inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame, and Ndamukong Suh's postseason haul includes a fourth-place finish in the Heisman voting.
 
2014: Mike Riley announces the hiring of four assistant coaches on the new Husker staff. Meanwhile, Barney Cotton strives to keep the team united for Nebraska's Holiday Bowl game against Southern California.