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This week in
Husker history

The week of Jan. 11-17, looking back in five-year intervals:
 
1895: Here's what the complete conference schedule looked like 120 years ago: Four teams and a grand total of six games.
 
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«1910: With the return of coach W.C. “King” Cole for a sixth season still needing formal approval, students unsuccessfully demand that former coach Walter C. “Bummy” Booth be brought back instead. | Full story
 
1960: Oklahoma suspects that Bill Jennings ratted on the Sooners to the NCAA, landing OU on probation, but the Nebraska head coach says he is being made a scapegoat by his former employer.
   
1980: Dana X. Bible, the Hall of Fame coach who led the Cornhuskers from 1929 to 1936, dies in Texas at age 88.
 
2005: Record-setting safety Josh Bullocks decides to enter the NFL draft.
 
2010: Ndamukong Suh accepts the Outland Trophy* on an emotional night in Omaha.
 
* Wayback Machine link – may take several seconds to load