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This week in Husker history
The week of Jan. 18-24, looking back in five-year intervals:
 
1910: Former Husker star John Bender is named head coach at St. Louis University. Also, Nebraska fights a Missouri Valley Conference proposal to ban training tables for athletes.
 
«1980: Former Nebraska coach Dana X. Bible dies in Austin, Texas, at age 88, two months after suffering a stroke. His eight seasons in Lincoln were part of a career that earned him a spot in the College Football Hall of Fame. Also, Vince Ferragamo becomes Nebraska's first (and still only) starting Super Bowl QB.
 
1985: Roger Craig becomes the first former Husker to score in a Super Bowl -- and he sets Super Bowl single-game records for touchdowns (3) and points (18).
 
2005: A defensive tackle from Oregon named Ndamukong Suh commits to the Huskers' recruiting class, but it's receiver Chris Brooks who gets top billing in this Lincoln Journal Star* headline.
 
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