This week inHusker history
The week of Jan. 25-31, looking back in five-year intervals:
1905: A bill that would make collegiate football a felony is introduced in the Nebraska Legislature.
1915: Dick Rutherford is elected captain of the 1915 Cornhuskers. Also, coach Jumbo Stiehm proposes a spring game be held during commencement week. (It would ultimately not happen.) | Full story | The Lost Spring Games
«1950: Just a year after being named head coach at Nebraska, Bill Glassford entertains an overture from his alma mater, Pitt. If he were to leave, it would be the Huskers fifth coaching change in six years. The Daily Nebraskan begs him to stay.
1970: With schools given the NCAA's green light to play 11 regular-season games, Nebraska arranges a Sept. 12 home game with Wake Forest. The Huskers' season otherwise would have opened at Southern Cal.
1990: Former Huskers Tom Rathman and Roger Craig combine for three touchdowns and 184 yards rushing and receiving in the San Francisco 49ers' 55-10 Super Bowl trouncing of the Denver Broncos.
2005: Nebraska and Adidas* renew their deal for apparel and footwear.
2010: Records obtained by a Tampa newspaper show that Husker offensive coordinator Shawn Watson applied for South Florida's top job, which went to Skip Holtz.