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This week in
Husker history

The week of Jan. 25-31, looking back in five-year intervals:
 
1905: A bill that would make collegiate football a 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 that would be held during commencement week. | Full story
 
«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.
 
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. Also, Tom Osborne announces his candidacy for Congress.
 
2000: Tom Osborne announces his candidacy for 3rd District seat in the U.S. House.
 
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.
 
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