This week in
Husker history

The week of Oct. 11-17, looking back in five-year intervals
1895: Starting a three-game road trip, Nebraska beats the Sioux City Athletic Club by 38-0 but then falls at Butte, 16-6. | Full story | Postgame
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«1900: Nebraska has an easy time defeating Iowa State, 30-0. A blocked kick and long return by Spencer Cortelyou (left) was the game's big highlight. | Full story
1905: The Huskers win in the mud against Knox, 16-0. C.L. Morse had a 55-yard touchdown run for Nebraska.
1910: Minnesota crushes Nebraska in Minneapolis, 27-0. | Full story: 1, 2 | Nebraska State Journal: 1, 2
1915: The Huskers overwhelm Washburn, scoring almost at will in a 47-0 rout. | Full story | Lincoln Star: 1, 2
1920: George Gipp and Notre Dame down the Huskers in Lincoln, 16-7. Notre Dame's first touchdown might have come on fifth down.
1925: A blocked extra point preserves a 6-6 tie with Washington, a team that would end up in the Rose Bowl.
1930: Oklahoma uses its speed to hand Nebraska a 20-7 defeat at Norman, and Husker coach Dana X. Bible shakes up the lineup in the backfield afterward. | Lincoln Star: 1, 2, 3
1935 LaNoue touchdown vs Minnesota, Nebraska football
«1935: Minnesota's strong defense keeps Lloyd Cardwell bottled up as the Gophers win in Lincoln with the help of a key goal-line stand, 12-7. Jerry LaNoue scored Nebraska's touchdown on a 37-yard run. | OWH | LJS: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 | Video
1940: The Huskers score twice on first-half passes and then hold off Indiana in the final two quarters for a 13-7 victory. | LJS: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 | OWH | Photos: 1, 2
1945: Eighth-ranked Indiana trounces the Huskers in Bloomington, 54-14. | LJS: 1, 2 | OWH
1950: Colorado upsets the Huskers in Boulder, 28-19. Bobby Reynolds scored all of Nebraska's points and rushed for 145 yards. | LJS: 1, 2, 3
1955: Nebraska marches to an early 7-0 lead at Pittsburgh but is shut out the rest of the way in a 21-7 defeat.| OWH | LJS: 1, 2, 3, 4 | Stats: 1, 2
1960: The Huskers manage just five first downs against Army, but big plays by Pat Fischer help Nebraska to a 14-9 win in Lincoln.
1965: Nebraska has no trouble with Kansas State, rolling to a 41-0 win in Manhattan for the Huskers' third consecutive shutout.
  1970 Nebraska-Kansas football photo
«1970: After Kansas reels off 20 consecutive points in the first half, Nebraska rallies for a 41-20 win in Lawrence. It was the first start of the '70 season for quarterback Van Brownson (pictured).
1975: The Husker offense repeatedly bogs down near the end zone but the Blackshirts shine in a 16-0 victory over Kansas.
1980: Nebraska crushes Kansas in Lawrence, 54-0, as reserve I-back Craig Johnson enjoys another big game against the Jayhawks.
1985: The Blackshirts shut down the running game of fifth-ranked Oklahoma State in a 34-24 win in Stillwater.
1990: Quarterback Mickey Joseph stars as Nebraska rolls to a 69-21 victory over Missouri.
1995: Missouri is held to just 122 total yards as Nebraska dominates, W 57-0. Meanwhile, the NCAA clears Lawrence Phillips in regard to his car and other items given by the owners of the California group home where he formerly lived. | Anger issues
2000: Nebraska shoots down Texas Tech's potent air game in a 56-3 drubbing in Lubbock.
2005: The Huskers use a strong running game in the second half to subdue Baylor, 23-14.
2010: The favored Huskers drop a much-hyped game to Texas, 20-13.
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