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This week in
Husker history

The week of Feb. 21-27, looking back in five-year intervals
 
1911: Former Husker John Bender emerges as a candidate for the coaching job at Kansas. (KU would end up hiring Ralph Sherwin instead.)
 
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«1916: Husker football great Guy Chamberlin prepares to give professional baseball a go.
 
1941: With most of his 1940 starters gone, coach Biff Jones gets set for the March 3rd start of spring drills.
 
1951: Nebraska looks ahead to spring drills facing a rebuilding job on the line. Meanwhile, fans weigh in on the hot-button topic of whether the televising of games should be allowed.
 
1961: The university announces that the 1960 season was a record-setter for attendance.
 
2006: Defensive coordinator Kevin Cosgrove dismisses talk of switching to a 3-4 defense because of the Huskers' depth at linebacker.
 
2011: Tim Beck, newly promoted to offensive coordinator, says his new scheme means Nebraska is essentially starting over on offense.