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This week in
Husker history

The week of March 6-12, looking back in five-year intervals
1906: Nebraska officials say they won’t adhere to new rules adopted by Western Conference, even though the independent Cornhuskers’ schedule usually includes at least one team from the conference.
1941: Coach Biff Jones says it's unlikely he'll be called back to military service this year.
1951: Former Husker Ray Richards is named line coach for the NFL’s Los Angeles Rams.
1956: Former Nebraska coach Bill Glassford accepts a non-coaching job in Arizona.
«1971: Former Husker Francis Schmidt is elected posthumously to the College Football Hall of Fame for his coaching career at several schools, including Arkansas, TCU and Ohio State. | More about Schmidt
1976: Tom Osborne says more passing is in store for the Husker offense.
1981: Nebraska and Missouri football players square off on the basketball court.
1996: Nebraska and Penn State schedule a pair of games in 2002 and 2003. Meanwhile, Tommie Frazier ends an 11-day hospital stay for treatment of a blod clot in his right leg.
2001: A Nebraska-TCU matchup in the Pigskin Classic becomes official.
2011: The regents approve the bigger plans for the East Stadium expansion.
2016: The Huskers join a trend to rugby-style tackling techniques to avoid targeting penalties.