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This week in
Husker history

The week of July 3-9, looking back in five-year intervals
   
Munn
«1926: Former Husker Monte Munn, a lawyer and state legislator, makes his mark in the boxing world. Meanwhile, summer work helps the Huskers build up brawn.
 
1931: Former Husker football All-American Lonnie Stiner is named track coach at Oregon State. He would later serve as OSU's football coach for 16 seasons.
 
1936: Coach Dana Bible’s film analysis finds that a perfectly executed play is elusive.
 
1941: Football tickets go on sale for $10 for the full season, or $2.50 for single games. Meanwhile, end Willard Bunker is called up for military service, and former Husker Bob Kahler signs with the Green Bay Packers.
 
1951: Cy Mason, a linemen on coach Bummy Booth's teams of the early 1900s, dies at age 70.
 
1966: Former Husker quarterback Dennis Claridge looks for a fresh start with the Atlanta Falcons.
 
1996: Nebraska is the prohibitive favorite to win the Big 12 in its inaugural season.
 
2006: Seven former Huskers are named to the Nebraska Football Hall of Fame.
 
2011: Nebraska self-reports an NCAA violation for providing excessive textbooks.