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This week in
Husker history

The week of July 10-16, looking back in five-year intervals
   
«1936: Football Huskers Sam Francis and Paul Amen officially become Olympians for the 1936 Summer Games in Berlin.
 
1946: Nebraska begins offering $200 partial scholarships to qualifying in-state players. More: 1, 2
 
1951: With the start of fall camp still seven weeks away, coach Bill Glassford and his assistants stay busy studying last season's film.
 
1956: Former Nebraska quarterback Fran Nagle accepts a non-coaching job at the University of Florida.
 
1971: Former Husker Kent McCloughan announces his retirement from pro football after six seasons.
 
1991: A new contract for Athletic Director Bob Devaney sets his retirement date for Jan. 4, 1993.
 
2001: Former Lincoln Journal Star sports editor Virgil Parker dies at age 77.
 
2006: Incoming juco I-back Kenny Wilson looks impressive in summer workouts.