This week inHusker history
The week of July 10-16, looking back in five-year intervals
1936: Multi-sport 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 the previous 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.
2016: A judge dismisses a lawsuit aiming to halt balloon releases at Memorial Stadium.