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This week in Husker history
The week of July 31-Aug. 6, looking back in five-year intervals:
 
1906: There's a new coach, new rules and key players to replace as anticipation builds for the ’06 season.
 
1916: Plans are made to hold fall camp in early September in Beatrice.
 
«1926: Former Husker John Arthur Fenlon, a multi-sport athlete who was a halfback on the 1904 team, dies in a jail cell in Omaha, and his family says staff negligence was to blame.
 
1941: Former Husker halfback Harry Hopp signs with the NFL's Detroit Lions.
 
1946: A tight housing supply for married players emerges as a problem for the postwar football program.
 
1951: Ross McGlasson, an all-conference lineman for the Huskers in the early 1920s, dies of a heart attack in Minneapolis at age 48.
 
1961: The buildup for the Sept. 30th Arizona game is already under way in the press.
 
1976: Tom Osborne has no quarrel with pundits who have made NU the favorites to win the national title.
 
1981: Despite getting off to a rough start in Montreal, former Husker quarterback Vince Ferragamo says he has no regrets about leaving the NFL's Los Angeles Rams.
 
1996: Former Husker tackle Jerry Minnick, an International News Service first-team All-American in 1952, dies at his home in Ashland at age 63. | Bio
 
2001: Linebacker Randy Stella is dismissed from the team. Meanwhile, former Husker Bobby Newcombe has harsh words about his time at Nebraska.
 
2006: In the first few days of fall camp, quarterback Harrison Beck leaves the team and cornerback Zackary Bowman suffers a season-ending knee injury.
 
2011: The absence of quarterback Bubba Starling marks the first practice of fall camp. | Photos
 

 
 
 
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