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This week in
Husker history

The week of Dec. 18-24, looking back in five-year intervals
1901: Walter “Bummy” Booth is kept on as coach and John Westover is re-elected captatin for 1902.
1906: The football program reports revenues of $14,255.70 and a surplus of $3,542.54 for the 1906 season.
1911: Outing Magazine names Nebraska's Sylvester Shonka an All-American at left tackle.
1921: Nebraska and Syracuse schedule a home-and-home series for 1922 and 1923.
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«1926: Nebraska's Lon Stiner is named a second-team All-American at tackle. Also, the Frankford Yellowjackets, led by player/coach and former Husker great Guy Chamberlin, win the NFL championship.
1941: Roy “Link” Lyman is dismissed as Nebraska's line coach.
1961: Utah coach Ray Nagel withdraws from consideration as the Huskers' next coach, while Utah State's John Ralston remains in the running but feels Nebraska has a different leading candidate.
1966: Nebraska conducts practices in chilly weather in Brownsville, Texas, in preparation for its Sugar Bowl matchup with Alabama.
1976: Nebraska deals with injuries at several positions as practices for the Astro-Bluebonnet bowl continue.
2001: The Huskers get ready to head for Pasadena as a controversial pick to play in the BCS title game.
2011: After Carl Pelini's hiring by Florida Atlantic as head coach of the Owls, Bo Pelini promotes John Papuchis to defensive coordinator and hires Iowa's Rick Kaczenski to coach the D-line.
2016: Former Husker defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh is selected to the Pro Bowl for the fifth time.