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This week in
Husker history

The week of Jan. 8-14, looking back in five-year intervals
1907: Nebraska hires William C. “King” Cole away from Virginia as head football coach after the resignation of Amos Foster. Also, the Missouri Valley Conference is established with five member schools.
1932: After a delay, Nebraska receives its share of proceeds from the postseason charity game against Colorado State in Denver. The $5,900 was donated to state fund to relieve destitution in Nebraska.
1937: Texas opens up its wallet in pursuit of Nebraska coach Dana X. Bible.
1952: Camp Curtis appears to be on its way out as the site of the Huskers’ preseason training.
1957: Coach Pete Elliott's departure after one season is all but official as a deal with Cal appears imminent.

1962 Devaney mugs

1962: New coach Bob Devaney arrives in Lincoln and says the first order of business is recruiting.
1972: Coach Bob Devaney, fresh off the Huskers' second consecutive national championship, says he is strongly considering retirement. Meanwhile, Devaney is again snubbed in Coach of the Year voting.
1977: A $1 ticket surcharge is approved for each of the Huskers' four nonconference games in 1977 to pay for the replacement of the artificial turf at Memorial Stadium. Also, former Huskers Rich Glover and Terry Luck join Warren Powers' staff at Washington State.
1982: Nebraska coach Tom Osborne is said to be considered for jobs at SMU and the New England Patriots.
1992: Tom Osborne says the NCAA's new academic rules will hurt athletes from disadvantaged backgrounds.
1997: Millard North quarterback Eric Crouch is named the state's player of the year by USA Today.
2007: Junior running back Brandon Jackson ponders an early departure to the NFL.
2012: Receiver Jordan Westerkamp follows his heart and sticks with his Nebraska commitment after considering Notre Dame.
2017: Coach Mike Riley fires his longtime defensive coordinator, Mark Banker, and replaces him with former Connecticut head coach Bob Diaco. Also, former Husker tight end Johnny Mitchell talks about his return to school and his struggles with CTE.