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This week in Husker history
The week of Feb. 2-8, looking back in five-year intervals:
   
Coach Cole
«1909: With coach William “King” Cole believed to be set to leave his post, Utah’s Joe Maddock — a former teammate of Cole’s at Michigan — is mentioned as a possible successor, but Maddock shoots down the speculation. (It would be seven weeks before Cole ended the suspense and agreed to return for a third season.)
 
1914: Prospects appear bright as coach Jumbo Stiehm begins laying plans for spring football practice.
 
1984: Mike Rozier’s comments on financial help he received at NU cause a stir.
 
1989: QB Steve Taylor signs a contract with the CFL’s Edmonton Eskimos.
 
1994: Former Husker fullback George Sauer, Nebraska’s second inductee in the College Football Hall of Fame, dies at age 83. | HOF Huskers
 
2004: Tom Osborne voices his displeasure* with the recent changes in the football program but says the Osborne name can stay on the north stadium athletic complex.
 
 
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