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This week in Husker history
The week of Feb. 1-7, looking back in five-year intervals:
 
1910: Left guard O.M. Wolcott is declared ineligible for academic reasons. Also, a movement is afoot to do away with football in the Missouri Valley Conference, but Nebraska Chancellor Samuel Avery isn't sold on the idea. | Full story
 
«1950: Coach Bill Glassford decides to stay at Nebraska after being wooed by his alma mater, Pitt.
 
1985: Coach Tom Osborne successfully undergoes double bypass surgery.
 
1990: Running back Derek Brown is cleared to play after sitting out a year and then meeting the academic requirements under Proposition 48.
 
2005: Nebraska signs a 32-member recruiting class that's rated No. 1* in the nation by Tom Lemming.
 
2010: Fans snap up 41,000 tickets to the spring game on the first day of sales.
 
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