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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.
 
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, Bo Pelini promotes John Papuchis to defensive coordinator and hires Iowa's Rick Kaczenski to coach the D-line. | NU assistants, 1926 to present
 

 
 
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