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George Lawton | bigbluefootballhistory.com Uncategorized

Rest in Peace Wolverine George M. Lawton!

Posted on September 30, 2016 by Barry Gallagher

George M. Lawton, a Michigan Man, who played for Fielding H. Yost died on this date in 1941. He was only fifty-five years old at the time of his death. […]

Joe Gembis BigBlueToday | Michigan Football History

Happy Birthday Anniversary Joe Gembis!

Posted on September 29, 2016 by Barry Gallagher

Today’s blog celebrates the memory of another Michigan man with a great nickname. Joseph G. “Dynamite Joe” Gembis was born on this day in 1907. Joe Gembis came to Ann […]

Clifford Barabee | bigbluefootballhistory.com BigBlueToday | Game Day

Happy Birthday Anniversary Cliff Barabee!

Posted on September 28, 2016 by Barry Gallagher

Hang on Maize and Blue football fans because we are going way, way back to a very special time in Wolverine football history today! Today is the one-hundred and fortieth […]

Dean Dingman | bigbluefootballhistory.com BigBlueToday | Michigan Football History

Happy Birthday Michigan Man Dean Dingman!

Posted on September 27, 2016 by Barry Gallagher

Today’s post takes us back to another outstanding player from the last years of the Bo Era and then the beginning of the Moeller Era at Michigan. Dean Dingman was […]

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Happy Birthday M-Man Frank Maloney!

Posted on September 26, 2016 by Barry Gallagher

Today, we celebrate the birthday anniversary of an unsung Michigan Man Frank Maloney.  Frank Maloney was born on this date in Chicago, Illinois. He came to Ann Arbor from Chicago […]

Dave Brandt | bigbluefootballhistory.com BigBlueToday

Happy Birthday Dave Brandt!

Posted on September 25, 2016 by Barry Gallagher

Today’s post celebrates the birth of Dave Brandt who was an important part of Michigan football history from 1996 to 2000. Brandt came to Ann Arbor from Jenison, Michigan. He […]

Cliff Sparks | igbluefootballhistory.com BigBlueToday

Happy Birthday Anniversary Cliff Sparks!

Posted on September 24, 2016 by Barry Gallagher

Clifford M. Sparks was born in Jackson, Michigan on this date in 1896. He came to Ann Arbor in 1915 to play quarterback for Fielding H. Yost. After playing on […]

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Game Day September 24, 2016

Posted on by Barry Gallagher

Jim Harbaugh and his fourth-ranked Wolverines are off to an excellent start in 2016. Today’s game against unranked Penn State should go Michigan’s way, but you never know. Michigan does […]

Rick Leach | bigbluefootballhistory.com BigBlueToday | Michigan Football History

Rivalry Renewed!

Posted on September 23, 2016 by Barry Gallagher

Today’s blog celebrates the renewal of one of college football’s greatest rivalries – Michigan vs Notre Dame. After a thirty-five-year hiatus, this infrequent contest between two of college football’s greatest […]

Denard Robinson | Bigbluefootballhistory.com BigBlueToday

Happy Birthday Denard!

Posted on September 22, 2016 by Barry Gallagher

Today’s post celebrates the birthday of #16 Denard Xavier Robinson − one of the most exciting players to ever wear the winged helmet. Michigan fans were not happy with the […]