1944 Michigan Football Team | bigbluefootballhistory.com

Game Day – Michigan vs Air Force 2017

Jim Harbaugh’s “young” Wolverines are off to an excellent start in 2017. Yes, some people are complaining that Michigan hasn’t won their first two games by 60 or 70 points, but they are undefeated! The Maize and Blue footballers have an interesting challenge in Air Force. They run the ...

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1927 Michigan Football Team | bigbluefootballhistory.com

September 15, 2017 Happy Birthday Anniversary Louis Gilbert!

Today’s blog celebrates the Happy Birthday Anniversary of Louis Gilbert. Mr. Louis Matthew Gilbert was born on this date in Long Beach, California in 1906. He grew up in Kalamazoo, Michigan and came to play football for Fielding H. Yost in 1924. After a year on the freshman team, ...

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1946 Michigan Football Team | bigbluefootballhistory.com

September 14, 2017 Rest in Peace Wolverine Captain Art Renner!

Today is a great day to celebrate the life of a former Wolverine Captain named Art Renner who went to rest in peace on this day in 1999. Arthur W. “Art” Renner, Fritz Crisler’s next-to-last “captain,” passed away on this date at Sturgis, Michigan. According to the 1943 Michigan ...

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1998 Michigan Football Team | bigbluefootballhistory.com

September 12, 2017 Michigan Wins College Football Attendance Title in 1998!

September 12, 1998 was an important date in Wolverine Football History because it was all about how Michigan positioned itself  to re-claim a lost title from 1997. As you remember, the Wolverines were named National Champions, by everybody except the coaches poll,  at the end of the 1997 football ...

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1933 Michigan Football Team | bigbluefootballhistory.com

September 11, 2017 Happy Birthday Anniversary Herman Everhardus!

Today’s blog celebrates the Happy Birthday Anniversary of a Wolverine named Herman Everhardus! However, this post takes a back seat to the sixteenth anniversary of the terrorist acts that took place on September 11, 2001. That day was one of those days where you remember exactly where you were ...

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2011 Michigan Football Team | bigbluefootballhistory.com

September 10, 2017 The First Night Game at the Big House!

Today’s blog post takes a closer look at the first night game at the Big House which took place on September 10, 2011. It was the second game of the Brady Hoke Era at Michigan. The Wolverines were scheduled to play the Fighting Irish on this historic day. Michigan ...

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1891 Michigan Football Team | bigbluefootballhistory.com

September 9, 2017 Game Day – Michigan vs Cincinnati

September 9, 2017 is Game Day as Michigan plays Cincinnati at the Big House.  Today’s game is unique this season because it is the first time Michigan and Cincinnati have ever clashed on the football field. It seems like Michigan has played every major team in the State of ...

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