Michigan Football 1981 | bigbluefootballhistory.com

January 15, 2017 – Bo Schembechler Declared Himself to be a “Michigan Man” for Life!

Today is a Michigan Football first that occurred when Bo Schembechler declared himself to be a “Michigan Man” for life. Alright, he didn’t say those exact words, but the tone of his announcement to the press on January 15, 1982 said exactly that! Let me explain.  Is Bo Slipping? ...

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Michigan Football Team 1947 | bigbluefootballhistory.com

January 12, 2017. Happy Birthday Anniversary Fritz Crisler

Today’s post celebrates the happy birthday anniversary of former Michigan football coach and athletic administrator Fritz Crisler. Herbert Orin “Fritz” Crisler was born on this day in 1899 in Earlville, Illinois. After graduation from high school, Fritz Crisler enrolled at The University of Chicago where he became an outstanding ...

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