Michigan Football Team 1926 | bigbluefootballhistory.com

April 30, 2017 Happy Birthday Anniversary Fielding Yost!

Today is a great day to celebrate a Happy Birthday Anniversary of Michigan Legend, Fielding Yost. Fielding Harris Yost was born on this day in Fairview, West Virginia in 1871. So, today is the one-hundred and forty-sixth anniversary of his birth. He was one of the early pioneers in ...

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Michgian Football Team 1925 | bigbluefootballhistory.com

April 29, 2017 Rest in Peace Robert Brown!

Today’s post celebrates the day that Michigan Man Robert Brown went to rest in peace in 1985 at the age of eighty. Robert J. “Bob” Brown was born on August 23, 1904 in Toledo, Ohio. Brown became an outstanding high school football player and made his way to Ann ...

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Michgian Football Team 1975 | bigbluefootballhistory.com

April 28, 2017 Happy Birthday Don Dufek

Today is a great day to wish a Happy Birthday to a Wolverine great named Don Dufek. Donald Patrick “Don” Dufek Jr. was born on this day in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Of course, he grew up with Maize and Blue blood in his veins since his father, Don, Senior, ...

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Michigan Football Team 1955 | bigbluefootballhistory.com

April 27, 2017 Happy Birthday John Morrow!

Today I want to send out Happy Birthday greetings to a Michigan Man named John Morrow. John Melville Morrow was born on this day in Port Huron, Michigan. His family moved to Ann Arbor in time for John to attend Pioneer High School in Ann Arbor, Michigan. John was ...

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Michigan Football Team 1969 | bigbluefootballhistory.com

April 26, 2017 Rest in Peace Jim Mandich!

Today’s post celebrates the life of a Wolverine great named Jim Mandich who went to rest in peace on this day in 2011 at the age of sixty-two. James Michael “Jim” Mandich was born in Cleveland, Ohio on July 30, 1948. According to the Wikipedia article linked below, he ...

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Michigan Football Team 1976 | bigbluefootballhistory.com

April 25, 2017 Happy Birthday Bob Wood!

Today is a great day to wish a BIG BLUE Happy Birthday to a Wolverine named Bob Wood.   According to the 1976 Michigan Football Media Guide, Bob Wood grew up in London, Ohio. After high school graduation, Bob Wood headed to Ann Arbor to play football for Bo Schembecher’s Michigan ...

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Michigan Football Team 1966 | bigbluefootballhistory.com

April 24, 2017 Happy Birthday John Rowser!

Today’s post celebrates a Happy Birthday wish for a Wolverine named John Rowser. John Felix Rowser was born on this day in Birmingham, Alabama. He grew up to be an excellent high school athlete at Detroit Eastern High School in Detroit, Michigan. He starred in football from 1959 to ...

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Michigan Football Team 1958 | bigbluefootballhistory.com

April 23, 2017 Happy Birthday Anniversary Bob Ptacek!

Today is a great day to celebrate the Happy Birthday Anniversary of a Wolverine named Bob Ptacek. Robert J. “Bob” Ptacek was born on this day in 1937 in Cleveland, Ohio. Yes, he is another Buckeye who saw the light and chose Michigan. Bob Ptacek came to Michigan in ...

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Michigan Football TEam 1950 | bigbluefootballhistory.com

April 22, 2017 Happy Birthday Anniversary Harry Allis!

Today’s post celebrates the Happy Birthday Anniversary of an outstanding Michigan Man  ̶  Harry Allis. Harry Dean Allis was born on this date in 1928. Allis was raised in Flint, Michigan where he became an excellent football player. He opted to continue his education and his football at the ...

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Michigan Football Team 1992 | bigbluefootballhistory.com

April 21, 2017 Happy Birthday Tony McGee!

Today is a great day to wish a Happy Birthday to Michigan Man Tony McGee.  Tony Lamont McGee was born on this day in Terre Haute, Indiana. He grew up to be an outstanding football and basketball player at Terre Haute South High School in Terre Haute.  He was ...

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