Michigan Football Team 1988 | bigbluefootballhistory.com

May 31, 2017 – Happy Birthday Chris Horn!

Today is a great day to wish a BIG BLUE Happy Birthday to a Wolverine named Chris Horn. According to the 1987 Michigan Football Media Guide, Chris Horn was born on this day in 1968. He grew up to be an excellent athlete at Johnson High School in Huntsville, ...

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The first Michigan Football Team is pictured above. Photo courtesy of the Bentley Historical Library.

May 30, 2017 – Happy Birthday Michigan Football!

Today is the most important day in Wolverine Football History because it is the “Happy Birthday Anniversary” of Michigan Football. Yes, it all started one-hundred and thirty-eight years ago in Chicago. So, May 30th is always a great day to remember Team #1 and honor their legacy. Racine College ...

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Schembechler Hall Dedication Program 1991 | bigbluefootballhistory.com

May 29, 2017 – Happy Birthday Schembechler Hall!

Today is a great day to celebrate a Happy Birthday wish for Schembechler Hall. Bo Schembechler articulated his vision to build a “Center of Champions” in early July 1988. Bo had taken on the duties of athletic director while remaining as the school’s head football coach. He knew that ...

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Michigan Football Team 1922 | bigbluefootballhistory.com

May 28 2017 – Happy Birthday Anniversary Paul Goebel!

Today is a great day to celebrate the happy birthday anniversary of a Michigan great named Paul Goebel. Paul Gordon Goebel was born on this day in 1901 in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He came to Ann Arbor after a successful high school career in Grand Rapids. He was an ...

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Michigan Football Team 1936 | bigbluefootballhistory.com

May 27, 2017 – Rest in Peace Matt Patanelli!

Today’s post celebrates the day that Matt Patanelli went to rest in peace in 1992. Matthew Lewis “Matt” Patanelli was seventy-seven years old when he died. Patanelli was born on July 13, 1914 in Elkhart, Indiana. According to the Wikipedia article linked below, Matt Patanelli graduated from Elhart High ...

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Michgian Football Team 1884 | bigbluefootballhistory.com

May 26, 2017 – Rest in Peace William Duff!

Today is a good day to remember a Michigan Wolverine named William Duff  who went to rest in peace on this day in 1922 at the age of sixty-five. According to the Wikipedia article linked below, William J. Duff was born on August 17, 1856 in Allegheny City, Pennsylvania. Apparently, ...

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Michigan Football Team 2007 | bigbluefootballhistory.com

May 25 2017 – Happy Birthday Mario Manningham!

Today, I want to wish a very Happy Birthday to Michigan Man Mario Manningham. Mario Cashmere Manningham was born on this day in Warren, Ohio. Yes, he was a Buckeye who decided to take his talents to Ann Arbor instead of Columbus. Manningham was a highly- recruited receiver coming ...

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Michgian Football Team 1942 | bigbluefootballhistory.com

May 24, 2017 – Rest in Peace George Ceithaml!

Today is a good day to remember another Michigan Wolverine named George Ceithaml who went to rest in peace on this day in 2012. George Frank Ceithaml was born on February 10, 1921 in Chicago, Illinois. He grew up to be an excellent athlete and football player at Lindbloom ...

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Michigan Football Team 1984 | bigbluefootballhistory.com

May 23, 2017 – Happy Birthday Ed Hood!

Today is a good day to wish Happy Birthday to a Michigan football player named Ed Hood. According to the 1983 Michigan Football Media Guide, Edward J. “Ed” Hood was born on this day in Dearborn, Michigan. He attended Utica Eisenhower High School and earned All-Conference honors in 1981. ...

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Michgian Football Team 1976 | bigbluefootballhistory.com

May 22, 2017 – Happy Birthday Jim Hackett and Warde Manual

Today is a really good day to wish a Happy Birthday to two special Wolverines named Jim Hackett and Warde Manual. This is the first time that I have dedicated one post to two men, but I just had to do it this way today. You see, May 22nd ...

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