1992 Michigan Football Team | bigbluefootballhistory.com

July 31, 2017 – Happy Birthday Dave Dobreff!

Today is a perfect day to celebrate the accomplishments of Michigan Man Dave Dobreff and wish him a very happy birthday! According to the 1991 Michigan Media Guide, David “Dave” Dobreff was born on this day near Mt. Clemens, Michigan. He grew up in Mt. Clemens, Michigan and attended ...

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1997 Michigan Football Team | bigbluefootballhistory.com

July 30, 2017 – Happy Birthday Coach Lloyd Carr!

Today is a perfect day to extend a Maize and Blue Happy Birthday wish to Coach Lloyd Carr. According to the Wikipedia article linked below, Lloyd Henry Carr, Jr. was born on this day at Hawkins County, Tennessee a few years ago! Lloyd Carr’s family moved to Riverview, Michigan ...

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Michgian Football Team 1897 | bigbluefootballhistory.com

July 29, 2017 – Rest in Peace Clayton Teetzel!

Today is a perfect day to honor the memory of Clayton Teetzel who went to rest in peace on this day in 1948. According to the Wikipedia article linked below, Claton Tryon Teetzel was born somewhere in Michigan on August 26, 1876. He definitely qualifies as a Wolverine “Pigskin ...

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Michgian Football Team 1894 | bigbluefootballhistory.com

July 28, 2017 – Happy Birthday Anniversary Dan Ninde!

Today is a great day to remember a Michigan Wolverine named Dan Ninde on the 147th anniversary of his birth. Daniel Benjamin Ninde was born at Wayne, Indiana on this day in 1870. Yes, he is another “Pigskin Pioneer!” According to the Wikipedia article linked below, young Dan Ninde ...

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Michigan Football Team 1971 | bigbluefootballhistory.com

July 27, 2017 – Happy Birthday Reggie McKenzie!

Today is a great day to wish a Happy Birthday to Reggie McKenzie. According to the Wikipedia article linked below, Reginald “Reggie” McKenzie was born today at Detroit, Michigan. He attended Highland Park High School where he was a standout athlete and football player. Bump Elliott recruited young Reggie ...

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Michigan Football Team 1945 | bigbluefootballhistory.com

July 26, 2017 – Rest in Peace Bob Nussbaumer!

Today is a good day to remember another Michigan Wolverine named Bob Nussbaumer who went to rest in peace on this day in 1997 at the age of seventy-three. According to the Wikipedia article linked below, Robert John Nussbaumer was born on April 23, 1924 at Oak Park, Illinois. ...

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Michigan Football Team 1911 | bigbluefootballhistory.com

July 25, 2017 – Happy Birthday Anniversary Stanfield Wells!

Today’s post celebrates the birth of Michigan Man Stanfield Wells. According to the Wikipedia article linked below, Stanfield McNeil Wells was born on this day in 1889. Wells grew up to become an outstanding athlete at Washington High School in Massillon, Ohio. Somehow, he escaped Ohio and enrolled at ...

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Michigan Football Team 1965 | bigbluefootballhistory.com

July 24, 2017 – Happy Birthday Anniversary Bill Yearby!

Today’s post celebrates a Happy Birthday memory for a Wolverine named Bill Yearby. According to the Wikipedia article linked below, William M. “Bill” Yearby was born at Birmingham, Alabama on this day in 1944. His family moved during his childhood and settled in Detroit, Michigan. Bill attended Eastern High ...

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Michigan Football Team 1936 | bigbluefootballhistory.com

July 23, 2017 – Rest in Peace James Lincoln.

Today’s post celebrates the day that Michigan Man James Lincoln went to rest in peace in 2011. James H. Lincoln was almost ninety-five years old when he died. Lincoln was born on August 26, 1916 at Sand Beach township, Michigan. According to the Wikipedia article linked below, James Lincoln ...

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Michigan Football Team 1898 | bigbluefootballhistory.com

July 22, 2017 – Happy Birthday Anniversary Gustave Ferbert!

Today is a great day to remember the Happy Birthday Anniversary of a legendary Michigan Wolverine named Gustave Ferbert. According to the Wikipedia article linked below, Gustave Herman “Dutch” Ferbert was born at Cleveland, Ohio on this day in 1873. He is another one of those “Pigskin Pioneers” that ...

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