Michigan Football Team 1929 | bigbluefootballhistory.com

July 11, 2017 Rest in Peace Alan Bovard.

Today’s post celebrates the memory of a Michigan Man named Alan Bovard who went to rest in peace on this day in 1983 at seventy-six years of age. According to the Wikipedia article linked below, Alan J. Bovard was born on September 24, 1906 at Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He grew ...

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Michgian Football Team 1947 | bigbluefootballhistory.com

July 10, 2017 Happy Birthday Anniversary J. T. White!

Today is a great day to remember a Wolverine called J. T. White. According to the Wikipedia article linked below, John T. “J.T.” White was born on this day in 1920 at Wadley, Georgia. However, John grew up in River Rouge, Michigan where he became a star athlete. When ...

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Michigan Football Team Training Camp 1902 | bigbluefootballhistory.com

July 9, 2017 Rest in Peace David Dunlap!

Today’s post celebrates the memory of David Dunlap who went to rest in peace on this day in 1954. He was seventy-six when he died. David Lewis Dunlap was born on December 7, 1877 in Iowa. Yes, the story of this Wolverine “Pigskin Pioneer” goes way back to the ...

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Michgian Football Team 2005 | bigbluefootballhistory.com

July 8, 2017 Happy Birthday Tim Massaquoi!

Today is a great day to wish happy birthday to a Michigan Wolverine named Tim Massaquoi. Arnold Timothy “Tim” Massaquoi was born on this day in New York, New York. He grew up to be an excellent athlete and starred at Parkland High School in Allentown, Pennsylvania. He was ...

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Michgian Football Team 1990 | bigbluefootballhistory.com

July 7, 2017 Happy Birthday Eric Bush!

Today is another great day to make a Happy Birthday wish to Michigan Man Eric Bush. According to the 1987 Michigan Football Media Guide, Eric Bush was born in Quincy, Illinois. He starred as a quarterback/defensive back at Quincy High School. He was the Illinois Player of the Year ...

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Michigan Football Team 1920 | bigbluefootballhistory.com

July 6, 2017 Happy Birthday Anniversary Angus Goetz!

Today is a great day to celebrate a happy birthday anniversary in honor of the memory of Michigan Man Angus Goetz. Angus Gerald “Gus” Goetz was born on this day at DeTour, Michigan in 1897. Goetz grew up in Sault St. Marie, Michigan where he was an outstanding student ...

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Michigan Football Team 1915 | bigbluefootballhistory.com

July 5, 2017 Happy Birthday Anniversary Lawrence Roehm!

Today is a great day to celebrate the happy birthday anniversary of a Michigan Man named Larry Roehm. Lawrence Stevens “Rummy” Roehm was born on this day in 1893 at Detroit, Michigan. He grew up to be an excellent running back at Catholic Central High School in the Motor ...

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Michgian Football Team 1879 | bigbluefootballhistory.com

July 4, 2017 Happy Birthday Anniversary William Hannan!

Today is a great day to celebrate the happy birthday anniversary of a Michigan Man named William Hannan. William Washington Hannan was born on this date in 1854 at Rochester, New York.  Hannan was one of the original thirteen lettermen who played on Team #1 back in 1879. He ...

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Michigan Football Team 1901 | bigbluefootballhistory.com

July 3, 2017 Rest in Peace Daniel Woodward!

Today is another day to remember a Wolverine named Daniel Woodward who continues to rest in peace. Daniel Wallace Woodward died on this day at Delavan Lake, Wisconsin. There isn’t a lot of information on Mr. Woodward, but I will share as much of his story as I can. ...

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Michigan Football Team 1930 | bigbluefootballhistory.com

July 2, 2017 Rest in Peace Leo Draveling!

Today is a perfect day to remember a Wolverine legend named Leo Draveling who went to rest in peace on this day in 1955 at the age of forty-eight. Leo Frank Draveling was born on June 23, 1907 in Port Huron, Michigan.   Leo Draveling grew up to become ...

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