1995 Michigan Football Team | bigbluefootballhistory.com

September 8, 2017 Happy Birthday Amani Toomer.

Today is a great day to wish a Maize and Blue Happy Birthday to Amani Toomer. According to the Wikipedia article linked below, Amani Askari Toomer was born on this day at Berkley, California. Toomer’s name is the first thing I find most interesting about him. His first name ...

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1991 Michigan Football Team | bigbluefootballhistory.com

September 7, 2017 First Game Ever Between Michigan and Boston College.

Today’s post takes a look back at the first game ever played between Michigan and Boston College. I found it interesting that these teams had never met until September 7, 1991. On that day, Coach Gary Moeller took his second-ranked Wolverines to Boston to face the Eagles. As usual, ...

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1903 Michigan Football Team | bigbluefootballhistory.com

September 6, 2017 Rest in Peace George W. Gregory!

Today’s post celebrates the memory of George W. Gregory who went to rest in peace on this day in 1946. He was sixty-seven years old when he died. George W. Gregory was born on April 19, 1879 in California. Yes, the story of this Wolverine “Pigskin Pioneer” goes way ...

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1942 Michigan Football Team | bigbluefootballhistory.com

September 5, 2017 Happy Birthday Anniversary Julius Franks!

Today’s blog celebrates the Happy Birthday Anniversary of Julius Franks. According to the Wikipedia article linked below, Julius Franks, Jr. was born on this date in 1922 at Macon, Georgia. Later, the Franks family moved to Michigan. Julius grew up to be an outstanding football player at Hamtramck High ...

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Michigan Football September 4 2010 | bigbluefootballhistory.com

September 4, 2017 A Bigger, Better Big House!

Today’s post is a reflection about a day that gave Michigan Fans a Bigger, Better Big House! Instead of talking about a player, or players, today, we will focus on a very important day in the history of Michigan Football and Michigan Stadium. September 4, 2010 marked the official ...

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1892 Michigan Football Team | bigbluefootballhistory.com

September 3, 2017 Happy Birthday Anniversary Paul Woodworth!

Today is a good day to celebrate a Happy Birthday Anniversary for a Wolverine named Paul Woodworth. When you talk about Michigan’s Football “pioneers” you have to mention the name of Paul Woodworth. He was born on this date in 1869 and came to Ann Arbor from Pigeon, Michigan. ...

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1995 Michigan Football team | bigbluefootballhistory.com

Game Day – Michigan vs Florida September 2, 2017

Game Day – Michigan vs Florida, September 2, 2017.  The 138th season in Michigan Football History starts now with this Game Day preview. Game Days are always special days for Wolverine fans and today is no different. Michigan starts another season with the usual pressure of great expectations surrounding ...

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1914 Michigan Football Team | bigbluefootballhistory.com

September 1, 2017 Happy Birthday Anniversary Efton James!

Today’s post celebrates the Happy Birthday Anniversary of a Wolverine named Efton James. According to the Wikipeida article linked below, Efton M. James was born on this day at Cass County, Michigan in 1890. Yes, that was a very long time ago. Efton’s family later moved to Ann Arbor ...

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