1993 Michigan Wolverine Football team | bigbluefootballhistory.com

Game Day October 21, 2017 Michigan vs Penn State Football

Today is the twenty-first chapter in the Michigan vs Penn State football tradition. The teams have not played a lot over the years, but when they do it is usually a battle. This year’s contest is HUGE for both teams. Yes, there is a lot on the line tonight. ...

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2012 Michigan Football team | bigbluefootballhistory.com

October 20, 2012 – Wolverines Win 900th Game in Michigan Football History

October 20, 2012 was another special day in Michigan Football History because it was the day the Wolverines won their 900th game. Thus, Michigan became the first team in college football history to reach the 900-win mark. Historic Win This historic game was played in Ann Arbor against the ...

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Michigan Football Team 1911 | bigbluefootballhistory.com

October 19, 2017 – Happy Birthday Anniversary Frank Picard!

Today’s post celebrates the Happy Birthday Anniversary of a Michigan Wolverine named Frank Picard. According to the Wikipedia article linked below, Frank Albert Picard was born on this date in 1889 at Saginaw, Michigan.  He was the captain of his high school football team at Saginaw High school. Yes, ...

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2011 Michigan Football Team | bigbluefootballhistory.com

October 18, 2017 – Happy Birthday Mark Huyge!

Today is a great day to wish a Happy Birthday to Michigan Man Mark Huyge. According to the 2011 Michigan Football Media Guide, Mark Christopher Huyge (pronounced Hugh – gee) was born on this day at Grand Rapids, Michigan. He grew up to be an outstanding football player at ...

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1968 Michigan Football Team | bigbluefootballhistory.com

October 17, 2017 – Happy Birthday Wolverine Record Setter Ron Johnson!

Today is a great day to celebrate the happy birthday anniversary of a Wolverine record setter named Ron Johnson. According to the Wikipedia article linked below, Ronald Adolphis “Ron” Johnson was born on this day in 1947 at Detroit, Michigan. He grew up in Detroit and attended Northwestern High ...

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1993 Michigan Football Team | bigbluefootballhistory.com

October 16, 1993 – Michigan Defeats Penn State!

Today’s post recalls the anniversary of the historic headline that read – Michigan defeats Penn State! This game marked the first ever meeting between the two powerhouse programs. Interestingly, both team had been playing football for over one hundred years, but they never met on the field until October ...

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1989 Michigan FOotball Team | bigbluefootballhistory.com

October 15, 2017 – Happy Birthday Michigan Man Greg McMurtry!

Today’s post celebrates the birth of a Michigan Man named Greg McMurtry. According to the Wikipedia article linked below, Ryan Wendell “Greg” McMurtry who was born on this day in Jackson, Mississippi. He came to Ann Arbor from Brockton, Massachusetts. McMurtry was an outstanding athlete at Brockton High School ...

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1900 Michgian Football team \ bigboluefootballhistory.com

Game Day October 14, 2017 Michigan vs Indiana Football

Today is another chapter in the Michigan vs Indiana football tradition. The teams have not played a lot, but when they do, Michigan usually comes out on top. Of course, when Indiana does win, it is very “upsetting” to Michigan fans – for sure! It’s time to take a ...

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1898 Michigan Football Team | bigbluefootballhistory.com

October 13, 2017 – Rest in Peace Michigan Man Charles Street!

Today’s blog post remembers the contributions of a Michigan Man named Charles Street. Mr. Charles E. Street died on this day in 1950. He is unique among all Wolverine quarterbacks because he was the first man to do something very important in Michigan Football history. Charles Street came to ...

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2006 Michigan Football Team | bigbluefootballhistory.com

October 12, 2017 – Happy Birthday Michigan Man Obi Oluigbo!

The purpose of today’s post is to wish a Happy Birthday to Michigan Man Obi Oluigbo. Obianna “Nnambi “Obi” Oluigbo.  who was born on this day in Laurel, Maryland. In my opinion, Obi Oluigbo has one of the greatest names in Michigan Football history! It is just a great ...

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