1912 Michigan Football Team | bigbluefootballhistory.com

December 13, 2017 Rest in Peace Clement P. Quinn!

Today’s post celebrates the life of a Michigan Wolverine named Clement P. Quinn who went to rest in peace on this day in 1975. Quinn, who was born in 1890, was a pretty good football player who played for the legendary Fielding Yost. Let’s look at Clement Quinn’s career ...

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2011 Michihgan Wolverine Football Team | bigbluefootballhistory.com

December 12, 2017 Happy Birthday Kevin J. Koger.

Today, I want to wish a very happy birthday to Michigan Man Kevin J. Koger. Kevin Jamaal Koger was born on this date in 1989. Kevin grew up to be a big, strapping young man. He was an outstanding high school football player at Whitmer High School in Toledo, ...

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2001 Michigan Wolverine Football Team | bigbluefootballhistory.com

December 11, 2017 Happy Birthday Marquise Walker

Today’s post celebrates the “Happy Birthday” of a Wolverine named Marquise Walker. According to the Wikipedia article linked below, Marquise Walker was born on this date in Syracuse, New York. Marquise grew up to be an outstanding athlete at Henninger High School in Syracuse. He finished his career as ...

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1879 Michigan Football Team | bigbluefootballhistory.com

December 10, 2016 Happy Birthday Michigan Man John Chase!

I’ll bet you didn’t know that today is the happy birthday anniversary of Michigan Man John Chase. When you talk about the “founding fathers” of Michigan Football, you must talk about John Chase from Ann Arbor, Michigan. Chase, and fourteen other men, started the Michigan Football tradition way, way, ...

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1986 Michigan Football Team | bigbluefootballhistory.com

December 9, 2017 Happy Birthday Gerald White

The purpose of today’s post is to wish “Happy Birthday” to Michigan Man Gerald White.  Gerald Eugene White was born on this day in Titusville, Florida. He grew up to be an outstanding football player at Titusville High School. Gerald finished his high school career as a state champion ...

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1961 Michigan Football Team | bigbluefootballhistory.com

December 8, 2017 Happy Birthday Anniversary Bennie P. McRae

Today’s blog is dedicated to celebrating the birth anniversary of Bennie P. McRae. The talented Benjamin Prince “Bennie” McRae was born in Aberdeen, North Carolina on this date in 1939. He became an outstanding athlete (football and track) at Collis P. Huntington High School in Newport News, Virginia. Bennie ...

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December 7, 2017 Happy Birthday Michigan Man Mel T. Owens!

Today’s post celebrates the Happy Birthday of a Michigan Man named Mel T. Owens. Mel Tyrae Owens was born on this day in Detroit, Michigan in 1958. Mel’s family moved to Illinois, but his heart stayed close to Michigan. Mel Owens grew up to be an outstanding athlete in ...

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1998 Michigan Wolverine Football Team | bigbluefootballhistory.com

December 6, 2017 Happy Birthday Mark Campbell!

Today is a great day to wish a “Happy Birthday” to Michigan Man Mark Campbell. Mark Joseph Campbell was born on this day in Clawson, Michigan. He grew up in Clawson and attended Bishop Foley High School. Mark became an outstanding football player at Bishop Foley. In fact, he ...

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1992 Michigan Wolverine Football Team | bigbluefootballhistory.com

December 5, 2017 Happy Birthday Burnie Legette!

Today is a perfect day to celebrate the Happy Birthday of a Michigan Man Burnie Legette. According to the Wikipedia link below, Burnie A. Legette was born on this day at Colorado Springs, Colorado. Burnie Legette grew up in Colorado Springs and became an outstanding athlete at Mitchell High ...

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1907 Michigan Football Team | bigbluefootballhistory.com

December 4, 2017 Happy Birthday Anniversary Mason P. Rumney!

Today is a good day to celebrate the birth anniversary of a “pigskin pioneer” named Mason P. Rumney. Yes, Mason Pittman Rumney was born on this date way, way back in 1883. He grew up in Detroit, Michigan. Rumney came to Ann Arbor in 1903 to study engineering and ...

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