1976 Michigan Football Team | bigbluefootballhistory.com

April 25, 2018 Happy Birthday Robert Wood!

Today is a great day to wish a BIG BLUE Happy Birthday to a Michigan Man named Robert  Wood. According to the 1976 Michigan Football Media Guide, Robert “Bob” Wood grew up in London, Ohio which is also where Michigan teammate Jim Hackett hailed from. After graduation, Bob Wood ...

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1966 Michigan Football team | bigbluefootballhistory.com

April 24, 2018 Happy Birthday John F. Rowser!

Today’s post celebrates a Happy Birthday wish for a Wolverine named John F. Rowser. According to the Wikipedia article linked below, John Felix Rowser was born on this day in Birmingham, Alabama. He grew up to be an excellent high school athlete at Detroit Eastern High School in Detroit, ...

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1958 Michigan Football Team | bigbluefootballhistory.com

April 23, 2018 Happy Birthday Anniversary Robert J. Ptacek!

Today is a great day to celebrate the Happy Birthday Anniversary of a Wolverine named Robert J.  Ptacek. According to the Wikipedia article linked below, Robert J. “Bob” Ptacek was born on this day in 1937 in Cleveland, Ohio. Yes, he is another Buckeye who saw the light and ...

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1950 Michigan Football team | bigbluefootballhistory.com

April 22, 2018 Happy Birthday Anniversary Harry D. Allis!

Today’s post celebrates the Happy Birthday Anniversary of an outstanding Michigan Man  ̶  Harry D. Allis. Harry Dean Allis was born on this date in 1928. Allis was raised in Flint, Michigan where he became an excellent football player. He opted to continue his education and his football at ...

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1888 Michigan Football Team | bigbluefootballhistory.com

April 21, 2018 Michigan and Notre Dame Played Football in April!

Yes, you read it right! Michigan and Notre Dame played football in April. In fact, they played twice, as in back-to-back weekend games. Today we are looking at Michigan’s first, and only, football games in the month of April. In order to do that, we have to go all ...

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1980 Michigan Football Team | bigbluefootballhistory.com

April 20, 2018 Happy Birthday Andy Cannavino!

The purpose of today’s post is to wish a very Happy Birthday to a former Wolverine Captain named Andy Cannaavino. According to the Wikipedia article linked below, Andrew J. “Andy” Cannavino was born on this day in 1959. Andy grew up in Buckeye Land. His father played for Woody ...

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1908 Michigan Football Team | bigbluefootballhistory.com

April 19, 2018 Happy Birthday Anniversary Adolph Germany Schulz!

Today is a great day to remember a Michigan Legend named Adolph Germany Schulz on his birthday anniversary.  According to the Wikipedia link shown below, Adolph “Germany” Schultz was born on this day in 1883 at Fort Wayne, Indiana. Germany Schultz grew up in Indiana, but he chose to ...

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2006 Michigan Football Team | bigbluefootballhistory.com

April 18, 2018 Happy Birthday Tyler Ecker

Today is a good day to celebrate named Tyler Ecker. According to the 1991 Michigan Media Guide, Tyler Rand Ecker was born on this day in 1982. Ecker grew up in California and starred as a tight end/defensive end at Oak Ridge High School in El Dorado, California. He ...

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1992 Michigan Football Team | bigbluefootballhistory.com

April 17, 2018 Happy Birthday William Steuk

Today is a good day to celebrate the Happy Birthday of a Michigan Man William Steuk. According to the 1991 Michigan Media Guide, William “Bill” Steuk was born on this day in Ohio. He grew up in Sandusky, Ohio. William starred on both sides of the ball at Sandusky ...

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1904 Michigan Football Team | bigblueffootballhistory.com

April 16, 2018 Happy Birthday Anniversary Rosewell M. Wendell!

Today is a good day to wish a Happy Birthday Anniversary in honor of Rosewell M. Wendell. Rosewell Murray Wendell was born in Detroit, Michigan on this date in 1885. Wendell is another one of the many unknown and unsung heroes of Michigan Football. I call him one of ...

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