Author Archives: Barry Gallagher

Barry Gallagher is a self-proclaimed Michigan Football Archeologist. He spends a considerable amount of his time digging into the 138-year history of Wolverine Football. He is on a mission to share his findings with Maize and Blue football fans everywhere. He is the author of one book about Michigan Football titled "21-194-13 Michigan Football's Greatest Era". His second book titled, "The Legend of Bo Schembechler-How an Unknown Buckeye Became the Winningest Coach in Michigan Football History" was released on September 12, 2017. You can learn something about Michigan Football everyday by going to his website at: bigbluefootballhistory.com. You can also follow him on Social Media.

August 9, 2017 Happy Birthday Jarrod Bunch!

Today is another great day to make a Happy Birthday wish to Michigan Man named Jarrod Bunch.  According to the 1987 Michigan Football Media Guide, Jarrod Ray Bunch was born […]

August 8, 2017 Happy Birthday Blake Countess!

Today is a great day to wish happy birthday to a recent Michigan Wolverine graduate named Blake Countess. According to the M Go Blue website, Blake Countess was born on this […]

August 7, 2017 Happy Birthday Joe Cocozzo!

Today is a perfect day to celebrate the Happy Birthday of a Michigan Man Joe Cocozzo. According to the 1991 Michigan Media Guide, Joseph T. “Joe” Cocozzo was born on […]

August 6, 2017 Rest in Peace Herb Graver!

Today is a great day to honor the memory of a Wolverine named Herb Graver who went to rest in peace on this day in 1954. Graver was seventy-three years […]

August 5, 2017 Happy Birthday Anniversary Art Valpey!

Today is a perfect day to remember the Happy Birthday Anniversary of Michigan Man Art Valpey. According to the Wikipedia article linked below, Arthur L. “Art” Valpey was born on […]

August 4, 2017 Rest in Peace Paul Jones

Today is a great day to honor the memory of a Wolverine named Paul Jones who went to rest in  peace on this day in 1965. Jones was eighty-four years […]

August 3, 2017 Happy Birthday Michigan Man Tom Brady!

Today is a perfect day to wish a very Happy Birthday to Michigan Man Tom Brady. According to the Wikipedia article linked below, Thomas Edward Patrick “Tom” Brady, Jr. was […]

August 2, 2017 Happy Birthday Brandon Herron!

Today is a great day to wish a Happy Birthday to Michigan Man Brandon Herron. Texan Brandon Charles Herron was born on this day in 1988. He grew up to […]

August 1, 2017 Happy Birthday Michigan Man Matt Dyson!

Today is a great day to wish a Happy Birthday to Michigan Man Matt Dyson.  According to the Wikipedia article linked below, Matthew A. “Matt” Dyson was born on this […]

July 31, 2017 – Happy Birthday Dave Dobreff!

Today is a perfect day to celebrate the accomplishments of Michigan Man Dave Dobreff and wish him a very happy birthday! According to the 1991 Michigan Media Guide, David “Dave” […]