1923 Michigan Football Team | bigbluefootballhistory.com

February 23, 2018 – Rest in Peace Belford V. Lawson

Today is a great day to honor the memory of Belford V. Lawson who continues to rest in peace. According to the Wikipedia article linked below, Belford Vance Lawson, Jr. died on this day in 1985 at the age of eighty-three. Lawson was born in Roanoke, Virginia on July ...

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Dhani Jones Michigan Football Team 1999 | bigbluefootballhistory.com

February 22, 2018 – Happy Birthday Dhani Jones!

Today is a great day to wish Dhani Jones a very Happy Birthday! Dhani Makalani Jones was born on this date in San Diego, California. According to the Wikipedia article linked below, Jones grew up in Potomac, Maryland. He was an outstanding athlete at Winston Churchill High School where ...

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2004 Michigan Football Team | bigbluefootballhistory.com

February 21, 2018 Happy Birthday Braylon J. Edwards!

Today is a great day to wish happy birthday to a Michigan Wolverine named Braylon J. Edwards. Yes, Braylon Jamel Edwards was born on this day and was promptly put into a Maize and Blue outfit by his Wolverine father Stan Edwards who played for Bo Schembechler. As fate ...

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1926 Michigan Football team | bigbluefootballhistory.com

February 20, 2018 Happy Birthday Anniversary John J. Molenda

Today’s post celebrates the birthday anniversary of John J. Molenda. According to the Wikiedia article linked below, John Joseph “Bo” Molenda was born on this day in 1905 in Oglesby, Illinois. Molenda’s family moved to Detroit when he was in his teens and he attended Northeastern High School in ...

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1932 Michigan Football team | bigbluefootballhistory.com

February 19, 2017 Rest in Peace Captain Ivy Williamson

Today is a great day to remember a Michigan Wolverine Captain named Ivy Williamson who went to rest in peace on this day in 1969 at the age of fifty-eight. Williamson was born on February 4, 1911 at Toledo, Ohio. Part I. Wolverine of the Day – Ivan “Ivy” ...

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Rich Hewlett Michigan Man 1983 | bigbluefootballhistory.com

February 18, 2018 Happy Birthday Michigan Man Rich Hewlett!

Today is a great day to wish Happy Birthday to Michigan Man Rich Hewlett. Bo Schembechler recruited the talented Hewlett from nearby Plymouth-Salem High School. Rich Hewlett was a two-time All-State football player as well as an All-State basketball player. He is one of the best athletes that Bo ...

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1993 Michigan Football Team | bigbluefootballhistory.com

February 17, 2018 Happy Birthday Steven Rekowski

Today is a great day to wish a Happy Birthday to Michigan Man Steven Rekowski.  Steven “Steve” Rekowski was born on this day in Dearborn, Michigan. He grew up to be an excellent high school football player at Dearborn Divine Child High School in Dearborn, Michigan. Part I. Wolverine ...

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1983 Michigan Football team | bigbluefootballhistory.com

February 16, 2018 Happy Birthday Anniversary Donald C. Bracken

Today is a great day to remember a Wolverine named Donald C. Bracken on his happy birthday anniversary. Donald Craig “Don” Bracken was born in Coalinga, California on this day in 1962. Part I. Wolverine of the Day – Donald C. Bracken According to the Wikipedia article linked below, ...

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1880 Michgian Football Team | bigbluefootballhistory.com

February 14, 2018 Happy Birthday Anniversary Frank G. Allen

Today’s post is an opportunity to remember Frank G. Allen on his Happy Birthday Anniversary. Frank Gates Allen was born on this date in 1858 in Illinois. So, that makes him another one of my favorite Michigan Wolverine “Pigskin Pioneers.” Part I. Wolverine of the Day – Frank G. ...

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