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February 12, 2018 Happy Birthday Anniversary Captain Tom Coyle!

Today’s post celebrates the happy birthday anniversary of former Captain Tom Coyle.  The talented Coyle was born on this date in Chicago, Illinois. Unfortunately, Tom Coyle passed away on October 9, 2012 at the age of sixty-two. Part I. Wolverine of the Day – Captain Tom Coyle Tom Coyle ...

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1890 Michigan Football team | bigbluefootballhistory.com

February 11, 2018 Happy Birthday Anniversary Howard T. Abbott!

Today is a great day to remember a Wolverine named Howard T. Abbott on his happy birthday anniversary. According to the Wikipedia article linked below, Howard T. Abbott was born in Washington, DC on this day in 1867. So, yes, he was another Michigan “Pigskin Pioneer!” Part I. Wolverine ...

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1994 Michigan Football team | bigbluefootballhistory.com

February 10, 2018 Happy Birthday Ty Law!

Today’s post celebrates the Happy Birthday anniversary of a Michigan Man named Ty Law. Tajuan E. “Ty” Law was born on this day at Aliquippa, Pennsylvania. Let’s take a closer look at Ty Law’s excellent career at Michigan. Part I. Wolverine of the Day – Ty Law According to ...

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2012 Michigan Football team | bigbluefootballhistory.com

February 9, 2018 – Happy Birthday Jeremy J. Gallon

Today is a great day to wish happy birthday to a Michigan Wolverine named Jeremy J. Gallon. Jeremy is simply one of the most prolific receivers in Michigan Football history. According to the Wikipedia article linked below, Jeremy Jermaine Gallon was born on this date in Apopka, Florida. Part ...

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Michigan Football Team 1910 | bigbluefootballhistory.com

February 8, 2018 Rest in Peace Meyer Isakovitz Morton

Today’s post celebrates the memory of Meyer Isakovitz Morton who went to rest in peace on this day in 1948 at the age of fifty-nine. According to the Wikipedia article linked below, Meyer Morton was born as Myer Isakovitz on November 20, 1889 in Chicago, Illinois. His family changed ...

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February 7, 2018 – Happy Birthday Michigan Man Vincent Smith!

Today is a great day to wish happy birthday to Michigan Man Vincent Smith. You may remember him from the famous “hit heard around the world” in the 2013 Citrus Bowl. Actually, we won’t be talking anymore about that play and I am not even going to link the ...

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1972 Michigan Football team | bigbluefootballhistory.com

February 6, 2018 Happy Birthday Paul Seymour

Today is a great day to wish Happy Birthday to an All-American Wolverine named Paul Seymour. According to the Wikipedia article linked below, Paul Christopher Seymour was born on this day in Detroit, Michigan. The talented Seymour had an outstanding high school career at Royal Oak Shrine High School ...

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1967 Michigan Football team | bigbluefootballhistory.com

February 5, 2018 Happy Birthday Rocky Rosema

The purpose of today’s post is wish Happy Birthday to a Michigan Wolverine named Rocky Rosema. According to the Wikipedia article linked below, Roger William “Rocky” Rosema was born on this day at Grand Rapids, Michigan. the versatile Rosema arrived in Ann Arbor to play for Bump Elliott in ...

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1948 Michigan Football Team | bigbluefootballhistory.com

February 4, 2018 Happy Birthday Anniversary Benjamin G. Oosterbaan!

Today’s post is an opportunity to celebrate the Happy Birthday Anniversary of a Michigan Legend named Benjamin G. Oosterbaan. The athletically gifted Oosterbaan was born on this day in 1906. Benjamin G. “Bennie” Oosterbaan came to Ann Arbor, Michigan in the fall of 1924 and he never left! He ...

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