2002 Michigan Football Team | bigbluefootballhistory.com

February 3, 2018 Happy Birthday Victor Hobson

Yes, today is a great day to remember another Wolverine “Captain” named Victor Hobson. According to the Wikipedia article linked below, Victor Brian Hobson was born on this day at Mount Laurel, New Jersey. We’re going to switch things around today. First, we will talk about Victor Hobson. Then, ...

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1895 Michigan Football Team | bigbluefootballhistory.com

February 2, 2018 Happy Birthday Frederick Henninger

Today is a great day to remember another Wolverine “Captain” named Frederick Henninger on his happy birthday anniversary. Frederick W. “Fred” Henninger was born in Cleveland, Ohio on this day in 1873. Yes, Fred was another Michigan “Pigskin Pioneer!” Henninger’s family settled in Barberton, Ohio. Fred made his way ...

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1907 Michigan Football Team | bigbluefootballhistory.com

February 1, 2018 Rest in Peace Paul P. Magoffin

The purpose of today’s blog is to remember another Pigskin Pioneer named Paul P. Magoffin. According to the Wikipedia article linked below, Paul Parker “Maggie” Magoffin died on this day in 1956. Before we learn about Magoffin’s Wolverine career, we will look at today’s “trivial matters.” Part I. Trivia ...

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1961 Michigan Football Team | bigbluefootballhistory.com

January 31, 2018 – Happy Birthday Anniversary George Mans

Today is a great day to wish happy birthday to a former Wolverine captain named George Mans. According to the Wikipedia listed below, George W. Mans was born on this day in 1940. Mans was born in Detroit, Michigan, but he grew up in Trenton, Michigan. We’ll talk shortly ...

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1998 Michigan Football Team | bigbluefootballhistory.com

January 28, 2018 – Happy Birthday Jon Jansen

Today is a great day to send out Happy Birthday greetings to a former Michigan great named Jon Jansen. Jon played at Michigan from 1995 to 1998. We will talk more about his Wolverine Football career after we look at today’s trivia questions and answers. Part I. Trivia Question ...

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1950 Michigan Football Team | bigbluefootballhistory.com

January 27, 2018 Happy Birthday Anniversary Michigan Man Alfred J. Julian

Today is a great day to wish happy birthday to another Michigan Wolverine named Alfred J. Julian. Julian played for the Wolverines from 1956 to 1959. Of course, this meant that he played at the end of Bennie Oosterbaan’s career and the first season of the Bump Elliott Era. Before ...

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Coach Gary O. Moeller MIchigan Football | bigbluefootballhistory.com

January 26, 2018 Happy Birthday Gary O. Moeller

Today is a great day to wish happy birthday to a former Wolverine coach named Gary O. Moeller. Coach Mo had the unenviable job of trying to fill the shoes of Bo Schembechler in 1990. We will talk more about that after we take care of today’s trivia. Part ...

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1946 Michigan Football Team | bigbluefootballhistory.com

January 25, 2018 Happy Birthday Anniversary Bob Wiese.

Today is a great day to celebrate the Happy Birthday Anniversary of a former Michigan Captain named Bob Wiese. Bob played at Michigan from 1942 to 1946. We will talk more about his Wolverine Football career after we look at today’s trivia questions and answers. Part I. Trivia Question ...

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Tim Biakabutuka Michigan Football 1995 | bigbluefootballhistory.com

January 24, 2018 Happy Birthday Tim Biakabutuka!

Today is a great day to wish happy birthday to a record-setting Michigan Wolverine named Tim Biakabutuka. He was a late bloomer at Michigan, but finished strong in his last two seasons. Remarkably, Biakabutuka is still Michigan’s all-time record holder for most yards gained in one season. Before we ...

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