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January 1, 2018 Michigan and South Carolina Outback Bowl Game

Happy New Year and Welcome to the Michigan and South Carolina Outback Bowl Game Preview. Today’s post will look at the BIG matchup between the Wolverines and the Gamecocks.  As always, this Game Day post will take a closer look at the history of Michigan’s bowl games on January ...

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1943 Michigan Wolverine Football Team | bigbluefootballhistory.com

November 25, 2017 Game Day Michigan vs Ohio State

Today is another chapter in the Michigan vs Ohio State rivalry. No other rivalry in sports history  is called “The Game.” That’s because Michigan vs Ohio State is special, it is really special. Once again, this year’s game, like so many others before it, has a Big Ten Championship ...

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1892 Michigan Football Team | bigbluefootballhistory.com

November 18, 2017 Game Day Michigan vs Wisconsin Football

Today is another chapter in the one-hundred twenty-five year history of the Michigan vs Wisconsin football tradition. The teams don’t play every year and won’t because they are now in different divisions of the Big Ten Conference. However, the good news is that Michigan has won a lot of ...

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1985 Michigan Football Team | bigbluefootballhistory.com

November 11, 2017 Game Day Michigan vs Maryland Football

Today is another chapter in the very short Michigan vs Maryland football tradition. The teams have not played a lot, but when they do, Michigan usually comes out on top. Of course, when Maryland did win in 2014 it was very “upsetting” to Michigan fans! It’s time to take ...

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1892 Michigan Football Team | bigbluefootballhistory.com

Game Day November 4, 2017 Michigan vs Minnesota Football Game

Today is the one hundred third edition of a Michigan vs Minnesota football game. The Wolverines have played the Gophers more times than another other schools except Ohio State and Michigan State. Before I take a closer look at the Michigan vs Minnesota rivalry, I will recall how well ...

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October 30, 1886 – Michigan Legend Captain Horace G. Prettyman

Today’s post takes a closer look at the day when Michigan Legend Captain Horace G. Prettyman ended his three-year captaincy. Horace Greely Prettyman was born on November 8, 1857. In my opinion, he is the “most interesting man” in Michigan Football history!” The first thing about Prettyman is his ...

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1893 Michigan Football Team | bigbluefootballhistory.com

Game Day October 28, 2017 Michigan vs Rutgers Football

Today is only the second time for a Michigan vs Rutgers football game in Ann Arbor, Michigan. However, the Wolverines have played a total of eighteen games on this day in their football history. I will follow my normal format for looking at today’s game. First, I will look ...

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1993 Michigan Wolverine Football team | bigbluefootballhistory.com

Game Day October 21, 2017 Michigan vs Penn State Football

Today is the twenty-first chapter in the Michigan vs Penn State football tradition. The teams have not played a lot over the years, but when they do it is usually a battle. This year’s contest is HUGE for both teams. Yes, there is a lot on the line tonight. ...

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Game Day October 14, 2017 Michigan vs Indiana Football

Today is another chapter in the Michigan vs Indiana football tradition. The teams have not played a lot, but when they do, Michigan usually comes out on top. Of course, when Indiana does win, it is very “upsetting” to Michigan fans – for sure! It’s time to take a ...

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1898 Michigan Football Team | bigbluefootballhistory.com

Game Day October 7, 2017 Michigan vs Michigan State Football

Today is another chapter in the Michigan vs Michigan State football rivalry. As the sports “mouths” like to say, “It doesn’t get any bigger than this.” However, this time, the words are fitting for the Mitten State rivalry game. Let’s take a closer look at the history of this ...

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