1980 Michigan Football Team | bigbluefootballhistory.com

April 20, 2018 Happy Birthday Andy Cannavino!

The purpose of today’s post is to wish a very Happy Birthday to a former Wolverine Captain named Andy Cannaavino. According to the Wikipedia article linked below, Andrew J. “Andy” Cannavino was born on this day in 1959. Andy grew up in Buckeye Land. His father played for Woody ...

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1908 Michigan Football Team | bigbluefootballhistory.com

April 19, 2018 Happy Birthday Anniversary Adolph Germany Schulz!

Today is a great day to remember a Michigan Legend named Adolph Germany Schulz on his birthday anniversary.  According to the Wikipedia link shown below, Adolph “Germany” Schultz was born on this day in 1883 at Fort Wayne, Indiana. Germany Schultz grew up in Indiana, but he chose to ...

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2006 Michigan Football Team | bigbluefootballhistory.com

April 18, 2018 Happy Birthday Tyler Ecker

Today is a good day to celebrate named Tyler Ecker. According to the 1991 Michigan Media Guide, Tyler Rand Ecker was born on this day in 1982. Ecker grew up in California and starred as a tight end/defensive end at Oak Ridge High School in El Dorado, California. He ...

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1992 Michigan Football Team | bigbluefootballhistory.com

April 17, 2018 Happy Birthday William Steuk

Today is a good day to celebrate the Happy Birthday of a Michigan Man William Steuk. According to the 1991 Michigan Media Guide, William “Bill” Steuk was born on this day in Ohio. He grew up in Sandusky, Ohio. William starred on both sides of the ball at Sandusky ...

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1904 Michigan Football Team | bigblueffootballhistory.com

April 16, 2018 Happy Birthday Anniversary Rosewell M. Wendell!

Today is a good day to wish a Happy Birthday Anniversary in honor of Rosewell M. Wendell. Rosewell Murray Wendell was born in Detroit, Michigan on this date in 1885. Wendell is another one of the many unknown and unsung heroes of Michigan Football. I call him one of ...

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1938 Michigan Football Team | bigbluefootballhistory.com

April 15, 2018 Happy Birthday Anniversary Elmer J. Gedeon!

Today’s post celebrates the birthday anniversary of Elmer J. Gedeon. Elmer John Gedeon was born on this date in 1917. He grew up in Cleveland, Ohio and became an excellent athlete at West High School in Cleveland. Gedeon starred in football, baseball and track in high school. He came ...

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1988 Michigan Football team | bigbluefootballhistory.com

April 14, 2018 Happy Birthday Michigan Man John Kolesar

Today is a great day to wish a Happy Birthday to Michigan Man John Kolesar.   According to the 1988 Michigan Football Media Guide, John Kolesar was born on this day in Ohio. He grew up to be an outstanding athlete (football, basketball, and track and field) at West Lake ...

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1974 Michigan Football Team | bigbluefootballhistory.com

April 13, 2018 Happy Birthday Geoff Steger!

Today is a great day to wish a M Go Blue Happy Birthday to Geoffrey Steger. Geoffrey “Geoff” Steger was born on this day in Chicago, Illinois. Steger grew up just north of Chicago in Winnetka, Illinois. He was an excellent athlete at Loyola Academy. Geoffrey Steger decided to ...

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1897 Michigan Football Team | bigbluefootballhistory.com

April 12, 2018 Happy Birthday Anniversary Leo J. Keena!

Today is a perfect day to remember the Happy Birthday Anniversary of a Wolverine named Leo J. Keena. According to the Wikipedia article linked below, Leo Japathet Keena was born on this day way, way back in 1878. Yes, that was a very, very long time ago. Leo Keena ...

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1986 Michigan Football team | bigbluefootballhistory.com

April 11, 2018 Happy Birthday Michigan Man Thomas Wilcher!

The purpose of today’s post is to wish “Happy Birthday” to Michigan Man Thomas Wilcher.  Thomas Wilcher was born on this day in Detroit, Michigan. He grew up to be an outstanding athlete. He starred in football and track and field at Detroit Catholic Central High School. Wilcher was ...

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