1902 Michigan Football Team | bigbluefootballhistory.com

February 25, 2018 Rest in Peace Captain Boss Weeks!

Today’s post celebrates the memory of former Captain Boss Weeks who went to rest in peace on this day in 1906. Apparently, Weeks, who was only twenty-six years old, died of complications from typhoid fever or diphtheria which was very sad. According to the Wikipedia article linked below, Harrison ...

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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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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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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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1972 Michigan Football team | bigbluefootballhistory.com

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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