Michigan Football Team 1971 | bigbluefootballhistory.com

July 27, 2017 – Happy Birthday Reggie McKenzie!

Today is a great day to wish a Happy Birthday to Reggie McKenzie. According to the Wikipedia article linked below, Reginald “Reggie” McKenzie was born today at Detroit, Michigan. He attended Highland Park High School where he was a standout athlete and football player. Bump Elliott recruited young Reggie ...

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Michigan Football Team 1945 | bigbluefootballhistory.com

July 26, 2017 – Rest in Peace Bob Nussbaumer!

Today is a good day to remember another Michigan Wolverine named Bob Nussbaumer who went to rest in peace on this day in 1997 at the age of seventy-three. According to the Wikipedia article linked below, Robert John Nussbaumer was born on April 23, 1924 at Oak Park, Illinois. ...

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Michigan Football Team 1911 | bigbluefootballhistory.com

July 25, 2017 – Happy Birthday Anniversary Stanfield Wells!

Today’s post celebrates the birth of Michigan Man Stanfield Wells. According to the Wikipedia article linked below, Stanfield McNeil Wells was born on this day in 1889. Wells grew up to become an outstanding athlete at Washington High School in Massillon, Ohio. Somehow, he escaped Ohio and enrolled at ...

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Michigan Football Team 1965 | bigbluefootballhistory.com

July 24, 2017 – Happy Birthday Anniversary Bill Yearby!

Today’s post celebrates a Happy Birthday memory for a Wolverine named Bill Yearby. According to the Wikipedia article linked below, William M. “Bill” Yearby was born at Birmingham, Alabama on this day in 1944. His family moved during his childhood and settled in Detroit, Michigan. Bill attended Eastern High ...

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Michigan Football Team 1936 | bigbluefootballhistory.com

July 23, 2017 – Rest in Peace James Lincoln.

Today’s post celebrates the day that Michigan Man James Lincoln went to rest in peace in 2011. James H. Lincoln was almost ninety-five years old when he died. Lincoln was born on August 26, 1916 at Sand Beach township, Michigan. According to the Wikipedia article linked below, James Lincoln ...

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Michigan Football Team 1898 | bigbluefootballhistory.com

July 22, 2017 – Happy Birthday Anniversary Gustave Ferbert!

Today is a great day to remember the Happy Birthday Anniversary of a legendary Michigan Wolverine named Gustave Ferbert. According to the Wikipedia article linked below, Gustave Herman “Dutch” Ferbert was born at Cleveland, Ohio on this day in 1873. He is another one of those “Pigskin Pioneers” that ...

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Michigan Football Team 1885 | bigbluefootballhistory.com

July 21, 2017 – Rest in Peace William Morrow!

Today’s post celebrates the memory of Michigan Man William Morrow who went to rest in peace on this day in 1944. He was seventy-seven years of age when he died. William M. Morrow was born on September 6, 1866 in Niles, Michigan. Yes, the story of this Wolverine “Pigskin ...

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Michigan Football Team 1976 | bigbluefootballhistory.com

July 20, 2017 – Happy Birthday Jim Smith!

Today is a great day to wish happy birthday to a Michigan Wolverine All-American named Jim Smith. According to the 1975 Michigan Football Media Guide, James Arthur “Jim” Smith was born on this day in Harvey, Illinois. He grew up to be an outstanding football player at Dwight D. ...

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Michigan Football Team 1916 | bigbluefootballhistory.com

July 19, 2017 – Rest in Peace Fred Rehor!

Today’s post celebrates the memory of a Michigan Man named Fred Rehor who went to rest in peace on this day in 1959. He was sixty-five years old when he died. According to the Wikipedia article linked below, Frederick Lee “Fritz” Rehor was born on December 15, 1893 Hastings, ...

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Michigan Football Team 2006 | bigbluefootballhistory.com

July 18, 2017 – Happy Birthday Mark Bihl!

Today is a great day to wish happy birthday to a Michigan Wolverine named Mark Bihl. According to the 2005 Michigan Football Media Guide, Mark J. Bihl was born on this day in Washington Courthouse, Ohio. He grew up to be an outstanding football player at Washington Courthouse High ...

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