Michigan Football Team 1905 | bigbluefootballhistory.com

June 15, 2017 Rest in Peace Tom Hammond!

Today’s post honors the passing of a Wolverine named Tom Hammond who went to rest in peace on this day in 1950. He was sixty-six years old at the time of his death. According to the Wikipedia article linked below, Thomas Stevens “Tom, or, T.S.” Hammond was born was ...

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Michigan Football Team 1996 | bigbluefootballhistory.com

June 14, 2017 Happy Birthday Rod Payne!

Today’s post celebrates the birth of a former Michigan Wolverine co-captain named Rod Payne. After a stellar high school football career in Florida, Reginald Rod Payne came to play football for Gary Moeller in 1992. Payne used the 1992 season to red shirt while he acclimated himself to the ...

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Michgian Football Team 1988 | bigbluefootballhistory.com

June 13, 2017 Happy Birthday Mark Soehnlen!

The purpose of today’s post is to wish “Happy Birthday” to a former Wolverine named Mark Soehnlen. He was a highly recruited linebacker out of Canton, Ohio in 1986. Mark Soehnlen was an outstanding football player at St. Thomas Aquinas High School in Canton and Bo convinced him that ...

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Michigan Football Team 2012 | bigbluefootballhistory.com

June 12, 2017 Happy Birthday Jordan Kovacs!

Today is a great day to wish happy birthday to a Michigan Wolverine named Jordan Kovacs.  The determined Kovacs was born on this day in Curtice, Ohio. According to the Wikipedia article linked below, he grew up to be an excellent athlete at Clay High School which is just ...

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Michigan Football Team 1901 - bigbluefootballhistory.com

June 11, 2017 Rest in Peace Hugh White!

Today is a great day to honor the memory of Hugh White who continues to rest in peace. Hugh White died on this day 1936 at fifty-nine years of age. He was born on November 7, 1876 in Lapeer, Michigan. White finished his high school education in 1898 and headed ...

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Michgian Football TGeam 1980 | bigbluefootballhistory.com

June 10, 2017 Happy Birthday John Wangler!

The purpose of today’s post is to wish a very Happy Birthday to a Wolverine named John Wangler. According to the 1980 Michigan Football Media Guide, John “Johnny” Wangler was born on this day in Royal Oak, Michigan. He grew up in Royal Oak and attended Royal Oak Shrine ...

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Michigan Footabll Team 1946 | bigbluefootballhistory.com

June 9, 2017 Happy Birthday Anniversary Bob Derleth!

Today’s post celebrates the ninety-fifth Happy Birthday anniversary of Bob Derleth. Robert J.”Bob” Derleth was born on this day in 1922 in Marquette, Michigan. According to the Wikipedia article linked below, Bob Derleth grew up in Marquette where he was an excellent athlete. Derleth graduated from  Bishop Baraga High ...

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Michigan Football Team 1991 | bigbluefootballhistory.com

June 8, 2017 Happy Birthday Randy Stark!

Today is another great day to make a Happy Birthday wish to Michigan Man Randy Stark. According to the 1991 Michigan Football Media Guide, Randolph W. “Randy” Stark was born in Ohio on this day in 1970. He was another outstanding Ohio high school football player who earned a ...

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Michigan Football Team 2007 | bigbluefootballhistory.com

June 7, 2017 Happy Birthday Pat Lyall!

Today is a great day to wish happy birthday to a Michigan Wolverine named Pat Lyall. Patrick “Pat” Lyall was born on this day in Adrian, Michigan. He grew up to be an excellent athlete at Adrian High School. As a lineman, he was big enough and good enough ...

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Michigan Football Team 1959 | bigbluefootballhistory.com

June 6, 2017 Happy Birthday George Genyk!

Today’s post celebrates a Happy Birthday post about another Michigan Man named George Genyk. According to the Wikipedia article linked below, George William Genyk was born in Detroit, Michigan on this day in 1938.  He grew up in Detroit and attended Pershing High School. He was an excellent high ...

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