Michigan Football Team 1957 | bigbluefootballhistory.com

March 4, 2017 Rest in Peace Jim Pace!

Today is a great day to remember a Wolverine All-American named Jim Pace as he continues to rest in peace. James Edward “Jim” Pace left his family and friends on this day in 1983 at the age of forty-seven. According to the Wikipedia article linked below, he was working ...

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Michigan Football Team 1980 | bigbluefootballhistory.com

March 3, 2017 Happy Birthday George Lilja!

The purpose of today’s post is to wish a very Happy Birthday to a Wolverine named George Lilja. According to the Wikipedia article linked below, George Vincent Lilja was born on this day in Evergreen Park, Illinois. Yes, he is a Chicago guy! Now that I live in the ...

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Michigan Football Team 1966 | bigbluefootballhistory.com

March 2, 2017 Happy Birthday William Hardy

Today is a great day to remember a Wolverine named William Hardy on his happy birthday anniversary. William “Bill” Hardy was born in Newton, Mississippi. During his high school years, he was living in Detroit. William became a pretty good football player and student at Detroit Pershing High School.  ...

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Michigan Football Team 1981 | bigbluefootballhistory.com

March 1, 2017 Happy Birthday Butch Woolfolk

The purpose of today’s blog is to wish a very Happy Birthday to Michigan Man Butch Woolfolk. Harold E. “Butch” Woolfolk was born on this day in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Woolfolk grew up to be an outstanding high school athlete. He was a record-setting football player and track man at ...

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Michigan Football Team 1989 | bigbluefootballhistory.com

February 28, 2017 – Happy Birthday Brent White

The purpose of today’s post is to wish “Happy Birthday” to Michigan Man Brent White. Brent White was born on this day in enemy territory – Ohio! Somehow, Bo out-recruited Ohio State, Michigan State and some other schools to land this talented high school football star. Brent White arrived ...

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Michigan Football Team 1926 | bigbluefootballhistory.com

February 27, 2017 Happy Birthday Anniversary Wally Weber

Attention Wolverine fans – today is the day to remember the happy birthday anniversary of Michigan Man Wally Weber. Walter J. “Wally” Weber was born in Mt. Clemens, Michigan on this day in 1903. Weber graduated from Mt. Clemens High School and headed to Ann Arbor to continue his studies and ...

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Michigan Football Team 1891 | bigbluefootballhistory.com

February 26, 2017 Happy Birthday Anniversary Mike Murphy

Today’s post celebrates the birthday anniversary of Mike Murphy. Michael Charles “Mike” Murphy was born on this date in 1860 in Massachusetts. Murphy was an athlete in his younger years who switched to coaching as an adult. He coached at Yale from 1887 until 1889 before he was lured ...

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Michigan Football Team 1902 | bigbluefootballhistory.com

February 25, 2017 Rest in Peace Harrison “Boss” Weeks!

Today’s post celebrates the memory of Harrison “Boss” Weeks who went to rest in peace on this day in 1906 at the age of twenty-six. Apparently, he died of complications from typhoid fever or diphtheria which was very sad. According to the Wikipedia article linked below, Harrison Samuel “Boss” ...

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Michigan Football Team 1947 | bigbluefootballhistory.com

February 24, 2017. Happy Birthday Anniversary Bob Chappuis!

Today is a great day to remember a Wolverine legend named Bob Chappuis on the 94th anniversary of his birth. Robert Richard “Bob” Chappuis was born in Toledo, Ohio on this day in 1923. Yes, he was another Buckeye who saw the light and came to play for the ...

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February 23, 2017 – Rest in Peace Belford Lawson

Today is a great day to honor the memory of Belford 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 9, ...

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