1998 Michigan Wolverine Football Team | bigbluefootballhistory.com

December 6, 2017 Happy Birthday Mark Campbell!

Today is a great day to wish a “Happy Birthday” to Michigan Man Mark Campbell. Mark Joseph Campbell was born on this day in Clawson, Michigan. He grew up in Clawson and attended Bishop Foley High School. Mark became an outstanding football player at Bishop Foley. In fact, he ...

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1992 Michigan Wolverine Football Team | bigbluefootballhistory.com

December 5, 2017 Happy Birthday Burnie Legette!

Today is a perfect day to celebrate the Happy Birthday of a Michigan Man Burnie Legette. According to the Wikipedia link below, Burnie A. Legette was born on this day at Colorado Springs, Colorado. Burnie Legette grew up in Colorado Springs and became an outstanding athlete at Mitchell High ...

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1907 Michigan Football Team | bigbluefootballhistory.com

December 4, 2017 Happy Birthday Anniversary Mason P. Rumney!

Today is a good day to celebrate the birth anniversary of a “pigskin pioneer” named Mason P. Rumney. Yes, Mason Pittman Rumney was born on this date way, way back in 1883. He grew up in Detroit, Michigan. Rumney came to Ann Arbor in 1903 to study engineering and ...

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Michigan Football Team 1987 | bigbluefootballhistory.com

December 3, 2016: Happy Birthday Andree McIntyre!

Today’s post celebrates the birth of a Michigan Man named Andree A. McIntyre. Bo Schembechler recruited the talented McIntyre out of Mendel Catholic High School on Chicago’s south side. I was a season ticket holder when Andree played his last three years and he was one of my favorite ...

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2001 Michigan Football Team | bigbluefootballhistory.com

December 2, 2017 Happy Birthday Jonathan Goodwin

Today’s post celebrates the birthday of Michigan Man Jonathan Goodwin. Yes, Jonathan Scott Goodwin was born on this day at Columbia, South Carolina in 1978. Goodwin was an excellent player in high school, but a knee injury in his senior year caused a lot of schools to lose interest ...

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1947 Michigan Football Team | bigbluefootballhistory.com

December 1, 2017 Rest in Peace Howard F. Yerges

Today’s post celebrates the day that Howard F. Yerges went to rest in peace. Howard Frederick Yerges, Jr. died on this date in 2000 at the age of seventy-five.  He played quarterback for Fritz Crisler from 1944 to 1947. However,  that’s not all he did. Let’s find out more ...

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1993 Michigan Football Team | bigbluefootballhistory.com

November 30, 2017 Happy Birthday Ricky Powers!

Today is a great day to celebrate a Happy Birthday anniversary of Michigan Man Ricky Powers. Richard “Ricky” Powers was born on this day in Akron, Ohio. He grew up in Akron and became an outstanding athlete at Buchtel High School. When it was time to think about college, ...

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1942 Michigan Football team | bigbluefootballhistory.com

November 29, 2017 Rest in Peace Mervin “Merv” Pregulman

Today’s post is dedicated to the memory of a Wolverine great named Mervin “Merv” Pregulman.  Mr. Pregulman went to rest in peace on this date in 2012. He was ninety years old at the time of his death. I am certain that Merv Pregulman had a rich, full life ...

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1931 Michigan Football Team | bigbluefootballhistory.com

November 28, 1931 Smallest Crowd Ever at Michigan Stadium.

On November 28, 1931, the Michigan Wolverines hosted Wisconsin in front of the smallest crowd ever at Michigan Stadium.  If you can believe it, only 9,190 people showed up to watch the final game of the 1931 Wolverine Football season. Yes, you read that correctly, it was the first, ...

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1995 Michigan Wolverine Football team | bigbluefootballhistory.com

November 27, 2017 Happy Birthday Jon Runyan

Today is a great day to wish a Happy Birthday to Michigan Man Jon Runyan.  According to the Wikipedia article linked below, Jon Daniel Runyan was born on this day at Flint, Michigan. Jon grew up to be an outstanding athlete at Carmen-Ainsworth High School. In fact, Jon earned ...

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