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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Michigan Football Team 1990 | bigbluefootballhistory.com

June 5, 2017 Happy Birthday Chris Bohn!

Today is another great day to make a Happy Birthday wish to Michigan Man Chris Bohn. According to the 1987 Michigan Football Media Guide, Chris Bohn was born in Traverse City, Michigan. He starred as a fullback/linebacker at Traverse City High School and accepted a scholarship from Bo Schembechler ...

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Michigan Football Team 1973 | bigbluefootballhistory.com

June 4, 2017 Happy Birthday Ed Shuttlesworth!

Today’s post celebrates the Happy Birthday Anniversary of a hard-hitting fullback named Ed Shutlesworth. According to the Wikipedia article linked below, Edward “Ed” Shuttlesworth was born in Cincinnatti, Ohio. Yes, he was another Buckeye who saw the light and came to play football for Bo Schembechler at Michigan.   Ed ...

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Michigan Football Team 1921 | bigbluefootballhistory.com

June 3, 2017 Rest in Peace Ted Bank!

Today is another day to remember a Michigan Man named Ted Bank who went to rest in peace on this day in 1986 at the age of eighty-eight. According to the Wikipedia article linked below, Theodore Paul “Ted” Bank was born on December 13, 1897 in Flint, Michigan. He ...

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Michigan Football Team 1930 | bigbluefootballhistory.com

June 2, 2017 Rest in Peace Maynard Morrison!

Today’s post honors the passing of a Wolverine named Maynard Morrison who went to rest in peace on this day in 2006. He was ninety-seven years old when he died. Maynard Davis “Doc” Morrison was born on May 28, 1909. He grew up in Royal Oak, Michigan and became ...

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Michigan Football Team 1950 | bigbluefootballhistory.com

June 1, 2017 Happy Birthday Chuck Ortmann!

Today is a great day to make a Happy Birthday wish for a Michigan Man named Chuck Ortmann. According to the Wikipedia article linked below, Charles H. “Chuck” Ortmann was born on this day in 1929 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Ortmann grew up in Milwaukee and became an excellent athlete ...

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Michigan Football Team 1988 | bigbluefootballhistory.com

May 31, 2017 – Happy Birthday Chris Horn!

Today is a great day to wish a BIG BLUE Happy Birthday to a Wolverine named Chris Horn. According to the 1987 Michigan Football Media Guide, Chris Horn was born on this day in 1968. He grew up to be an excellent athlete at Johnson High School in Huntsville, ...

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May 30, 2017 – Happy Birthday Michigan Football!

Today is the most important day in Wolverine Football History because it is the “Happy Birthday Anniversary” of Michigan Football. Yes, it all started one-hundred and thirty-eight years ago in Chicago. So, May 30th is always a great day to remember Team #1 and honor their legacy. Racine College ...

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Schembechler Hall Dedication Program 1991 | bigbluefootballhistory.com

May 29, 2017 – Happy Birthday Schembechler Hall!

Today is a great day to celebrate a Happy Birthday wish for Schembechler Hall. Bo Schembechler articulated his vision to build a “Center of Champions” in early July 1988. Bo had taken on the duties of athletic director while remaining as the school’s head football coach. He knew that ...

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