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September 9, 2017 Game Day – Michigan vs Cincinnati

September 9, 2017 is Game Day as Michigan plays Cincinnati at the Big House.  Today’s game is unique this season because it is the first time Michigan and Cincinnati have ever clashed on the football field. It seems like Michigan has played every major team in the State of ...

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April 20, 2017 Michigan’s First Football Games in April!

Today we are looking at Michigan’s first football games in the month of April. In order to do that, we have to go all the way back to 1888. Yes, that is a very, very long time ago. Michigan played the first of two April football games on this ...

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March 27, 2017 Rest in Peace Horace Prettyman!

Today we celebrate the death of Michigan football legend, Horace Prettyman, who went to rest in peace on this day in 1945. Horace Greely Prettyman was born in Ohio on November 8, 1857. In my opinion, he is the “most interesting man” in Michigan football history! The first thing ...

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