Glenn Edward Schembechler Michigan Football 1989 | bigbluefootballhistory.com

April 1, 2018 Happy Birthday Anniversary Glenn Edward Schembehler

Today is a great day to celebrate the Happy Birthday Anniversary of Michigan Legend Glenn Edward Schembechler. Yes, Bo Schembechler was an “April Fool,” but he was no “Football Fool.” The man could flat-out coach football and build winning teams. In fact, he did it better than any other ...

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1979 Michigan Football Team | bigbluefootballhistory.com

March 19, 2018 Happy Birthday Mike Jolly

Today is a great day to wish Happy Birthday to a Wolverine named Mike Jolly. According to the Wikipedia article linked below, Michael Anthony Joseph Jolly was born on this day at Detroit, Michigan. Mike grew up in Melvindale, Michigan and became an All-State football player at St. Aquinas ...

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Mike Gillette Michigan Football 1986 | bigbluefootballhistory.com

March 17, 2018 Happy Birthday Michigan Man Mike Gillette!

Today is a great day to wish Happy Birthday to Michigan Man Mike Gillette.   According to the Wikipedia article linked below, Mike Gillette was born on this day in western Michigan. Gillette grew up in St. Joseph, Michigan where he grew up to be an outstanding athlete at St. ...

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Coach Gary O. Moeller MIchigan Football | bigbluefootballhistory.com

January 26, 2018 Happy Birthday Gary O. Moeller

Today is a great day to wish happy birthday to a former Wolverine coach named Gary O. Moeller. Coach Mo had the unenviable job of trying to fill the shoes of Bo Schembechler in 1990. We will talk more about that after we take care of today’s trivia. Part ...

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1931 Michigan Footbll Team | bigbluefootballhistory.com

January 14, 2018 Rest in Peace Bill Hewitt

The main purpose of today’s post is to honor the memory of a Wolverine named Bill Hewitt who went to rest in peace on this day in 1942. Before we look at Mr. Hewitt’s Michigan career, let’s talk about today’s trivia. Part I. Trivia Question of the Day – ...

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Game Day October 14, 2017 Michigan vs Indiana Football

Today is another chapter in the Michigan vs Indiana football tradition. The teams have not played a lot, but when they do, Michigan usually comes out on top. Of course, when Indiana does win, it is very “upsetting” to Michigan fans – for sure! It’s time to take a ...

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