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September 12, 2017 Michigan Wins College Football Attendance Title in 1998!

September 12, 1998 was an important date in Wolverine Football History because it was all about how Michigan positioned itself  to re-claim a lost title from 1997. As you remember, the Wolverines were named National Champions, by everybody except the coaches poll,  at the end of the 1997 football ...

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1902 Michigan Football Team | bigbluefootballhistory.com

June 19, 2017 Happy Birthday Anniversary Rolla Bigelow!

Today is a great day to remember the Happy Birthday anniversary of Rolla Bigelow who was born on this day in 1878. Robert Lavante “Rolla” Bigelow was born in Corunna, Michigan. After high school, he enrolled at Michigan Agricultural College (MAC) where he played one season of football in ...

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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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Michigan Football Team 1942 | bigbluefootballhistory.com

April 3, 2017 Happy Birthday Anniversary Tom Kuzma!

The purpose of today’s blog is to celebrate the Happy Birthday Anniversary of a Wolverine named Tom Kuzma. A native of Indiana, Tom George Kuzma was born on this day in 1922. According, to the Wikipedia article linked below, Kuzma attended Emerson High School in Gary, Indiana. He excelled ...

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Michgain Wolverine Football TEam 1931 | bigbluefootballhistory.com

March 25, 2017 Happy Birthday Anniversary Norm Daniels!

Today’s post is an opportunity to celebrate a special Happy Birthday Anniversary for a Michigan Wolverine named Norm Daniels. Mr. Daniels was born on this date in 1907 in Detroit, Michigan. He grew up to become a very talented athlete at Detroit Southeastern High School in Detroit, Michigan. Daniels ...

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Gustave Ferbert Takes Charge!

Gustave Ferbert made this day a very important date in Michigan football history. Gustave “Dutch” Ferbert coached his first game on Saturday, October 2, 1897 and became the first Michigan alumnus to coach his alma mater. His team defeated Michigan Normal (later Eastern Michigan University) by a score of 24-0 that ...

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