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November 26, 1891 Season of Firsts

November 26, 1891 was the last game of a memorable season in Michigan Football History because it was the last game of the Season of Firsts. In fact, it was a season of many, many Michigan Football “firsts.” Let’s go way, way, way back in Wolverine Football History (126 ...

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1943 Michigan Wolverine Football Team | bigbluefootballhistory.com

November 25, 2017 Game Day Michigan vs Ohio State

Today is another chapter in the Michigan vs Ohio State rivalry. No other rivalry in sports history  is called “The Game.” That’s because Michigan vs Ohio State is special, it is really special. Once again, this year’s game, like so many others before it, has a Big Ten Championship ...

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1985 Michigan Football Team | bigbluefootballhistory.com

November 23, 1985 History at the Big House!

November 23, 1985 was another day when the Wolverines made history at the Big House. This is another historic day in Michigan Football History for two BIG reasons. First, it was the first game in Michigan Football History that started at 3:30 pm. Second, because the game would end ...

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1892 Michigan Football Team | bigbluefootballhistory.com

Game Day November 4, 2017 Michigan vs Minnesota Football Game

Today is the one hundred third edition of a Michigan vs Minnesota football game. The Wolverines have played the Gophers more times than another other schools except Ohio State and Michigan State. Before I take a closer look at the Michigan vs Minnesota rivalry, I will recall how well ...

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1892 Michigan Football Team | bigbluefootballhistory.com

October 29, 1892 Historic Game Between Michigan and Northwestern

Today’s post recalls the historic game “first” game between Michigan and Northwestern in 1892. Yes, the first game between the Wolverines and the Wildcats took place way, way, way back in the Nineteenth Century – yikes! This “first” football game between Michigan and Northwestern took place at 25th Street ...

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1904 Michigan Football Team | bigbluefootballhistory.com

October 22, 1904 – Biggest Victory Margin in Wolverine Football History!

Today’s post recalls the day that Michigan achieved the biggest victory margin in Wolverine Football history. Fielding Yost, a graduate of West Virginia University, somehow lured his alma mater to Ann Arbor for a football game. West Virginia officials should have been wary of their former football player. The ...

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1993 Michigan Football Team | bigbluefootballhistory.com

October 16, 1993 – Michigan Defeats Penn State!

Today’s post recalls the anniversary of the historic headline that read – Michigan defeats Penn State! This game marked the first ever meeting between the two powerhouse programs. Interestingly, both team had been playing football for over one hundred years, but they never met on the field until October ...

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1898 Michigan Football Team | bigbluefootballhistory.com

October 13, 2017 – Rest in Peace Michigan Man Charles Street!

Today’s blog post remembers the contributions of a Michigan Man named Charles Street. Mr. Charles E. Street died on this day in 1950. He is unique among all Wolverine quarterbacks because he was the first man to do something very important in Michigan Football history. Charles Street came to ...

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2006 Michigan Football Team | bigbluefootballhistory.com

October 12, 2017 – Happy Birthday Michigan Man Obi Oluigbo!

The purpose of today’s post is to wish a Happy Birthday to Michigan Man Obi Oluigbo. Obianna “Nnambi “Obi” Oluigbo.  who was born on this day in Laurel, Maryland. In my opinion, Obi Oluigbo has one of the greatest names in Michigan Football history! It is just a great ...

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