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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1941 Michigan Football Team | bigbluefootballhistory.com

October 11, 1941 – Michigan Football Team Defeated Pittsburgh

Today’s post recalls the anniversary of the day when the Michigan Football team defeated the University of Pittsburgh by a score of 40-0.  Michigan Coach Fritz Crisler liked to play teams from the East and the West, so it seemed like a good idea at the time. Although they ...

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1902 Michigan Football Team | bigbluefootballhistory.com

October 8, 1902 – Michigan Destroyed Michigan Agricultural

It is only fitting that the calendar takes us back to the second game of the Mitten State series where Michigan destroyed Michigan Agricultural. After watching the 110th game in the Michigan vs Michigan State rivalry last night, I thought it would be comforting to look back to a ...

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1899 Michigan Football Team | bigbluefootballhistory.com

September 30, 1899 First September Game in Michigan Football History

Today’s post looks back at September 30, 1899 when Michigan played their first September game in Michigan Football History. Coach Gustave Ferbert and Captain Allen Steckle led the Wolverines to an 11-0 win over some “visitors” from Hillsdale.  Wolverine Team #20 used the eighty-fourth win in Michigan Football History ...

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1998 Michigan Football Team | bigbluefootballhistory.com

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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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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