Author Archives: Barry Gallagher

Barry Gallagher is a self-proclaimed Michigan Football Archeologist. He spends a considerable amount of his time digging into the 138-year history of Wolverine Football. He is on a mission to share his findings with Maize and Blue football fans everywhere. He is the author of one book about Michigan Football titled "21-194-13 Michigan Football's Greatest Era". His second book titled, "The Legend of Bo Schembechler-How an Unknown Buckeye Became the Winningest Coach in Michigan Football History" was released on September 12, 2017. You can learn something about Michigan Football everyday by going to his website at: bigbluefootballhistory.com. You can also follow him on Social Media.

May 22, 2018 – Happy Birthday Warde J. Manual

The purpose of today’s post is simple – Happy Birthday Warde J. Manual! According to the 1986 Michigan Football Media Guide, Warde Joseph Manual was born on this day in […]

May 21, 2018 – Happy Birthday Michigan Man Devin Funchess

Today is a great day to wish happy birthday to Michigan Man Devin Funchess. Devin Funchess was born on this day in Farmington Hills, Michigan. He attended Harrison High School […]

May 20, 2018 – Happy Birthday Stanley J. Edwards

The purpose of today’s post is to wish a very Happy Birthday to a Wolverine named Stanley J. Edwards. According to the Wikipedia article linked below, Stanley J. “Stan” Edwards was […]

May 19, 2018 – Happy Birthday Terrance R. Robinson!

Today is a good day to wish a very happy Maize and Blue birthday to Terrance R. Robinson. Terrance Rynard Robinson was born on this day in Texas. He came […]

May 18, 2018 – Happy Birthday Anniversary Donald A. Lund

Today is the Happy Birthday anniversary of a Donald A. Lund. According to the Wikipedia article linked below, Donald Andrew “Don” Lund was born on this date in 1923 in […]

May 17, 2018 – Happy Birthday Michigan Man Jay Riemersma!

Today, is a great day to wish Happy Birthday to Michigan Man Jay Riemersma. Allen Jay “J.R.” Riemersma was born on this date in Evansville, Indiana. He grew up in […]

May 16, 2018 – Happy Birthday to Michael Lemirande!

The purpose of today’s blog is to wish a very Happy Birthday to Michael Lemirande. Michael “Mike” Lemirande was born on this day in Wisconsin. Lemirande was a high school […]

May 15, 2018 – Happy Birthday Desmond K. Howard!

Today’s post celebrates the birthday of Michigan Man Desmond K. Howard. According to the Wikipedia article linked below, Desmond Kevin Howard was born on this day in Cleveland, Ohio. He […]

May 14, 2018 – Happy Birthday Anniversary Ralph I. Heikkinen!

Today is a great day to celebrate the birthday anniversary of Ralph I. Heikkinen. Ralph Isaac “Hike” Heikinen was born on this day in 1917 in Hancock, Michigan. According to […]

May 13, 2018 – Happy Birthday Jake Sweeney

The purpose of today’s post is simple – Happy Birthday Jake Sweeney! According to the 1983 Michigan Football Media Guide, Lawrence “Jake” Sweeney was born on this day in Bay […]