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.

December 17, 2016. Happy Birthday Chris Hutchinson!

Today is a good day to celebrate the accomplishments of Chris Hutchinson and wish him a very happy birthday! Chris Hutchinson was born in his native Texas on this date […]

December 16, 2016. Happy Birthday Brandent Englemon!

Today, I want to wish a very Happy Birthday to Michigan Man Brandent Englemon. Brandent was born on this date in Kentucky and grew up to be an outstanding athlete. […]

December 15, 2016. Happy Birthday Anniversary Ed Murbach!

Today is a good day to remember the birthday anniversary of Ed Murbach. Edwin Andrew Murbach was born on this day in 1869! Yes, you read it right! Ed Murbach […]

December 13, 2016: Rest in Peace Clement Quinn!

Today’s post celebrates the life of a Michigan Wolverine named Clement P. Quinn. Mr. Quinn died at Saginaw, Michigan on this date in 1975. Clement Quinn was a pretty good […]

December 12, 2016: Happy Birthday Kevin Koger!

Today we want to wish a very happy Maize and Blue birthday to Kevin Koger. Kevin Jamaal Koger was born on this date in 1989. Kevin grew up to be […]

December 11, 2016 Happy Birthday Marcus Walker!

It’s time to celebrate the birthday of Marcus Walker. He came to Michigan to play for Bo, but he ended up playing for Mo. Marcus came to Ann Arbor from […]

December 10, 2016 Happy Birthday Anniversary John Chase!

I’ll bet you didn’t know that today is the happy birthday anniversary of John Chase. When you talk about the “founding fathers” of Michigan football, you must talk about John […]

December 9, 2016. Happy Birthday Sam Sword!

Today is a great day to wish Sam Sword a very Happy Birthday! Sam Lee-Arthur Sword was born on this date in Saginaw, Michigan. In addition to having a great […]

December 8, 2016: Happy Birthday Anniversary Bennie McRae!

Today’s blog is dedicated to celebrating the birth anniversary of Bennie McRae. Benjamin Prince “Bennie” McRae was born in Aberdeen, North Carolina on this date in 1939. He grew up in […]

December 7, 2016: Happy Birthday Mel Owens!

Today’s post celebrates the birthday of a Michigan Man named Mel Owens. Mel Tyrae Owens was born on this day in Detroit, Michigan in 1958. The Owens family moved to Illinois, […]