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Mike Taylor | BigBlueFootballHistory.com BigBlueToday

Happy Birthday Mike Taylor

Posted on September 21, 2016 by Barry Gallagher

Today’s post celebrates the birth of Michael “Mike” Taylor. Mike Taylor came to Ann Arbor in 1968 from Detroit Martin Luther King High School in Detroit, Michigan. He was recruited […]

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Happy Birthday Ken Mouton!

Posted on September 20, 2016 by Barry Gallagher

Today’s post jumps forward 1861 to 1965. Instead of talking about team number ten we will be talking about team number one hundred and seven. Kenneth “Ken” Mouton was born […]

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Happy Birthday Anniversary Benjamin J. Boutwell

Posted on September 19, 2016 by Barry Gallagher

Okay, I realize that this is another Wolverine “pigskin pioneer” that you may not have heard of before. In order to link Mr. Boutwell to Michigan football history we have […]

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Game Day September 17th, 2016

Posted on September 17, 2016 by Barry Gallagher

September 17th is another “good day to play” for the Michigan Wolverines. Michigan has played a total of six games on this date and they have won four of them. […]

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Happy Birthday M-Man Allen Jefferson!

Posted on by Barry Gallagher

Today we celebrate the birth of Michigan Man Allen Jefferson. Allen Jefferson came to Michigan from Detroit DeLasalle high school in 1986. Allen was recruited to play running back for […]

Jay Mack Love | BigBlueFootballHistory.com BigBlueToday

Rest in Peace Wolverine Jay Love!

Posted on September 16, 2016 by Barry Gallagher

Today’s post celebrates the death anniversary of another Pigskin Pioneer named Jay Mack Love who died in 1935. Mr. Love came to Michigan from Arkansas City, Kansas to play football […]

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Happy Birthday Anniversary Louis Gilbert

Posted on September 15, 2016 by Barry Gallagher

Today’s blog celebrates the memory of another Michigan great named Louis Matthew Gilbert. Mr. Gilbert was born on this date in Long Beach, California in 1906. He grew up in […]

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Rest in Peace Art Renner

Posted on September 14, 2016 by Barry Gallagher

Arthur W. “Art” Renner, Fritz Crisler’s next-to-last “captain,” passed away on this date in 1999 at Sturgis, Michigan. According to the 1942 Michigan Team Roster, Renner came to Ann Arbor […]

Rudi Rosatti | BigBlueFootballHistory.com BigBlueToday

Happy Birthday Anniversary Rudy Rosatti

Posted on September 12, 2016 by Barry Gallagher

Today’s post celebrates the birth anniversary (#121) of Rudolph “Rudy” Rosatti who was born on this date in 1895. Rosatti, originally from Norway, in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, came to Michigan […]

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Game Day! September 10, 2016

Posted on September 10, 2016 by Barry Gallagher

Michigan is off to a very strong start in season number one-hundred thirty-seven. Okay, they have only played one game and Hawaii just wasn’t up to the task of competing […]