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.

Game Day – Michigan vs Nebraska September 22, 2018

Hello again, it’s week four of the college football season and that means it’s time for Michigan vs Nebraska 2018. Today’s Michigan vs Nebraska game marks only the tenth contest […]

September 22, 2018 Happy Birthday Denard Robinson

Today’s post celebrates the birthday of Michigan Man Denard Robinson. Hands down, Denard Xavier Robinson was one of the most exciting players to ever wear the winged helmet – period! […]

September 21, 2018 Happy Birthday Mike Taylor

Today’s post celebrates the birth of a former Michigan All-American named Mike Taylor. According to the Wikipedia article linked below, Michael “Mike” Taylor was born on this day in Detroit, […]

September 20, 2018 Bo’s First Wolverine Win

Yes, September 20, 1969 is a special day in Michigan Football History because it is the forty-ninth anniversary of Bo’s first Wolverine win. Nobody knew much about “Bo Who” when […]

September 19, 2018 Happy Birthday Bob Thornbladh

Today’s post celebrates the birthday of another Michigan Man named Bob Thornbladh.  According to the Wikipedia article linked below, Robert N. M. “Bob” Thornbladh was born on this day in […]

September 18, 2018 Michigan Defeats Camp Grant in 1943

Michigan Defeats Camp Grant in 1943: The newspapers back on September 18, 1943 probably had a headline that read “Michigan Defeats Camp Grant!” And, you may ask, “Who?” or “What?” […]

September 17, 2018 Happy Birthday Anthony Carter!

The purpose of today’s post is to wish a very Happy Birthday to a special Wolverine named Anthony Carter. According to the Wikipedia article linked below, Anthony “AC” Carter was […]

September 16, 2018 Happy Birthday Anniversary Captain William Renner

Today’s blog celebrates the Happy Birthday Anniversary of another Wolverine Captain named William Renner. If you are paying attention, this is the second post in three days about a Wolverine […]

Game Day – September 15, 2018 Michigan vs Southern Methodist University

It’s another Go Blue Michigan Football History Game Day – Michigan vs Southern Methodist University. Jim Harbaugh’s Wolverines have one win and one loss after two games this season. Today’s […]

September 14, 2018 Rest in Peace Wolverine Captain Art Renner!

Today is a great day to celebrate the life of a former Wolverine Captain named Art Renner who went to rest in peace on this day in 1999. Arthur W. […]