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.

July 23, 2019 – Rest in Peace James Lincoln.

Today’s post celebrates the day that Michigan Man James Lincoln went to rest in peace in 2011. James H. Lincoln was almost ninety-five years old when he died. Lincoln was […]

July 22, 2019 – Happy Birthday Anniversary Gustave Ferbert!

Today is a great day to remember the Happy Birthday Anniversary of a legendary Michigan Wolverine named Gustave Ferbert. According to the Wikipedia article linked below, Gustave Herman “Dutch” Ferbert […]

July 21, 2019 Happy Birthday Taylor Lewan

Today’s post celebrates the career of a two-time All-American named Taylor Lewan. Taylor Curtis Lewan was born on this day in 1991. He grew up in Arizona where he became an […]

July 20, 2019 – Happy Birthday Jim Smith

The purpose of today’s post is to wish a “Happy Birthday” to Michigan man Jim Smith. According to the 1975 Michigan Football Media Guide, James Arthur “Jim” Smith was born […]

July 19, 2019 – Happy Birthday Neil Simpson

The purpose of today’s post is to wish a “Happy Birthday” to Michigan Man Neil Simpson.  According to the 1991 Michigan Football Media Guide, Cornelius “Neil” Simpson was born on […]

July 18, 2019 – Happy Birthday Mark Bihl

Today is a great day to wish happy birthday to a Michigan Wolverine named Mark Bihl. According to the 2005 Michigan Football Media Guide, Mark J. Bihl was born on […]

July 17, 2019 – Rest in Peace Kip Taylor

Today’s post celebrates the memory of a famous Michigan Man named Kip Taylor who went to rest in peace on this day in 2002. He was ninety-four years of age […]

July 16, 2019 Happy Birthday Michael Dames

Today is a great day to wish “Happy Birthday” to a Wolverine lineman named Michael Dames. According to the 1987 Michigan Football Media Guide, Michael Dames was born on this […]

July 15, 2019 – Happy Birthday Zac Ciullo!

Today’s post celebrates the happy birthday of Michigan Man Zac Ciullo. According to the 2009 Michigan Football Media Guide, Zachary Alexander Ciullo was born on this day in 1988. He […]

July 14, 2019 – Happy Birthday Anniversary Michigan Man Gerald R. Ford

Today is a great day to remember a great Michigan Man named Gerald R. Ford. According to the Wikipedia article linked below, Ford was born on this day at Omaha, […]