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 12, 2018 – Happy Birthday J. J. Grant

Today’s post celebrates the happy birthday anniversary of a former Michigan Co-Captain named J. J. Grant. According to the 1989 Michigan Football Media Guide, James Joseph “J.J.” Grant was born […]

July 11, 2018 Happy Birthday Jake Butt

Today’s post celebrates the career of a recent Michigan graduate named Jake Butt. According to the Wikipedia article linked below, Jake D. Butt was born on this day in Pickering, […]

July 10, 2018 Happy Birthday Anniversary J. T. White!

Today is a great day to remember a Wolverine called J. T. White. According to the Wikipedia article linked below, John T. “J.T.” White was born on this day in […]

July 9, 2018 Rest in Peace John Vitale

Today’s post celebrates the memory of John Vitale who went to rest in peace on this day in 2000. He was only thirty-four when he died. John Vitale was born […]

July 8, 2018 Happy Birthday Tim Massaquoi!

Today is a great day to wish happy birthday to a Michigan Wolverine named Tim Massaquoi. Arnold Timothy “Tim” Massaquoi was born on this day in New York, New York. […]

July 7, 2018 Happy Birthday Eric Bush!

Today is another great day to make a Happy Birthday wish to Michigan Man Eric Bush. According to the 1987 Michigan Football Media Guide, Eric Bush was born in Quincy, […]

July 6, 2018 Happy Birthday Anniversary Angus Goetz!

Today is a great day to celebrate a happy birthday anniversary in honor of the memory of Michigan Man Angus Goetz. Angus Gerald “Gus” Goetz was born on this day […]

July 5, 2018 Happy Birthday Anniversary Lawrence Roehm

Today is a great day to celebrate the happy birthday anniversary of a Michigan Man named Larry Roehm. Lawrence Stevens “Rummy” Roehm was born on this day in 1893 at […]

July 4, 2018 Happy Birthday Anniversary William Hannan!

Today is a great day to celebrate the happy birthday anniversary of a Michigan Man named William Hannan. William Washington Hannan was born on this date in 1854 at Rochester, […]

July 3, 2018 Rest in Peace Daniel Woodward!

Today is another day to remember a Wolverine named Daniel Woodward who continues to rest in peace. Daniel Wallace Woodward died on this day at Delavan Lake, Wisconsin. There isn’t […]