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 2, 2018 Happy Birthday Chad Henne

Today, I want to wish a very “Happy Birthday” to Michigan Man Chad Henne. According to the Wikipedia article linked below, Chad Steven Henne was born on this day at […]

July 1, 2018 Happy Birthday Anniversary Fred Townsend!

Today’s post celebrates the Happy Birthday Anniversary of a Michigan Wolverine named Fred Townsend. According to the Wikipedia article linked below, Frederick “Fred” Townsend was born in Albia, Iowa in […]

June 30, 2018 Happy Birthday Anniversary Henry Killilea!

Today is a good day to remember another impressive Michigan Wolverine named Henry Killilea. According to the Wikipedia article linked below, Henry James Killilea was born on this day in […]

June 29, 2018 Happy Birthday Dan Dierdorf

Today is a great day to wish happy birthday to a Michigan Wolverine great named Dan Dierdorf. According to the 1967 Michigan Football Media Guide, Daniel Lee “Dan” Dierdorf was […]

June 28, 2018 Happy Birthday Jack Harbaugh

Today is a great day to wish Coach Jack Harbaugh a very happy birthday!  According to the Wikipedia article linked below, Jack Avon Harbaugh was born on this day in […]

June 27, 2018 Happy Birthday Anniversary Abe Cohn!

Today is a great day to celebrate the Happy Birthday Anniversary of a Michigan Man named Abe Cohn. Abraham Jerome “Abe” Cohn was born on this day in 1897 in Portland, […]

June 26, 2018 Happy Birthday Anniversary Alvin Wistert

Today’s post celebrates the 101st Happy Birthday Anniversary of a Michigan legend named Alvin Wistert.  Alvin Lawrence “Moose” Wistert was born on this day in Chicago, Illinois in 1916. He […]

June 25, 2018 Happy Birthday Mike Lantry!

Today is a great day to wish a Happy Birthday to a Wolverine record-setter named Mike Lantry. Michael William “Mike” Lantry was born on this day in Michigan. He grew […]

June 24, 2018 Happy Birthday Anniversary Ron Kramer!

Today is a great day to remember the happy birthday anniversary of a Wolverine legend named Ron Kramer. Ronald John “Ron” Kramer was born on this day in 1935 in […]

June 23, 2018 Happy Birthday Anniversary Farnham Johnson!

Today’s post celebrates the Happy Birthday Anniversary of a Michigan Wolverine named Farnham Johnson. According to the Wikipedia article linked below, Farnham James Johnson was born on this date in […]