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 7, 2017 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, 2017 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, 2017 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, 2017 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, 2017 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 […]

July 2, 2017 Rest in Peace Leo Draveling!

Today is a perfect day to remember a Wolverine legend named Leo Draveling who went to rest in peace on this day in 1955 at the age of forty-eight. Leo […]

July 1, 2017 Happy Birthday Anniversary Fred Townsend!

Today is a great day to celebrate the Happy Birthday Anniversary of a Michigan Wolverine named Fred Townsend. According to the Wikipedia article linked below, Frederick “Fred” Townsend was born […]

June 30, 2017 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, 2017 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, 2017 Happy Birthday Pete Elezovic!

Today is a great day to wish a BIG BLUE Happy Birthday to a Wolverine named Pete Elezovic.   According to the 1991 Michigan Football Media Guide, Peter “Pete” Elezovic was […]