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.

June 21, 2018 Happy Birthday Sione Houma!

Today’s post celebrates a Happy Birthday wish for a Michigan Man named Sione Houma. According to the Wikipedia article linked below, Sione Houma was born on this day in Salt […]

June 20, 2018 Happy Birthday Anniversary John Maulbetsch!

Today is a great day to celebrate the happy birthday anniversary of a Michigan legend named John Maulbetsch. John F. “Johnny” Maulbetsch was born on this day in 1890 in […]

June 19, 2018 Happy Birthday Jim Brandstatter

Today is a great day to remember the birthday anniversary of a True Blue Wolverine named Jim Brandstatter. James Patrick Brandstatter was born on this day in East Lansing, Michigan. […]

June 18, 2018 Happy Birthday Jack Clancy!

Today’s post celebrates a Happy Birthday wish for a Wolverine named Jack Clancy. According to the Wikipedia article linked below, Jack David Clancy was born on this day in Humboldt, […]

June 17, 2018 Happy Birthday Doug Skene!

Today is a great day to wish a Happy Birthday to Michigan Man Doug Skene.  According to the Wikipedia article linked below, Douglas C. “Doug” Skene was born on this […]

June 16, 2018 Happy Birthday Mike Massey

Today is a great day to wish a Maize and Blue Happy Birthday to a Wolverine named Mike Massey.  Mike Massey is another Buckeye who saw the light. He was […]

June 15, 2018 Rest in Peace Thomas S. Hammond!

Today’s post honors the passing of a Wolverine named Thomas S. Hammond who went to rest in peace on this day in 1950. He was sixty-six years old at the […]

June 14, 2018 Happy Birthday Gene Derricotte

Today’s post celebrates the Happy Birthday anniversary of a great Michigan Man named Gene Derricotte. According to the Wikipedia article linked below, Eugene “Gene” Derricotte was born on this day […]

June 13, 2018 Happy Birthday Mark Soehnlen!

The purpose of today’s post is to wish “Happy Birthday” to a former Wolverine named Mark Soehnlen. He was a highly recruited linebacker out of Canton, Ohio in 1986. Mark […]

June 12, 2018 Happy Birthday Larry Foote

Today’s post celebrates the “Happy Birthday” of a Wolverine named Larry Foote. According to the Wikipedia article linked below, Lawrence Edward “Larry” Foote, Jr. was born on this day at […]