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 11, 2018 Happy Birthday Walt Downing

Today is another great day to wish “Happy Birthday” to a Michigan Man named Walt Downing.  Walt Downing was born on this day at Coatesville, Pennsylvania. He attended Coatesville High […]

June 10, 2018 Happy Birthday John Wangler!

The purpose of today’s post is to wish a very Happy Birthday to a Wolverine named John Wangler. According to the 1980 Michigan Football Media Guide, John “Johnny” Wangler was […]

June 9, 2018 Happy Birthday Wally Gabler

Today’s post celebrates a Happy Birthday for a Michigan Man named Wally Gabler. Wallace “Wally” Gabler was born on this day at Portsmouth , Ohio. According to the Wikipedia article […]

June 8, 2018 Happy Birthday Randy Stark!

  Today is another great day to make a Happy Birthday wish to Michigan Man Randy Stark. According to the 1991 Michigan Football Media Guide, Randolph W. “Randy” Stark was […]

June 8, 2018 Happy Birthday Randolph W. Stark

Today is another great day to make a Happy Birthday wish to Michigan Man Randolph W. Stark. According to the 1991 Michigan Football Media Guide, Randolph W. “Randy” Stark was […]

June 7, 2018 Happy Birthday Patrick Lyall

Today is a great day to wish happy birthday to a Michigan Wolverine named Patrick Lyall. Patrick “Pat” Lyall was born on this day in Adrian, Michigan. He grew up […]

June 6, 2018 Happy Birthday Jamie Morris

Today’s post celebrates the birthday of Michigan Man Jamie Morris. According to the 1987 Michigan Football Media Guide, Jamie Morris was born on this day in Southern Pines, North Carolina. […]

June 5, 2018 Happy Birthday Michigan Man Chris Bohn!

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

June 4, 2018 Happy Birthday Edward Shuttlesworth!

Today’s post celebrates the Happy Birthday Anniversary of a hard-hitting fullback named Edward Shutlesworth. According to the Wikipedia article linked below, Edward “Ed” Shuttlesworth was born in Cincinnatti, Ohio. Yes, […]

June 3, 2018 Rest in Peace Theodore P. Bank

Today is another day to remember a Michigan Man named Theodore P. Bank who went to rest in peace on this day in 1986 at the age of eighty-eight. According […]