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.

November 18, 2016 Happy Birthday Dave Raimey

Today is a great day for a Maize and Blue Happy Birthday tribute to David E. Raimey. He was another Buckeye (Dayton, Ohio)who saw the light and came to play […]

November 17, 2016. Happy Birthday Anniversary Rueben S. Schmidt!

Today is the day to celebrate the one hundred forty-fifth birthday anniversary of Rueben S. Schmidt. Mr. Schmidt was born on this day in 1881! He was not a famous […]

November 16, 2016. Happy Birthday Hayden Epstein!

Today, I want to wish a very Happy Birthday to Michigan Man Hayden Epstein. He was one of the top kickers to come out of high school in 1998 and […]

November 15, 2016. Happy Birthday Greg Mattison!

Today is the day to wish Happy Birthday to Michigan’s defensive line coach Greg Mattison. He is one of the best and most experienced coaches on the Michigan staff.  Jim […]

November 14, 2016. Happy Birthday “Tubby” Raymond.

Wow, today I want to wish a very happy birthday to Harold R. “Tubby” Raymond. Tubby was born on this day in Flint, Michigan in 1926. Legend has it that […]

November 13, 2016: Happy Birthday Anniversary Paul G. White!

Today is the Happy Birthday anniversary of Paul G. White. Mr. White was born on this date in 1921. Paul Grover White came to Ann Arbor from River Rouge where […]

Game Day – November 12, 2016. Michigan at Iowa

Michigan at Iowa is one of the biggest games of the day – November 12, 2016. As Jim Harbaugh would say, today is another “championship” game for the Michigan Wolverines. […]

Happy Veteran’s Day 2016 and Remembering Tom Harmon!

Happy Veteran’s Day to all the men and women who have served our country and protected our freedom over the course of America’s history. We have so much to be […]

November 10, 2016 Happy Birthday Les Miles!

Did you know that today is the birthday of former Michigan player and coach, Les Miles? Well, it is! Leslie Edwin Miles was born on this day in Elyria, Ohio. […]

November 9, 2016. Rest in Peace Prentiss Douglass!

Today’s post is dedicated to the memory of a Michigan Man named Prentiss Porter Douglass.  Mr. Douglass died on this date in 1949 at the age of sixty-two. Prentiss Douglass […]