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November 7, 2019 Happy Birthday Brian Townsend

Posted on November 6, 2019 by Barry Gallagher

Today’s post celebrates the birthday of Michigan Man Brian Lewis Townsend! He is another Buckeye who came to play for Bo Schembechler at Michigan. Brian was an outstanding player in […]

1927 Michigan Football Team | bigbluefootballhistory.com BigBlueToday | M Go Blue Football | M Go Blue Football History | Michigan Football Firsts | Michigan Football History | Michigan Wolverine Football History

September 15, 2019 Happy Birthday Anniversary Louis Gilbert

Posted on September 14, 2019 by Barry Gallagher

Today’s blog celebrates the Happy Birthday Anniversary of Louis Gilbert. Mr. Louis Matthew Gilbert was born on this date in Long Beach, California in 1906. He grew up in Kalamazoo, […]

1969 Michigan Football Team | bigbluefootballhistory.com BigBlueToday

September 13, 2019 Rest in Peace Cecil Pryor

Posted on September 12, 2019 by Barry Gallagher

Today post honors the memory of a Wolverine named Cecil Pryor who went to rest in peace on this day in 2005. Pryor was one of Bo Schembechler’s first players […]

1933 Michigan Football Team | bigbluefootballhistory.com BigBlueToday | M Go Blue Football | M Go Blue Football History | Michigan Football Firsts | Michigan Football History | Michigan Wolverine Football History

September 11, 2019 Happy Birthday Anniversary Herman Everhardus!

Posted on September 10, 2019 by Barry Gallagher

Today’s blog celebrates the Happy Birthday Anniversary of a Wolverine named Herman Everhardus! Mr. Everhardus was born on this date in 1912 in Kalamazoo, Michigan. He came to Ann Arbor […]

1995 Michigan Football Team | gobluefootballhistory.com BigBlueToday | M Go Blue Football | M Go Blue Football History | Michigan Football Firsts | Michigan Football History | Michigan Wolverine Football History

September 8, 2019 Happy Birthday Amani Toomer

Posted on September 7, 2019 by Barry Gallagher

Today is a great day to wish a Maize and Blue Happy Birthday to Amani Toomer. According to the Wikipedia article linked below, Amani Askari Toomer was born on this […]

1881 MIchigan Football Team | gobluefootballhistory.com BigBlueToday | M Go Blue Football | M Go Blue Football History | Michigan Football Firsts | Michigan Football History | Michigan Wolverine Football History

August 11, 2019 Rest in Peace William Mace

Posted on August 10, 2019 by Barry Gallagher

Today is a great day to honor the memory of a Wolverine named William Mace who went to rest in peace on this day in 1938. According to the Wikipedia article […]

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May 15, 2019 – Happy Birthday Desmond Howard!

Posted on May 14, 2019 by Barry Gallagher

Today’s post celebrates the birthday of Michigan Man Desmond Howard. Desmond Kevin Howard came to Ann Arbor from Cleveland, Ohio. He was an All-State performer at running back, but he […]

Michgian Football Team 1975 | bigbluefootballhistory.com BigBlueToday | M Go Blue Football | M Go Blue Football History | Michigan Football Firsts | Michigan Football History | Michigan Wolverine Football History

April 28, 2019 Happy Birthday Don Dufek

Posted on April 27, 2019 by Barry Gallagher

Today is a great day to wish a Happy Birthday to a Wolverine great named Don Dufek. Donald Patrick “Don” Dufek Jr. was born on this day in Ann Arbor, […]

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February 5, 2019 Happy Birthday Rocky Rosema

Posted on February 4, 2019 by Barry Gallagher

The purpose of today’s post is wish Happy Birthday to a Michigan Wolverine named Rocky Rosema. I really enjoyed learning more about this Wolverine with the great name! According to […]

Michigan Football Team 1927 | bigbluefootballhistory.com BigBlueToday | M Go Blue Football History | Michigan Football Firsts | Michigan Football History

February 4, 2019 Happy Birthday Anniversary Bennie Oosterbaan!

Posted on February 3, 2019 by Barry Gallagher

Today’s post is an opportunity to celebrate the Happy Birthday Anniversary of a Michigan Legend named Bennie Oosterbaan. The athletically gifted Oosterbaan was born on this day in Muskegon, Michigan […]