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October 12, 2016 – Happy Birthday Obi Oluigbo!

Posted on October 12, 2016 by Barry Gallagher

Happy Birthday to Obianna “Nnambi “Obi” Oluigbo who was born on this day in Laurel, Maryland. In my opinion, Obi Oluigbo has one of the greatest names in Michigan football. […]

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October 11, 2016 – Happy Birthday Pat Moons!

Posted on October 11, 2016 by Barry Gallagher

Pat Moons may be one of the most patient kickers ever to boot a football at Michigan. Moons came to Michigan from Coral Gables, Florida in 1982 to kick for […]

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October 10, 2016 – Happy Birthday Anniversary Merv Pregulman!

Posted on October 10, 2016 by Barry Gallagher

Today is another great Maize and Blue day for a lot of reasons. The fourth-ranked Wolverines absolutely pounded Rutgers and are sitting at 6-0 heading into the bye week break. […]

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Happy Birthday Charles Woodson!

Posted on October 7, 2016 by Barry Gallagher

Guest post by Marty Gallagher, Author, 98-21-2, The Story of the Heisman and the Michigan Man.” Today we are going to celebrate one of the Mount Rushmore Michigan Men.  Charles Woodson […]

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Bo Schembechler Lost Three Times Today!

Posted on October 6, 2016 by Barry Gallagher

October 6, 1984 was an interesting day for Michigan Football Coach Bo Schembechler. I am pretty certain that it was the only day that he lost three important things on […]

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Happy Birthday Michigan Man Larry Cipa!

Posted on October 5, 2016 by Barry Gallagher

Today’s post celebrates the birthday of another Michigan quarterback named Lawrence A. “Larry” Cipa. Larry Cipa was born in Detroit, but came to Ann Arbor from Cincinnati, Ohio in 1969. […]

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Rest in Peace William Wasmund!

Posted on October 4, 2016 by Barry Gallagher

William C. “Billy” Wasmund died on this date in 1911. He was only twenty-three years old at the time of his untimely and unusual death. More on that at the […]

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Another Michigan Football First!

Posted on October 3, 2016 by Barry Gallagher

Today marks another notable Michigan Football first. On this day in 1931, Harry Kipke and his Wolverines hosted a team from Mount Pleasant, Michigan. Yes, the Crimson and Gold footballers […]

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Happy Birthday Anniversary Joe Gembis!

Posted on September 29, 2016 by Barry Gallagher

Today’s blog celebrates the memory of another Michigan man with a great nickname. Joseph G. “Dynamite Joe” Gembis was born on this day in 1907. Joe Gembis came to Ann […]

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Happy Birthday Anniversary Cliff Barabee!

Posted on September 28, 2016 by Barry Gallagher

Hang on Maize and Blue football fans because we are going way, way back to a very special time in Wolverine football history today! Today is the one-hundred and fortieth […]