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1892 Michigan Football Team | gobluefootballhistory.com Michigan Football Firsts | Michigan Wolverine Football History

October 29, 2018 Historic Game: Michigan vs Northwestern – 1892

Posted on October 28, 2018 by Barry Gallagher

Today’s post recalls another historic game – the first game of the Michigan vs Northwestern football series in 1892. Yes, the first game between the Wolverines and the Wildcats took […]

1979 Michigan Football Team | bigbluefootballhistory.com Michigan Football Firsts | Michigan Wolverine Football History

October 27, 2018 – Michigan’s Greatest Homecoming Win-1979

Posted on October 26, 2018 by Barry Gallagher

October 27, 1979 is a day that will live forever because it is the day of the Michigan’s Greatest Homecoming win – ever! It didn’t hurt that Wolverine radio announcer […]

1896 Michigan Football Team | gobluefootballhistory.com Michigan Football Firsts | Michigan Wolverine Football History

October 24, 2018 Michigan’s First Big Ten Win in 1896

Posted on October 23, 2018 by Barry Gallagher

Today’s post goes way, way back to Michigan’s first Big Ten win in 1896. Actually, it wasn’t a Big Ten win, but it was the first Wolverine win in the […]

1943 Michigan Football Team | gobluefootballhistory.com Michigan Football Firsts | Michigan Wolverine Football History

October 23, 2018 – Bill Daley – A Look Back at a Special Michigan Man 1943

Posted on October 22, 2018 by Barry Gallagher

Today’s post celebrates Bill Daley and a historic Little Brown Jug day in 1943. William Edward “Bill” Daly was born on September 16, 1919. He passed away on October 19, […]

1904 Michigan Football Team | gobluefootballhistory.com Michigan Football Firsts | Michigan Wolverine Football History

October 22, 2018 – Yost Destroyed West Virginia in 1904

Posted on October 21, 2018 by Barry Gallagher

Today’s post recalls the day that Fielding Yost destroyed West Virginia. Yes, Fielding Harris Yost was a graduate of West Virginia University. Somehow, Michigan lured the Mountaineers to Ann Arbor […]

1968 Michigan Football Team | gobluefootballhistory.com Michigan Football Firsts | Michigan Wolverine Football History

October 17, 2018 – Happy Birthday Michigan Legend Ron Johnson

Posted on October 16, 2018 by Barry Gallagher

Today is a great day to celebrate the happy birthday anniversary of a Wolverine record setter named Ron Johnson. According to the Wikipedia article linked below, Ronald Adolphis “Ron” Johnson […]

1986 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

October 9, 2018 – Happy Birthday Michigan Man Jerry Quaerna!

Posted on October 8, 2018 by Barry Gallagher

Today is a great day to wish a Happy Birthday to Michigan man Jerry Quaerna. According to the 1985 Michigan Media Guide, Jerold Oscar “Jerry” Quaerna was born on this […]

Tom Harmon Michigan Football 1940 | gobluefootballhistory.com Michigan Football Firsts | Michigan Wolverine Football History

September 28, 2018 Happy Birthday Anniversary Tom Harmon

Posted on September 27, 2018 by Barry Gallagher

Today’s post celebrates the Happy Birthday anniversary of Michigan legend Tom Harmon. According to the Wikipedia article linked below, Thomas Dudley Harmon was born on this day in 1919 at  […]

1881 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

August 11, 2018 Rest in Peace William Mace

Posted on August 10, 2018 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 […]

2012 Michigan Football Team | bigbluefootballhistory.com BigBlueToday | Michigan Football Firsts | Michigan Football History | Michigan Wolverine Football History

August 8, 2018 Happy Birthday Blake Countess!

Posted on August 7, 2018 by Barry Gallagher

Today is a great day to wish happy birthday to a recent Michigan Wolverine graduate named Blake Countess. According to the M Go Blue website, Blake Countess was born on this […]

The Legend of Bo Schembechler by Barry Gallagher