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November 22, 1969 – Bo’s Biggest Win!

Posted on November 22, 2017 by Barry Gallagher

Today’s post takes us back to November 22, 1969 – the day of Bo’s biggest win at Michigan. Bo Schembechler won 194 games at Michigan, but his first victory over […]

Tarp Crew November 1985 | bigbluefootballhistory.com BigBlueToday | M Go Blue Football | M Go Blue Football History | Michigan Football Firsts | Michigan Football History | Michigan Wolverine Football History | n Simpkins Michigan Wolverine Football

November 21, 1985 First Night Game at Michigan Stadium

Posted on November 21, 2017 by Barry Gallagher

Today’s blog goes back to November 21, 1985 – the day of the first night game at Michigan Stadium. Contrary to popular belief, the first night game at Michigan Stadium […]

1926 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

November 20, 1926 – Michigan vs Minnesota Twice

Posted on November 20, 2017 by Barry Gallagher

Today’s post recalls the season that the Michigan vs Minnesota Little Brown Jug battle took place twice in the same season. Yes, it was a “double good” thing for the […]

1988 Michigan Football Staff | bigbluefootballhistory.com BigBlueToday | M Go Blue Football | M Go Blue Football History | Michigan Football Firsts | Michigan Football History | Michigan Wolverine Football History

November 19, 2017 Happy Birthday Anniversary Tirrel Burton

Posted on November 19, 2017 by Barry Gallagher

Today is the Happy Birthday anniversary of Tirrel Burton. Mr. Burton was born on this date in 1929 at Oxford, Ohio. Yes, he was a Buckeye by birth, but a […]

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November 18, 2017 Game Day Michigan vs Wisconsin Football

Posted on November 18, 2017 by Barry Gallagher

Today is another chapter in the one-hundred twenty-five year history of the Michigan vs Wisconsin football tradition. The teams don’t play every year and won’t because they are now in […]

Bo Schembechler Statue | bigbluefootballhistory.com BigBlueToday | M Go Blue Football | M Go Blue Football History | Michigan Football Firsts | Michigan Football History | Michigan Wolverine Football History

November 17, 2006. A Final Ode to Bo Schembechler

Posted on November 17, 2017 by Barry Gallagher

Today’s post is titled  – A Final Ode to Bo Schembechler. My article today is dedicated to the memory of Michigan Legend Bo Schembechler who went to rest in peace […]

Ron Johnson's Record Setting Game in 1968 | bigbluefootballhistory.com BigBlueToday | M Go Blue Football | M Go Blue Football History | Michigan Football Firsts | Michigan Football History | Michigan Wolverine Football History

November 16, 1968 Ron Johnson Set Michigan’s Rushing Record

Posted on November 16, 2017 by Barry Gallagher

On this day in 1968, running back Ron Johnson set Michigan’s rushing record against Wisconsin. Yes, Ronald Adolphis Johnson ran over, around, and through the Badger defense on a muddy-mess […]

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November 15, 1884. First Michigan vs Albion Football Game

Posted on November 15, 2017 by Barry Gallagher

Today’s post marks the anniversary of the first Michigan vs Albion football game. Yes, the Wolverines used to play Albion College. In fact, they played 17 times during a 45-year […]

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November 14, 2017 Happy Birthday George Hoey

Posted on November 14, 2017 by Barry Gallagher

Wow, today is a great day to wish a very happy birthday to Michigan Man George Hoey. According to the Wikipedia article linked below, George William Hoey was born on […]

1946 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

November 13, 2017 Happy Birthday Anniversary Paul White!

Posted on November 13, 2017 by Barry Gallagher

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