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Greg Mattison |bigbluefootballhistory.com BigBlueToday | Michigan Football History

November 15, 2016. Happy Birthday Greg Mattison!

Posted on November 15, 2016 by Barry Gallagher

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 […]

Um Team 1948 | bigbluefootballhistory.com BigBlueToday | Michigan Football History

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

Posted on November 14, 2016 by Barry Gallagher

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 […]

Paul G. White | bigbluefootballhistory.com BigBlueToday | Michigan Football History

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

Posted on November 13, 2016 by Barry Gallagher

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 […]

1902 Michigan Football Team | bigbluefootballhistory.com Game Day | Michigan Football History

Game Day – November 12, 2016. Michigan at Iowa

Posted on November 12, 2016 by Barry Gallagher

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. […]

Tom Harmon | bigbluefootballhistory.com BigBlueToday | Michigan Football History

Happy Veteran’s Day 2016 and Remembering Tom Harmon!

Posted on November 11, 2016 by Barry Gallagher

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 […]

Les Miles | bigbluefootballhistory.com BigBlueToday | Michigan Football History

November 10, 2016 Happy Birthday Les Miles!

Posted on November 10, 2016 by Barry Gallagher

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. […]

Prentiss Douglass | bigbluefootballhistory.com BigBlueToday | Michigan Football History

November 9, 2016. Rest in Peace Prentiss Douglass!

Posted on November 9, 2016 by Barry Gallagher

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 […]

Horace Prettyman | bigbluefootballhistory.com BigBlueToday | Michigan Football History

November 8, 2016: Happy Birthday Anniversary Horace Prettyman!

Posted on November 8, 2016 by Barry Gallagher

Today we celebrate the birth of Michigan football legend, Horace Greely Prettyman! Personally, I find Horace Prettyman to be the “most interesting man in Michigan football history!” The first thing […]

Brian Townsend | biggluefootballhistory.com BigBlueToday | Michigan Football History

November 7, 2016: Happy Birthday Brian Townsend!

Posted on November 7, 2016 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 […]

Herbert Huebel | bigbluefootballhistory.com BigBlueToday | Herb Huebel Michigan Football | Michigan Football History

November 6, 2016 – Rest in Peace Herbert “Hub” Huebel

Posted on November 6, 2016 by Barry Gallagher

Today’s post celebrates the life of a Michigan Wolverine Herbert H. “Hub” Huebel. Mr. Huebel died on this date in 1950 at the age of sixty years old. Herb Huebel […]