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Blog Post #3 – November 3, 1928 Joe Gembis Kicked a Historic Field Goal

Posted on November 3, 2017 by Barry Gallagher

Today’s post celebrates the day that Michigan Man Joe Gembis kicked a historic field goal in 1928. According to the Wikipedia article linked below, Joseph G. “Dynamite Joe” Gembis was […]

1907 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 2, 1907 Fielding Yost Beats His Brother-in-Law!

Posted on November 2, 2017 by Barry Gallagher

Today is a great day to recall the November 2, 1907 newspaper headline that must have read – “Fielding Yost Beats His Brother-in-Law!” The “Brother-in-Law” in this interesting event was […]

1969 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 1, 2017 Happy Birthday Michigan Legend Tom Curtis!

Posted on November 1, 2017 by Barry Gallagher

The purpose of today’s post is to wish a Happy Birthday to Michigan Legend Tom Curtis. According to the Wikipedia article linked below, Thomas Newton Curtis was born on this […]

1995 Michigan Football Team | bigbluefootballhistory.com BigBlueToday | M Go Blue Football | M Go Blue Football History | Michigan Football Firsts | Michigan Football History | Michigan Football History Game Day | Michigan Wolverine Football History

October 31, 2017 – Happy Birthday Michigan Man Jason Horn!

Posted on October 31, 2017 by Barry Gallagher

October 31, 2017 – Happy Birthday Michigan Man Jason Horn! The purpose of today’s post is to wish a Happy Birthday to Michigan Man Jason Horn! The talented Jason Horn […]

1885 Michigan Football Team 1885 | bigbluefootballhistory.com BigBlueToday | Game Day | M Go Blue Football | M Go Blue Football History | Michigan Football Firsts | Michigan Football History | Michigan Wolverine Football History

October 30, 1886 – Michigan Legend Captain Horace G. Prettyman

Posted on October 29, 2017 by Barry Gallagher

Today’s post takes a closer look at the day when Michigan Legend Captain Horace G. Prettyman ended his three-year captaincy. Horace Greely Prettyman was born on November 8, 1857. In […]

1892 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

October 29, 1892 Historic Game Between Michigan and Northwestern

Posted on by Barry Gallagher

Today’s post recalls the historic game “first” game between Michigan and Northwestern in 1892. Yes, the first game between the Wolverines and the Wildcats took place way, way, way back […]

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Game Day October 28, 2017 Michigan vs Rutgers Football

Posted on October 28, 2017 by Barry Gallagher

Today is only the second time for a Michigan vs Rutgers football game in Ann Arbor, Michigan. However, the Wolverines have played a total of eighteen games on this day […]

1979 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

October 27, 1979 – Greatest Michigan Homecoming Win!

Posted on October 27, 2017 by Barry Gallagher

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

Bob Ufer Salute 1981 | bigbluefootballhistory.com BigBlueToday | M Go Blue Football | M Go Blue Football History | Michigan Football Firsts | Michigan Football History | Michigan Wolverine Football History

October 26, 2017 – Rest in Peace Robert P. Ufer!

Posted on October 26, 2017 by Barry Gallagher

Today’s post honors the memory of the legendary Robert P. Ufer who went to rest in peace on this day in 1981. Robert Pormann “Bob” Ufer was an absolutely amazing […]

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October 25, 2017 – Rest in Peace Bennie G. Oosterbaan!

Posted on October 25, 2017 by Barry Gallagher

Today’s post is an opportunity to celebrate the Maize and Blue life of Bennie G. Oosterbaan who went to rest in peace on this day in 1990. Michigan legend Benjamin […]