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Category Archives: Michigan Wolverine Football History

Pete Elliott Michigan Football 1945 | gobluefootballhistory.com Michigan Wolverine Football History

January 4, 2019 Rest in Peace Pete Elliott

Posted on January 3, 2019 by Barry Gallagher

Today’s post celebrates the memory of Pete Elliott who went to rest in peace on this day in 2013. Peter R. “Pete” Elliott was born on September 29, 1926. He […]

1973 Michigan Football Team | bigbluefootballhistory.com Michigan Wolverine Football History

January 2, 2019 Happy Birthday All-American Dave Gallagher

Posted on January 1, 2019 by Barry Gallagher

Today’s post takes a look at the outstanding career of Dave Gallagher. He was another Buckeye (Piqua, Ohio) who saw the light. Instead of going to Ohio State, Gallagher chose […]

Michigan Football 1901 | gobluefootballhistory.com Michigan Wolverine Football History

January 1, 2019 Michigan Won the First Rose Bowl in 1902

Posted on December 31, 2018 by Barry Gallagher

Today’s post takes Michigan Fans back to a historic day – the day Michigan Won the First Rose Bowl in 1902. Yes, the fine folks in Pasadena, California wanted to […]

Michigan Football Team 1909 | bigbluefootballhistory.com Michigan Wolverine Football History

December 31, 2018 Rest in Peace Dave Allerdice!

Posted on December 30, 2018 by Barry Gallagher

Today is New Year’s Eve and it is also a day to remember Dave Allerdice on the seventy-seventh anniversary of his death. David Way Allerdice left his family, friends and […]

1978 Michigan Football Team | bigbluefootballhistory.com Michigan Wolverine Football History

December 30, 2018 Happy Birthday Harlan Huckleby

Posted on December 29, 2018 by Barry Gallagher

The purpose of today’s blog is to wish a very happy birthday to a Michigan Man named Harlan Huckleby. According to the Wikipedia article linked below, Harlan Charles Huckleby was […]

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

December 28, 2018 First Ever December Game in 1979

Posted on December 27, 2018 by Barry Gallagher

Today’s post recalls the thirty-eighth anniversary of Michigan’s first ever December game in 1979. This historic matchup was also the first ever bowl game (Gator Bowl) between Michigan and North […]

Chris Perry Michigan Football 2992 | gobluefootballhistory.com Michigan Wolverine Football History

December 27, 2018 Happy Birthday Michigan MVP Chris Perry

Posted on December 26, 2018 by Barry Gallagher

Today is a great day to wish happy birthday to a Michigan Wolverine named Chris Perry. According to the Wikipedia article linked below, Raymond Christopher “Chris” Perry was born on […]

Gerald Ford speaks to Michigan players in 1987 | gobluefootballhistory.com Michigan Wolverine Football History

December 26, 2018 – Rest in Peace Michigan Man Gerald R. Ford!

Posted on December 25, 2018 by Barry Gallagher

Today is a great day to remember a great Michigan Man named Gerald R. Ford. According to the Wikipedia article linked below, Ford was born on this day at Omaha, […]

1975 Michigan Football Team | bigbluefootballhistory.com Michigan Wolverine Football History

December 25, 2018 Happy Birthday Gordon Bell

Posted on December 24, 2018 by Barry Gallagher

The purpose of today’s blog is simple: to wish everyone a Merry Christmas and “Happy Birthday” to a Michigan Man named Gordon Bell. Gordon Granville Bell was born on this […]

1967 Michigan Football Team | bigbluefootballhistory.com Michigan Football Firsts | Michigan Wolverine Football History

December 24, 2018 Happy Birthday Dick Vidmer!

Posted on December 23, 2018 by Barry Gallagher

Today’s post celebrates a Happy Birthday wish for a Wolverine named Dick Vidmer. According to the Wikipedia article linked below, Richard F. “Dick” Vidmer was born on this day in […]