Category Archives: Michigan

Oosterbaan and Gilbert Dedicate The Big House In Grand Style

During the opening years of the 1920s, Michigan’s football team was like a growing boy whose parents were still fitting him in the clothes he’d worn when he was in kindergarten. Ferry Field was a glorious site, but even with … Continue reading

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Cheering Michigan past Wisconsin

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Michigan-Minnesota going for the Little Brown Jug

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Stock Market Crash? Not In Ross-Ade Stadium

The stock market may have slid down the tubes at the end of October in 1929, but as far as Purdue fans were concerned, prosperity wasn’t just around the corner. It had already arrived. And while the economy was to … Continue reading

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Illinois – Michigan is always a classic

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“The Team Of Nobodies From Nowhere”

Few players in gridiron history have ever dominated a single game the way that Red Grange did in the 1924 Illinois – Michigan game. After returning the opening kickoff 95 yards for a touchdown, Grange ran for three more scores … Continue reading

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Too Hot For You? Cool Down With A Blizzard Bowl

As the East Coast swelters, it seems like as good a time as any to remember a game where keeping cool wasn’t exactly the problem. We’re referring, of course to one of the strangest showdowns in Big Ten history, the … Continue reading

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