Tag Archives: Michigan football

  • Heritage

    Tom Harmon is Missing

    Tom Harmon’s legs were on fire. These were the legs that had carried him and a football into the Michigan end zone time after time, racking up touchdowns and making him the leading scorer in the country. Now, the greatest player in Michigan history was being burned alive from the legs up in the cockpit of his World War II fighter.

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  • The bleacher collapse was captured on film.
    Bentley Historical Library

    Michigan Football was Never the Same

    A bleacher collapse during a 1908 game forever changed the way Wolverines played ball and eventually led to the construction of the Big House that fans know and love today.

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