Watch Bo Schembechler's first season unfold in real time!
Tue, 09/15/2015 - 4:05pm
How can this Wolverine football season get any more exciting? We found a way! Now you can revisit one of the University of Michigan's most exciting seasons ever - [http://oldnews.aadl.org/taxonomy/term/5821|Bo Schembechler]'s first campaign as head coach in 1969 - in real time as reported in the Ann Arbor News.
From [http://oldnews.aadl.org/aa_news_19690912_p16-m_counts_on_lots_of_ohio_help|pre-season coverage] and that thrilling [http://oldnews.aadl.org/aa_news_19690921_p27-wolverines_hammer_vanderbilt_in_opener|first game against Vanderbilt University], through the shocking Ohio State upset and the trip to the Rose Bowl in January, who knows what treats await? We've already uncovered [http://oldnews.aadl.org/aa_news_19690916_p12-mrs_schembechler_enjoys_cooking_with_a_southern_flair|Millie Schembechler's famous crab dip] for your tailgate party!
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Bo was the best. Tough but fair. He and Woody were such great rivals.