This Week in Michigan Football History
Since 2010 as part of WTKA 1050AM’s Key Bank Countdown to Kick-off pregame show prior to each game, I recall a fine game, season or player in the ‘This Week in Michigan Football History’ segment.

Here are the archives for the past few seasons:

2013:
Week 1
: Why We Love Brabbs (Washington 2002)
Week 2: Harmon and Howard Launch Legendary Seasons (1940, 1991)
Week 3:
Bay City Rolling The Hawkeyes 24-7 (1974)
Week 4:
Smothering The Gamecocks (1985)
Week 5:
You Gotta Hand it to Chap (1946)
Week 6:
Introducing Fielding Harris Yost (1901)
Week 7: Flattening the Mountaineers (1904)
Week 8: Track Meet Cures Depression (1935)
Week 9: Relief from The Crash (1929)
Week 10: Ron Johnson Rolls Up 347 (1968)
Week 11:  (Live in studio!) Old 98’s Magnum Opus (1940)
Week 12: Angus Goetz the Bucks (1918)

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2012:
Week 1
: Dreisbach to Hayes & Punching a Ticket to Football’s Valhalla (Virginia 1995)
Week 2
: Bo Shows ‘The U’ How We Do Things (Miami 1984)
Week 3: Yakety Sacks (Michigan 38, Notre Dame 0–2007)
Week 4: Stanford, ‘73 and a Salute to the Big Ten
Week 5: Case Closed, Ghost Trapped, Yost Opened (1923)
Week 6: Playing for Kegs and The Homecoming Tradition (2001)
Week 7: Live! Willis Ward, Gerald Ford and 1932
Week 8: Huskers Here, Huskers There (1905, 1911, 1917)
Week 9: Avenging Ithaca and Forming the League (1894)
Week 10: Fifty Years of The Banner (1962)
Week 11: Platooning to Stop Davis, Blanchard (1945)
Week 12: Beat Chicago (1898)
Week 13
: Beating the Irish in the Beauty Contest (1947)

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2011:
Week 1
: Northern Illinois vs. U-M – September 3, 2005 (including Yakety Sax)
Week 2: This Week in Michigan Football History – Remy Steals Powlus’ Thunder (audio)
Week 3: The Canes stun Bo and the Wolverines in 1988
Week 4: Spartan Vandals invade Ann Arbor (1949)
Week 5: Bo Rejects Texa$ A&M – This Week in Michigan Football History (audio)
Week 6: Crushing The Cadets and “Kramer of Michigan” (1955 – audio)
Week 7: TWIMFbH – Really, really Little Brother & Shorty’s Pooch (1910)
Week 8: Kipke, Crisler and The Dickinson System (1932!)
Week 9: Crisler Gets it Back on Track with Winged Helmets and Super Sophs (1938)
Week 10: Shiny New Big House Welcomes Navy (1927)
Week 11: Buckeye Fumblerooski Fails, Wolverines Prevail (1983)
Week 12: Climate Controlled Conditions in Chicago (1896!)
Week 13 (Bowl): A Rosy Conclusion (1988)

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2010:
Week 1
Notre Dame v. Michigan September 4, 1999
Week 2
Wisconsin v. Michigan September 11, 1976
Week 3
Michigan v. San Diego State September 18, 2004
Week 4: Michigan vs. Michigan State  September 25, 1948 – The Incomparable Bennie Oosterbaan
Week 5Michigan v. Oklahoma A&M  October 2, 1926 – Yost, President Coolidge and ’26 Wolverines
Week 6Michigan vs. Case October 9, 1909 – Jug, Shorty Longman and Wrecking Penn!
Week 7
Michigan at Penn State October 16, 1993 – Mo’s Men make a Stand!  (includes Keith Jackson audio)
Week 8
:  Live in Studio! (during the Penn State pregame show)
Week 9
Shame and Scandal in the Family – November 6, 1937
Week 10Bo Gets by the Spoilermakers – November 13, 1971
Week 11: This Week in Michigan Football History: The Student becomes The Master (1976 Ohio State)

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