01. April 2008 · Comments Off on Happy Birthday Bo and Ufer! · Categories: Archive 2008, Bo Schembechler, History, Ufer

Wow – thanks to Coach Mac’s better half Lyndi, for letting us know that today (April 1st) is the cotton-pickin’ day that both Bo Schembechler and Bob Ufer were born! Ann Arborites – stop working immediately and go home on this day that must be declared a city if not a state holiday.

Unfortunately no one has come forward to offer to return Coach Bill McCartney’s Rose Bowl ring quite yet.

Bob Ufer, the great Wolverine track letterman and radio announcer for 37 years, would be 88 today. The legendary Bo Schembechler would be 79.

The best tribute I can offer up, a link courtesy of UFER.ORG (check it out, buy your Ufer stuff there). In this clip Ufer offers up the story about his General Bo Patton Schembechler horn:

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