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Overview

Bo Schembechler

Date of birth
Apr 01, 1929

Date of death
Nov 17, 2006 (age 77)

Birthplace
Barberton, OH

Hometown
Barberton, OH

College
Miami University

High school
Barberton

Summary
Glenn Edward "Bo" Schembechler Jr. (April 1, 1929-November 17, 2006) was an American college football coach best known as the head coach at the University of Michigan, where he coached the Wolverines from 1969 through the 1989 season. Schembechler won a total of 234 games; only Joe Paterno and Tom Osborne have recorded 200 victories in fewer games. A consummate "coach's...
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Coaching career
1972 Big Ten Coach of the Year 1976 Big Ten Coach of the Year 1980 Big Ten Coach of the Year 1985 Big Ten Coach of the Year

Presbyterian FootballAssistant Coach

Playing career
Trivia
  • Inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1993
  • Served as Michigan Athletic Director from 1988-1990

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Gridiron Fan Gridiron Fan wrote:
Iowa v. Michigan 1978 
HawkeyeReport.com - A trip down memory lane
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HawkeyeReport.com: Complete football, basketball, baseball and recruiting coverage and breaking news of the University of Iowa Hawkeyes.
Submitted by Gridiron Fan, Dec 26, 2012
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1975 Michigan Orange Bowl coaches (from left to right) ~ Bill McCartney, Jack Harbaugh, Dennis Brown, Chuck Stobart and "Bo" Schembechler (player #76 is Chuck Randolph)
by michaeldotterer Apr 25, 2012
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Hoke Named Maxwell Football Club Collegiate Coach of the Year
Brady Hoke was named the Maxwell Football Club Collegiate Coach of the Year after guiding Michigan to an 11-2 record and Allstate Sugar Bowl victory in his first season at the helm.
University of Michigan Athletics Department, Jan 30, 2012
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by rockinfish Jan 29, 2012
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Gundy Wins Eddie Robinson Coach of the Year Award
Oklahoma State coach Mike Gundy has been named the winner of the 2011 Eddie Robinson Coach of the Year Award. The award, presented by the Fiesta Bowl, is selected by the members of the 1,200-member strong Football Writers Association of America.
Oklahoma-State-University Athletics Department, Dec 15, 2011
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Hoke Selected Finalist for National Coach of the Year Award
Brady Hoke, who led U-M to a 10-win season and BCS bowl in his first season at the helm, is one of five finalists for the 2011 Eddie Robinson Coach of the Year Award.
University of Michigan Athletics Department, Dec 05, 2011
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Hoke Voted Big Ten Coach of the Year by Media and Coaches
First-year head coach Brady Hoke received the Big Ten's inaugural Hayes-Schembechler Coach of the Year laurel, as determined by the coaches, as well as the Dave McClain Coach of the Year award, as picked by the media.
University of Michigan Athletics Department, Nov 30, 2011
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Pride on line for Michigan, Ohio State (AP)
Brady Hoke has added his own twist to The Game. The Michigan coach refuses to identify his team's archrival by its proper name. He demands that his players respond with "Ohio" when he says the word "Beat." He offers the Wolverines constant in-their-face...
Yahoo! Sports, Nov 25, 2011
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Michigan aims for share of Legends title (AP)
Being a favorite doesn't mean much whenever Ohio State and Michigan meet. The history of this heated rivalry is littered with upsets and surprises. No. 17 Michigan (9-2, 5-2) is hoping to grab a share of the Big Ten's Legends Division title on Saturday, and...
Yahoo! Sports, Nov 24, 2011
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Monday Press Conference Quotes
Monday Press Conference Quotes, Monday Press Conference Quotes, Monday Press Conference Quotes
University of Michigan Athletics Department, Nov 21, 2011
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Miami Gridders Face Ohio on Tuesday
Coach DON TREADWELL'S Miami RedHawks play their season finale Tuesday night in Athens, facing the Mid-American Conference East Division champion Ohio Bobcats.
Miami University Athletics Department, Nov 20, 2011
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Leadership, Giving to the Community Make Carr Hall of Fame Coach
Former U-M head coach Lloyd Carr, who from 1995-2007 went 122-40, won five Big Ten titles, and the 1997 national championship, will be inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame, an honor bestowed on him by his players and his actions long before his...
University of Michigan Athletics Department, Nov 17, 2011
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Postgame Notes: Iowa 24, #13 Michigan 16
Postgame Notes: Iowa 24, #13 Michigan 16
University of Michigan Athletics Department, Nov 05, 2011
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The Team Guy: Steve Watson Comes Full Circle
While appearing at five different positions and going from offense to defense and back to offense during his college career, fifth-year senior Steve Watson has always put the team first.
University of Michigan Athletics Department, Nov 03, 2011
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BTN Captures Why OsborneÂ’s a Big Ten Icon
If you happened to miss Tuesday night's Tom Osborne feature on BTN's Big Ten Icons series, we have good news. You can see a replay on Thursday at 8:30 p.m. CT, on Saturday at 6:30 p.m. CT or on Sunday
Nebraska Athletics Department, Nov 04, 2011
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For 1991 National-Champion Huskies, `Everything Just Fell Into Place'
From Billy Joe Hobert's heroics filling in for Mark Brunell through Steve Emtman's dominance and Mario Bailey striking a Heisman pose on trampled Michigan in the Rose Bowl, the '91 Huskies have no equal in the 120-season history of UW football.
University of Washington Athletics Department, Nov 01, 2011
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Wine Online: Remembering a Big Win Over Michigan
Michigan visits Kinnick Stadium this Saturday, which brings to mind other games Iowa has had with the Wolverines. One of my favorites was played 30 years ago when Kirk Ferentz was a first-year Hawkeye assistant, coaching the offensive line. He was only 25...
University of Iowa Athletics Department, Oct 30, 2011
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Where Are They Now: Don Moorhead
When Bo Schembechler came to Michigan as head coach in 1969, the Wolverines became known for their ferocious line play on both sides of the ball and then, of course, three yards and a cloud of dust.
University of Michigan Athletics Department, Oct 26, 2011
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Jim Mandich Was One of a Kind
Jim Mandich was a paradox. He built a thriving construction business in Miami without knowing anything about construction.
University of Michigan Athletics Department, Oct 25, 2011
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Rick Leach & Bo Schembechler
Rick Leach & Bo Schembechler
by tm50 Aug 14, 2011
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