Friday, November 17, 2006

Bearking News

It been a turly sad day in the Detroit Metro area and not only here in detroit but around the state of Michigan.

Glenn Edward Schembechler
also know around who follow collage Football
as Bo Schembechler
Pass away at about 11:42 AM this morning
at Providence Hospital in Southfield, MI

He was 77 years old

He was rush to hospital after Collasing whiel geting ready to taped "The Big Ten Ticket" a collage football show at the studio at WXYZ-TV (the ABC station in detroit) accoring to report he was in the make-room when they found him on the floor uncounit at about 9:30 people at the station call 911 and a ambulance was send out to take him to the Hospital with police escorted

He was lised in Circl Contiont as they work on him as they try to revied him but he pass away at about 11:42 AM, his death was annouced on WXYZ-TV Action News Noon news cast and then follow later confirm by Fox 2 News (WJBK-TV) and later Local 4 News (WDIV-TV).

This come on the eve of the big game between Michigan and Ohio State in Columbus, Ohio involing both teams who are ranks no.1 and no.2 in the BCS poll and both the Coach poll and the AP poll, the big game the rasied the profield of the big game between Michigan and Ohio state when he cocah vs his former mentor Woody Hayes in what was know as the 10 year war betten 1969 and 1979.

His was born ironcel in Ohio in Barberton, Ohio, a subburd of Akron, Ohio and when to Miami(OH)where he Graduated in 1951 and got his Master’s degree at where else Ohio State in 1952.

He started as assistant coach at Presbyterian College in 1954, followed by a year as freshman coach at Bowling Green. When Ara Parseghian was hired as head coach at Northwestern in 1956, Schembechler joined him and spent the next two seasons there as a defensive assistant. In 1958, Ohio Stats Head Coach Woody Hayes hired Schembechler to serve on his staff at Ohio State. Schembechler spent five more years at Ohio State and became one of Hayes' most trusted assistants. During that time the two cemented their lifelong friendship.

In 1963, Schembechler returned to Miami University to become head coach. Over the next six seasons, Schembechler led the team to a 40-17-3 record, winning a pair of Mid-American Conference titles and finishing second twice.

and in 1969 the Unaversial of michigan hierd him as the head football coach to revers the Fortune of a founding football team, At Michigan, Schembechler became one of the college football's greatest coaches. He won a school-record 194 games, lost only 48, and tied five for a winning percentage of .796. His teams never posted a losing season. In Big Ten Conference play, he had a record of 143-24-3 for a winning percentage of .850. His Michigan teams won or shared 13 Big Ten titles and made 10 Rose Bowl appearances. Schembechler led the Wolverines to a total of 17 bowl games in 21 years, placing him ninth in all-time bowl appearances. Schembechler was voted national Coach of the Year in 1969 by both the American Football Coaches Association and the Football Writers Association of America.

he Re-tire From coaching after the rose bowl in 1990 at that time he was also the Michigan athletic director from 1988 to 1990 where is most famost was on the eve the Michigan First round game in the 1990 NCAA basketball tournament, there then head coach Bill Frieder took the Head Coach Job at Arizona State University, anger that he would do that he reject his 30 days noticet and Fired Frieder and told the Press:

"a Michigan man is going to coach Michigan"

and that what happed when interm coach Steve Fisher took the team and won the national championship by beating Seton Hall 80-79 in overtime.

So for thoues of the people who are going out tonight cherring on the bule tommorrow please say a pary for BO

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