The Wolverine

November 2014

The Wolverine: Covering University of Michigan Football and Sports

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"B o Who?" That was one of the headlines in an area paper on Dec. 28, 1968, the day after Don Canham introduced Glenn Edward "Bo" Schembechler as the next man to coach the Michigan Football team. The rumor was that Canham was going after the guy at Penn State, a fellow named Paterno, Joe Paterno. It was already late De- cember and Canham wanted to hire a coach before the end of the year. He knew that the next guy had to have time to assemble his staff, hit the re- cruiting trail and get ready for spring football practice. Canham later ad- mitted that Paterno was the first The World of College Football 1969-1989 An Excerpt From 21-194-13 Michigan Football's Greatest Era By Barry Gallagher

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