Bob Ufer

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Birthday
1, 1920
Birthplace
Ohio
Death Date
Oct 26, 1981 (61)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
1, 1920
Birthplace
Ohio
Death Date
Oct 26, 1981 (61)

About

Michigan legend best known as the chief broadcaster for the Michigan Wolverines football team from 1945 through 1981. He was inducted into the University of Michigan Athletic Hall of Honor in its inaugural year.

Before Fame

He was a star track and field athlete for the University of Michigan.

Trivia

He won the Big Ten Conference Championship in the indoor 440-yard dash three times and set a world record in the same event.

Family Life

His son, Bob Ufer Jr., has been the commissioner of the International Hockey League.

Associated With

He and U.S. President Gerald Ford were inducted into the University of Michigan Athletic Hall of Honor the same year.