1933 College Football All-America Team

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The 1933 College Football All-America team is composed of college football players who were selected as All-Americans by various organizations and writers that chose College Football All-America Teams in 1933. The organizations that chose the teams included: the United Press and the Associated Press.

All-American selections for 1933[edit]


  • AP = Associated Press[1]
  • UP = United Press[2]
  • CO = Collier's Weekly, selected by Grantland Rice[3]
  • NANA = North American Newspaper Alliance[4]
  • NEA = NEA Sports Syndicate, selected by the NEA All-American Committee of coaches, including Jock Sutherland (Pitt), Noble Kizer (Purdue), Harry Mehre (Georgia), Bill Spaulding (UCLA), Ike Armstrong (Utah), Bo McMillin (Kansas State), and Fred Thomsen (Arkansas)[5]
  • INS= Hearst Consensus All-American Selections, selected through an all-season survey of 210 of the country's coaches, sports writers, football officials and observers for the International News Service
  • CP = Central Press Association, as picked by football team captains[6]
  • NYS = New York Sun[7]
  • WC = Walter Camp Football Foundation[8]
  • DJW = Davis J. Walsh, sports editor of International News Service[9]
  • WD = Walter Dobbins, a consensus based on the selections of Collier's, the United Press, the Associated Press, the All America Board, the New York Sun, the North America Newspaper Alliance, and Hearst[10]
  • MP = Midweek Pictorial[11]
  • CNS = Consensus team based on combined selections of the United Press, Associated Press, NEA News Service and the Collier's Weekly team by Grantland Rice[12]
  • Bold – Consensus All-American[13]
  • 1 – First Team Selection
  • 2 – Second Team Selection
  • 3 – Third Team Selection


  • Joe Skladany, Pittsburgh (College Football Hall of Fame) (AP-1; UP-3; CO-1; NANA-1; NEA-1; INS-1; CP-1; NYS-1; WC-1; DJW-1; WD-1; CNS)
  • Paul Geisler, Centenary (AP-1; UP-1; CO-2; INS-2; CP-3; WD-1)
  • Frank Larson, Minnesota (CO-1; NANA-2; NEA-1; INS-2; NYS-1; WD-2; CNS)
  • Edgar Manske, Northwestern (UP-1)
  • Ted Petoskey, Michigan (AP-2; UP-2; CO-2; NANA-2; INS-1; CP-1; MP-1)
  • William Smith, Washington (AP-2; UP-2; CO-3; NANA-1; NEA-2; INS-3; WC-1; WD-2; MP-1)
  • Hugh Devore, Notre Dame (AP-3)
  • Lester Borden, Forham (AP-3)
  • Jim Moscrip, Stanford (College Football Hall of Fame) (NANA-3; NEA-3; CP-2)
  • Fred Conrinus, St. Mary's (UP-3)
  • Anthony "Tony" Matal, Columbia (CO-3; INS-3; CP-2; DJW-1)
  • Kopcsack, Army (CP-3)
  • Clary Anderson, Colgate (NANA-3)



  • Bill Corbus, Stanford (College Football Hall of Fame) (AP-1; UP-2; CO-1; NANA-1; NEA-1; INS-1; CP-1; NYS-1; WC-1; DJW-1; WD-1; CNS)
  • Aaron Rosenberg, Southern California (College Football Hall of Fame) (AP-2; UP-1; CO-1; NANA-2; NEA-1; INS-1; CP-3; NYS-1; WC-1; WD-1; MP-1; CNS)
  • Francis Schammel, Iowa (AP-1; UP-1; CO-2; NANA-1; INS-2; CP-2; WD-2)
  • Thomas Hupke, Alabama (AP-2; UP-2; CO-3; NANA-3; NEA-2; INS-3; CP-1; WD-2)
  • Larry Stevens, Southern California (INS-3; DJW-1)
  • Harvey Jablonsky, Army (AP-3; UP-3; NANA-3; NEA-2; INS-2; CP-2)
  • Bunny Burzio, Carnegie Tech (CP-3)
  • Bill Volok, Tulsa (CO-2)
  • Joseph Gailus, Ohio State (CO-3; NANA-2; MP-1)


  • Chuck Bernard, Michigan (AP-1; UP-1; CO-1; NANA-1; NEA-1; INS-1; CP-1; NYS-1; WC-1; DJW-1; WD-1; MP-1; CNS)
  • Lee Coats, UCLA (AP-2; NEA-2)
  • Lawrence Siemering, San Francisco (AP-3)
  • Roy Oen, Minnesota (UP-2; INS-3)
  • Del Isola,Fordham (UP-3; CO-2; NANA-2; INS-2; CP-2; WD-2)
  • Tal Maples, Tennessee (CP-3)
  • Mike Vuchinich, Ohio State (CO-3)
  • Howard Christie, California (NANA-3)


  • Cotton Warburton, Southern California (College Football Hall of Fame) (AP-1; UP-1; CO-1; NANA-1; NEA-1; INS-1; CP-1; NYS-1; WC-1; DJW-1; WD-1; MP-1; CNS)
  • Paul Johnson, Army (AP-2; NEA-2)
  • Clifford Montgomery, Columbia (AP-3; UP-2; INS-2; CP-3)
  • Manning Smith, Centenary (UP-3)
  • Deke Brackett, Tennessee (CP-2)
  • Joe Laws, Iowa (CO-2; NANA-2; INS-3; DW-2)
  • Bobby Grayson, Stanford (CO-3; NANA-2 [fb])


  • Beattie Feathers, Tennessee (College Football Hall of Fame) (AP-2; UP-2; CO-1; NANA-1; NEA-1; INS-1; CP-1; NYS-1; WC-1; DJW-1; WD-1; CNS)
  • George Sauer, Nebraska (College Football Hall of Fame) (AP-1; CO-1; NANA-1 [fb]; NEA-1; INS-1; CP-2; WC-1; DJW-1; WD-1; MP-1; CNS [fb])
  • Pug Lund, Minnesota (AP-1; UP-3 [fb]; CO-2; NANA-2; INS-1; CP-1 [fb]; DJW-1; WD-2 [fb]; MP-1)
  • Jack Buckler, Army (AP-1; UP-1; CO-2; NANA-2; NEA-1; INS-2; CP-1; NYS-1; WD-2; MP-1; CNS)
  • Herman Everhardus, Michigan (COL-3; NANA-3 [qb]; NEA-2; INS-2)
  • Doug Nott, Detroit (UP-2; CP-3)
  • Norman Franklin, Oregon State (AP-3; UP-1; CO-3; NEA-2; INS-3; WD-2)
  • George Wilson, St. Mary's (AP-3; UP-3; CP-2)
  • Ed Danowski, Fordham (UP-3; CO-2 [fb]; NANA-3; INS-2 [fb])
  • Dixie Howell, Alabama (CP-3)
  • Garrett LeVan, Princeton (NANA-3)



  1. ^ "AP All America". Bismarck Tribune. 1933-12-02. 
  2. ^ "Five Big Ten Players Selected on United Press Team". Kokomo Tribune. 1933-11-30. 
  3. ^ "Rice Picks His All-American". Modesto Bee And News-Herald. 1933-12-23. 
  4. ^ "N.A.N.A. All-American". Los Angeles Times. 1933-12-03. 
  5. ^ "NEA All America". Bismarck Tribune. 1933-12-02. 
  6. ^ William Ritt (Central Press Sports Editor) (1933-12-07). "Here's 1933 All-American Football Team Selected By Players: Players Selected By Grid Captains". Evening Independent (Massillon, OH). 
  7. ^ "Jorgenson and Corbus on Sun All-American". Oakland Tribune. 1933-12-01. 
  8. ^ "Walter Camp Football Foundation All-American Selections". Walter Camp Football Foundation. 
  9. ^ Davis J. Walsh (1933-12-04). "Davis J. Walsh Has Picked His All-Americans". New Castle News. 
  10. ^ Walter Dobbins (1933-12-23). "Bernard, Warburton Unanimous Choice For All America Berths". Lincoln Star. 
  11. ^ "All-America Addendum -- Part 2". College Football Historical Society Newsletter. November 2008. 
  12. ^ Ted A. Ramsay (1933-12-24). "DAILY MAIL'S ALL-AMERICA CONSENSUS TEAM FOR 1933 ANNOUNCED: FOUR SELECTIONS USED; Warburton, Crawford and Bernard Are Unanimous Choices; Nation's Best Placed". Charleston Daily Mail. 
  13. ^ "2014 NCAA Football Records: Consensus All-America Selections". National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). 2014. p. 5. Retrieved August 16, 2014.