List of Tulane Green Wave football All-Americans

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The Tulane Green Wave football team, representing Tulane University in the sport of American football since 1893, has had 19 players named First Team All-Americans. This includes two players who earned the distinction twice, and one player who was a unanimous selection.[1]

First Team All-Americans[edit]

Year Player Position Selectors
1925 Charles Flournoy B BE,[2] NB[3]
1929 Bill Banker B NYP,[4] AAB,[5] WA,[6] LP[7]
1930 Jerry Dalrymple E COL,[8] AAB[9]
1931 Jerry Dalrymple E AP,[10] UP,[11] COL,[12] NEA,[13] INS,[14] AAB,[9] CP,[15] INS,[14] WC,[16] HSM,[17] CH,[18] LP[19]
1931 Don Zimmerman HB INS,[14] CP[15]
1932 Don Zimmerman HB AP,[20] UP,[21] COL,[22] CP,[23] NYW[24]
1934 Monk Simons HB
1939 Harley McCollum LB AP, NEA
1939 Ralph Wenzel E CP,[25] NYS[26]
1940 Tommy O'Boyle G
1941 Ernie Blandin LB UP,[27] COL,[28] NYS, NEA[29]
1944 W. A. Jones HB
1948 Paul Lea T INS[30]
1949 Eddie Price B INS[31]
1950 Jerome Helluin T
1955 Tony Sardisco G FWAA[32]
1960 Tommy Mason B Time[33]
1973 Charles Hall T WC
1987 Marc Zeno WR AP
2001 Seth Marler K FWAA[32]
2012 Cairo Santos K AP, FWAA,[32] SI, CFN[34]
AAB: All-America Board of Football; AP: Associated Press; BE: Billy Evans; CFN: College Football News; CH: College Humor magazine; COL: Collier's Weekly; CP: Central Press Association;
FWAA: Football Writers Association of America; HSM: Hart, Schaffner, & Marx; INS: International News Service; LP: Lawrence Perry; NB: Norman Brown; NEA: Newspaper Enterprise Association;
NYP: New York Post; NYS: New York Sun; NYW: New York World-Telegram; SI: Sports Illustrated; Time: TIME magazine; UP: United Press; WA: Davis Walsh; WC: Walter Camp Football Foundation
      Consensus Pick         Unanimous Pick  


  1. ^ "Tulane All-Americans". Tulane University Athletics. Retrieved April 23, 2014. 
  2. ^ Evans, Billy (December 5, 1925). "Here's Billy Evans' All-Americans". The Fitchburg Sentinel. 
  3. ^ Brown, Norman E. (December 7, 1925). "Here Are Brown's All-American Selections: All Sections of Country On Writer's All-American". Galveston County Daily News. 
  4. ^ "First and Second All-American Are Named by N.Y. Post". Sterling Daily Gazette (IL). December 2, 1929. 
  5. ^ "All-America Football Board Selects 1929 Honor Team: Rockne, Warner, Jones, Alexander Present Choices for Season’s Best". Salt Lake Tribune. December 8, 1929. 
  6. ^ "Walsh's All-American 1929 Football Team". Logansport Pharos-Tribune. December 4, 1929. 
  7. ^ "Lawrence Perry's 1929 All-American". Evening Huronite. December 10, 1929. 
  8. ^ "RICE PICKS ALL-AMERICA: Ticknor and Carideo, of 1929 Eleven, Named Again on Honor Team; Two Utility Players Added to Lineup". Charleston Daily Mail. December 19, 1930. 
  9. ^ a b Christy Walsh (December 11, 1932). "All-America Board Honors Capt. Bob Smith of Colgate". Syracuse Herald. 
  10. ^ "All Sections of Country Represented on Team; National Honors Given 1931 Grid Star". Reno Evening Gazette. 1931-12-05. 
  11. ^ McLemore, Henry (1931-12-04). "United Press Selects Stellar All-American". The Piqua Daily Call (Ohio). 
  12. ^ "Munn Placed on Rice’s All-American Team: Rentner and Morrison Get Honor Posts". The Evening Tribune (Albert Lea, Minn.). 1931-12-18. 
  13. ^ "Dalrymple Highest Vote-Getter In NEA Board’s All-American Team". The Daily News (Frederick, Md.). 1931-12-14. 
  14. ^ a b c Frick, Ford (1931-12-05). "Schwartz and Dalrymple Most Popular Choices on 'Hearst All-American'". Chester Times. 
  15. ^ a b Bitt, Bill (Central Sports Editor) (1931-12-09). "Real 1931 All-American Team Selected by College Captains". The Evening Independent (Massillon, Ohio). 
  16. ^ "Walter Camp Football Foundation All-American Selections". Walter Camp Football Foundation. Archived from the original on December 18, 2007. Retrieved January 3, 2008. 
  17. ^ "Mythical Team Nominated by Fans Announced". The Muscatine Journal and News-Tribune. 1931-12-11. 
  18. ^ "All-America Selected by Coll. Humor". The Greeley Daily Tribune (Colo.). 1932-12-31. 
  19. ^ Perry, Lawrence (1931-12-05). "Gill Named on Perry’s U.S. Star Eleven: Baker and Shaver Also Honored by Eastern Grid Expert". Oakland Tribune. 
  20. ^ "Four Midwest Stars Voted Places on 1932 All-American Football Team". Evening Independent (Masillon, Ohio). 1932-12-03. 
  21. ^ "Name United Press 1932 All-American Grid Team". Stevens Point Daily Journal. 1932-11-28. 
  22. ^ "Big Ten Gets Two Players On Rice's All American". Evening Tribune (MN). 1932-12-16. 
  23. ^ William Ritt (1932-12-05). "Middle West and East Lead in Central Press' All-American Selections: Mythical Eleven Is Named By Football Captains of U.S.". Evening Independent (Massillon, Ohio). 
  24. ^ "Purdue Places Pair on World All-America". Middletown Times Herald. 1932-11-26. 
  25. ^ Walter Johns (1939-12-10). "South Dominates Captains' All-American". Wisconsin State Journal. 
  26. ^ "N.Y. Sun Picks All American". Modesto Bee And News-Herald. 1939-12-02. 
  27. ^ "United Press All-Stars". Los Angeles Times. December 4, 1941. 
  28. ^ "Rokisky on Collier's Team". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. December 5, 1941. 
  29. ^ Harry Grayson (November 21, 1941). "Duke's Lach Makes NEA All-America Team". The Rock Hill Herald. 
  30. ^ Lawton Carver (December 1948). "INS Names 22-Man All-America". 
  31. ^ "Three Notre Dame Gridders on INS All-America". The Milwaukee Sentinel. November 27, 1949. 
  32. ^ a b c "FWAA All-America: Since 1944". Football Writers Association of America. Retrieved April 23, 2014. 
  33. ^ "Expert's All-America: College Football All-America Teams". Time. 
  34. ^ Tammy Nunez (December 18, 2012). "Tulane place kicker Cairo Santos is a consensus All-American". Retrieved April 23, 2014.