1905 College Football All-America Team

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The 1905 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 for the 1905 college football season. The organizations that chose the teams included Walter Camp for Collier's Weekly and Caspar Whitney for Outing Magazine.

All-American selections for 1905[edit]


Ralph Glaze of Dartmouth.


Otis Lamson of Penn.


  • Francis Burr, Harvard (WC-1; CW-1; NYW)
  • Roswell Tripp, Yale (WC-1; CW-1; NYEP; NYT; NYW)
  • F. Hobson, Penn (NYEP; NYG)
  • Harry Edwin Von Kersburg, Harvard (NYG)
  • Elmer Thompson, Cornell (WC-2)
  • Henry Schulte, Michigan (WC-2)
  • Albert M. Fletcher, Brown (WC-3)
  • Tiny Maxwell, Swarthmore (College Football Hall of Fame) (WC-3; NYT)


  • Robert Torrey, Penn (WC-1; CW-1; NYEP; NYT; NYW; NYG)
  • Carl S. Flanders, Yale (WC-2)
  • Burton P. Gale, Chicago (WC-3)


Walter Eckersall of Chicago.



  • James B. McCormick, Princeton (WC-1)
  • A. Rex Flinn, Yale (NYEP)
  • Phillip Von Saltza, Columbia (WC-2)
  • Hugo Bezdek, Chicago (College Football Hall of Fame) (WC-3)


NCAA recognized selectors for 1905

Other selectors

  • NYEP = New York Evening Post[4]
  • NYT = New York Times[4]
  • NYW = New York World[4]
  • NYG = New York Globe[4]

Bold = Consensus All-American[5]

  • 1 – First-team selection
  • 2 – Second-team selection
  • 3 – Third-team selection

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Dr. Norman Tooker, Retired Professor". The New York Times. July 16, 1967.  (died July 14, 1967 at Princeton Hospital)
  2. ^ "All-American Eleven: Walter Camp Selects the Best Football Team; West Figures Prominently". The Washington Post. 1905-12-20. 
  3. ^ "Timely Sport Gossip from Ring and Field". Anaconda Standard. 1905-12-27. 
  4. ^ a b c d 1905 Official NCAA Football Guide
  5. ^ "2014 NCAA Football Records: Consensus All-America Selections" (PDF). National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). 2014. p. 4. Retrieved August 16, 2014.