1926 College Football All-America Team

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The 1926 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 1926. The organizations that chose the teams included: the United Press; the Associated Press; Collier's Weekly selected by Grantland Rice; an Inter-Sectional Board of Football Coaches made up of Tad Jones of Yale, Knute Rockne of Notre Dame and Glenn "Pop" Warner of Stanford; the New York Sun; Walter Eckersall; Billy Evans; and Norman E. Brown.

All-American selections for 1926[edit]

Key[edit]

Ends[edit]

  • Bennie Oosterbaan, Michigan (College Football Hall of Fame) (AP-3; COL-1; CP-1; WC-1; BE-1; AAB; RG-2; ES-1)
  • Vic Hanson, Syracuse (College Football Hall of Fame) (AP-1; COL-1; CP-2; NYS-1; BE-2; RJW-2; RG-2; DW-1; ES-1)
  • Harold A. Broda, Brown (AP-2; CP-1; NYS-1; BE-3; RWJ-3; DW-2; RG-1; ES-2)
  • Hoyt "Wu" Winslett, Alabama (AP-1; CP-2; NYS-2; BE-1; RWJ-2; DW-1; ES-2)
  • Ted Shipkey, Stanford (AP-2; WC-1; NYS-2; BE-2; AAB; RG-1; DW-2)
  • Carl Bacchus, Missouri (AP-3; BE-3; RWJ-3)

Tackles[edit]

  • Frank Wickhorst, Navy (AP-1; COL-1; CP-1; WC-1; NYS-1; BE-1; AAB; RG-1; DW-1)
  • Bud Sprague, Army (AP-1; CP-1)
  • Lloyd Yoder, Carnegie (College Football Hall of Fame) (AP-3; CP-2; WC-1; AAB; DW-2)
  • Emerson Nelson, Iowa (AP-2; CP-2; NYS-1; BE-2)
  • Lon Stiner, Nebraska (RWJ-2; DW-1; ES-2)
  • Roebuck, Haskell (RWJ-2)
  • Lassman, NYU (BE-3; RWJ-3; RG-2; ES-1)
  • Dixon, Oregon Aggies (RWJ-3; DW-2)
  • D. Thomas Eddy, Navy (AP-2; NYS-2; ES-2)
  • Orland F. Smith, Brown (AP-3; COL-2; NYS-2)
  • Johnson, Northwestern (BE-1; RG-1)
  • Pickhard, Alabama (BE-2)
  • Hibbs, Southern California (BE-3)
  • Cochran, Lafayette (RG-2)
  • Leo Raskowski, Ohio State(ES-1)

Guards[edit]

  • Harry Connaughton, Georgetown (AP-1; COL-1; CP-1; NYS-1; BE-1; RWJ-2; RG-1; DW-2; ES-1)
  • Bernie Shively, Illinois (College Football Hall of Fame) (AP-1; COL-1; CP-2; WC-1; BE-1; AAB; RG-2; DW-1)
  • Ed Hess, Ohio State (AP-2; CP-1; NYS-2; BE-2; RWJ-2; RG-1; DW-2; ES-1)
  • Fred Swan, Stanford (AP-3; CP-2; RWJ-3; ES-2)
  • Herbert Sturhahn, Yale (College Football Hall of Fame) (AP-3; WC-1; NYS-2; BE-3; AAB; ES-2)
  • Ted "Butter" Gorrell, Southern California (RWJ-3)
  • Emerson Carey, Cornell (AP-2; CP-1; RWJ-2)
  • Schmidt, Army (NYS-1; BE-2)
  • Smith, Brown (BE-3; RG-2; DW-1)

Centers[edit]

  • Bud Boeringer, Notre Dame (AP-1; COL-1; CP-1; WC-1; NYS-1; BE-1; AAB; RG-1; ES-1)
  • John J. Butler, Penn (AP-2; CP-2; BE-2; RG-2; DW-1; ES-2)
  • Jeff Cravath, Southern California (RWJ-2; DW-2)
  • Larry Bettencourt, St. Mary’s, Calif. (College Football Hall of Fame) (RWJ-3)
  • Polly Wallace, Oklahoma Aggies (AP-3)
  • Alex Klein, Ohio State (BE-3)
  • Daly, Army (NYS-2)

Quarterbacks[edit]

  • Benny Friedman, Michigan (College Football Hall of Fame) (AP-1; COL-1; CP-1; NYS-1; BE-1; RWJ-2; RG-1; DW-1; ES-1)
  • Bill Spears, Vanderbilt (College Football Hall of Fame) (AP-2; NYS-2; BE-2; DW-2)
  • Bill Kelly, Montana (College Football Hall of Fame) (CP-2; RG-2)
  • Roy "Red" Randall, Brown (WC-1; AAB)
  • George Guttormsen, Washington (AP-3)
  • Gerald "Little Red Arrow" Mann, Southern Methodist (College Football Hall of Fame) (BE-3; RWJ-3)
  • Mort "Devil May" Kaer, Southern California (College Football Hall of Fame) (ES-2)

Halfbacks[edit]

  • Ralph Baker, Northwestern (College Football Hall of Fame) (AP-1; COL-1; CP-1; NYS-1; BE-2; RWJ-2; RG-2; DW-2; ES-2)
  • Mort "Devil May" Kaer, Southern California (College Football Hall of Fame) (AP-1; COL-1; CP-1; WC-1; NYS-1; BE-1; AAB; RG-1; DW-1)
  • "Lighthorse Harry" Wilson, Army (AP-2; CP-2; WC-1; AAB; DW-1; ES-1)
  • Frank Kirkleski, Lafayette (AP-3; RWJ-3)
  • Bill Spears, Vanderbilt (College Football Hall of Fame) (RWJ-3)
  • Bill Kelly, Montana (College Football Hall of Fame) (AP-2; BE-3)
  • Charles Rogers, Penn (AP-3; RG-1)
  • Cotton Wilcox, Purdue (NYS-2; BE-2)
  • George Bogue, Stanford (BE-3)
  • Christie Flanagan, Notre Dame (CP-2; RWJ-2; RG-2; ES-1)
  • Dave Mishel, Brown (DW-2)
  • Marty Karow, Ohio State (ES-2)

Fullbacks[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Associated Press Picks All-American Eleven". Morning News Review (South Carolina). 1926-12-05. 
  2. ^ "Seven Western Players Named On Collier’s All-American; Big Three Teams Are Slighted". Charleston Daily Mail. 1926-12-06. 
  3. ^ Norman Brown (1926-12-13). "Six Mid-West Stars Are On Nation’s All-American Football Selection: Mythical Team of Million Grid Fans Released; 500 Newspapers Conduct Poll to Get Genuine Football Eleven". The Davenport Democrat And Leader. 
  4. ^ "Fans Select First All-American Grid Team". Billings Gazette. 1926-12-13. 
  5. ^ "Walter Camp Football Foundation". 
  6. ^ "All-American Is Chosen By New York Sun". Athens Messenger. 1926-11-28. 
  7. ^ Evans, Billy (1926-12-03). "Billy Evans' All-American Selections". Chester Times. 
  8. ^ "Ten States Represented on Coaches’ All-American Grid Selection". Davenport Democrat And Leader. 1926-12-19. 
  9. ^ "Grange Picks All-American Eleven". The Morning Herald (Penn.). 1926-11-30. 
  10. ^ "Walsh Picks Cornhusker Captain On All-American". Lincoln Star. 1926-11-30. 
  11. ^ Ed Sullivan (1926-12-07). "Another All-American Team; N.Y. Scribe Has Swan, Kaer On It; Everybody Now Trying Hand At It". Oakland Tribune. 
  12. ^ Consensus All-American designations based on the NCAA guide to football award winners