1936 College Football All-America Team

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The 1936 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 1936. The nine selectors recognized by the NCAA as "official" for the 1936 season are (1) Collier's Weekly, as selected by Grantland Rice, (2) the Associated Press (AP), (3) the United Press (UP), (4) the All-America Board (AAB), (5) the International News Service (INS), (6) Liberty magazine, (7) the Newspaper Enterprise Association (NEA), (8) the North American Newspaper Alliance (NANA), and (9) the Sporting News (SN).

Consensus All-Americans[edit]

For the year 1936, the NCAA recognizes nine published All-American teams as "official" designations for purposes of its consensus determinations. The following chart identifies the NCAA-recognized consensus All-Americans and displays which first-team designations they received.

Name Position School Number Official Other
Larry Kelley End Yale 9/9 AAB, AP, COL, INS, LIB, NANA, NEA, SN, UP CP, WC
Gaynell Tinsley End LSU 9/9 AAB, AP, COL, INS, LIB, NANA, NEA, SN, UP CP, WC
Sam Francis Fullback Nebraska 9/9 AAB, AP, COL, INS, LIB, NANA, NEA, SN, UP WC
Ed Widseth Tackle Minnesota 9/9 AAB, AP, COL, INS, LIB, NANA, NEA, SN, UP CP, WC
Ace Parker Halfback Duke 7/9 AAB, AP, INS, LIB, NANA, SN, UP CP, WC
Steve Reid Guard Northwestern 6/9 AAB, COL, LIB, NANA, NEA, SN WC
Sammy Baugh Quarterback TCU 6/9 COL, INS, NANA, NEA, SN, UP CP
Ray Buivid Halfback Marquette 6/9 AP, COL, LIB, NANA, NEA, SN CP
Max Starcevich Guard Washington 5/9 AAB, AP, COL, INS, UP CP, WC
Ave Daniell Tackle Pittsburgh 4/9 AP, COL, NEA, UP CP
Mike Basrak Center Duquesne 4/9 AAB, AP, INS, LIB CP, WC
Alex Wojciechowicz Center Fordham 3/9 COL, NEA, SN --

All-American selections for 1936[edit]

Ends[edit]

  • Larry Kelley, Yale (College Football Hall of Fame) (AAB; AP-1; COL-1; INS-1; LIB-1; NANA; NEA-1; SN; UP-1; CP-1; WC-1)
  • Gaynell Tinsley, LSU (College Football Hall of Fame) (AAB; AP-1; COL-1; INS-1; LIB-1; NANA; NEA-1; SN; UP-1; CP-1; WC-1)
  • Matt Patanelli, Michigan (AP-3; CP-2)
  • Andy Bershak, North Carolina (AP-2)
  • Merle Wendt, Ohio State (AP-2)
  • Joe O'Neill, Notre Dame (CP-2)
  • Bill Daddio, Pittsburgh (AP-3)

Tackles[edit]

  • Ed Widseth, Minnesota (College Football Hall of Fame) (AAB; AP-1; COL-1; INS-1; LIB-1; NANA; NEA-1; SN; UP-1; CP-1; WC-1)
  • Ave Daniell, Pittsburgh (College Football Hall of Fame) (AP-1; COL-1; NEA-1; UP-1; CP-1)
  • Frank Kinard, Mississippi (College and Pro Football Hall of Fame) (AAB; AP-3; INS-1; WC-1)
  • Red Chesbro, Colgate (LIB-1)
  • Charles Toll, Princeton (AP-2)
  • Charley Hamrick, Ohio State (AP-2)
  • Moss, Tulane (CP-2)
  • Ed Franco, Fordham (College Football Hall of Fame) (AP-3; CP-2; SN; NANA)

Guards[edit]

Centers[edit]

  • Alex Wojciechowicz, Fordham (College and Pro Football Hall of Fame) (COL-1; NEA-1; SN; CP-2)
  • Mike Basrak, Duquesne (AAB; AP-1; INS-1; LIB-1; CP-1; WC-1)
  • Bob Herwig, California (College Football Hall of Fame) (AP-2; NANA; UP-1)
  • Walter Gilbert, Auburn (College Football Hall of Fame) (AP-3)

Quarterbacks[edit]

Halfbacks[edit]

Fullbacks[edit]

Key[edit]

Bold = Consensus All-American[1]

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

Official selectors[edit]

Other selectors[edit]

  • CP = Central Press Association: "In the sixth annual Captains' All-American, selected by more than 50 gridiron leaders of important universities and colleges throughout the United States, the East is represented at three positions."[9]
  • WC = Walter Camp Football Foundation[10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2014 NCAA Football Records: Consensus All-America Selections" (PDF). National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). 2014. p. 5. Retrieved August 16, 2014. 
  2. ^ a b c ESPN College Football Encyclopedia. ESPN Books. 2005. p. 1169. ISBN 1401337031. 
  3. ^ Alan Gould (AP Sports Editor) (1936-12-04). "East Dominates Positions on Mythical Grid Team". Ogden Standard-Examiner. 
  4. ^ "All-American Team Named by Collier's: Tinsley, Frank and Francis Picked as Three Outstanding Players". Hope Star. 1936-12-11. 
  5. ^ "All-American For I.N.S. Service". Chester Times. 1936-12-01. 
  6. ^ "Francis Leads Players' 'Team'". Salt Lake Tribune. 1937-01-06. 
  7. ^ "NEA Names Slingin' Sammy Baugh On All-America Team: NEA PICKS FOOTBALL'S FINEST OF 1936". Abilene Daily Reporter. 1936-11-24. 
  8. ^ "All-America Team Chosen For Season". The Times (San Mateo, CA). 1936-11-24. 
  9. ^ Bill Braucher (1936-12-05). "YANKEE TEAMS STEP OUT IN ALL-STAR VOTING: Playing Captains Pick Top Warriors". Post-Herald (West Virginia). 
  10. ^ "Walter Camp Football Foundation".