1936 College Football All-America Team
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).
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.
|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
- 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)
- 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)
- Max Starcevich, Washington (College Football Hall of Fame) (AAB; AP-1; COL-1; INS-1; UP-1; CP-1; WC-1)
- Steve Reid, Northwestern (College Football Hall of Fame) (AAB; AP-3; COL-1; LIB-1; NANA; NEA-1; SN; CP-2; WC-1)
- Joe Routt, Texas A&M (AP-1; LIB-1)
- Bill Glassford, Pittsburgh (AP-3; INS-1; CP-2; NANA)
- John Lautar, Notre Dame (UP-1)
- Alex Drobnitch, Denver (NEA-1)
- Art White, Alabama (AP-2; CP-1; SN)
- Nathaniel Pierce, Fordham (AP-2)
- 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)
- Sammy Baugh, TCU (College and Pro Football Hall of Fame) (AP-2 [hb]; COL-1; INS-1 [hb]; NANA; NEA-1 [hb]; SN; UP-1; CP-1)
- Ed Goddard, Washington State (Second pick in the 1937 NFL Draft) (AP-3; NEA-1; UP-1; CP-2)
- Clint Frank, Yale (College Football Hall of Fame) (AP-1; COL-1 [hb])
- Nello Falaschi, Santa Clara (INS-1; AA)
- Franny Murray, Penn (AP-2)
- Ace Parker, Duke (College and Pro Football Hall of Fame) (AAB; AP-1; INS-1; LIB-1 [qb]; SN; NANA; UP-1; CP-1 [fb]; WC-1)
- Ray Buivid, Marquette (AP-1; COL-1; LIB-1; NANA; NEA-1; SN; CP-1)
- Nello Falaschi, Santa Clara (College Football Hall of Fame) (AAB; AP-3; WC-1)
- Don Heap, Northwestern (CP-1)
- Kent Ryan, Utah State (AAB; WC-1)
- Andy Uram, Minnesota (AP-2; CP-2; SN)
- Joe Riley, Alabama (CP-1)
- Jimmie Cain, Washington (LIB-1)
- Philip Dickens, Tennessee (AP-3)
- Sam Francis, Nebraska (College Football Hall of Fame) (first pick in the 1937 NFL Draft) (AAB; AP-1; COL-1; INS-1; LIB-1; NANA; NEA-1; LIB-1; UP-1; CP-2; WC-1)
- Cecil Isbell, Purdue (AP-2)
- John Handrahan, Dartmouth (AP-3)
Bold = Consensus All-American
- -1 – First-team selection
- -2 – Second-team selection
- -3 – Third-team selection
- AAB = All-America Board
- AP = Associated Press
- COL = Collier's Weekly
- INS = International News Service
- LIB = Liberty magazine, "the All-Players All-American eleven, as announced by the editors of Liberty magazine"
- NANA = North American Newspaper Alliance
- NEA = Newspaper Enterprise Association
- SN = The Sporting News
- UP = United Press
- 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."
- WC = Walter Camp Football Foundation
- 1936 All-Big Six Conference football team
- 1936 All-Big Ten Conference football team
- 1936 All-Pacific Coast Conference football team
- 1936 All-SEC football team
- "2014 NCAA Football Records: Consensus All-America Selections" (PDF). National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). 2014. p. 5. Retrieved August 16, 2014.
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- "All-American Team Named by Collier's: Tinsley, Frank and Francis Picked as Three Outstanding Players". Hope Star. 1936-12-11.
- "All-American For I.N.S. Service". Chester Times. 1936-12-01.
- "Francis Leads Players' 'Team'". Salt Lake Tribune. 1937-01-06.
- "NEA Names Slingin' Sammy Baugh On All-America Team: NEA PICKS FOOTBALL'S FINEST OF 1936". Abilene Daily Reporter. 1936-11-24.
- "All-America Team Chosen For Season". The Times. San Mateo, CA. 1936-11-24.
- Bill Braucher (1936-12-05). "YANKEE TEAMS STEP OUT IN ALL-STAR VOTING: Playing Captains Pick Top Warriors". Post-Herald. West Virginia.
- "Walter Camp Football Foundation".