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1895 College Football All Southern Team

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1895 College Football All-Southern Team

The 1895 College Football All-Southern Team consists of American football players selected to the College Football All-Southern Teams selected by various organizations in 1895. North Carolina won the SIAA in its inaugural year. North Carolina running back George Stephens caught the first forward pass in the history of the sport.



  • Robert H. Mudd, Virginia (WC)
  • Willie Merritt, North Carolina (WC)
  • Cook, Centre (ACR)
  • J. Cleves Short, Kentucky State (ACR)
  • Brink, Central (ACR)
  • Tackles

  • George L. Hicks, Virginia (WC)
  • Jim Baird, North Carolina (WC)
  • James W. Carnahan, Kentucky State (ACR)
  • Guards

  • John Penton, Virginia (WC)
  • David Kirkpatrick, North Carolina (WC)
  • Staples, Centre (ACR)
  • Glore, Louisville A. C. (ACR)
  • Centers

  • George Burlingame, Virginia (WC)
  • Walter "Pete" Murphy, North Carolina (WC-s)
  • Quarterbacks

  • Saunders Taylor, Virginia (WC)
  • Halfbacks

  • Arlie C. Jones, Virginia (WC)
  • George Stephens, North Carolina (WC)
  • Colvin, Centre (ACR)
  • Frew, Louisville A. C. (ACR)
  • Fullbacks

  • Oscar Lang, Virginia (WC)
  • Phil Connell, Vanderbilt (WC-s)
  • Swango, Louisville A. C. (ACR)
  • Gains, Central (ACR)
  • McDonald, Louisville A. C. (ACR)
  • Unlisted

  • Joe Frasier, Kentucky State (ACR)
  • Key

    WC = selected by "Whitper Casney" (a play on Casper Whitney) in the University of Virginia's College Topics. It had substitutes, denoted with a small S. It seems the team also picked players from prior years including 1894, at least.

    ACR = selected by A. C. Robinson.


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