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1899 College Football All Southern Team

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1899 College Football All-Southern Team

The 1899 College Football All-Southern Team consists of American football players selected to the College Football All-Southern Teams selected by various organizations in 1899. The "Iron Men" of Sewanee won the SIAA championship. The Vanderbilt Hustler remarked on Suter's selection of 9 of his own players, "Only nine! He surely must have been thinking of a baseball team."



  • Bart Sims, Sewanee (O, HMS-s)
  • Herman Koehler, North Carolina (O)
  • Walter Schreiner, Texas (HMS)
  • Walter Simmons, Vanderbilt (HMS)
  • John F. H. Barbee, Vanderbilt (HMS-s)
  • Tackles

  • W. Hamilton†, Georgia (O, HMS [as g])
  • John Loyd, Virginia (O)
  • Deacon Jones, Sewanee (HMS)
  • Richard Bolling, Sewanee (HMS)
  • Andrew Ritchie, Georgia (HMS-s)
  • James Hart, Texas (HMS-s)
  • Guards

  • William Choice, VPI (O)
  • Wild Bill Claiborne, Sewanee (HMS)
  • Wallace Crutchfield, Vanderbilt (O)
  • William H. Newman, Tennessee (HMS-s)
  • Centers

  • Carlos A. Long, Georgetown (O)
  • William Poole, Sewanee (HMS)
  • Edward Overshiner, Texas (HMS-s)
  • Quarterbacks

  • Warbler Wilson†, Sewanee (O, HMS)
  • Semp Russ, Texas (HMS-s)
  • Ed Huguley, Auburn (HMS-s)
  • Halfbacks

  • Arthur Feagin, Auburn (O, HMS-s)
  • Henry Seibels, Sewanee (College Football Hall of Fame) (HMS)
  • Harry Gerstle, Virginia (O)
  • Rex Kilpatrick, Sewanee (HMS)
  • Orvill Burke, Vanderbilt (HMS-s)
  • Lawrence Levert, Tulane (HMS-s)
  • Quintard Gray, Sewanee (HMS-s)
  • Franklin Bivings, Auburn (HMS-s)
  • Fullbacks

  • Ormond Simkins, Sewanee (HMS)
  • Robert M. Coleman, Virginia (O)
  • John H. McIntosh, Georgia (HMS-s)
  • Raymond Keller, Texas (HMS-s)
  • Charles L. Eshleman, Tulane (HMS-s)
  • Key

    † = Unanimous selection

    O = selected by W. A. Lambeth in Outing.

    HMS = selected by H. M. Suter, head coach at Sewanee: The University of the South. It had substitutes, denoted by a small S.


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