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1901 College Football All Southern Team

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1901 College Football All-Southern Team

The 1901 College Football All-Southern Team consists of American football players selected to the College Football All-Southern Teams selected by various organizations in 1901. Vanderbilt won the SIAA championship. Most said Virginia ranked best in the south. Gallaudet, a school for deaf-mutes, also claimed a championship.



  • Joe Ware†, VPI (WP, O)
  • Gilbert O. Erickson, Gallaudet (WP, O)
  • Alexis Hobson, Virginia (WP-s)
  • Sam Edmonston, Georgetown (WP-s)
  • Frank M. Ridley, Georgia
  • Tackles

  • W. Christie Benet†, Virginia (Later Senator for South Carolina) (WP, O)
  • Hub McCormick, VPI (WP-s, O)
  • Lew Drill, Georgetown (WP)
  • Bradley Walker, Virginia (WP-s)
  • Guards

  • Buck Harris†, Virginia (WP, O)
  • Branch Johnson, VMI (WP)
  • Alvin Lee Abbott, VPI (O)
  • Joe Lynch, Georgetown (WP-s)
  • Frank Kearns, Georgetown (WP-s)
  • Centers

  • Percy Given†, Georgetown (WP, O)
  • H. Dorsey Waters, Virginia (WP-s)
  • Quarterbacks

  • Ed Tutwiler†, Virginia (WP, O)
  • Kit DeCamps, VPI (WP-s)
  • Halfbacks

  • Robert M. Coleman†, Virginia (WP, O)
  • Ormond Simkins, Sewanee (WP-s, O)
  • Hub Hart, Georgetown (WP)
  • John Counselman, VPI (WP-s)
  • Fullbacks

  • Hunter Carpenter†, VPI (College Football Hall of Fame) (WP, O)
  • Albert Carr, North Carolina (WP-s)
  • Key

    Bold = consensus choice by a majority of the selectors

    † = Unanimous selection

    WP = posted by Oscar P. Schmidt in the Washington Post, selected by M. J. Thompson, graduate manager of athletics at Georgetown University and Richard Armstrong, formerly of Yale. It had a second team referred to as substitutes.

    O = selected by Caspar Whitney in Outing.


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