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1919 College Football All America Team

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1919 College Football All-America Team

The 1919 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 1919. The two selectors recognized by the NCAA as "official" for the 1919 season are (1) Walter Camp (WC), whose selections were published in Collier's Weekly; and (2) the Frank Menke syndicate (MS).


Consensus All-Americans

For the year 1919, the NCAA recognizes only two selectors as "official" for purposes of its consensus determinations.The following chart identifies the NCAA-recognized consensus All-Americans and displays which first-team designations they received.


  • Bob Higgins, Penn State (College Football Hall of Fame) (WC-1; MS; RE-1; DJ-1)
  • Heinie Miller, Penn (WC-1; DJ-1)
  • Lester Belding, Iowa (MS)
  • Frank Weston, Wisconsin (WC-2)
  • Joseph DuMoe, Lafayette (WC-2)
  • Earl Blaik, Army (WC-3)
  • Red Roberts, Centre (WC-3)
  • Dick Reichle, Illinois (RE-1)
  • Bernard Kirk, Notre Dame (DJ-2)
  • Paul Meyers, Wisconsin (DJ-2)
  • Tackles

  • Pete Henry, Washington & Jefferson (College and Pro Football Hall of Fame) (WC-1; MS; RE-1 [g]; DJ-1)
  • Belford West, Colgate (College Football Hall of Fame) (WC-1; MS; RE-1; DJ-2)
  • Warren Grimm, Washington (WC-2)
  • Burt Ingwersen, Illinois (WC-2)
  • Duke Slater, Iowa (WC-3)
  • Josh Cody, Vanderbilt (College Football Hall of Fame) (WC-3; DJ-1)
  • Hoffman, Ohio (RE-1)
  • Joseph Murphy, Dartmouth (DJ-2)
  • Guards

  • Doc Alexander, Syracuse (College Football Hall of Fame) (WC-1; MS; DJ-2)
  • Swede Youngstrom, Dartmouth (WC-1; MS; DJ-2)
  • Fred Denfeld, Navy (WC-2)
  • Jack Depler, Illinois (WC-2)
  • Charles Arthur Clark, Harvard (WC-3)
  • Lloyd Pixley, Ohio State (WC-3; DJ-1)
  • Robert Sedgwick, Harvard (RE-1)
  • Pup Phillips, Georgia Tech (DJ-1)
  • Centers

  • Red Weaver, Centre (WC-1; DJ-1)
  • Charles Carpenter, Wisconsin (MS)
  • Russ Bailey, West Virginia (WC-2)
  • Tim Callahan, Yale (WC-3)
  • Bum Day, Georgia (DJ-2)
  • Quarterbacks

  • Bo McMillin, Centre (College Football Hall of Fame) (WC-1; DJ-2)
  • John Strubing, Princeton (WC-2)
  • Benny Boynton, Williams (College Football Hall of Fame) (WC-3; MS; DJ-1)
  • Harry J. Robertson, Syracuse (RE-1)
  • James Bradshaw, Nevada (RE-1)
  • Halfbacks

  • Chic Harley, Ohio State (College Football Hall of Fame) (WC-1; MS; DJ-1)
  • Eddie Casey, Harvard (College Football Hall of Fame) (WC-1; MS; RE-1; DJ-1)
  • Murray Trimble, Princeton (WC-2; RE-1)
  • Arnold Oss, Minnesota (WC-2)
  • Bill Steers, Oregon (WC-3)
  • Hank Gillo, Colgate (WC-3; DJ-2)
  • Bodie Weldon, Lafayette (DJ-2)
  • Fullbacks

  • Ira Rodgers, West Virginia (College Football Hall of Fame) (WC-1; MS; RE-1; DJ-1)
  • Jim Braden, Yale (WC-2)
  • Jim Robertson, Dartmouth (WC-3; DJ-2)
  • Key

    Bold = Consensus All-American

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

  • WC = Walter Camp
  • MS = Frank Menke Syndicate, by Frank G. Menke
  • Other selectors

  • RE = Reno Evening Gazette, selected by "W.P. Hahn, football expert of national note who is now located in Reno"
  • DJ = Dick Jemison
  • References

    1919 College Football All-America Team Wikipedia

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