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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-AmericansEdit

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.

Name Position School Official Other Total
Bob Higgins End Penn State MS, WC DJ, RE 4/4
Wilbur Henry Tackle Wash. & Jeff. MS, WC DJ, RE 4/4
Chic Harley Halfback Ohio State MS, WC DJ, RE 4/4
Eddie Casey Halfback Harvard MS, WC DJ, RE 4/4
Ira Rodgers Fullback West Virginia MS, WC DJ, RE 4/4
Belford West Tackle Colgate MS, WC RE 3/4
Heinie Miller End Penn WC DJ 2/4
Doc Alexander Guard Syracuse MS, WC -- 2/4
Swede Youngstrom Guard Dartmouth MS, WC -- 2/4
Red Weaver Center Centre WC DJ 2/4
Benny Boynton Quarterback Williams MS DJ 2/4
Charles Carpenter Center Wisconsin MS -- 1/4
Bo McMillin Quarterback Centre WC -- 1/4

All-Americans of 1919Edit



Pete Henry.



Bo McMillin.


  • 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)
Chic Harley.



  • 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)


Bold = Consensus All-American[1]

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

Official selectorsEdit

Other selectorsEdit

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Football Award Winners" (PDF). National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). 2016. p. 6. Retrieved October 21, 2017.
  2. ^ "Walter Camp's All-American Team". Fitchburg Daily Sentinel. 1919-12-13.
  3. ^ ESPN College Football Encyclopedia, p. 1153
  4. ^ "All-American Team Picked by Hahn for Gazette". Reno Evening Gazette. 1919-12-04.
  5. ^ "All-America Addendum" (PDF). College Football Historical Society Newsletter. May 2006.