1899 College Football All-America Team |
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College Football All-America Team |

1899 college football season |

1897 1898 ← → 1900 1901 |

The **1899 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 for the 1899 college football season. The organizations that chose the teams included Walter Camp for *Collier's Weekly* and Caspar Whitney for *Outing Magazine*.

Of the 13 players recognized as consensus All-Americans for the 1899 season, 12 played for the four Ivy League teams that were known as the "Big Four" of college football—Harvard, Princeton, Yale and Penn. The sole exception was Isaac Seneca, a Native American who played at the fullback position for the Carlisle Indian Industrial School in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. Seneca won acclaim after leading Carlisle to a 42–0 victory over Columbia in a Thanksgiving Day game in Manhattan and a 2–0 victory over the University of California on Christmas Day in San Francisco.

The following players were selected as first-team All-Americans by at least four of the seven selectors: end Dave Campbell of Harvard (6), guard Truxtun Hare of Penn (6), end Art Poe of Princeton (5), tackle Art Hillebrand of Princeton (5), guard Gordon Brown of Yale (5), center Pete Overfield of Penn (4), and quarterback Charles Dudley Daly of Harvard (4).

**Art Poe**, Princeton (College Football Hall of Fame) (WC-1; OUT-1; NYT-1; NYS-1; CEP-1)**Dave Campbell**, Harvard (WC-1; OUT-1; PI-1; NYT-1; NYS-1; CEP-1)- Neil Snow, Michigan (College Football Hall of Fame) (WC-3; PI-1)
- John Hallowell, Harvard (WC-2; NYT-2; OUT-2; CEP-2)
- Walter Coombs, Penn (WC-2; NYT-2)
- Lew Palmer, Princeton (OUT-2)
- A. L. Slocum, Brown (CEP-2)
- Ralph C. Hamill, Chicago (WC-3)

**Art Hillebrand**, Princeton (College Football Hall of Fame) (WC-1; OUT-1; NYT-1; NYS-1; CEP-1)**George S. Stillman**, Yale (WC-1; NYT-2; CEP-1)- Richard France, Michigan (PI-1)
- Blondy Wallace, Penn (WC-2; NYT-1; CEP-2)
- Martin Wheelock, Carlisle (WC-2; OUT-2; NYS-1)
- Edward R. Alexander, Cornell (WC-3; NYT-2; CEP-2)
- Malcolm Donald, Harvard (OUT-1)
- Williamson Pell, Princeton (WC-3; OUT-2)

**Gordon Brown**, Yale (College Football Hall of Fame) (WC-1; CW-2; NYT-1; NYS-1; PI-1 [t]; CEP-1)**Truxtun Hare**, Penn (WC-1; OUT-1; PI-1; NYT-1; NYS-1; CEP-1)- Big Bill Edwards, Princeton (WC-2; OUT-1; NYT-2; CEP-2)
- William Armistead Moale Burden, Harvard (WC-3; OUT-2; NYT-2)
- Arthur H. Whittemore, Brown (CEP-2)
- Harry E. Trout, Lafayette (WC-3)

**Pete Overfield**, Penn (WC-1; OUT-1; PI-1; CEP-1)- Walter C. Booth, Princeton (NYT-1)
- Jack Wright, Columbia (WC-2 [as G], NYS-1)
- William Cunningham (WC-2)
- Francis Lowell Burnett, Harvard (WC-3; OUT-2; NYT-2)

**Charles Dudley Daly**, Harvard (WC-1; NYT-1; NYS-1; CEP-1)- Walter S. Kennedy, Chicago (WC-2; PI-1)
- George H. Young, Cornell (OUT-2; NYT-2)
- Frank Hudson, Carlisle (WC-3; OUT-1)

**Isaac Seneca**, Carlisle (WC-1; NYS-1)**Josiah McCracken**, Penn (WC-1; PI-1 [t])**Albert Sharpe**, Yale (NYT-1; OUT-1)**Howard Reiter**, Princeton (OUT-1; PI-1; NYT-2; CEP-1)- John McLean, Michigan (PI-1)
- George A. Sawin, Harvard (NYT-1; NYS-1)
- Willis Richardson, Brown (WC-2; NYT-2; CEP-1)
- Frank L. Slaker, Chicago (WC-2)
- Bill Morley, Columbia (OUT-2)
- George B. Walbridge, Cornell (OUT-2)
- William Fincke, Yale (CEP-2)
- Frederick E. Jennings, Dartmouth (CEP-2)
- Phil Draper, Williams (CEP-2)
- John McLean, Michigan (WC-3)
- Harold Weekes, Columbia (WC-3)

**Malcolm McBride**, Yale (WC-1; OUT-1; NYT-1; CEP-2)- H. Wheeler, Princeton (WC-2; PI-1; NYT-2)
- Edward G. Bray, Lafayette (OUT-2; CEP-1)
- Pat O'Dea, Wisconsin (WC-3)

- COL =
*Collier's Weekly*as selected by Walter Camp^{[1]}^{[2]} - CW = Caspar Whitney
- OUT =
*Outing Magazine*^{[3]} - PI =
*Philadelphhia Inquirer*^{[4]} - NYT =
*New York Tribune*^{[5]} - NYS =
*New York Sun*^{[5]} - CEP = Charles E. Patterson in
*Leslie's Weekly*^{[6]} **Bold**= Consensus All-American^{[7]}