The 1933 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 1933. The eight selectors recognized by the NCAA as "official" for the 1933 season are (1) the All-America Board, (2) the Associated Press (AP), (3) Collier's Weekly, as selected by Grantland Rice, (4) the International News Service (INS), (5) Liberty magazine, (6) the Newspaper Enterprise Association (NEA), (7) the North American Newspaper Alliance (NANA), and the United Press (UP).[1][2] The only unanimous selections were center Chuck Bernard of Michigan and quarterback Cotton Warburton of USC.

Consensus All-Americans

For the year 1933, the NCAA recognizes eight published All-American teams as "official" designations for purposes of its consensus determinations.[2] The following chart identifies the NCAA-recognized consensus All-Americans and displays which first-team designations they received.

Name Position School Number Official Other
Chuck Bernard Center Michigan 9/9 AAB, AP, CO, FWAA, INS, LIB, NANA, NEA, UP CNS, CP, DJW, MP, NYS, WC, WD
Cotton Warburton Quarterback USC 9/9 AAB, AP, CO, FWAA, INS, LIB, NANA, NEA, UP CNS, CP, DJW, MP, NYS, WC, WD
Joe Skladany End Pittsburgh 8/9 AAB, AP, CO, FWAA, INS, LIB, NANA, NEA CNS, CP, DJW, NYS, WC, WD
Bill Corbus Guard Stanford 8/9 AAB, AP, CO, FWAA, INS, LIB, NANA, NEA CNS, CP, DJW, NYS, WC, WD
George Sauer Halfback Nebraska 8/9 AAB, AP, CO, FWAA, INS, LIB, NANA, NEA CNS, DJW, MP, WC, WD
Beattie Feathers Halfback Tennessee 7/9 AAB, CO, FWAAA, INS, LIB, NANA, NEA CNS, CP, DJW, NYS, WC, WD-1
Fred Crawford Tackle Duke 6/9 AP, CO, INS, LIB, NANA, UP CNS, CP, MP, WD
Aaron Rosenberg Guard USC 5/9 AAB, CO, INS, NEA, UP CNS, MP, NYS, WC, WD
Duane Purvis Fullback Purdue 5/9 AAB, CO, LIB, NANA, UP WC, WD
Francis Wistert Tackle Michigan 4/9 AAB, CO, FWAA, UP CNS, DJW, NYS, WC
Bill Smith[3] End Washington 3/9 AAB, LIB, NANA MP, WC
Paul Geisler End Centenary 2/9 AP, UP WD

All-American selections for 1933

Ends

Tackles

Guards

Centers

Quarterbacks

Halfbacks

Fullbacks

Key

NCAA recognized "official" selectors

Other selectors

See also

References

  1. ^ a b "Football Award Winners" (PDF). National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). 2016. p. 7. Retrieved October 21, 2017.
  2. ^ a b ESPN College Football Encyclopedia. ESPN Books. 2005. p. 1165. ISBN 1401337031.(The ESPN College Football Encyclopedia lists the Football Writers Association of America (FWAA) as the eighth selector and does not include the NANA as a consensus selector. Both NANA and FWAA are included as consensus selectors in this article.)
  3. ^ Bill Smith is not recognized by the NCAA as a consensus All-American even though he had three of nine first-team selections. Instead, Paul Geisler, who had two of nine first-team selections, is recognized as a consensus All-American at the end position.
  4. ^ a b ESPN College Football Encyclopedia. ESPN Books. 2005. p. 1165. ISBN 1401337031.
  5. ^ "AP All America". Bismarck Tribune. December 2, 1933.
  6. ^ "Rice Picks His All-American". Modesto Bee And News-Herald. December 23, 1933.
  7. ^ "N.A.N.A. All-American". Los Angeles Times. December 3, 1933.
  8. ^ "NEA All America". Bismarck Tribune. December 2, 1933.
  9. ^ "Five Big Ten Players Selected on United Press Team". Kokomo Tribune. November 30, 1933.
  10. ^ Ritt, William (December 7, 1933). "Here's 1933 All-American Football Team Selected By Players: Players Selected By Grid Captains". Evening Independent. Massillon, OH.
  11. ^ "Jorgenson and Corbus on Sun All-American". Oakland Tribune. December 1, 1933.
  12. ^ "Walter Camp Football Foundation All-American Selections". Walter Camp Football Foundation. Archived from the original on December 18, 2007.
  13. ^ Davis J. Walsh (December 4, 1933). "Davis J. Walsh Has Picked His All-Americans". New Castle News.
  14. ^ Walter Dobbins (December 23, 1933). "Bernard, Warburton Unanimous Choice For All America Berths". Lincoln Star.
  15. ^ "All-America Addendum -- Part 2" (PDF). College Football Historical Society Newsletter. November 2008. Archived from the original (PDF) on June 12, 2012. Retrieved April 16, 2009.
  16. ^ Ted A. Ramsay (December 24, 1933). "DAILY MAIL'S ALL-AMERICA CONSENSUS TEAM FOR 1933 ANNOUNCED: FOUR SELECTIONS USED; Warburton, Crawford and Bernard Are Unanimous Choices; Nation's Best Placed". Charleston Daily Mail.