The 1936 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 1936. The nine selectors recognized by the NCAA as "official" for the 1936 season are (1) Collier's Weekly, as selected by Grantland Rice, (2) the Associated Press (AP), (3) the United Press (UP), (4) the All-America Board (AAB), (5) the International News Service (INS), (6) Liberty magazine, (7) the Newspaper Enterprise Association (NEA), (8) the North American Newspaper Alliance (NANA), and (9) the Sporting News (SN).

Consensus All-Americans

For the year 1936, the NCAA recognizes nine published All-American teams as "official" designations 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 Number Official Other
Larry Kelley End Yale 9/9 AAB, AP, COL, INS, LIB, NANA, NEA, SN, UP CP, WC
Gaynell Tinsley End LSU 9/9 AAB, AP, COL, INS, LIB, NANA, NEA, SN, UP CP, WC
Sam Francis Fullback Nebraska 9/9 AAB, AP, COL, INS, LIB, NANA, NEA, SN, UP WC
Ed Widseth Tackle Minnesota 9/9 AAB, AP, COL, INS, LIB, NANA, NEA, SN, UP CP, WC
Ace Parker Halfback Duke 7/9 AAB, AP, INS, LIB, NANA, SN, UP CP, WC
Steve Reid Guard Northwestern 6/9 AAB, COL, LIB, NANA, NEA, SN WC
Sammy Baugh Quarterback TCU 6/9 COL, INS, NANA, NEA, SN, UP CP
Ray Buivid Halfback Marquette 6/9 AP, COL, LIB, NANA, NEA, SN CP
Max Starcevich Guard Washington 5/9 AAB, AP, COL, INS, UP CP, WC
Ave Daniell Tackle Pittsburgh 4/9 AP, COL, NEA, UP CP
Mike Basrak Center Duquesne 4/9 AAB, AP, INS, LIB CP, WC
Alex Wojciechowicz Center Fordham 3/9 COL, NEA, SN --

All-American selections for 1936









Bold = Consensus All-American[1]

Official selectors

Other selectors

See also


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  2. ^ a b c ESPN College Football Encyclopedia. ESPN Books. 2005. p. 1169. ISBN 1401337031.
  3. ^ Gould, Alan (December 4, 1936). "East Dominates Positions on Mythical Grid Team". Ogden Standard-Examiner.
  4. ^ "All-American Team Named by Collier's: Tinsley, Frank and Francis Picked as Three Outstanding Players". Hope Star. December 11, 1936.
  5. ^ Davis J. Walsh (December 1, 1936). "Widseth Only Big 10 Man To Rate". The Hammond (IN) Times. p. 11 – via
  6. ^ "Francis Leads Players' 'Team'". Salt Lake Tribune. January 6, 1937.
  7. ^ "NEA Names Slingin' Sammy Baugh On All-America Team: NEA PICKS FOOTBALL'S FINEST OF 1936". Abilene Daily Reporter. November 24, 1936.
  8. ^ "All-America Team Chosen For Season". The Times. San Mateo, CA. November 24, 1936.
  9. ^ Bill Braucher (December 5, 1936). "YANKEE TEAMS STEP OUT IN ALL-STAR VOTING: Playing Captains Pick Top Warriors". Post-Herald. West Virginia.
  10. ^ "Walter Camp Football Foundation". Archived from the original on March 30, 2009.