The 1949 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 1949. The eight selectors recognized by the NCAA as "official" for the 1949 season are (1) the Associated Press, (2) the United Press, (3) the All-America Board, (4) the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA), (5) the Football Writers Association of America (FWAA), (6) the International News Service (INS), (7) the Newspaper Enterprise Association (NEA), and (8) the Sporting News.

Consensus All-Americans

For the year 1949, the NCAA recognizes eight 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
Leon Hart End Notre Dame 8/8 AAB, AP, COL, FWAA, INS, NEA, SN, UP NYS, PLAY, WC
Emil Sitko Fullback Notre Dame 8/8 AAB, AP, COL, FWAA, INS, NEA, SN, UP NYS, PLAY, WC
Clayton Tonnemaker Center Minnesota 7/8 AAB AP, COL, FWAA, NEA, SN, UP NYS, PLAY, WC
Rod Franz Guard California 7/8 AAB, AP, COL, FWAA, INS, SN, UP NYS, WC
Doak Walker Halfback SMU 7/8 AAB, AP, FWAA, INS, NEA, SN, UP PLAY
Arnold Galiffa Quarterback Army 6/8 AP, COL, FWAA, INS, SN, UP NYS, PLAY, WC
Leo Nomellini Tackle Minnesota 6/8 AAB, COL, FWAA, NEA, SN, UP WC
James Williams End Rice 4/8 AAB, AP, COL, FWAA NYS, PLAY, WC
Alvin Wistert Tackle Michigan 4/8 AAB, INS, SN, UP WC
Ed Bagdon Guard Michigan State 4/8 FWAA, NEA, SN, UP WC
Bob Williams Quarterback Notre Dame 4/8 AAB, FWAA, SN, UP WC

All-American selections for 1949







Official selectors

Other selectors

See also


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  2. ^ "Irish Lead In A.P. All-Star Honors". The Southeast Missourian (AP story). December 1, 1949.
  3. ^ "Pitt's Barkouskie Picked On Collier's All-America". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. December 2, 1949.
  4. ^ "Doak Walker Eliminates Self From Collier's All-America". The News and Courier. December 2, 1949.
  5. ^ "Barkouskie Named All-American". The Pittsburgh Press. December 2, 1949.
  6. ^ "FWAA All America" (PDF). Football Writers Association of America.
  7. ^ "Midwesterners Dominate This All-America". The Owosso Press-Argus. December 5, 1949.
  8. ^ "Irish Place 3 On Look Star Team". Herald-Journal. Associated Press. December 6, 1949.
  9. ^ "Three Notre Dame Gridders on INS All-America". The Milwaukee Sentinel. November 27, 1949.
  10. ^ Jeff Moshier (November 26, 1949). "Grayson Is First With All-America Offense, Defense". The Evening Independent.
  11. ^ "Midwest Teams Again Dominate U.P. All-America". St. Petersburg Times (UP story). November 24, 1949.
  12. ^ "ALL-AMERICA TEAM NAMED; Notre Dame Gains Three Berths on United Press Eleven". The New York Times. 1949.
  13. ^ "Walter Camp Football Foundation". Archived from the original on 2009-03-30.
  14. ^ "Hart and Sitko Named on Sun's All-American". The Milwaukee Journal. November 26, 1949.
  15. ^ Arch Ward (December 4, 1949). "College Players Name 1949 All-America Teams". Chicago Tribune.
  16. ^ "Irish Top Players All-America Vote". The Sun. Baltimore, Md. December 4, 1949.