1895 College Football All-Southern Team

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The 1895 College Football All-Southern Team consists of American football players selected to the College Football All-Southern Teams selected by various organizations in 1895. North Carolina won the SIAA in its inaugural year. North Carolina running back George Stephens caught the first forward pass in the history of the sport.

All-Southerns of 1895[edit]

Ends[edit]

  • Robert H. Mudd, Virginia (WC)
  • Willie Merritt, North Carolina (WC)
  • Cook, Centre (ACR)
  • J. Cleves Short, Kentucky State (ACR)
  • Brink, Central (ACR)

Tackles[edit]

Guards[edit]

Centers[edit]

Quarterbacks[edit]

Halfbacks[edit]

Fullbacks[edit]

  • Oscar Lang, Virginia (WC)
  • Phil Connell, Vanderbilt (WC-s)
  • Swango, Louisville A. C. (ACR)
  • Gains, Central (ACR)
  • McDonald, Louisville A. C. (ACR)

Unlisted[edit]

  • Joe Frasier, Kentucky State (ACR)

Key[edit]

WC = selected by "Whitper Casney" (a play on Casper Whitney) in the University of Virginia's College Topics.[1] It had substitutes, denoted with a small S. It seems the team also picked players from prior years including 1894, at least.

ACR = selected by A. C. Robinson.[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "[No title]". The Daily Tar Heel. April 18, 1896. p. 4. Retrieved March 14, 2015 – via Newspapers.com.  open access publication – free to read
  2. ^ "Outing". google.com.