1899 College Football All-Southern Team

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The 1899 College Football All-Southern Team consists of American football players selected to the College Football All-Southern Teams selected by various organizations in 1899. The "Iron Men" of Sewanee won the SIAA championship. The Vanderbilt Hustler remarked on Suter's selection of 9 of his own players, "Only nine! He surely must have been thinking of a baseball team."[1]

All-Southerns of 1899[edit]

Ends[edit]

Tackles[edit]

  • W. Hamilton†, Georgia (O, HMS [as g])
  • John Loyd, Virginia (O)
  • Deacon Jones, Sewanee (HMS)
  • Richard Bolling, Sewanee (HMS)
  • Andrew Ritchie, Georgia (HMS-s)
  • James Hart, Texas (HMS-s)

Guards[edit]

Centers[edit]

Quarterbacks[edit]

Halfbacks[edit]

  • Arthur Feagin, Auburn (O, HMS-s)
  • Henry Seibels, Sewanee (College Football Hall of Fame) (HMS)
  • Harry Gerstle, Virginia (O)
  • Rex Kilpatrick, Sewanee (HMS)
  • Orvill Burke, Vanderbilt (HMS-s)
  • Lawrence Levert, Tulane (HMS-s)
  • Quintard Gray, Sewanee (HMS-s)
  • Franklin Bivings, Auburn (HMS-s)

Fullbacks[edit]

Key[edit]

† = Unanimous selection

O = selected by W. A. Lambeth in Outing.[2][3]

HMS = selected by H. M. Suter, head coach at Sewanee: The University of the South.[4][5] It had substitutes, denoted by a small S.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Which?". The Daily Tar Heel. February 21, 1900. 
  2. ^ "All-Southern Football Team". Outing. Outing Publishing Company. 35: 533. 1900. Retrieved March 5, 2015 – via Google books.  open access publication – free to read
  3. ^ "[1]". The Daily Tar Heel. January 31, 1900. p. 2. Retrieved April 10, 2015 – via Newspapers.com.  open access publication – free to read
  4. ^ "An All-Southern College Eleven". Orange and Blue. March 28, 1900. Retrieved March 5, 2015 – via archive.org.  open access publication – free to read
  5. ^ "South's Football Players Analyzed". Times-Picayune. February 11, 1900. p. 8. Retrieved March 8, 2015 – via Newspapers.com.  open access publication – free to read