1901 College Football All-Southern Team

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The 1901 College Football All-Southern Team consists of American football players selected to the College Football All-Southern Teams selected by various organizations in 1901. Vanderbilt won the SIAA championship. Most said Virginia ranked best in the south.[1] Gallaudet, a school for deaf-mutes, also claimed a championship.

All-Southerns of 1901[edit]




  • Buck Harris†, Virginia (WP, O)
  • Branch Johnson, VMI (WP)
  • Alvin Lee Abbott, VPI (O)
  • Joe Lynch, Georgetown (WP-s)
  • Frank Kearns, Georgetown (WP-s)


  • Percy Given†, Georgetown (WP, O)
  • H. Dorsey Waters, Virginia (WP-s)


Robert Coleman.



  • Hunter Carpenter†, VPI (College Football Hall of Fame) (WP, O)
  • Albert Carr, North Carolina (WP-s)


Bold = consensus choice by a majority of the selectors

† = Unanimous selection

WP = posted by Oscar P. Schmidt in the Washington Post, selected by M. J. Thompson, graduate manager of athletics at Georgetown University and Richard Armstrong, formerly of Yale. It had a second team referred to as substitutes.[2][3]

O = selected by Caspar Whitney in Outing.[4]


  1. ^ e. g. "Champions of the South regardless of conference affiliation". 
  2. ^ ""All Southern" Eleven". The State. February 7, 1902. 
  3. ^ Oscar P. Schmidt. "Football in the Southern Colleges". The Official National Collegiate Athletic Association Football Guide: 129. 
  4. ^ "Southern Intercollegiate Football". Outing. 37: 726.