1906 All-Western college football team

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The 1906 All-Western college football team consists of American football players selected to the All-Western teams chosen by various selectors for the 1906 college football season.

All-Western selections[edit]

Ends[edit]

  • Bobby Marshall, Minnesota (CA, CC, CDN, CE, CEP, CIO, CJ, CRH, CT, ECP-1, OL, SLG) (CFHOF)
  • Mysterious Walker, Chicago (CA, CC, CDN, CE, CIO, CJ, CRH, ECP-1, SLG)
  • Franz "Dutch" Frurip, Wabash (CT)
  • Frank W. Johnson, Nebraska (ECP-2)
  • Charles J. Moynihan, Illinois (ECP-2)

Tackles[edit]

  • Joe Curtis, Michigan (CA, CC, CDN, CE, CEP, CIO, CJ, CRH, CT, ECP-1, SLG)
  • Ed Parry, Chicago (CA, CC, CDN, CE, CEP [end], CIO, CJ, CRH [guard], ECP-1, OL [end], SLG)
  • George Leland Case, Minnesota (CC [guard], CE [guard], CEP, CRH [guard], CT, ECP-2, OL)
  • Franklin C. Wade, Indiana (ECP-2)

Guards[edit]

  • Forest Van Hook, Illinois (CDN, CEP, CT, ECP-1, SLG)
  • Theodore Vita, Minnesota (CA, CDN, CE, CEP, CJ, CT, ECP-2, OL, SLG)
  • William "Bill" Ittner, Minnesota (CC, CIO, CRH [tackle], ECP-1, OL [tackle])
  • Warren A. Gelbach, Wisconsin (CIO)
  • Walter D. Graham, Michigan (CJ, ECP-2)
  • Smith, Minnesota (CA, OL)

Centers[edit]

  • Orren Eark Safford, Minnesota (CC, CDN, CE, CEP, CIO, CRH, ECP-1, OL, SLG)
  • Lloyd A. Waugh, Indiana (CJ, ECP-2)
  • Stechm, Wisconsin (CT)
  • W. Wellinghoff, Purdue (CA)

Quarterbacks[edit]

  • Walter Eckersall, Chicago (CA, CC, CDN, CE, CEP, CIO, CJ, CRH, CT, ECP-1, OL, SLG) (CFHOF)
  • Frank K. Hare, Indiana (ECP-2)

Halfbacks[edit]

  • Walter Steffen, Chicago (CA, CDN, CE, CEP, CIO, CJ, CT, ECP-2, SLG) (CFHOF)
  • John Schuknecht, Minnesota (CC, CDN, CIO, CRH, ECP-1, OL, SLG)
  • Heze Clark, Indiana (CE, CEP, CJ, CRH, CT, ECP-1)
  • Hodge, Illinois (CA)
  • Paul Magoffin, Michigan (CC, ECP-2)
  • William C. Doane, Minnesota (OL)

Fullbacks[edit]

  • John Garrels, Michigan (CA, CC, CDN, CE, CEP, CIO, CJ, CRH, CT, ECP-1, OL, SLG)
  • Earl Current, Minnesota (ECP-2)

Key[edit]

CA = Chicago American[1]

CC = Chicago Chronicle[1]

CDN = Chicago Daily News[1]

CE = Chicago Examiner[1]

CEP = Chicago Evening Post[1]

CIO = Chicago Inter-Ocean[1]

CJ = Chicago Journal[1]

CRH = Chicago Record-Herald[1]

CT = Chicago Tribune[1]

ECP = Elmer C. Patterson for Collier's Weekly[2]

OL = O'Loughlin in The Minneapolis Journal[3]

SLG = St. Louis Globe-Democrat[1]

CFHOF = College Football Hall of Fame

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j Walter Camp, ed. (1907). Spalding's Official Foot Ball Guide 1907. American Sports Publishing Company. pp. 23, 25. 
  2. ^ "Pick Stars of the Gridiron". The Pittsburgh Press. January 9, 1907. 
  3. ^ O'Loughlin (December 2, 1906). "An All-Western Team To Play the "New" Game". The Minneapolis Journal. p. 2 (Sports).