1909 College Football All-Southern Team

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The 1909 College Football All-Southern Team consists of American football players selected to the College Football All-Southern Teams selected by various organizations for the 1909 Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association football season. Sewanee won the SIAA championship. VPI, an independent school, also claims a Southern championship.

Heisman's eleven[edit]

The eleven selected by John Heisman included:

All-Southerns of 1909[edit]

Ends[edit]

  • Silas Williams†, Sewanee (H-1, GR, NB, NTC, NTL, NTM)
  • Ewing Y. Freeland, Vanderbilt (H-1, NB, NTL)
  • Bill Neely, Vanderbilt (GR, NB [as qb], NTC, NTL [as qb], NTM [as qb])
  • Carlton Elliott, Virginia (WG)
  • Joe Luttrell, VPI (WG)
  • Armstrong Hill, Auburn (H-2)
  • Herbert Hatcher, Georgia (H-2)

Tackles[edit]

Guards[edit]

Centers[edit]

Quarterbacks[edit]

  • Doc Fenton, LSU (College Football Hall of Fame) (H-1)
  • Chigger Browne, Sewanee (GR, H-2, NTC)
  • S. F. Stevens, North Carolina A&M (WG)

Halfbacks[edit]

  • Aubrey Lanier, Sewanee (H-1, GR, NB, NTC, NTL)
  • Ray Morrison, Vanderbilt (College Football Hall of Fame) (H-1, NTL, NTM [as e])
  • Lew Hardage, Auburn (GR, H-2, NB, NTC, NTM)
  • Forest Stanton, Virginia (WG)
  • Tom Moseley, VMI (WG)
  • Del Pratt, Alabama (H-2)

Fullbacks[edit]

Key[edit]

† = Unanimous selection

Bold = Heisman's pick

H = selected by John Heisman, coach at Georgia Institute of Technology.[6] Dick Jemison picked a second team from the players Heisman left off his first.[7]

GR = selected by Grantland Rice.[8][9]

NB = selected by Nash Buckingham.[10]

NTC = published in the Nashville Tennessean, by a writer from Columbia.[11]

NTL = published in the Nashville Tennessean, by a writer from Lynnville.[12]

NTM = published in the Nashville Tennessean, by a writer from McMinnville.[13]

WG = selected by William C. Gloth, coach at Virginia Military Institute.[14]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Huntsville Football Team History" – via ahsfhs.org.
  2. ^ James Gregg (1949). "Sports at Sewanee". Sewanee Alumni News: 5.
  3. ^ "Alpha-Alpha, University of the South". Kappa Alpha Journal. 27 (2): 200.
  4. ^ "Alabama Wins Over Georgia In Hard Game". The Atlanta Constitution. October 31, 1909. p. 3. Retrieved April 14, 2015 – via Newspapers.com. open access publication – free to read
  5. ^ "Georgia Springs Big Surprise on Jackets". Atlanta Constitution. November 21, 1909. p. 4. Retrieved April 14, 2015 – via Newspapers.com. open access publication – free to read
  6. ^ "The All-Southern Eleven Picked By Coach Heisman". Atlanta Constitution. November 28, 1909. p. 3. Retrieved March 4, 2015 – via Newspapers.com. open access publication – free to read
  7. ^ "Second Choice Eleven Chosen By Dick Jemison". Atlanta Constitution. November 28, 1909. p. 3. Retrieved March 14, 2015 – via Newspapers.com. open access publication – free to read
  8. ^ closed access publication – behind paywall "All-Southern Selection". Charlotte Observer. November 29, 1909.
  9. ^ Cap and Gown. p. 143.
  10. ^ "All-Southern Star Cast Is Selected". The Tennessean. November 28, 1909. p. 9. Retrieved November 14, 2017 – via Newspapers.com. open access publication – free to read
  11. ^ "A Fan's Selection For All-Southern". The Tennessean. December 4, 1909. p. 10. Retrieved November 14, 2017 – via Newspapers.com. open access publication – free to read
  12. ^ "More Selections For All-Southern". The Tennessean. December 8, 1909. p. 10. Retrieved April 24, 2016 – via Newspapers.com. open access publication – free to read
  13. ^ "An All-Southern". The Tennessean. December 14, 1909. p. 6. Retrieved April 24, 2016 – via Newspapers.com. open access publication – free to read
  14. ^ "Mr. Gloth Picks Team". The Cadet. December 14, 1909.