1916 All-Western college football team

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The 1916 All-Western college football team consists of American football players selected to the All-Western teams chosen by various selectors for the 1916 college football season.

All-Western selections[edit]

Ends[edit]

Tackles[edit]

  • George Hauser, Minnesota (ECP-1)
  • Fred Becker, Iowa (ECP-1)
  • Manley R. Petty, Illinois (ECP-2)
  • Frank A. R. Mayer, Minnesota (ECP-2)

Guards[edit]

  • Charles Higgins, Chicago (ECP-1)
  • Gilbert S. Sinclair, Minnesota (ECP-1)
  • C. L. Eklund, Minnesota (ECP-2)
  • Charlie Bachman, Notre Dame (ECP-2) (CFHOF)

Centers[edit]

  • John L. Townley, Jr., Minnesota (ECP-1)
  • Walter Niemann, Michigan (ECP-2)

Quarterbacks[edit]

  • Bart Macomber, Illinois (ECP-1) (CFHOF)
  • Claire Long, Minnesota (ECP-2)

Halfbacks[edit]

Fullbacks[edit]

Key[edit]

Bold = consensus choice by a majority of the selectors

ECP = E. C. Patterson in Collier's Weekly[1]

CFHOF = College Football Hall of Fame

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ E.C. Patterson (December 23, 1916). "Collier's All-Western Eleven". Collier's Weekly. p. 22.