1919 All-Big Ten Conference football team

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The 1919 All-Big Ten Conference football team consists of American football players selected to the All-Big Ten Conference teams chosen by various selectors for the 1919 Big Ten Conference football season.

All Big-Ten selections[edit]



  • Duke Slater, Iowa (ECP, FM, INS, MDN [guard], MM, VH, WE-1)
  • Charles Higgins, Chicago (FM, INS, MDN, MM, VH, WE-1)
  • Burt Ingwersen, Illinois (ECP, WE-2)
  • Trygve Johnsen, Minnesota (MDN)
  • Angus Goetz, Michigan (WE-2)


  • Lloyd Pixley, Ohio State (ECP, FM, INS, MM, VH)
  • Jack Depler, Illinois (ECP, INS, MM, VH [center], WE-1 [center])
  • Clarence Applegran, Illinois (MDN, VH, WE-1)
  • William G. McCaw, Indiana (FM, WE-1)
  • Dean W. Trott, Ohio State (WE-2)
  • Harry Hunzelman, Iowa (WE-2)




  • Chic Harley, Ohio State (ECP, FM, INS, MDN, MM, VH)
  • Arnold Oss, Minnesota (ECP, FM, INS, MDN, MM, VH, WE-1)
  • Laurie Walquist, Illinois (WE-2)
  • Russell S. Williams, Indiana (WE-2)


  • Jack Crangle, Illinois (FM, INS, MM)
  • Edmond R. Ruben, Minnesota (MDN, VH)
  • Guy Lohman, Iowa (WE-1)
  • Frank R. Willaman, Ohio State (ECP, WE-2)


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

FM = Frank G. Menke[1]

INS = International News Service selected by Luther A. Huston[1]

MDN = Minneapolis Daily News by its sport editor, George A. Barton[1]

MM = Malcolm McLaren in the Chicago Evening Post[1]

VH = Victor Harris in the St. Paul Pioneer Press[1]

WE = Walter Eckersall[2]

Bold = consensus first-team selection by a majority of the selectors listed here

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d e f Walter Camp (ed.). Spalding's Official Foot Ball Guide 1920. A. G. Spalding & Brothers (Spalding's Athletic Library). p. 41. 
  2. ^ "Walter Eckersall Selects His First and Second All-Conference Football Elevens For Past Season". Detroit Free Press. November 30, 1919. p. 21.