1924 College Football All-Southern Team

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Hek Wakefield of Vanderbilt.

The 1924 College Football All-Southern Team consists of American football players selected to the College Football All-Southern Teams selected by various organizations for the 1924 Southern Conference football season.

Alabama won the SoCon championship. Centre defeated Alabama and claims a Southern championship, even though Centre was never a member of the Southern Conference.

Composite eleven[edit]

Doug Wycoff of Georgia Tech.

The composite All-Southern eleven compiled by the Atlanta Journal included:

All-Southerns of 1924[edit]

Ends[edit]

Bob Rives

Tackles[edit]

  • Bob Rives, Vanderbilt (C, C2, NB-1, CH-1, FH, VU, BE)
  • Jim Taylor, Georgia (C, C2, NB-1, CH-2, FH, UGA, VU, BE)
  • Red Simmons, Mercer (NB-1, UGA)
  • Walter Skidmore, Centre (AS, CH-2)
  • Minos Gordy, Centre (CH-1)
  • Curtis Luckey, Georgia (NB-2)
  • Samuel Oscar Graham, VPI (NB-2)
  • Cy Williams, Florida (BE)
  • Noisy Grisham, Auburn (BE)

Guards[edit]

Goldy Goldstein of Florida.

Centers[edit]

  • Fats Lawrence, Auburn (C [as g], C2, AS [as g], CH-2 [as g], FH, VU, BE)
  • Shorty Propst, Alabama (C, AS [as g], NB-1, CH-1 [as g], FH [as g], UGA, VU [as g], BE)
  • Ed Kubale, Centre (AS, NB-1, CH-1, BE)

Quarterbacks[edit]

Edgar C. Jones of Florida.

Halfbacks[edit]

  • Pooley Hubert, Alabama (College Football Hall of Fame) (C, C2, CH-1, FH, BE)
  • Gil Reese, Vanderbilt (C, C2, AS, NB-1, CH-2, VU, BE)
  • Brother Brown, Tulane (NB-1, CH-2 [as fb], VU, BE)
  • Ark Newton, Florida (FH, BE)
  • Martin Kilpatrick, Georgia (NB-2, UGA)
  • David Rosenfeld, Alabama (NB-2)
  • Johnny Mack Brown, Alabama (CH-2)

Fullbacks[edit]

  • Doug Wycoff, Georgia Tech (C, C2, AS, NB-1, FH, UGA, VU)
  • Tom Ryan, Vanderbilt (VU [as hb], BE)
  • James D. Thomason, Georgia (NB-2)
  • Eddie Cameron, Washington & Lee (BE)

Key[edit]

Bold = Consensus selection

* = Consensus All-American

C = Composite selections from the Atlanta Journal.[8]

C2 = A second composite selection. Both were drawn by writers from Birmingham, Atlanta, Louisville, Nashville, Memphis, Chattanooga, New Orleans, Montgomery, Shreveport, Knoxville, Jacksonville, Columbus, and Columbia.[9]

AS = selected by Anniston coaches and The Anniston Star.[10]

NB = selected by Norman E. Brown.[11]

CH = selected by Happy Chandler, scout for the Centre Colonels football team.[12]

FH = selected by Fox Howe, coach of AMI.[10]

UGA = received most votes at their position by the players of the Georgia Bulldogs football team.[13]

VU = received votes at their position by the players of the Vanderbilt Commodores football team.[13]

BE = Billy Evans's "Southern Honor Roll"[14]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Goldstein, Erving "Goldy"". jewsinsports.com. Retrieved September 5, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Allison "Pooley" Hubert". 
  3. ^ "Rites Saturday For Bob Rives". Kentucky New Era. March 2, 1956. 
  4. ^ "Well, You Don't Win Them All". Kentucky New Era. October 7, 1969. 
  5. ^ Norman E. Brown (1924-12-08). "Brown Picks All-American Team for the Journal". Hamilton Evening Journal. 
  6. ^ Vanderbilt Football 2014 Fact Book, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, pp. 125, 137, 142, 151 (2014). Retrieved August 17, 2014.
  7. ^ W. A. Alexander (1926). "Forty-Five Yards for Georgia Tech" (PDF). Kansas City Star. 
  8. ^ closed access publication – behind paywall "Atlanta Journals Picks S. I. C. All Star Team". Times-Picayune. December 8, 1924. 
  9. ^ "Two All-Dixie Teams Ignore Virginia Players". Washington Post. December 2, 1924. 
  10. ^ a b "All-Southern". The Anniston Star. December 7, 1924. p. 12. Retrieved November 12, 2017 – via Newspapers.com.  open access publication – free to read
  11. ^ "Brown Picks An All-Southern Eleven". The Greenville News. December 5, 1924. p. 13. Retrieved November 11, 2017 – via Newspapers.com.  open access publication – free to read
  12. ^ "All-Southern Eleven Picked By Chandler". The Courier-Journal. December 13, 1924. p. 9. Retrieved November 12, 2017 – via Newspapers.com.  open access publication – free to read
  13. ^ a b Lawrence Perry (December 4, 1924). "Game's For The Sake". Harrisburg Telegraph. p. 20. Retrieved March 7, 2015 – via Newspapers.com.  open access publication – free to read
  14. ^ "Billy Evans Honor Roll". Iowa City Press-Citizen. December 24, 1924. p. 11. Retrieved July 23, 2015 – via Newspapers.com.  open access publication – free to read