1925 All-Big Ten Conference football team

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The 1925 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 1925 Big Ten Conference football season.

All Big-Ten selections[edit]


  • Bennie Oosterbaan, Michigan (AP-1; BE-1; BTW-1; NB-1; JW; UP-1; WE-1)
  • Chuck Kassel, Illinois (AP-1; BE-1; BTW-1; UP-1; WE-1)
  • Dick Romey, Iowa (AP-2; BE-2; JW; NB-1; WE-3)
  • George Fisher, Indiana (BE-2)
  • Jefferson Burrus, Wisconsin (BTW-2; UP-2)
  • Roger B. Wheeler, Minnesota (BTW-2)
  • Cookie Cunningham, Ohio State (AP-2)
  • Elmer A. Lampe, Chicago (WE-2)
  • William Flora, Michigan (WE-2)
  • Frank E. Mathews, Northwestern (WE-3)


  • Henderson, Chicago (AP-1; BE-1; BTW-1; JW; NB-1; UP-1; WE-1)
  • Tom Edwards, Michigan (AP-2; BE-2; BTW-1; NB-1; UP-1; WE-1)
  • Harry Hawkins, Michigan (AP-1; BE-1; BTW-1; JW; UP-2; WE-2)
  • Elmer A. Lampe, Chicago (BE-2; UP-2 [end])
  • Paul Nelson, Wisconsin (BTW-2; WE-3)
  • J. T. Bolan, Purdue (UP-2)
  • John H. Nichols, Ohio State (AP-2)
  • Charles A. Brown, Illinois (WE-2)
  • Hobscheid, Chicago (WE-3)


  • Ed Hess, Ohio State (AP-1; BE-1; BTW-1; JW; NB-1; UP-1; WE-1)
  • Bernie Shively, Illinois (AP-1; BE-1; JW)
  • Sam Hibben, Chicago (NB-1)
  • Ray J. Stipek, Wisconsin (AP-2; BE-2; BTW-2; WE-2)
  • Len Walsh, Minnesota (BE-2; WE-1)
  • John Lovette, Michigan (BTW-2; WE-3)
  • Paul Kraguski, Iowa (UP-2, WE-3)
  • Merwin Mitterwallner, Illinois (UP-2; WE-2)




  • Red Grange, Illinois (AP-1; BE-1; BTW-1; NB-1 [quarterback]; JW; UP-1; WE-1)
  • McCarty, Chicago (AP-1; BE-1; BTW-1 [fullback]; WE-1 [fullback])
  • Wesley Fry, Iowa (AP-2 [fullback]; UP-1)
  • Ralph Baker, Northwestern (NB-1)
  • Harold Almquist, Minnesota (BTW-1; UP-2; WE-3 [qb])
  • Marty Karow, Ohio State (BE-2; JW; WE-2)
  • Nick Kutsch, Iowa (BTW-2 [quarterback]; NB-1; WE-3)
  • Doyle Harmon, Wisconsin (AP-2; BE-2; UP-2 [quarterback]; WE-1)
  • Chester "Cotton" Wilcox, Purdue (AP-2 [quarterback]; BTW-2 , WE-3)
  • Lawrence E. Marks, Indiana (WE-2)


  • Loren L. Lewis, Northwestern (AP-1; BE-2; BTW-2 [halfback]; UP-1; WE-2)
  • Herb Joesting, Minnesota (AP-2; BE-1; UP-2)
  • Bo Molenda, Michigan (BTW-2; NB-1; UP-2 [halfback]; WE-3)
  • Earl Britton, Illinois (JW)

See also[edit]


AP = Associated Press, "as selected by seven of the Big Ten coaches, for the Associated Press tonight"[1]

BE = Billy Evans with counsel from nine of the ten Big Ten coaches[2]

BTW = Big Ten Weekly, selected by Albon Holden in the Big Ten Weekly, a publication devoted entirely to the athletics of the leading institutions of the west"[3]

JW = John Wilce, head coach at Ohio State[4]

NB = Norman E. Brown, sports editor of the Central Press Association[5]

UP = United Press, "according to a consensus of opinion as expressed by coaches, trainers, athletic directors, and critics as compiled today by the United Press"[6]

WE = Walter Eckersall[7]

Bold = consensus first-team selection by at least three of the six selectors listed above


  1. ^ "Big Ten All Star Selection Is Made: Red Grange Is Only Unanimous Choice of Coaches -- Michigan Men on First Team". Joplin Globe. December 4, 1925. p. 8. 
  2. ^ Billy Evans (November 30, 1925). "Billy Evans All-Big-Ten". Mount Carmel (PA) Item. p. 5. 
  3. ^ "Big Ten Weekly's Teams". The Scranton Republican. December 4, 1925. p. 22. 
  4. ^ Dr. J. W. Wilce (November 25, 1925). "Wilce Picks All-Western Grid Eleven". Oakland Tribune. p. 29. 
  5. ^ Norman E. Brown (December 1, 1925). "Brown's All-Big Ten Team Selections". The Journal News (Hamilton, Ohio). p. 10. 
  6. ^ Edward C. Derr (December 1, 1925). "United Press Expert Favors Michigan Stars in Big Ten". The Daily Times (New Philadelphia, Ohio). p. 7. 
  7. ^ "Eckersall's All-Conference Football Teams". Detroit Free Press. December 6, 1925. p. 16.