1931 All-Pacific Coast football team

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The 1931 All-Pacific Coast football team consists of American football players chosen by various organizations for All-Pacific Coast teams for the 1931 college football season. The organizations selecting teams in 1934 included the Associated Press (AP),[1] the Newspaper Enterprise Association,[2] and the United Press (UP).[3]

All-Pacific Coast selections[edit]

Quarterback[edit]

Halfbacks[edit]

  • Bud Toscani, St. Mary's (AP-1; UP-1)
  • Erny Pinckert, USC (AP-1; NEA-1; UP-1) (College Football Hall of Fame)
  • Merle Hufford, Washington (NEA-1)

Fullback[edit]

  • Ralston "Rusty" Gill, California (AP-1; NEA-1; UP-1)

Ends[edit]

  • Ralph Stone, California (AP-1; NEA-1; UP-1)
  • Leonard Wellendorf, UCLA (AP-1)
  • Ray Sparling, USC (UP-1)
  • Garrett Arbelbide, USC (NEA-1)

Tackles[edit]

  • Paul Schwegler, Washington (AP-1; NEA-1; UP-1) (College Football Hall of Fame)
  • Ernie Smith, USC (AP-1)
  • Bill Morgan, Oregon (UP-1)
  • Turk Edwards, Washington State (NEA-1) (College and Pro Football Halls of Fame)

Guards[edit]

  • Johnny Baker, USC (AP-1; NEA-1; UP-1) (College Football Hall of Fame)
  • Bill Fisher, St. Mary's (AP-1; UP-1)
  • Bill Corbus, Stanford (NEA-1) (College Football Hall of Fame)

Centers[edit]

  • Stan Williamson, USC (AP-1; NEA-1; UP-1)

Key[edit]

AP = Associated Press[1]

NEA = Newspaper Enterprise Association, "picked by votes of sports writers on western NEA Service newspapers"[2]

UP = United Press[3]

Bold = Consensus first-team selection by at least two of the AP, NEA and UP

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Trojans Place Five Men on All-Pacific Coast Eleven". The Monroe (LA) News-Star. December 3, 1931. p. 7. 
  2. ^ a b "Presenting NEA's All-Coast Conference Football Team". Santa Cruz News. December 2, 1931. p. 8. 
  3. ^ a b "Southern California Places Five on All-Coast Team". Ames (Iowa) Daily Tribune-Times. December 3, 1931. p. 6.