1940 All-Pacific Coast football team

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The 1940 All-Pacific Coast football team consists of American football players chosen by various organizations for All-Pacific Coast teams for the 1940 college football season. The organizations selecting teams in 1940 included the Associated Press (AP) and the United Press (UP).[1][2]

The 1941 Stanford Indians football team compiled an undefeated 10-0 record, were ranked #2 in the final AP Poll, and had six players receiving first-team honors: quarterback Frankie Albert (AP, UP), halfback Pete Kmetovic (AP), fullback Norm Standlee (AP, UP), end Fred Mayer (AP), and tackles Bob Reinhard and Bruno Banducci (UP).[1][2]

The 1941 Washington Huskies football team finished in second place with a 5-4 record and was represented by four players on either the AP or UP first team: halfback Dean McAdams (AP, UP), end Jay MacDowell (AP, UP), guard Ray Frankowski (AP, UP), and center Rudy Mucha (AP, UP).[1][2]

No players from teams outside the PCC received first-team honors from the AP or UP.[1][2]

All-Pacific Coast selections[edit]





  • Jay MacDowell, Washington (AP-1; UP-1)
  • Fred Meyer, Stanford (AP-1)
  • Milton Smith, UCLA (UP-1)





AP = Associated Press, selected based on "annual consensus poll of sports writers, officials and coaches"[1]

UP = United Press: "Sports editors of the United Press client newspapers of the Pacific Coast made the selections ..."[2]

Bold = Consensus first-team selection of both the AP and UP

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d e "The Associated Press 1940 All-Pacific Coast First Team". News-Herald, Klammath Fall, Oregon. December 6, 1940. p. 10. 
  2. ^ a b c d e "Frankie Albert Unanimous Choice On All-Coast Team". Nevada State Journal. December 6, 1940. p. 10.