1948 All-Pacific Coast football team

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The 1948 All-Pacific Coast football team consists of American football players chosen by various organizations for All-Pacific Coast teams for the 1948 college football season. The organizations selecting these teams included the conference coaches,[1] the Associated Press (AP),[2] and the United Press (UP).[3]

All-Pacific Coast selections[edit]


  • Norm Van Brocklin, Oregon (Coaches-1; AP-1; UP-1) (College and Pro Football Halls of Fame)


  • Jack Swaner, California (Coaches-1; AP-1; UP-1)
  • Don Doll, UCLA (AP-1; UP-1)
  • Jerry Williams, Washington State (Coaches-1)



  • Dick Wilkins, Oregon (AP-1; UP-1)
  • Dan Garza, Oregon (Coaches-1)
  • Bud Van Deren, California (Coaches-1; UP-1)
  • Ellery Williams, Santa Clara (AP-1)


  • Lauri Niemi, Washington State (Coaches-1; AP-1; UP-1)
  • Jim Turner, California (Coaches-1; AP-1)
  • Austin, Oregon (UP-1)


  • Rod Franz, California (Coaches-1; AP-1) (College Football Hall of Fame)
  • Alf Hemstead, Washington (Coaches-1; AP-1)
  • Bob Levenhagen, Washington (UP-1)
  • Baker, California (UP-1)


  • Brad Ecklund, Oregon (Coaches-1 [center/linebacker]; AP-1; UP-1)


Coaches = selected by the conference coaches and announced by Pacific Coast Conference Commissioner[1]

AP = Associated Press, "named by sports writer and football coaches from all parts of the far west"[2]

UP = United Press: "All selections were made through the co-operation of sports writers, the athletic departments of each school in the conference and coaches and their assistants"[3]

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

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b "Mentors Name All-Coast Team". The Statesman, Salem, Oregon. December 2, 1948. p. 10. 
  2. ^ a b "1948 Associated Press All-Pacific Football Team". San Bernardino Daily Sun. November 30, 1948. p. 18. 
  3. ^ a b Hal Wood (November 25, 1948). "Cal, Oregon Dominate All-Coast Team". The Bakersfield Californian. p. 16.