1959 All-Big Ten Conference football team

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The 1959 All-Big Ten Conference football team consists of American football players chosen by various organizations for All-Big Ten Conference teams for the 1959 Big Ten Conference football season.

All-Big Ten selections[edit]

Quarterbacks[edit]

  • Dean Look, Michigan State (AP-1; UPI-2)
  • Dale Hackbart, Wisconsin (AP-2; UPI-1)
  • Olen Treadway, Iowa (AP-3; UPI-3)

Halfbacks[edit]

Fullbacks[edit]

Ends[edit]

  • Jim Houston, Ohio State (AP-1; UPI-1)
  • Don Norton, Iowa (AP-1; UPI-1)
  • Elbert Kimbrough, Northwestern (AP-2; UPI-2)
  • Earl Faison, Indiana (AP-3; UPI-2)
  • Ted Aucreman, Indiana (AP-2; UPI-3)
  • Dick Brooks, Purdue (AP-3; UPI-3)

Tackles[edit]

  • Dan Lanphear, Wisconsin (AP-1; UPI-1)
  • Joe Rutgens, Illinois (AP-1; UPI-2)
  • Gene Gossage, Northwestern (AP-2; UPI-1)
  • Jerry Beabout, Purdue (UPI-2)
  • Jim Heineke, Wisconsin (AP-2; UPI-3)
  • Mike Wright, Minnesota (UPI-3)
  • Palmer Pyle, Michigan State (AP-3)
  • Jim Tyrer, Ohio State (AP-3)

Guards[edit]

  • Jerry Stalcup, Wisconsin (AP-1; UPI-1)
  • Bill Burrell, Illinois (AP-1; UPI-1)
  • Tom Brown, Minnesota (AP-3; UPI-2)
  • Ron Maltony, Purdue (AP-2; UPI-2)
  • Ron Perkins, Wisconsin (AP-2)
  • Pete Arena, Northwestern (AP-3; UPI-3)
  • Ernie Wright, Ohio State (UPI-3)

Centers[edit]

Key[edit]

AP = Associated Press[1]

UPI = United Press International, selected by the conference coaches[2]

Bold = Consensus first-team selections by the AP and UPI

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Charles Chamberlain (November 24, 1959). "Lanphear Unanimous AP All-Big Ten Choice". The LaCrosse Tribune. p. 12. 
  2. ^ Ed Sainsbury (November 27, 1959). "4 Northwestern gridders make UPI all-Big 10 team; Norton, Jeter place". Globe-Gazette, Mason City, Iowa. p. 12.