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The '''1891 College Football All-America team''' is composed of college football players who were selected by [[Casper Whitney]] as the best players at their positions for the [[1891 college football season]]. Whitney began publishing his All-America Team in 1889, and 1891 was the first year Whitney's list was published in ''[[Harper's Weekly]]''.
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The '''1891 College Football All-America team''' is composed of college football players who were selected by [[Caspar Whitney]] as the best players at their positions for the [[1891 college football season]]. Whitney began publishing his All-America Team in 1889, and 1891 was the first year Whitney's list was published in ''[[Harper's Weekly]]''.
   
 
==All-American selections for 1891==
 
==All-American selections for 1891==
 
===Key===
 
===Key===
*CW = [[Casper Whitney]], published in ''Harper's Weekly'' magazine.
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*CW = [[Caspar Whitney]], published in ''Harper's Weekly'' magazine.
* '''Bold''' = Consensus All-American<ref> Consensus All-American designations based on the [http://www.docstoc.com/docs/4844195/Awards-compiled-NCAA-2008-Record-Book-Division-1-Football NCAA guide to football award winners]</ref>
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* '''Bold''' = Consensus All-American<ref name=AW>{{cite web|title=Football Award Winners|publisher=National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)|year=2016|accessdate=October 21, 2017|page=6|url=http://fs.ncaa.org/Docs/stats/football_records/2016/awards.pdf}}</ref>
   
 
===Ends===
 
===Ends===
 
*'''[[Frank Hinkey]]''', Yale (College Football Hall of Fame) <small>(CW)</small>
 
*'''[[Frank Hinkey]]''', Yale (College Football Hall of Fame) <small>(CW)</small>
*'''[[Josh Hartwell]]''', Yale <small>(CW)</small>
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*'''[[John A. Hartwell]]''', Yale <small>(CW)</small>
   
 
===Tackles===
 
===Tackles===
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===Guards===
 
===Guards===
*'''[[Pudge Heffelfinger]]''', Yale (College Football Hall of Fame) <small>(CW)</small>
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*'''[[William Heffelfinger]]''', Yale (College Football Hall of Fame) <small>(CW)</small>
 
*'''[[Jesse Riggs]]''', Princeton <small>(CW)</small>
 
*'''[[Jesse Riggs]]''', Princeton <small>(CW)</small>
   
 
===Center===
 
===Center===
*'''John Adams''', Penn <small>(CW)</small>
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*'''[[John Adams (center)|John Adams]]''', Penn <small>(CW)</small>
   
 
===Quarterback===
 
===Quarterback===
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===Halfbacks===
 
===Halfbacks===
 
*'''[[Everett J. Lake]]''', Harvard (later Governor of Connecticut) <small>(CW)</small>
 
*'''[[Everett J. Lake]]''', Harvard (later Governor of Connecticut) <small>(CW)</small>
*'''[[Lee McClung|Lee "Bum" McClung]]''', Yale (College Football Hall of Fame) <small>(CW)</small>
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*'''[[Lee McClung]]''', Yale (College Football Hall of Fame) <small>(CW)</small>
   
 
===Fullback===
 
===Fullback===
*'''[[Sheppard Homans|Sheppard Homans, Jr.]]''', Princeton <small>(CW)</small>
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*'''[[Sheppard Homans, Jr.]]''', Princeton <small>(CW)</small>
   
 
==Notes==
 
==Notes==
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{{College Football All-America Teams}}
 
{{College Football All-America Teams}}
   
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[[Category:1891 college football season|All-America Team]]
 
[[Category:College Football All-America Teams]]
 
[[Category:College Football All-America Teams]]

Revision as of 08:09, March 30, 2018

The 1891 College Football All-America team is composed of college football players who were selected by Caspar Whitney as the best players at their positions for the 1891 college football season. Whitney began publishing his All-America Team in 1889, and 1891 was the first year Whitney's list was published in Harper's Weekly.

All-American selections for 1891

Key

  • CW = Caspar Whitney, published in Harper's Weekly magazine.
  • Bold = Consensus All-American[1]

Ends

Tackles

Guards

Center

Quarterback

  • Philip King, Princeton (College Football Hall of Fame) (CW)

Halfbacks

Fullback

Notes

  1. "Football Award Winners". National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). 2016. p. 6. http://fs.ncaa.org/Docs/stats/football_records/2016/awards.pdf. Retrieved October 21, 2017.
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