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The 1909 College Football All-America team is composed of various organizations that chose College Football All-America Teams that season. The organizations that chose the teams were Collier's Weekly selected by Walter Camp, Leslie's Weekly, and the New York Evening Telegram.


  • WC = Collier's Weekly as selected by Walter Camp[1]
  • NYT = New York Times[2]
  • TC = Tommy Clark, noted sports writer whose work appeared in several papers[3][4][5][6][7]
  • UP = United Press consensus All-American team, based on selections from 22 of "the best football experts"[8]
  • Bold - Consensus All-American[9]
  • 1 - First Team Selection
  • 2 - Second Team Selection
  • 3 - Third Team Selection

All-Americans of 1909


  • Adrian Regnier, Brown (WC-1; NYT-1; TC-1)
  • John Kilpatrick, Yale (College Football Hall of Fame) (WC-1; NYT-1; TC-1; UP-1)
  • L. Smith, Harvard (WC-2)
  • Bankhart, Dartmouth (WC-2; NYT-2)
  • Braddock, Penn (WC-2)
  • Harlan Page, Chicago (WC-3)
  • Frank McCaffrey, Fordham (WC-3)
  • Vaughan, Yale (NYT-2)


  • Hamilton Fish III, Harvard (College Football Hall of Fame) (WC-1; NYT-1; TC-1; UP-1)
  • Henry Hobbs, Yale (WC-1; NYT-1; UP-1)
  • James Walker, Minnesota (TC-1)
  • Lilley, Yale (WC-2; NYT-2)
  • McKay, Harvard (WC-2)
  • Rudolph Siegling, Princeton (WC-3)
  • William Casey, Michigan (WC-3)
  • Pullen, Army (NYT-2)


  • Albert Benbrook, Michigan (WC-1)
  • Hamlin Andrus, Yale (WC-1; NYT-1; TC-1; UP-1)
  • William Goebel, Yale (WC-2)
  • Clark Tobin, Dartmouth (WC-2; NYT-1; TC-1; UP-1)
  • L. Withington, Harvard (WC-3)
  • Fisher, Harvard (WC-3; NYT-2)
  • Waller, Princeton (NYT-2)


  • Carroll Cooney, Yale (WC-1; NYT-1; TC-1; UP-1)
  • P. Withington, Harvard (WC-2; NYT-2)
  • H.E. Farnum, Minnesota (WC-3)


  • John McGovern, Minnesota (College Football Hall of Fame) (WC-1; TC-1)
  • Arthur Howe, Yale (WC-2)
  • Earl Sprackling, Brown (WC-3; NYT-1; UP-1)
  • Page, Chicago (NYT-2)



  • Ted Coy, Yale (College Football Hall of Fame) (WC-1; NYT-1 [hb]; TC-1; UP-1 [hb])
  • Marks, Dartmouth (WC-2)
  • George McCaa, Lafayette (WC-3; NYT-2)


  1. "Walter Camp Selects Three All-American Football Teams". The Syracuse Herald. 1909-12-15.
  2. "ALL-AMERICA TEAM PICKED ON FORM SHOWN DURING 1909; Problems Confronting Experts Who Take Up This Thankless and Difficult Task of Choosing the So-Called "Best." All-America Team Picked on Form Shown During 1909" (PDF). The New York Times. 1909-11-28.
  3. "All-American Team Chosen". The Daily Review (Decatur, IL). 1909-12-01.
  4. Tommy Clark (1909-12-06). "All American Football Team For Season Of 1909". Lowell Sun.
  5. Tommy Clark (1909-12-08). "The All American Team Has Been Selected". The Piqua Daily Call.
  6. Tommy Clark (1909-12-09). "All American Football Team For Season Of 1909". Fresno Morning Republican.
  7. Tommy Clark (1909-12-05). "All American Football Team For Season Of 1909". Waterloo Times-Tribune.
  8. "Greatest Football Team Is Selected". The Des Moines News. 1909-12-26.
  9. Consensus All-American designations based on the NCAA guide to football award winners

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