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The 1912 College Football All-America team consists of American football players selected to the College Football All-America Teams selected by various organizations in 1912. The organizations that chose the teams included 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]
  • RE = Robert Edgren[2]
  • WJM = W.J. MacBeth[3][4]
  • ASH = Alfred S. Harvey of the Milwaukee Free Press[5]
  • TC = Tommy Clark[6]
  • PHD = Parke H. Davis (Princeton's representative on the intercollegiate rules committee)[7]
  • PW = Glenn S. "Pop" Warner[8]
  • TET = Trenton Evening Times[9]
  • Bold - Consensus All-American[10]
  • 1 - First Team Selection
  • 2 - Second Team Selection
  • 3 - Third Team Selection

All-Americans of 1912


  • Samuel M. Felton, Harvard (WC–1; RE-1; WJM-1; ASH-1; PHD-1; TET-1)
  • Douglas Bomeisler, Yale (College Football Hall of Fame) (WC–1; RE-1; WJM-1; TC-1; PHD-1; PW-1; TET-1)
  • Miller Pontius, Michigan (ASH-1)
  • Dexter Very, Penn. State (College Football Hall of Fame) (WC-2; PW-1)
  • Joseph Hoeffel, Wisconsin (WC-2)
  • Russell "Busty" Ashbaugh, Brown (WC-3; TC - 1)
  • Jordan, Bucknell (WC-3)



  • Stanley B. Pennock, Harvard (College Football Hall of Fame) (WC–1; RE-1; ASH-1; TC-1; PHD-1; PW-1; TET-1)
  • W. John Logan, Princeton (WC–1; ASH-1)
  • John H. Brown, Jr., Navy (College Football Hall of Fame) (WC-3; PHD-1; PW-1)
  • Rip Shenk, Princeton (RE–1; TET-1)
  • Carroll T. Cooney, Yale (WC-2; WJM - 1)
  • Howe, Navy (TC – 1)
  • Kulp, Brown (WC-2)
  • Bennett, Dartmouth (WC-3)


  • Hank Ketcham, Yale (College Football Hall of Fame (WC–1; RE-1; WJM-1; ASH-1; TC-1; PW-1; TET-1)
  • Benson, Lafayette (PHD–1)
  • Parmenter, Harvard (WC-2)
  • Bluthenthal, Princeton (WC-3)


  • George Crowther, Brown (WC–1; WJM-1)
  • Eddie Gillette, Wisconsin (ASH-1; TC-1)
  • Pat Pazetti, Lehigh (WC-2; PHD-1; PW-1)
  • Everett Bacon, Wesleyan (College Football Hall of Fame) (WC-3; RE-1)
  • Gardner, Harvard (TET-1)


  • Charles E. Brickley, Harvard (WC–1; RE-1; WJM-1; ASH-1; TC-1; PHD-1; PW-1; TET-1 [fb])
  • Jim Thorpe, Carlisle (College Football Hall of Fame) (WC–1; RE-1; WJM-1; ASH-1; TC-1; PHD-1 [fb]; PW-1; TET-1)
  • Dave Morey, Dartmouth (WC-2; WJM-1 [guard])
  • Nelson Norgren, Chicago (WC-2)
  • Lewie Hardage, Vanderbilt (WC-3)
  • Hobart Amory Hare "Hobey" Baker, Princeton (College Football Hall of Fame) (WC-3; PHD-1; TET-1)


  • F. LeRoy Mercer, Penn (College Football Hall of Fame) (WC–1)
  • Wallace "Butch" De Witt, Princeton (RE–1)
  • Percy Wendell, Harvard (College Football Hall of Fame) (WC-2; WJM-1)
  • Spencer Armstrong Pumpelly, Yale (WC-3)
  • Ray Eichenlaub, Notre Dame (College Football Hall of Fame) (ASH-1)
  • Huntington "Tack" Hardwick, Harvard (College Football Hall of Fame) (TC-1)
  • Mauthe, Penn State (PW-1)


  1. "American Gridiron Lights Are Chosen: Camp Picks One Western Man on All-Star Team". The Indianapolis Star. 1912-12-03.
  2. "Robert Edgren's All-American Eleven for 1912". Syracuse Herald. 1912-12-05.
  3. "MacBeth Nominates an All-American Eleven". Salt Lake Tribune. 1912-12-08.
  4. "Picking "All-American" Teams a Fad: Here's Latest and It Comes from New York; And of Course, They're All Easterners, Havard, Carlisle and Dartmouth". The Lima News. 1912-12-10.
  5. "Two Badgers on All-American Team". The La Crosse Tribune. 1912-12-09.
  6. "All-American Football Team for 1912". Cedar Rapids Tribune. 1912-12-27.
  7. "Davis Picks an All-America Team". Evening Standard (Ogden City, Utah). 1912-12-17.
  8. "Warner Picks One Indian: Wonderful Thorpe Gets Place on Carlisle Coach's All-American Team" (PDF). The New York Times. 1912-12-11.
  9. "Times All-American Eleven". Trenton Evening Times. 1912-12-02.
  10. Consensus All-American designations based on the NCAA guide to football award winners

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