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The 1916 College Football All-America team consists of American football players selected to the College Football All-America Teams selected by various organizations in 1916. The organizations that chose the teams included Collier's Weekly selected by Walter Camp.


All-Americans of 1916


  • Bert Baston, Minnesota (College Football Hall of Fame) (WC-1; UP-1; INS-1; WE-1; PP-1; FY-1; BP-1; MS)
  • James Pat Herron, Pittsburgh (WC-2; INS-2; WE-1; MS)
  • Charles Comerford, Yale (INS-1; BP-1)
  • George Moseley, Yale (WC-1; WE-2; FY-2)
  • Henry Miller, Penn (WC-2; LP-1; FY-1)
  • Richard Harte, Harvard (INS-2; MON-1; FY-2)
  • Clifford Carlson, Pitt (Basketball Hall of Fame) (PP-2)
  • Tommy Whelan, Georgetown (PP-2)
  • Highley, Princeton (UP-2; LP-1)
  • Stan Cofall, Notre Dame (UP-2; MS)
  • Paul Eckley, Cornell (WE-2)
  • Bob Higgins, Penn State (College and Pro Football Hall of Fame) (MON-1)
  • Coolidge, Harvard (WC-3)
  • Morris Vowell, Tennessee (WC-3)


  • Belford West, Colgate (WC-1; UP-1; INS-1; WE-1; PP-2; LP-1; BP-1)
  • Clarence Horning, Colgate (WC-1; WE-2; MS)
  • McLean, Princeton (MON-1; FY-1; BP-1)
  • Artemus Gates, Yale (WC-2; UP-2; INS-2)
  • DeVitalis, Brown (UP-1; PP-1)
  • George Hauser, Minnesota (INS-1)
  • Mark Farnum, Brown (INS-2; MON-1)
  • Fred Becker, Iowa (WE-1)
  • Louis Seagrave, Washington (WC-3 [g]; PP-1)
  • Fred Gillies, Cornell (FY-1)
  • Bob Karch, Ohio State (FM)
  • Wheeler, Harvard (UP-2; LP-1; FY-2)
  • Ward, Navy (WC-2)
  • Beacham, Tufts (PP-2)
  • Little, Penn (FY-2)
  • Mayer, Minnesota (WE-2)
  • Beckett, Oregon (WC-3)
  • __nico, Washington & Lee (WC-3)


  • Clinton Black, Yale (WC-1; UP-1; INS-1; WE-1; MON-1; PP-1; LP-1; FY-1; BP-1; MS)
  • Harrie Dadmun, Harvard (WC-1; UP-2; INS-2; WE-1; FY-1)
  • Frank T. Hogg, Princeton (WC-2; PP-1; MS)
  • Fox, Yale (UP-1)
  • Thornhill, Pitt (INS-1)
  • Henning, Penn (FY-2; BP-1)
  • Christopher Schlachter, Syracuse (MON-1)
  • Charlie Bachman, Notre Dame (College Football Hall of Fame) (WC-2; LP-1)
  • Nourse, Princeton (WE-2; PP-2)
  • Sinclair, Minnesota (PP-2)
  • Good, Colgate (UP-2)
  • Barton, Colgate (INS-2)
  • Arnold McInerney, Notre Dame (WE-2)
  • Garrett, Rutgers (WC-3)


  • Bob Peck, Pittsburgh (College Football Hall of Fame) (WC-1; UP-1; INS-1; WE-1; MON-1; PP-1; BP-1; MS)
  • John McEwan, Army (WC-2; UP-2; INS-2; WE-2; PP-2)
  • Alfred Gennert, Princeton (LP-1; FY-1)
  • Becket, Iowa (FY-2)
  • George Phillips, Georgia Tech (WC-3)



  • Chic Harley, Ohio State (College Football Hall of Fame) (WC-1; UP-1; INS-1; WE-1; PP-1; FY-1; BP-1)
  • Everett Strupper, Georgia Tech (College Football Hall of Fame) (PP-1 [e])
  • Fritz Pollard, Brown (College and Pro Football Hall of Fame) (WC-1; UP-2; INS-2; WE-2; MON-1; PP-2; LP-1; BP-1; MS)
  • Andy Hastings, Pittsburgh (UP-1; INS-1)
  • Eddie Casey, Harvard (College Football Hall of Fame) (WC-2; WE-2; PP-1; FY-2)
  • John Maulbetsch, Michigan (College Football Hall of Fame) (FY-1)
  • Harry LeGore, Yale (WC-2; INS-2; WE-2 [fb]; PP-2; LP-1 [fb]; FY-2)
  • Claire Long, Minnesota (FM)
  • Paddy "The Wasp" Driscoll, Northwestern (College and Pro Football Hall of Fame) (WC-3; UP-2)
  • Johnny "The Great" Gilroy, Georgetown (WC-3)



  1. "Three Colgate Men Picked By Camp for All-American Team". The Syracuse Herald. 1916-12-26.
  2. H.C. Hamilton (1916-12-03). "West Men on United Press All-American". Des Moines Daily News.
  3. Jack Velock, INS sports editor (1916-12-04). "Have Hard Job Selecting All-American Team". Lima Times Democrat.
  4. "Four Westerners On All-American: 1916 Selection Made by W. Eckersall". Daily Review (Decatur, IL). 1916-12-11.
  5. Monty (1916-11-25). "All American is Selected by Monty: Talent Stands Out". Fort Worth Star-Telegram.
  6. Paul Purman (1916-12-02). "The News' Own All-American 1916 Football Team". Des Moines Daily News.
  7. "Lawrence Perry Picks All Stars". The Day. December 7, 1916.,3875926&dq=lawrence-perry&hl=en.
  8. "Yost's 1916 All American". Mansfield News. 1916-12-27.
  9. "Here's All-American Eleven for 1916". The Times (Hammond, IN). 1916-12-05.
  10. ESPN CollegeFootball Encyclopedia, p. 1152
  11. Consensus All-American designations based on the NCAA guide to football award winners

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