The 1920 College Football All-America team consists of American football players selected to the College Football All-America Teams selected by various organizations for the 1920 college football season.


  • WC = Walter Camp[1]
  • UP = Henry L. Farrell, United Press Staff Correspondent[2]
  • WE = Walter Eckersall, of the Chicago Tribune[3]
  • NEA = Newspaper Association of America, by Dean Snyder[4][5]
  • LP = Lawrence Perry, "acknowledged authority on college sports," for the Consolidated Press[6]
  • INS = International News Service, selected by Jake Velock[7]
  • FW = Football World magazine[8]
  • MS = Frank Menke Syndicate, Frank G. Menke (sporting editor King Features Syndicate)[8]
  • NYT = The New York Times[9]
  • Bold - Consensus All-American[10]
  • 1 - First Team Selection
  • 2 - Second Team Selection
  • 3 - Third Team Selection

All-Americans of 1920Edit







  • Gaylord Stinchcomb, Ohio State (College Football Hall of Fame) (WC-1; WE-1; NEA-2; LP-1; INS-2; MS)
  • Charles Way, Penn State (WC-1; UP-1; INS-1)
  • Tom Davies, Pittsburgh (College Football Hall of Fame) (WC-2; UP-1; WE-2; INS-2; FW; MS; NYT)
  • Phil White, Oklahoma (NEA-1)
  • Hinkey Haines, Penn State (WC-3; WE-2; NEA-2)
  • Jimmy Leech, Virginia Military Institute (College Football Hall of Fame) (WC-3; UP-3)
  • George Owen, Harvard (INS-3)



  1. "Camp Names Gridiron Stars". Post-Standard (Syracuse). 1920-12-15.
  2. Henry L. Farrell (1920-12-10). "Brilliant Backs Are Features of 1920 Eleven: United Press Scribe Picks An All-American Eleven Himself". Middletown Daily Herald.
  3. "Weston on Second All-American Team". Janesville Daily Gazette. 1920-12-13.
  4. Dean Snyder (1920-11-29). "East Divides All-American Honors: Snyder's Selection Gives West Even Break In Coveted Places". Bismarck Tribune.
  5. Dean Snyder (1920-12-01). "N.E.A.’s Choice of Season’s Best: 1920 All-American". Lowell Sun.
  6. "Perry Selects the Best Foot Ball Players". Lebanon Daily News. 1920-12-02.
  7. Jacob Velock (1920-12-07). "Hard Task To Pick All-American Team From This Season's Galaxy of Stars". Trenton Evening Times.
  8. 8.0 8.1 ESPN College Football Encyclopedia, p. 1154
  9. 1921 Official NCAA Football Guide
  10. Consensus All-American designations based on the NCAA guide to football award winners
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