American Football Database
American Football Database

The 1929 All-Pacific Coast football team consists of American football players chosen by various organizations for All-Pacific Coast teams for the 1929 college football season. The organizations selecting teams in 1934 included the Associated Press (AP),[1] the Newspaper Enterprise Association,[2] and the United Press (UP).[3]

All-Pacific Coast selections



  • Benny Lom, California (AP-1; NEA-1; UP-1)
  • Merle Hufford, Washington (AP-1; NEA-1)
  • Stennett, St. Mary's (UP-1)


  • Charles O. Smalling, Stanford (NEA-1; UP-1)
  • Elmer Schwartz, Washington State (AP-1)


  • Francis Tappaan, USC (AP-1; NEA-1; UP-1)
  • Donald "Mush" Muller, Stanford (AP-1; NEA-1)
  • Norton (UP-1)


  • Austin Colbert, Oregon (AP-1; NEA-1)
  • George Ackerman, St. Mary's (AP-1; UP-1)
  • M. Shields, Oregon (NEA-1 [guard]; UP-1)
  • Paul Schwegler, Washington (NEA-1) (College Football Hall of Fame)


  • Schwarz, California (AP-1; NEA-1; UP-1)
  • Nathan Barrager, USC (AP-1; UP-1)
  • Shields, Oregon (NEA-1)



AP = Associated Press[1]

NEA = Newspaper Enterprise Association, "compiled from selections by sports writers of NEA client newspapers"[2]

UP = United Press[3]

Bold = Consensus first-team selection by at least two of the AP, NEA and UP

See also


  1. 1.0 1.1 "Bears and Trojans Given Three Places Each on all-Pacific Coast Team Named by Associated Press; Riegels Favored". The Tribune-Republican, Greeley, Colorado: p. 8. December 3, 1929.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Many Stars on Coast Eleven". The Ogden Standard-Examiner: p. 15. December 8, 1929.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Richard G. Baldwin (December 2, 1929). "United Press Picks All-Coast Grid Team". Oakland Tribune: p. 26.