The 1930 College Football All-America team is composed of college football players who were selected as All-Americans by various organizations and writers that chose College Football All-America Teams for the 1930 college football season. The organizations that chose the teams included: the United Press; the Associated Press; Collier's Weekly selected by Grantland Rice; and the New York Sun.

All-American selections for 1930Edit


  • AP = Associated Press: "To help settle the All-America argument, the Associated Press this year conducted the most comprehensive poll of expert opinion yet attempted. A total of 213 sports editors and writers scanning the gridiron activities in all sections of the country, contributed their selections after studying all the available information."[1]
  • UP = United Press, "selected by the United Press sports staff in collaboration with leading coaches in every section of the country"[2]
  • COL = Collier's Weekly, "picked annually by Grantland Rice and issued in the Collier's weekly magazine"[3]
  • INS = International News Service, based not only on "the writer's personal observations but on the basis of reports from International News Service footballexperts from all parts of the country"[4]
  • NEA = Newspaper Editors Association, chosen by the 33 members of the NEA Service National Bord of Football Coaches, Officials and Sports Writers[5]
  • CP = Central Press Association: "Two hundred captains of college football teams were polled by the Central Press Association in a nation-wide survey. Each captain was asked to name only those men against or with whom he played."[6]
  • NYEP = New York Evening Post[7]
  • NYS = New York Sun[8]
  • WC = Walter Camp Football Foundation[9]
  • LAT = Los Angeles Times[10]
  • AAB = All America Board[11]
  • Bold - Consensus All-American[12]
  • 1 - First Team Selection
  • 2 - Second Team Selection
  • 3 - Third Team Selection


  • Wes Fesler, Ohio State (College Football Hall of Fame) (AP-1; UP-1; COL-1; INS-1; NEA-1; CP-1; NYS-1; LAT; AAB)
  • Frank Baker, Northwestern (AP-1; UP-1; INS-1; NEA-2; CP-1; NYS-1; LAT)
  • Garrett Arbelbide, Southern California (AP-2; INS-3; NEA-1; NYEP-1)
  • Moffet, Georgia (UP-3; NYEP-1)
  • Jerry Dalrymple, Tulane (College Football Hall of Fame) (AP-3; UP-2; COL-1; INS-2; CP-2; AAB)
  • Thomas Conley, Notre Dame (AP-2; UP-2; NEA-2)
  • Harry Ebding, St. Mary's (AP-3; INS-2; NEA-3)
  • Schwartz, Vanderbilt (CP-2)
  • Ellert, Syracuse (INS-3; CP-3)
  • Long, Southern Methodist (NEA-3; CP-3)
  • McKallip, Northwestern (UP-3)


  • Fred Sington, Alabama (College Football Hall of Fame) (AP-1; UP-1; COL-1; INS-1; NEA-1; CP-1; NYEP-1; NYS-1; LAT; AAB)
  • Milo Lubratovich, Wisconsin (AP-3; UP-1; INS-2; NEA-1; CP-1)
  • Glenn Edwards, Washington State (AP-1; UP-3; INS-1; NEA-2; CP-2; NYS-1)
  • Hugh Rhea, Nebraska (COL-1; INS-2; CP-2)
  • Ahlshog, Washington State (NYEP-1)
  • George Van Bibber, Purdue (AP-2; NEA-3; CP-3)
  • John Price, Army (AP-2; UP-2; NEA-3; LAT)
  • Culver, N.D. (UP-2)
  • Dallas "Dal" Marvil, Northwestern (NEA-2)
  • Blimp Bowstrom, Navy (UP-3)
  • Frank Foley, Fordham (AP-3)
  • Goodwillie, Dartmouth (INS-3)
  • Maree, Georgia Tech (INS-3)
  • Clements, Alabama (CP-3)


  • Ted Beckett, California (COL-1; INS-1; NEA-3; AAB)
  • Barton Koch, Baylor (College Football Hall of Fame) (AP-2; UP-2; COL-1; NEA-1; CP-1; NYS-1; LAT)
  • Bert Metzger, Notre Dame (College Football Hall of Fame) (AP-1; UP-1; CP-2)
  • Wade Woodworth, Northwestern (AP-1; UP-2; INS-2; NEA-1; CP-2; NYEP-1; LAT)
  • Pete Wisniewski,Fordham (UP-1; NEA-2; CP-1; NYEP-1)
  • Johnny Baker, Southern California (AP-2; UP-3; NYS-1)
  • Maddox, Georgia (INS-1)
  • Linehan, Yale (UP-3; INS-3; AAB)
  • Charles Humber, Army (AP-3; INS-2)
  • Gabriel Bromberg, Dartmouth (AP-3; NEA-2)
  • Colbert, Oregon (INS-3)
  • Clarence "Biggie" Munn, Minnesota (NEA-3)
  • Selby, Ohio State (CP-3)
  • Doyle, Kentucky (CP-3)


  • Ben Ticknor, Harvard (College Football Hall of Fame) (AP-1; UP-1; COL-1; INS-1; NEA-1; CP-2; NYS-1; LAT; AAB)
  • Mel Hein, Washington State (College and Pro Football Hall of Fame) (AP-2; UP-3; INS-2; NEA-2; CP-1; AAB [t])
  • Thomas Slano, Fordham (AP-3; UP-2; CP-3; NYEP-1)
  • Roberis, Tulane (INS-3)
  • Atkins, Texas Christian (NEA-3)


  • Frank Carideo, Notre Dame (College Football Hall of Fame) (AP-1; UP-1; COL-1; INS-1; NEA-1; CP-1; NYEP-1; NYS-1; LAT; AAB)
  • Robert Dodd, Tennessee (AP-2; UP-2; COL-1; NEA-1 [hb]; CP-2)
  • Marshall Duffield, Southern California (AP-3; CP-3)
  • Morton, Dartmouth (UP-3; NEA-3 [hb])
  • Albie Booth, Yale (AP-2 [hb]; INS-2; NEA-2)
  • Harry Newman, Michigan (College Football Hall of Fame) (INS-3)
  • Baker, Pittsburgh (NEA-3)


  • Marchy Schwartz, Notre Dame (College Football Hall of Fame) (AP-1; UP-1; INS-1; NEA-1; CP-1; NYS-1; LAT)
  • Erny Pinckert, Southern California (College Football Hall of Fame) (AP-1; UP-2; COL-1; NEA-1 [fb]; CP-2; NYS-1; LAT; AAB)
  • John Suther, Alabama (AP-3; UP-3; INS-2; CP-1; NYEP-1)
  • Phil Moffatt, Stanford (UP-1)
  • Murphy, Fordham (INS-1)
  • Weller, Haskell (UP-2; NEA-2)
  • Brill, Notre Dame (UP-3; INS-2; NEA-3; AAB)
  • Christensen, Utah (INS-3; NEA-3 [fb])
  • Henry Bruder, Northwestern (AP-2)
  • Leroy "Red" Bethea, Florida (CP-2)
  • Fred Stennett, St. Mary's (AP-3)
  • Risk, Purdue (INS-3)
  • Berry, Illinois (CP-3)
  • Kirn, Navy (CP-3)



  2. L.S. Cameron (1930-12-08). "UNITED PRESS HAS ALL-AMERICA GRID TEAM OF THE YEAR: Milo Lubratovich of the University of Wisconsin Team is Placed on the First Team". Oshkosh Daily Northwestern.
  3. "RICE PICKS ALL-AMERICA: Ticknor and Carideo, of 1929 Eleven, Named Again on Honor Team; Two Utility Players Added to Lineup". Charleston Daily Mail. 1930-12-19.
  4. James Kilgallen (1930-12-01). "ALL-AMERICAN TEAM SELECTED: Two Notre Dame Men, Carideo and Schwartz, Are Named". Chester Times.
  5. L.S. "Larry" MacPhail (1930-12-13). "NEA Service's All-America Teams". Olean Times.
  6. William Ritt (1930-12-14). "College Football Captains Select Own All-American Eleven". Charleston Gazette.
  7. "EASTERN SCRIBE LIKES RUSSELL: Former Husker Listed All-American By New York Post". Lincoln Star. 1930-11-29.
  8. "New Tork San Team". Lincoln Star. 1930-11-29.
  9. "Walter Camp Football Foundation".
  10. "All-America Addendum -- Part 2". College Football Historical Society Newsletter. November 2008.
  11. Christy Walsh (1932-12-11). "ALL-AMERICA BOARD HONORS CAPT. BOB SMITH OF COLGATE". Syracuse Herald.
  12. Consensus All-American designations based on the NCAA guide to football award winners

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