1932 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 in 1932. The organizations that chose the teams included: the United Press and the Associated Press.
All-American selections for 1932
Associated Press  UP =
United Press   CO = Collier's Weekly, selected by
Grantland Rice  AAB = All America Board selected by Christy Walsh in collaboration with
Glenn Warner, W.A. Alexander, Jesse C. Harper, Edward L. Casey  NEA = NEA Sports Syndicate
 INS = INS (Hearst) newspaper syndicate
 CP =
Central Press Association, the captains' poll   NYS = New York Sun
 WC =
Walter Camp Football Foundation  NYW = New York World-Telegram
 TR = Ted A. Ramsay, an attempt to create a consensus All-American team using the selections of the six most prominent selectors: the All-America Board, NEA, UP, AP, New York Sun and New York World. Three players, Moss, Kurth and Newman were unanimously selected by all six.
 PD =
Parke H. Davis  PM = Philip Martin
Bold - Consensus All-American  1 - First Team Selection
2 - Second Team Selection
3 - Third Team Selection
, Purdue Paul Moss (AP-1; UP-1; CO-1; AAB-1; NEA-1; INS-1; CP-1; NYS-1; NYT-1; WC-1; TR-1; PD; PM)
, Pittsburgh (College Football Hall of Fame) Joe Skladany (AP-2; UP-1; NEA-1; INS-1; CP-2; TR-1)
Ted Petoskey, Michigan (UP-3; WC-1; AAB-1; INS-3; NYS-2)
Jose Martinez-Zorilla, Cornell (AP-1)
David Ariall, Auburn (NEA-2; CP-1)
Richard King, Army (AP-2; UP-3; NEA-2; INS-2; NYS-1)
David Nisbet, Washington (AP-3; CO-1; INS-2)
Clary Anderson, Colgate (NEA-3; NYT-1)
Frank Meadow, Brown (AP-3) Edwin Kosky, Notre Dame
(UP-2) Virgil Rayburn, Tennessee
(NYS-2) Anthony "Tony" Matal, Columbia
(UP-2; NEA-3; PM) Francis "Hands" Slavich, Santa Clara
(INS-3) Sidney Gillman, Ohio State
Ivy Williamson, Michigan (CP-2) Ford Palmer, Univ. Southern Calif.
(CP-3) Madison Pruitt, Texas Christian (CP-3)
, Notre Dame Joe Kurth (AP-1; UP-1; CO-1; AAB-1; NEA-1; INS-1; CP-1; NYS-1; NYT-1; WC-1; TR-1; PM)
, Southern California (College Football Hall of Fame) Ernie Smith (AP-1; UP-1; CO-1; AAB-1; NEA-1; INS-1; CP-1; NYS-2; NYT-1; WC-1; TR-1; PD)
Edward Krause, Notre Dame (AP-2; UP-3; NEA-2; INS-2; CP-2)
Fred Crawford, Duke (College Football Hall of Fame) (AP-2; UP-2; CP-3) Raymond Brown, Southern California
(AP-3; UP-3; NEA-2; INS-2; CP-3; NYS-1; PM)
Howard Colehower, Penn (AP-3; UP-2; NEA-3; INS-3; CP-2) L. Brown, Brown
(NEA-3) Ted Rosequist, Ohio State
(INS-3) John Wilbur, Yale
(NYS-2) Irad Hardy, Harvard (PD)
, Army Milton Summerfelt (AP-1; UP-1; CO-1; NEA-1; INS-1; CP-1; NYS-1; NYT-1; TR-1; PD; PM)
, Stanford (College Football Hall of Fame) Bill Corbus (AP-3; UP-1; CO-1; AAB-1; NEA-1; CP-2; NYS-1; WC-1; TR-1) Robert Smith, Colgate
(AP-2; UP-2; AAB-1; NEA-2; INS-1; CP-1; NYS-2; WC-1; PD)
Johnny Vaught, Texas Christian (College Football Hall of Fame) (AP-1; UP-2; INS-3; CP-3; NYT-1)
Joseph Gailus, Ohio State (AP-2; UP-3; NEA-2; INS-2; CP-3; NYS-2; PM)
Mike Steponovich, St. Mary's (AP-3; NEA-3) James Harris, Notre Dame
Aaron Rosenberg, Southern California (College Football Hall of Fame) (UP-3; INS-2) Gregory Kabat, Wisconsin
(INS-3) Thomas Hupke, Alabama (CP-2)
, Vanderbilt Clarence "Pete" Gracey (AP-2; UP-1; NEA-2; INS-2; NYS-2; NYT-1; TR-1)
Lawrence Ely, Nebraska (AP-1; UP-2; CO-1; AAB-1; INS-3; NYS-1)
Chuck Bernard, Michigan (AP-3; NEA-1; INS-1; CP-2) Cap Oehler, Purdue
Tom Gilbane, Brown (CP-1)
Art Krueger, Marquette (WC-1; PM) Peter Gracey, Vanderbilt
(CP-3; PD) Joe Tormey, Pitt (UP-3)
, Michigan (College Football Hall of Fame) Harry Newman (AP-1; UP-1; CO-1; AAB-1; NEA-1; INS-1; CP-1; NYS-1; NYT-1; WC-1; TR-1; PD; PM)
Clifford Montgomery, Columbia (AP-2; UP-3; INS-2; NYS-2)
Felix Vidal, Army (AP-3)
Bob Monnett, Michigan State (NEA-2)
Johnny Cain, Alabama (College Football Hall of Fame) (NEA-3) Robert Ramsay Chase, Brown
(INS-3; CP-2; NYS-1 [fb])
Charles R. Soleau, Colgate (UP-3) William "Bill" Beasley, St. Mary's (CP-3)
, Pittsburgh Warren Heller (AP-1; UP-1; CO-1 [fb]; AAB-1; NEA-1; INS-1; CP-1; NYS-1; WC-1; TR-1; PM)
, Auburn (College Football Hall of Fame) Jimmy Hitchcock (AP-1; UP-2; CO-1; AAB-1; NEA-1; INS-1; CP-2; NYS-2; NYT-1; WC-1; TR-1; PD; PM)
, Tulane Don Zimmerman (AP-1 [fb]; UP-1; CO-1; NEA-3; INS-2; CP-1; NYT-1)
Harrison Stafford, Texas (College Football Hall of Fame) (AP-2) George Sanders, Washington State
(AP-2; UP-3; NEA-2; NYS-2)
Beattie Feathers, Tennessee (College Football Hall of Fame) (AP-3; UP-3; INS-3)
John Crickard, Harvard (AP-3) Gil Berry, Illinois
Frank Christensen, Utah (NEA-3)
Johnny Cain, Alabama (College Football Hall of Fame) (INS-2) Whitey Ask, Colgate
(INS-3) Robert Lassiter, Yale
(PD) Bohn Hilliard, Texas
(CP-2) Henry "Hank" Schaldach, California (CP-3)
Roy Horstmann, Purdue (UP-2; AAB-1; NEA-1; INS-1; CP-2; NYS-1 [hb]; NYT-1; WC-1; TR-1; PM)
Frank Christensen, Utah (UP-1; CP-3)
Jack Manders, Minnesota (CP-1; INS-3)
Bart Viviano, Cornell (AP-2; NYS-2)
Duane Purvis, Purdue (AP-3) George Melinkovich, Notre Dame
(UP-2 [halfback]; NEA-2; INS-2; PD) Angelo Brovelli, St. Mary's (UP-3; NEA-3)
"Four Midwest Stars Voted Places on 1932 All-American Football Team". Evening Independent (Masillon, Ohio). 1932-12-03.
"Name United Press 1932 All-American Grid Team". Stevens Point Daily Journal. 1932-11-28.
"Two Big Ten Stars Named on U. P. All-America: NEWMAN AND MOSS ONLY PLAYERS IN BIG TEN ON TEAM". Brainerd Daily Dispatch. 1932-11-28.
"Big Ten Gets Two Players On Rice's All American". Evening Tribune (MN). 1932-12-16.
Christy Walsh (1932-12-11). "All America Board Honors Capt. Bob Smith of Colgate". Syracuse Herald.
Bill Braucher (1932-12-02). "NEA Names Its All-American Football Team for 1932 Season". The Daily News (Frederick< MD).
"Hearst's Men Select Teams". San Antonio Light. 1932-12-04.
William Ritt (1932-12-05). "Middle West and East Lead in Central Press' All-American Selections: Mythical Eleven Is Named By Football Captains of U.S.". Evening Independent (Massillon, Ohio).
William Ritt (1932-12-07). "Players Pick Own All-American: MID WEST-EAST PLACE FOUR ON MYTHICAL TEAM; Newman of Michigan Is Unanimous Selection For Quarterback". Burlington Hawk Eye.
"An All American Team: New York Sun Selects Two Players from Army and Purdue". Emporia Gazette. 1932-11-26.
"Walter Camp Football Foundation All-American Selections". Walter Camp Football Foundation . . http://waltercamp.org/index.php/teams_and_awards/
"Purdue Places Pair on World All-America". Middletown Times Herald. 1932-11-26.
Ted A. Ramsay (1932-12-11). "Consensus All America Shows Most Outstanding Stars of 1932". Charleston Daily Mail.
"Parke Davis Picks All-American Team". The Hartford Courant. 1932-11-26.
Philip Marin (1932-12-01). "Newman, Michigan; Heller, Pitt; Brown, Southern California, and Kurth, Notre Dame, Rate Berths on Martin's 1932 All-America". Indian Journal (Eufaula, OK).
↑ Consensus All-American designations based on the
NCAA guide to football award winners