The 1939 All-Pacific Coast football team consists of American football players chosen by various organizations for All-Pacific Coast teams for the 1939 college football season. The organizations selecting teams in 1939 included the Associated Press (AP) and the United Press (UP).
The 1939 USC Trojans football team won the Pacific Coast Conference (PCC) championship, compiled an undefeated 8-0-2 record, were ranked #3 in the final AP Poll, and were represented by three players on the first teams selected by AP or UP: quarterback Grenny Lansdell (AP, UP), guard Harry Smith (AP, UP) and tackle Phil Gaspar (UP).
UCLA finished second in the PCC with a 6-0-4 record, were ranked #7 in the final AP Poll, and placed two players on either the AP or UP first teams: halfback Kenny Washington (AP, UP) and end Woodrow Strode (AP).
All-Pacific Coast selectionsEdit
- Grenny Lansdell, USC (AP-1; UP-1)
- Jim Kisselburgh, Oregon State (AP-1; UP-1)
- William "Bill" Anahu, Santa Clara (AP-1; UP-1)
- Woodrow Strode, UCLA (AP-1)
- Jay MacDowell, Washington (UP-1)
- Jim Stuart, Oregon (AP-1; UP-1)
- Lee Artoe, California (AP-1)
- Phil Gaspar, USC (UP-1)
- Harry Smith, USC (AP-1; UP-1) (College Football Hall of Fame)
- Elbie Schultz, Oregon State (AP-1; UP-1)
- John Schiechl, Santa Clara (AP-1; UP-1)
Bold = Consensus first-team selection of both the AP and UP
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 "All-Coast Eleven Rates As 'Dream Team'". The San Bernardino Daily Sun: p. 21. December 8, 1939. https://www.newspapers.com/image/49147450/.
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 James A. Sullivan (December 5, 1939). "1939 United Press All-Pacific Coast Team – Kenny Washington Considered Outstanding Back". United Press – San Francisco. https://lvironpigs.wordpress.com/2014/12/08/1939-united-press-all-pacific-coast-team-kenny-washington-considered-outstanding-back/. Retrieved June 17, 2015.