The 1944 All-Pacific Coast football team consists of American football players chosen by various organizations for All-Pacific Coast teams for the 1944 college football season. The organizations selecting teams in 1944 included the Associated Press (AP) and the United Press (UP).
The USC Trojans won the Pacific Coast Conference (PCC) championship with an 8–0–2 record, finished the season ranked #7 in the final AP Poll, and had five players named to the first team by either the AP or UP: halfbacks Gordon Gray (AP, UP) and Jim Hardy (AP, UP), ends Jim Callanan (AP, UP) and Don Hardy (AP, UP), and tackle John Ferraro (AP, UP).
The Washington Huskies finished second in the PCC with a 5-3-0 record and placed two players on the first team: quarterback Keith DeCourcey (AP, UP) and guard Jim McCurdy (AP, UP). Despite a 3-6-1 record, the California Golden Bears also placed two players on the first team: guard Bill Hachten (AP, UP) and center Roger Harding (AP, UP).
All-Pacific Coast selectionsEdit
- Keith DeCourcey, Washington (AP-1; UP-1)
- Gordon Gray, USC (AP-1; UP-1)
- Jim Hardy, USC (AP-1; UP-1)
- John Roesch, UCLA (AP-1; UP-1)
- James Callanan, USC (AP-1; UP-1)
- Don Hardy, USC (AP-1; UP-1)
- John Ferraro, USC (AP-1; UP-1)
- James Turner, College of the Pacific (AP-1)
- Bob McClure, Nevada (UP-1)
- Bill Hachten, California (AP-1; UP-1)
- Jim McCurdy, Washington (AP-1; UP-1)
- Roger Harding, California (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 "Trojans Cop Five Places On All-Coast Grid Eleven". The Oregon Statesman: p. 6. December 6, 1944. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/2646640/1944_ap_all_pacific_coast_team/.
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 "McClure on All-Coast Squad; Sorensen Makes Second Team". Nevada State Journal: p. 12. December 14, 1944. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/2646573/1944_up_all_pacific_coast_team/.