American Football Database

The 1946 College Football All-America team was composed of college football players selected as All-Americans by various organizations and writers. The organizations choosing the teams included: the United Press, the Associated Press, Collier's Weekly, the International News Service (the wire service operated by the Hearst newspapers), and the Football Writers Association of America.

All-American selections for 1946


Bold = Consensus All-American

  • 1 - First Team Selection
  • 2 - Second Team Selection
  • 3 - Third Team Selection




  • Weldon Humble, Rice (AP-1; UP-1; CO-1; WC-1; FW-1; NEA-1; FC-1)
  • Alex Agase, Illinois (AP-1; UP-1; WC-1; NEA-1; CP-1; INS-1; FC-1)
  • Ed Hirsch, Northwestern (CP-1)
  • George Mastrangelo, Notre Dame (CO-1; INS-1)


  • Paul Duke, Georgia Tech (AP-1; UP-1; CO-1; WC-1; NEA-1; CP-1; FC-1)
  • George Strohmeyer, Notre Dame (FW-1; INS-1)


  • Johnny Lujack, Notre Dame (College Football Hall of Fame) (AP-1; UP-1; CO-1 [tie]; WC-1; FW-1; NEA-1; CP-1; INS-1; FC-1)
  • Arnold Tucker, Army (CO-1 [tie])


  • Charley Trippi, Georgia (AP-1; UP-1; CO-1; WC-1; FW-1; NEA-1; CP-1; INS-1; FC-1)
  • Glenn Davis, Army (AP-1; UP-1; CO-1; WC-1; FW-1; NEA-1; CP-1; INS-1; FC-1)


  • Felix Blanchard, Army (AP-1; UP-1; CO-1; WC-1; FW-1; NEA-1; CP-1; INS-1; FC-1)


  1. "The 1946 AP All-America". Cumberland Evening Times. 1946-12-04.
  2. Carl Lundquist (1946-12-04). "United Press Honors Three Army Gridders". Wisconsin State Journal.
  3. "Colliers Picks 12 Men On Its All-American". Wisconsin State Journal. 1946-12-06.
  4. "Army, Irish Place Two Each On Captains' All American". Wisconsin State Journal. 1946-12-03.
  5. "4 Irish, 3 Cadets on INS All America". The Lima News. 1946-12-03.
  6. "NEA 1946 All Americas". Anniston Star. 1946-11-24.
  7. "Walter Camp Football Foundation All-American Selections". Walter Camp Football Foundation.
  9. "Davis, Blanchard Repeate On Grid Coaches Eleven". Troy Record. 1946-12-07.