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
- AP = Associated Press
- UP = United Press
- CO = Collier's Weekly
- CP = Central Press Association, selected by college football captains
- INS = International News Service
- NEA = Newspaper Editors Association
- WC = Walter Camp Football Foundation
- FW=Football Writers Association of America.
- FC = Football Coaches Association, selected for the Saturday Evening Post
Bold = Consensus All-American
- 1 - First Team Selection
- 2 - Second Team Selection
- 3 - Third Team Selection
- Burr Baldwin, UCLA (AP-1; UP-1; CO-1; WC-1; FW-1; NEA-1; CP-1; INS-1; FC-1)
- Hub Bechtol, Texas (WC-1; FW-1; FC-1)
- Hank Foldberg, Army (UP-1; CO-1; NEA-1; INS-1)
- Elmer Madar, Michigan (AP-1)
- Wallace Jones, Kentucky (CP-1)
- George Connor, Notre Dame (AP-1; UP-1; CO-1; WC-1; NEA-1; CP-1; INS-1; FC-1)
- Dick Huffman, Tennessee (AP-1; CO-1; WC-1; FW-1; FC-1)
- Warren Amling, Ohio State (UP-1; NEA-1; CP-1; INS-1; FW-1 [guard])
- George Savitsky, Penn (FW-1)
- 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)
- "The 1946 AP All-America". Cumberland Evening Times. 1946-12-04.
- Carl Lundquist (1946-12-04). "United Press Honors Three Army Gridders". Wisconsin State Journal.
- "Colliers Picks 12 Men On Its All-American". Wisconsin State Journal. 1946-12-06.
- "Army, Irish Place Two Each On Captains' All American". Wisconsin State Journal. 1946-12-03.
- "4 Irish, 3 Cadets on INS All America". The Lima News. 1946-12-03.
- "NEA 1946 All Americas". Anniston Star. 1946-11-24.
- "Walter Camp Football Foundation All-American Selections". Walter Camp Football Foundation. http://waltercamp.org/index.php/teams_and_awards/.
- "Davis, Blanchard Repeate On Grid Coaches Eleven". Troy Record. 1946-12-07.