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The 1957 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 1957. The organizations that chose 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 1957




  • Bill Krisher, Oklahoma (AP, UP, NEA, INS, WC, FWAA, TSN, Time)
  • Al Ecuyer, Notre Dame (UP, INS, TSN, WC, Time)
  • Aurelius Thomas, Ohio State (AP, AFCA, FWAA)
  • Bill Johnson, Tennessee (FWAA, NEA)
  • Jackie Simpson, Mississippi (AFCA, FWAA)


  • Dan Currie, Michigan State (AP, INS, AFCA, WC, FWAA, Time)
  • Bob Reifsnyder, Navy (AFCA [tackle], FWAA, NEA)
  • Don Stephenson, Georgia Tech (UP, TSN)


Running backs


  • AP = Associated Press[1]
  • UP = United Press
  • NEA = Newspaper Enterprise Association
  • INS = International News Service
  • AFCA = American Football Coaches Association for Look Magazine, selected by votes of 511 member coaches
  • WC = Walter Camp Football Foundation[2]
  • FWAA = Football Writers Association of America.[3]
  • Time = Time Magazine, Chosen December 16, 1957

Bold = Consensus All-American[4]

Heisman Trophy voting

The chart below reflects the point total in the 1957 Heisman Trophy voting.

Rank Name Position School Heisman points
1 John David Crow Halfback Texas A&M 1,183
2 Alex Karras Tackle Iowa 693
3 Walt Kowalczyk Halfback Michigan State 630
4 Lou Michaels Tackle Kentucky 330
5 Tom Forrestal Quarterback Navy 232


  1. Bob Hoobing (1957-12-05). "Pace, Currie On AP All-America". The News Palladium (Benton Harbor, MI).
  2. "Walter Camp Football Foundation All-American Selections". Walter Camp Football Foundation.
  4. Consensus All-American designations based on the NCAA guide to football award winners

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