1942 College Football All-America Team

The 1942 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 1942. The nine selectors recognized by the NCAA as "official" for the 1942 season are (1) Collier's Weekly, as selected by Grantland Rice, (2) the Associated Press, (3) the United Press, (4) the All-America Board, (5) the International News Service (INS), (6) Look magazine, (7) the Newspaper Enterprise Association (NEA), (8) Newsweek, and (9) the Sporting News.

Two individuals were unanimous selections; they were Georgia halfback (and Heisman Trophy winner) Frank Sinkwich and Wisconsin end Dave Schreiner.

Consensus All-Americans

For the year 1942, the NCAA recognizes nine published All-American teams as "official" designations for purposes of its consensus determinations. The following chart identifies the NCAA-recognized consensus All-Americans and displays which first-team designations they received.

Name Position School UP votes Number Official selectors Other selectors
Frank Sinkwich Halfback Georgia 1,0049/9AAB, AP, CO, INS, LK, NEA, NW, SN, UPCP, MS, NYS, WC
Dave Schreiner End Wisconsin 7529/9AAB, AP, CO, INS, LK, NEA, NW, SN, UPCP, MS, NYS, WC
Dick Wildung Tackle Minnesota 7488/9AAB, AP, CO, LK, NEA, NW, SN, UPCP, MS, NYS, WC
Mike Holovak Fullback Boston College 5946/9AP, CO, LK, NEA, NW, UPCP, NYS
Paul Governali Quarterback Columbia 4066/9AAB, AP, CO, NW, SN, UPCP, NYS, WC
Joe Domnanovich Center Alabama 3086/9AAB, AP, CO, LK, NW, SN
Billy HillenbrandHalfback Indiana 4865/9AAB, CO, NEA, SN, UPCP, NYS, WC
Bob Dove End Notre Dame 5075/9AAB, NEA, NW, SN, UPWC
Al Wistert Tackle Michigan 5324/9AAB, LK, NW, UPNYS, WC, MS-1)
Harvey Hardy Guard Georgia Tech 5164/9INS, NEA, NW, UPCP, NYS
Chuck Taylor Guard Stanford 4/9AAB, AP, LK, SNWC
Julius Franks Guard Michigan 3/9CO, INS, NWCP

All-American selections for 1942









Bold = Consensus All-American[1]

Official selectors

Other selectors

See also


  1. "2014 NCAA Football Records: Consensus All-America Selections" (PDF). National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). 2014. p. 6. Retrieved August 16, 2014.
  2. ESPN College Football Encyclopedia. ESPN Books. 2005. p. 1187. ISBN 1401337031.
  3. "Walter Camp Football Foundation All-American Selections". Walter Camp Football Foundation.
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