1946 College Football All-America Team

The 1946 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 1946. The nine selectors recognized by the NCAA as "official" for the 1946 season are (1) the All-America Board (AAB), (2) the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA), published by Look magazine, (3) the Associated Press (AP), (4) Collier's Weekly, as selected by Grantland Rice, (5) the Football Writers Association of America (FWAA), (6) the International News Service (INS), (7) the Newspaper Enterprise Association (NEA), (8) the Sporting News (SN), and (9) the United Press (UP).

Consensus All-Americans

For the year 1946, 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 Number Official selectors Other selectors
Johnny LujackQuarterbackNotre Dame9/9AAB, AFCA, AP, CO [tie], FWAA, INS, NEA, SN, UPCP, WC
Charley TrippiHalfbackGeorgia9/9AAB, AFCA, AP, CO, FWAA, INS, NEA, SN, UPCP, WC
Glenn DavisHalfbackArmy9/9AAB, AFCA, AP, CO, FWAA, INS, NEA, SN, UPCP, WC
Doc BlanchardFullbackArmy9/9AAB, AFCA, AP, CO, FWAA, INS, NEA, SN, UPCP, WC
George ConnorTackleNotre Dame8/9AAB, AFCA, AP, CO, INS, NEA, SN, UPCP, WC
Alex AgaseGuardIllinois8/9AAB, AFCA, AP, INS, NEA, SN, UP, CPWC
Weldon HumbleGuardRice7/9AAB, AFCA, AP, CO, FWAA, NEA, UPWC
Paul DukeCenterGeorgia Tech6/9AAB, AFCA, AP, CO, NEA, UPCP, WC
Dick HuffmanTackleTennessee5/9AAB, AFCA, AP, CO, FWAAWC
Warren AmlingTackleOhio State5/9FWAA [g], INS, NEA, SN, UPCP
Hub BechtolEndTexas4/9AAB, AFCA, FWAA, SNWC
Hank FoldbergEndArmy4/9CO, INS, NEA, UP--

All-American selections for 1946









  • Bold – Consensus All-American[2]
  • -1 – First-team selection
  • -2 – Second-team selection
  • -3 – Third-team selection

Official selectors

Other selectors

See also


  1. http://grfx.cstv.com/photos/schools/geot/sports/m-footbl/auto_pdf/08-media-guide-119-208.pdf
  2. "2014 NCAA Football Records: Consensus All-America Selections" (PDF). National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). 2014. p. 6. Retrieved February 10, 2015.
  3. 1 2 ESPN College Football Encyclopedia. ESPN Books. 2005. p. 1204. ISBN 1401337031.
  4. "Davis, Blanchard Repeat On Grid Coaches Eleven". Troy Record. 1946-12-07.
  5. "The 1946 AP All-America". Cumberland Evening Times. 1946-12-04.
  6. "Davis, Blanchard Earn All-America Positions". The Milwaukee Journal. December 4, 1946.
  7. "Colliers Picks 12 Men On Its All-American". Wisconsin State Journal. 1946-12-06.
  8. "FWAA All-America Since 1944" (PDF). Football Writers Association of America.
  9. "4 Irish, 3 Cadets on INS All America". The Lima News. 1946-12-03.
  10. Lawton Carver (December 3, 1946). "INS Names Four Irish on All-America Team". St. Petersburg Times. p. 10.
  11. "NEA 1946 All Americas". Anniston Star. 1946-11-24.
  12. "NEA 1946 All-Americans". The Pittsburgh Press. November 23, 1946.
  13. Carl Lundquist (1946-12-04). "United Press Honors Three Army Gridders". Wisconsin State Journal.
  14. "Army, Notre Dame Dominate UP Team". The Milwaukee Journal. December 4, 1946.
  15. "Army, Irish Place Two Each On Captains' All American". Wisconsin State Journal. 1946-12-03.
  16. "Walter Camp Football Foundation All-American Selections". Walter Camp Football Foundation.
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