1957 College Football All-America Team

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 seven selectors recognized by the NCAA as "official" for the 1957 season are (1) the Associated Press, (2) the United Press, (3) the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA), (4) the Football Writers Association of America (FWAA), (5) the International News Service (INS), (6) the Newspaper Enterprise Association (NEA), and (7) the Sporting News. The ESPN College Football Encyclopedia lists the All-America Board (AAB) as an eighth official selector.

Consensus All-Americans

For the year 1957, the NCAA awards guide lists seven published All-American teams as "official" designations for purposes of its consensus determinations.[1] The ESPN College Football Encyclopedia lists the All-America Board (AAB) as an eighth official selector.[2] The following chart identifies the NCAA-recognized consensus All-Americans and displays which first-team designations they received.

Name Position School Number Official Other
Jim PhillipsEndAuburn8/8AAB, AFCA, AP, FWAA, INS, NEA, SN, UPTime, WC
John David CrowBackTexas A&M8/8AAB, AFCA, AP, FWAA, INS, NEA, SN, UPTime, WC
Alex KarrasTackleIowa7/8AAB, AP, FWAA, INS, NEA, SN, UPTime, WC
Lou MichaelsTackleKentucky7/8AAB, AFCA, AP, FWAA, NEA, SN, UPTime, WC
Bill KrisherGuardOklahoma7/8AAB, AP, FWAA, INS, NEA, SN, UPTime, WC
Dick WallenEndUCLA6/8AAB, AFCA, AP, FWAA, INS, NEATime, WC
Walt KowalczykBackMichigan State5/8AFCA, FWAA, NEA, SN, UPTime, WC
Bob AndersonBackArmy5/8FWAA, INS, NEA, SN, UPTime, WC
Dan CurrieCenterMichigan State5/8AAB, AFCA, AP, FWAA, INSTime, WC
King HillQuarterbackRice4/8AAB, AFCA, AP, FWAATime
Al EcuyerGuardNotre Dame3/8INS, SN, UPTime, WC
Clendon ThomasBackOklahoma3/8AFCA, SN, UPWC

All-American selections for 1957








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

Official selectors

Other selectors

See also


  1. 1 2 "2014 NCAA Football Records: Consensus All-America Selections" (PDF). National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). 2014. p. 6. Retrieved February 10, 2015.
  2. 1 2 3 ESPN College Football Encyclopedia. ESPN Books. 2005. p. 1248. ISBN 1401337031.
  3. Bob Hoobing (1957-12-05). "Pace, Currie On AP All-America". The News Palladium. Benton Harbor, MI.
  4. "Iowa Tackle Is Lone Repeater On All-America Team". The Gettysburg Times. December 5, 1957. p. 5.
  5. Ted Gangi (ed.). "FWAA All-America Since 1944: The All-Time Team" (PDF). Retrieved February 8, 2015.
  6. "Crow, Forrestal Picked on INS All-America". Reading Eagle. November 24, 1957. p. 38.
  7. Harry Grayson, "Three SEC Men Named All-American," Panama City News, p. 12 (November 26, 1957). Retrieved September 28, 2014.
  8. "Anderson Earns Post on NEA All-American". The Miami News. November 22, 1957. p. 2C.
  9. "Widwest Lands Three On UP All-America". Lodi News-Sentinel. November 29, 1957. p. 10.
  10. "Walter Camp Football Foundation All-American Selections". Walter Camp Football Foundation.
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