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1950 College Football All-America Team

The 1950 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 for the 1950 college football season. The organizations that chose the teams included: the United Press; the Associated Press; and Collier's Weekly.

All-American selections for 1950

Ends

Tackles

Guards/linebackers

Centers

Quarterbacks

  • Babe Parilli, Kentucky (APO-2; UP-2; INSO-1; CP-2; TSN-1; WC-1)
  • Bob Williams, Notre Dame (College Football Hall of Fame) (APD-1; UP-1; FWAA-1 [qb]; CP-1; TSN-1)
  • Don Heinrich, Washington (College Football Hall of Fame) (APO-1)

Halfbacks

  • Vic Janowicz, Ohio State (College Football Hall of Fame) (1950 Heisman Trophy winner) (APD-1; UP-1; FWAA-1 [hb]; INSD-1; CP-1; TSN-1; WC-1)
  • Kyle Rote, Southern Methodist (SMU) (College Football Hall of Fame) (APO-2; UP-1; FWO-1 [fb]; INSO-1; CP-1; TSN-1; WC-1)
  • Bobby Reynolds, Nebraska (College Football Hall of Fame) (APO-1; UP-2; FWO-1 [hb]; INSD-1; CP-2)
  • Eddie Talboom, Wyoming (College Football Hall of Fame) (APO-2; INSO-1; CP-3)
  • Dick Kazmaier, Princeton (College Football Hall of Fame) (1951 Heisman Trophy winner) (APO-1; CP-2)
  • Johnny Bright, Drake (College and Canadian Football Hall of Fame) (INSD-1)
  • Reds Bagnell, Penn (College Football Hall of Fame) (CP-2)
  • Chuck Ortmann, Michigan (CP-3)
  • Bill Cox, Duke (CP-3)

Fullbacks

Defensive backs

Key

  • APO/APD = Associated Press: "For the first time in history, the Associated Press All-American football team was divided into two platoons, offensive and defensive."[1] The "APO" designation refers to players selected for the offensive squad, and "APD" refers to selections for the defensive squad.
  • UP = United Press[2]
  • INSO/INSD = International News Service: "The 22-man All-America, divided for the third straight year into offensive and defensive platoons of equal merit, was pioneered by INS in 1948 in keeping with the new age of football specialization, and since has come into national favor. As usual, all eight backs on the INS team are offensive standouts. The only distinction drawn is that the four backs on the offensive side of the team saw no work on defense."[3] The "INSO" designation refers to players selected for the offensive squad, and "INSD" refers to selections for the defensive squad.
  • COL = Collier's Weekly
  • CP = Central Press Association[4]
  • FWO/FWD = Football Writers Association of America. The "FWO" designation refers to players selected for the offensive squad, and "FWD" refers to selections for the defensive squad[5]
  • TSN = The Sporting News[6]
  • WC = Walter Camp Football Foundation[7]

Bold = Consensus All-American[8]

  • 1 – First Team Selection
  • 2 – Second Team Selection
  • 3 – Third Team Selection

Heisman Trophy voting

The chart below reflects the point total in the 1950 Heisman Trophy voting.

Rank Name Position School Heisman points
1 Vic Janowicz Halfback Ohio State 633
2 Kyle Rote Halfback SMU 280
3 Reds Bagnell Halfback Penn 231
4 Babe Parilli Quarterback Kentucky 214
5 Bobby Reynolds Halfback Nebraska 174
6 Bob Williams Quarterback Notre Dame 159
7 Leon Heath Fullback Oklahoma 125

Other individual awards for 1950

References

  1. ^ "Two Platoons Selected for All-American Team". Janesville Daily Gazette. 1950-12-06. 
  2. ^ "Oklahoma, Notre Dame Pace United Press All-American". Oelwein Daily Register. 1950-11-29. 
  3. ^ Lawton Carver (1950-11-27). "Youth Dominates INS All-America Teams". Lebanon Daily News. 
  4. ^ "Central Press Captains' All-American". Titusville Herald. 1950-12-02. 
  5. ^ "FWAA All America". Football Writers Association of America. 
  6. ^ "The Sporting News: College Football TSN All America Teams". The Sporting News. 
  7. ^ "Walter Camp Football Foundation". 
  8. ^ "2014 NCAA Football Records: Consensus All-America Selections". National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). 2014. p. 6. Retrieved August 16, 2014. 
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