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1930 College Football All-America Team

The 1930 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 1930. The seven selectors recognized by the NCAA as "official" for the 1930 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) the Newspaper Enterprise Association (NEA), and (7) the North American Newspaper Alliance (NANA).

Consensus All-Americans

Following the death of Walter Camp in 1925, there was a proliferation of All-American teams in the late 1920s. For the year 1930, the NCAA recognizes seven 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 Selectors
Wes Fesler End Ohio State 7/7 AAB, AP, COL, INS, NANA, NEA, UP
Fred Sington Tackle Alabama 7/7 AAB, AP, COL, INS, NANA, NEA, UP
Ben Ticknor Center Harvard 7/7 AAB, AP, COL, INS, NANA, NEA, UP
Frank Carideo Quarterback Notre Dame 7/7 AAB, AP, COL, INS, NANA, NEA, UP
Marchy Schwartz Halfback Notre Dame 5/7 AP, INS, NANA, NEA, UP
Erny Pinckert Halfback USC 5/7 AAB, AP, COL, NANA, NEA
Ted Beckett Guard California 4/7 AAB, COL, INS, NANA
Leonard Macaluso Fullback Colgate 4/7 AP, COL, INS, UP
Barton Koch Guard Baylor 3/7 COL, NANA, NEA
Frank Baker End Northwestern 3/7 AP, INS, UP
Milo Lubratovich Tackle Wisconsin 2/7 NEA, UP

All-American selections for 1930


  • Wes Fesler, Ohio State (College Football Hall of Fame) (AP-1; UP-1; COL-1; INS-1; NEA-1; CP-1; NANA; NYS-1; LAT; AAB)
  • Frank Baker, Northwestern (AP-1; UP-1; INS-1; NEA-2; CP-1; NYS-1; LAT)
  • Garrett Arbelbide, USC (AP-2; INS-3; NEA-1; NYEP-1)
  • Herb Maffett, Georgia (UP-3; NYEP-1)
  • Jerry Dalrymple, Tulane (College Football Hall of Fame) (AP-3; UP-2; COL-1; INS-2; CP-2; NANA; AAB)
  • Thomas Conley, Notre Dame (AP-2; UP-2; NEA-2)
  • Harry Ebding, St. Mary's (AP-3; INS-2; NEA-3)
  • Bill Schwartz, Vanderbilt (CP-2)
  • Ellert, Syracuse (INS-3; CP-3)
  • Long, SMU (NEA-3; CP-3)
  • McKallip, Northwestern (UP-3)


  • Fred Sington, Alabama (College Football Hall of Fame) (AP-1; UP-1; COL-1; INS-1; NEA-1; CP-1; NANA; NYEP-1; NYS-1; LAT; AAB)
  • Milo Lubratovich, Wisconsin (AP-3; UP-1; INS-2; NEA-1; CP-1)
  • Turk Edwards, Washington State (AP-1; UP-3; INS-1; NEA-2; CP-2; NYS-1)
  • Hugh Rhea, Nebraska (COL-1; INS-2; CP-2)
  • Harold Ahlskog, Washington State (NYEP-1)
  • George Van Bibber, Purdue (AP-2; NEA-3; CP-3)
  • Jack Price, Army (AP-2; UP-2; NEA-3; NANA; LAT)
  • Al Culver, Notre Dame (UP-2)
  • Dallas Marvil, Northwestern (NEA-2)
  • Blimp Bowstrom, Navy (UP-3)
  • Frank Foley, Fordham (AP-3)
  • Goodwillie, Dartmouth (INS-3)
  • Vance Maree, Georgia Tech (INS-3)
  • Foots Clement, Alabama (CP-3)


  • Ted Beckett, California (COL-1; INS-1; NEA-3; NANA; AAB)
  • Barton Koch, Baylor (College Football Hall of Fame) (AP-2; UP-2; COL-1; NEA-1; CP-1; NANA; NYS-1; LAT)
  • Bert Metzger, Notre Dame (College Football Hall of Fame) (AP-1; UP-1; CP-2)
  • Wade Woodworth, Northwestern (AP-1; UP-2; INS-2; NEA-1; CP-2; NYEP-1; LAT)
  • Henry Wisniewski, Fordham (UP-1; NEA-2; CP-1; NYEP-1)
  • Johnny Baker, USC (AP-2; UP-3; NYS-1)
  • Ralph Maddox, Georgia (INS-1)
  • Linehan, Yale (UP-3; INS-3; AAB)
  • Charles Humber, Army (AP-3; INS-2)
  • Gabriel Bromberg, Dartmouth (AP-3; NEA-2)
  • Colbert, Oregon (INS-3)
  • Clarence Munn, Minnesota (NEA-3)
  • Sam Selby, Ohio State (CP-3)
  • Doyle, Kentucky (CP-3)


  • Ben Ticknor, Harvard (College Football Hall of Fame) (AP-1; UP-1; COL-1; INS-1; NEA-1; CP-2; NANA; NYS-1; LAT; AAB)
  • Mel Hein, Washington State (College and Pro Football Hall of Fame) (AP-2; UP-3; INS-2; NEA-2; CP-1; AAB [t])
  • Thomas "Tony" Slano, Fordham (AP-3; UP-2; CP-3; NYEP-1)
  • Lloyd Roberts, Tulane (INS-3)
  • Atkins, TCU (NEA-3)


  • Frank Carideo, Notre Dame (College Football Hall of Fame) (AP-1; UP-1; COL-1; INS-1; NEA-1; CP-1; NANA; NYEP-1; NYS-1; LAT; AAB)
  • Bobby Dodd, Tennessee (AP-2; UP-2; COL-1; NEA-1 [hb]; CP-2)
  • Marshall Duffield, USC (AP-3; CP-3)
  • Bill Morton, Dartmouth (UP-3; NEA-3 [hb])
  • Albie Booth, Yale (AP-2 [hb]; INS-2; NEA-2)
  • Harry Newman, Michigan (College Football Hall of Fame) (INS-3)
  • Eddie Baker, Pittsburgh (NEA-3)


  • Marchy Schwartz, Notre Dame (College Football Hall of Fame) (AP-1; UP-1; INS-1; NEA-1; CP-1; NANA; NYS-1; LAT)
  • Erny Pinckert, USC (College Football Hall of Fame) (AP-1; UP-2; COL-1; NEA-1 [fb]; CP-2; NANA; NYS-1; LAT; AAB)
  • John Suther, Alabama (AP-3; UP-3; INS-2; CP-1; NYEP-1)
  • Phil Moffatt, Stanford (UP-1)
  • Cornelius Murphy, Fordham (INS-1)
  • Louis Weller, Haskell (UP-2; NEA-2)
  • Marty Brill, Notre Dame (UP-3; INS-2; NEA-3; AAB)
  • Frank Christensen, Utah (INS-3; NEA-3 [fb])
  • Hank Bruder, Northwestern (AP-2)
  • Red Bethea, Florida (CP-2)
  • Fred Stennett, St. Mary's (AP-3)
  • Eddie Risk, Purdue (INS-3)
  • Gil Berry, Illinois (CP-3)
  • Lou Kirn, Navy (CP-3)



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

NCAA official selectors

  • AAB = All America Board[2]
  • AP = Associated Press: "To help settle the All-America argument, the Associated Press this year conducted the most comprehensive poll of expert opinion yet attempted. A total of 213 sports editors and writers scanning the gridiron activities in all sections of the country, contributed their selections after studying all the available information."[3]
  • UP = United Press, "selected by the United Press sports staff in collaboration with leading coaches in every section of the country"[4]
  • COL = Collier's Weekly, "picked annually by Grantland Rice and issued in the Collier's weekly magazine"[5]
  • INS = International News Service, based not only on "the writer's personal observations but on the basis of reports from International News Service footballexperts from all parts of the country"[6]
  • NEA = Newspaper Editors Association, chosen by the 33 members of the NEA Service National Bord of Football Coaches, Officials and Sports Writers[7]
  • NANA = North American Newspaper Association[8]

Other selectors

  • CP = Central Press Association: "Two hundred captains of college football teams were polled by the Central Press Association in a nation-wide survey. Each captain was asked to name only those men against or with whom he played."[9]
  • NYEP = New York Evening Post[10]
  • NYS = New York Sun[11]
  • WC = Walter Camp Football Foundation[12]
  • LAT = Los Angeles Times[13]


  1. ^ "2014 NCAA Football Records: Consensus All-America Selections" (PDF). National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). 2014. p. 5. Retrieved August 16, 2014. 
  2. ^ Christy Walsh (1932-12-11). "ALL-AMERICA BOARD HONORS CAPT. BOB SMITH OF COLGATE". Syracuse Herald. 
  4. ^ L.S. Cameron (1930-12-08). "UNITED PRESS HAS ALL-AMERICA GRID TEAM OF THE YEAR: Milo Lubratovich of the University of Wisconsin Team is Placed on the First Team". Oshkosh Daily Northwestern. 
  5. ^ "RICE PICKS ALL-AMERICA: Ticknor and Carideo, of 1929 Eleven, Named Again on Honor Team; Two Utility Players Added to Lineup". Charleston Daily Mail. 1930-12-19. 
  6. ^ James Kilgallen (1930-12-01). "ALL-AMERICAN TEAM SELECTED: Two Notre Dame Men, Carideo and Schwartz, Are Named". Chester Times. 
  7. ^ L.S. "Larry" MacPhail (1930-12-13). "NEA Service's All-America Teams". Olean Times. 
  8. ^ ESPN College Football Encyclopedia. ESPN Books. 2005. p. 1162. ISBN 1401337031. 
  9. ^ William Ritt (1930-12-14). "College Football Captains Select Own All-American Eleven". Charleston Gazette. 
  10. ^ "EASTERN SCRIBE LIKES RUSSELL: Former Husker Listed All-American By New York Post". Lincoln Star. 1930-11-29. 
  11. ^ "New Tork San Team". Lincoln Star. 1930-11-29. 
  12. ^ "Walter Camp Football Foundation". 
  13. ^ "All-America Addendum -- Part 2" (PDF). College Football Historical Society Newsletter. November 2008.