Best Pre-Modern College Football Players

Pre-modern defined as before the start of the AP Poll in 1936.

The Top Ten

1 Red Grange Red Grange Harold Edward "Red" Grange, nicknamed "The Galloping Ghost" or "The Galloping Red Ghost", was a college and professional American football halfback for the University of Illinois, the Chicago Bears, and for the short-lived New York Yankees.
2 Jim Thorpe Jim Thorpe
3 George Gipp
4 Walter Eckersall
5 Willie Heston
6 Charles Brickley
7 Ernie Nevers Ernie Nevers Ernest Alonzo Nevers was an American professional athlete who played American football as a fullback for the Duluth Eskimos and the Chicago Cardinals of the National Football League.
8 Benny Friedman
9 T. Truxton Hare
10 Dixie Howell
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