By BILLY EVANS
Herewith is presented the first annual
"Billy Evans National Honor Roll"
It contains the cream of tho football
talent of th United States, as culled
from tho selections of nearly SO0
In every section of the country certain players stood out. In order to
get a lino on such players each sporix
editor, after having madu his first and
second team ,
wai asked to
name the players lie I" III ' W rthy
of national consideration
For instance, every football erport
on the Pacific Coaat named End Bi Ick
'Muller and Fullback Duk Morrison.
as worthy of consideration for a national
Critics in the Missouri Valley were
unanimous in naming Tackle Weller
and Fullback Hartley of Nebraska aa
the very best bets from their section.
Because of tho fact that great
many more colleges are represented
jthe eastern and mid-H- west selections.
It Is only natural that players from
those two sections should prcdoinln-ato- .
However, a close perusal of the
' National Honor Roll
' will reveal that
the entire field has been quite thoi-OUghcovered.
In making any selection of star
players lt Is Impossible to do Justice
t6 all concern--
Y-- t I toel there will
be less cause for complaint in my "National Honor Roll" than In any other
The reason Is obvious the selections have been made by tne rootoa .
experts of tb-
- country, writers whr
have actually seen tho players In action.
In order to Include a majority of
the players agreed upon as worthy
of consideration I have selectee' eight
plaers tor each position
Tho eight players selected received
t he highest first vote.
OGDEN STANDARD-EXAMINER, DEC. 17, 1922
Note: Billy Evans was sports editor of the Newspaper Enterprise Association and produced a syndicated sports column. He also was an American League umpire and later became an executive in pro baseball and football.