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.
For the year 1957, the NCAA awards guide lists seven published All-American teams as "official" designations for purposes of its consensus determinations. The ESPN College Football Encyclopedia lists the All-America Board (AAB) as an eighth official selector. The following chart identifies the NCAA-recognized consensus All-Americans and displays which first-team designations they received.
|Jim Phillips||End||Auburn||8/8||AAB, AFCA, AP, FWAA, INS, NEA, SN, UP||Time, WC|
|John David Crow||Back||Texas A&M||8/8||AAB, AFCA, AP, FWAA, INS, NEA, SN, UP||Time, WC|
|Alex Karras||Tackle||Iowa||7/8||AAB, AP, FWAA, INS, NEA, SN, UP||Time, WC|
|Lou Michaels||Tackle||Kentucky||7/8||AAB, AFCA, AP, FWAA, NEA, SN, UP||Time, WC|
|Bill Krisher||Guard||Oklahoma||7/8||AAB, AP, FWAA, INS, NEA, SN, UP||Time, WC|
|Dick Wallen||End||UCLA||6/8||AAB, AFCA, AP, FWAA, INS, NEA||Time, WC|
|Walt Kowalczyk||Back||Michigan State||5/8||AFCA, FWAA, NEA, SN, UP||Time, WC|
|Bob Anderson||Back||Army||5/8||FWAA, INS, NEA, SN, UP||Time, WC|
|Dan Currie||Center||Michigan State||5/8||AAB, AFCA, AP, FWAA, INS||Time, WC|
|King Hill||Quarterback||Rice||4/8||AAB, AFCA, AP, FWAA||Time|
|Al Ecuyer||Guard||Notre Dame||3/8||INS, SN, UP||Time, WC|
|Clendon Thomas||Back||Oklahoma||3/8||AFCA, SN, UP||WC|
All-American selections for 1957
- Jim Phillips, Auburn (AAB, AFCA, AP-1, FWAA, INS-1, NEA-1, SN, UP-1, Time, WC)
- Dick Wallen, UCLA (AAB, AFCA, AP-1, FWAA, INS-1, NEA-1, UP-2, Time, WC)
- Jim Gibbons, Iowa (FWAA, INS-2, SN, AP-3, UP-1)
- Fred Dugan, Dayton (FWAA, AP-2)
- Les Walters, Penn State (AP-2)
- Dave Kaiser, Michigan State (UP-2)
- Dick Lasse, Syracuse (INS-2)
- Gary Kapp, Utah State (INS-2)
- Don Ellingsen, Washington State (AP-3, UP-3)
- Buddy Dial, Rice (INS-2, UP-3)
- Alex Karras, Iowa (AAB, AP-1, FWAA, INS-1, NEA-1, SN, UP-1, Time, WC)
- Lou Michaels, Kentucky (AAB, AFCA, AP-1, FWAA, INS-2, NEA-1, SN, UP-1, Time, WC)
- Charlie Krueger, Texas A&M (AP-2, FWAA, INS-1, UP-2)
- Tom Topping, Duke (FWAA, AP-3)
- Bob Reifsnyder, Navy (AP-2, UP-2)
- Jim McCusker, Pitt (AP-3, INS-2, UP-3)
- Bill Leeka, UCLA (INS-2)
- Larry Whitmire, Rice (INS-2)
- Nick Mumley, Purdue (INS-2)
- Dick Klein, Iowa (UP-3)
- Bill Krisher, Oklahoma (AAB, AP-1, FWAA, INS-1, NEA-1, SN, UP-1, Time, WC)
- Al Ecuyer, Notre Dame (AP-2, INS-1, SN, Time, UP-1, WC)
- Aurealius Thomas, Ohio State (AAB, AFCA, AP-1, FWAA, INS-2, UP-2)
- Bill Johnson, Tennessee (FWAA, NEA-1, AP-3, UP-3)
- Jackie Simpson, Mississippi (AFCA, FWAA, AP-2)
- Roy Hord, Jr., Duke (INS-2, UP-2)
- Stan Renning, Montana (INS-2)
- Don Wilson, Texas (INS-2)
- Joe Palermo, Dartmouth (AP-3, UP-3)
- Dan Currie, Michigan State (AAB, AFCA, AP-1, FWAA, INS-1, UP-2, Time, WC)
- Bob Reifsnyder, Navy (AFCA [tackle], FWAA, NEA-1)
- Don Stephenson, Georgia Tech (AP-3, INS-2, SN, UP-1)
- Bob Harrison, Oklahoma (AP-2)
- Charlie Brueckman, Pittsburgh (INS-2, UP-3)
- Jim Kernan, Army (INS-2)
- King Hill, Rice (AAB, AFCA, AP-1, FWAA, UP-3, Time)
- Lee Grosscup, Utah (AP-2, FWAA, INS-2, NEA-1, UP-2)
- Tom Forrestal, Navy (INS-1, AP-3, UP-2)
- Jim Van Pelt, Michigan (INS-2)
- Bob Newman, Washington State (INS-2, UP-3)
- John David Crow, Texas A&M (AAB, AFCA, AP-1, FWAA, INS-1, NEA-1, SN, UP-1, Time, WC)
- Walt Kowalczyk, Michigan State (AFCA, AP-2, FWAA, INS-2, NEA-1, SN, AFCA, UP-1, Time, WC)
- Bob Anderson, Army (AP-2, FWAA, INS-1, NEA-1, SN, UP-1, Time, WC)
- Clendon Thomas, Oklahoma (AFCA, INS-2, SN, UP-1, WC)
- Jim Pace, Michigan (AAB, AP-1, INS-2, UP-2)
- Dick Christy, North Carolina State (AAB, AP-1)
- Bob Stransky, Colorado (AP-2, FWAA, INS-1, UP-3)
- Jim Bakhtiar, Virginia (FWAA, AP-3)
- Jim Taylor, LSU (FWAA, AP-3)
- Don Clark, Ohio State (INS-2, UP-2)
- Jim Shanley, Oregon (INS-2)
- Billy Stacy, Mississippi State (INS-2)
- Reddy Osborne, Texas A&M (INS-2)
- Wray Carlton, Duke (INS-2)
- Bobby Mulgado, Arizona State (AP-3)
- Nick Pietrosante, Notre Dame (UP-3)
- Bold – Consensus All-American
- -1 – First-team selection
- -2 – Second-team selection
- -3 – Third-team selection
- AAB = All-America Board
- AFCA = American Football Coaches Association for Look magazine, selected by votes of 511 member coaches
- AP = Associated Press
- FWAA = Football Writers Association of America
- INS = International News Service
- NEA = Newspaper Enterprise Association
- SN = The Sporting News
- UP = United Press
- 1957 All-Atlantic Coast Conference football team
- 1957 All-Big Eight Conference football team
- 1957 All-Big Ten Conference football team
- 1957 All-Pacific Coast Conference football team
- 1957 All-SEC football team
- 1957 All-Southwest Conference football team
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- "Iowa Tackle Is Lone Repeater On All-America Team". The Gettysburg Times. December 5, 1957. p. 5.
- Ted Gangi (ed.). "FWAA All-America Since 1944: The All-Time Team" (PDF). Retrieved February 8, 2015.
- "Crow, Forrestal Picked on INS All-America". Reading Eagle. November 24, 1957. p. 38.
- Harry Grayson, "Three SEC Men Named All-American," Panama City News, p. 12 (November 26, 1957). Retrieved September 28, 2014.
- "Anderson Earns Post on NEA All-American". The Miami News. November 22, 1957. p. 2C.
- "Widwest Lands Three On UP All-America". Lodi News-Sentinel. November 29, 1957. p. 10.
- "Walter Camp Football Foundation All-American Selections". Walter Camp Football Foundation. Archived from the original on 2007-12-18.