1968 College Football All-America Team

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The 1968 College Football All-America team is composed of various organizations that choose College All-America teams that season. The organizations that chose the teams were Associated Press (AP), United Press International (UPI), Newspaper Enterprise Association (NEA), Central Press Association, Football Writers Association of America (FWAA), American Football Coaches Association (AFCA), Walter Camp Foundation, The Sporting News, Time magazine and Football News.

AP, UPI, NEA, and Central Press were all press organizations that polled writers and players. FWAA was also a poll of writers,[1] as was the Walter Camp Foundation.[2] The AFCA[3] was a poll of college coaches. The Sporting News and Time polled football scouts and coaches.[4][5] AP, UPI, NEA, Central Press, and The Sporting News chose both first and second teams. AP, UPI, NEA, and Central Press also listed numerous honorable mentions.

Offense[edit]

Receivers[edit]

Tight ends[edit]

  • Ted Kwalick, Penn State (AP, UPI, NEA, WC, AFCA, FWAA, Time, TSN, FN)

Tackles[edit]

  • George Kunz, Notre Dame (UPI, NEA, CP, WC, AFCA, FWAA, Time, TSN, FN)
  • Dave Foley, Ohio State (AP, UPI, NEA, CP, WC, AFCA, FWAA, Time, FN)
  • Rufus Mayes, Ohio State (Time, TSN)

Guards[edit]

  • Charles Rosenfelder, Tennessee (AP, UPI, NEA, CP, WC, AFCA, FWAA, FN)
  • Guy Dennis, Florida (UPI, WC, FN)
  • John Shinners, Xavier (NEA, Time, TSN)
  • Mike Montler, Colorado (AP, AFCA)
  • Jim Barnes, Arkansas (AP, CP)
  • Joe Armstrong, Nebraska (FWAA)
  • Malcolm Snider, Stanford (TSN)

Centers[edit]

  • John Didion, Oregon State (AP, UPI, NEA, CP, WC, AFCA, FWAA, Time, TSN, FN)

Quarterbacks[edit]

Running backs[edit]

Defense[edit]

Ends[edit]

Tackles[edit]

  • Bill Stanfill, Georgia (AP, UPI, CP, WC, AFCA, FWAA, Time, TSN, FN)
  • Joe Greene, North Texas State (AP, UPI, NEA, WC, Time, TSN, FN)
  • Loyd Wainscott, Texas (CP, FWAA)
  • Rolf Krueger, Texas A&M (Time, TSN)
  • David Campbell, Auburn (NEA)

Middle guards[edit]

  • Ed White, California (AP, NEA, CP, AFCA, FWAA, FN)
  • Chuck Kyle, Purdue (UPI, CP, WC, AFCA, FWAA)

Linebackers[edit]

  • Dennis Onkotz, Penn State (AP, UPI, WC, FWAA, FN)
  • Steve Kiner, Tennessee (AP, CP, FWAA, FN)
  • Bob Babich, Miami (Ohio) (AFCA, Time, TSN)
  • Ron Pritchard, Arizona State (NEA, Time, TSN)
  • Mike Hall, Alabama (CP, WC)
  • Ken Johnson, Army (AFCA)
  • Mike Widger, Virginia Tech (AP)
  • Bill Hobbs, Texas A&M (UPI)
  • Chip Healy, Vanderbilt (CP)
  • Dale McCullers, Florida State (NEA)

Backs[edit]

  • Roger Wehrli, Missouri (AP, UPI, NEA, CP, WC, AFCA, FWAA, Time, TSN, FN)
  • Jake Scott, Georgia (AP, UPI, NEA, WC, AFCA, FWAA, FN)
  • Al Worley, Washington (AP, UPI, CP, AFCA, FN)
  • Mike Battle, USC (UPI, WC, FWAA, FN)
  • Al Brenner, Michigan State (NEA, AFCA)
  • Tony Kyasky, Syracuse (WC, Time)
  • Jim Marsalis, Tennessee State (Time, TSN)
  • Tom Maxwell, Texas A&M (Time, TSN)
  • Jim Weatherford, Tennessee (AFCA)

Special teams[edit]

Kicker[edit]

  • Kenny Vinyard, Texas Tech (TSN)

Punter[edit]

Key[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Football Writers Association of America All-American Team". Archived from the original on 2009-05-04. Retrieved 2009-03-24. 
  2. ^ "Walter Camp Foundation All-American Teams". Archived from the original on 2009-05-04. Retrieved 2009-03-24. 
  3. ^ American Football Coaches Association: All-America Teams
  4. ^ Sporting News All-America Teams
  5. ^ "TIME's All-America: The Pick of the Pros". Time magazine. 1968-12-20.