1970 College Football All-America Team

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The 1970 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, Pro Football Weekly, and Football News.[1]

AP, UPI, NEA, and Central Press were all press organizations that polled writers and players. FWAA was also a poll of writers,[2] as was the Walter Camp Foundation.[3] The AFCA[4] was a poll of college coaches. The Sporting News and Time polled football scouts and coaches.[5][6] 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]

Tackles[edit]

Guards[edit]

  • Chip Kell, Tennessee (AP, UPI, NEA, FWAA, WC, CP, AFCA, FN)
  • Larry DiNardo, Notre Dame (AP, UPI, FWAA, WC, CP, TSN, FN)
  • Hank Allison, San Diego St. (NEA, TSN, Time, PFW)

Centers[edit]

Quarterbacks[edit]

Running backs[edit]

Defense[edit]

Ends[edit]

Tackles[edit]

  • Rock Perdoni, Georgia Tech (AP, UPI, FWAA, WC, AFCA, CP, TSN, FN)
  • Dick Bumpas, Arkansas (AP, NEA)
  • Tom Neville, Yale (WC)
  • Bruce James, Arkansas (FWAA)
  • Joe Ehrmann, Syracuse (UPI)
  • Jim Poston, South Carolina (CP)
  • Win Headley, Wake Forest (NEA)
  • Mel Long, Toledo (NEA)

Middle guards[edit]

Linebackers[edit]

Backs[edit]

Special teams[edit]

Kickers[edit]

Punters[edit]

  • Marv Bateman, Utah (FWAA, TSN)
  • Jim McCann, Arizona State (PFW)

Key[edit]

References[edit]