1971 College Football All-America Team

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The 1971 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), 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, and NEA were all press organizations that polled writers and players. FWAA was also a poll of writers, as was the Walter Camp Foundation. The AFCA was a poll of college coaches. The Sporting News and Time polled football scouts, and the editors of Pro Football Weekly and Football News chose teams for their publications. AP, UPI, NEA, Central Press, The Sporting News and Pro Football Weekly chose both first and second teams. AP, UPI, NEA, also listed numerous honorable mentions.

Offense[edit]

Receivers[edit]

Tight ends[edit]

Tackles[edit]

Guards[edit]

  • Reggie McKenzie, Michigan (AP, UPI, NEA, WC, FWAA, TSN, Time, FN)
  • Royce Smith, Georgia (AP, UPI, NEA, WC, AFCA, FWAA, TSN, Time, FN)

Centers[edit]

Quarterbacks[edit]

Running backs[edit]

Defense[edit]

Ends[edit]

Tackles[edit]

Middle guards[edit]

Linebackers[edit]

Backs[edit]

Special teams[edit]

Kickers[edit]

Punters[edit]

Key[edit]

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