1980 College Football All-America Team

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The 1980 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, United Press International, Newspaper Enterprise Association, Football Writers Association of America, American Football Coaches Association, Walter Camp Foundation, and The Sporting 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 chose a team for their publications. AP, UPI, NEA, 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]

Centers[edit]

Quarterbacks[edit]

Running backs[edit]

Defense[edit]

Ends[edit]

  • Hugh Green, Pittsburgh (AP, UPI, NEA, WC, AFCA, FWAA, TSN)
  • E.J. Junior, Alabama (AP, UPI, NEA, WC, AFCA, FWAA, TSN)
  • Scott Zettek, Notre Dame (AP)
  • Derrie Nelson, Nebraska (FWAA)

Tackles[edit]

Middle guards[edit]

Linebackers[edit]

Backs[edit]

Special teams[edit]

Kickers[edit]

  • Rex Robinson, Georgia (UPI, NEA, WC, FWAA)
  • Bill Capece, Florida State (TSN)

Punters[edit]

  • Rohn Stark, Florida State (UPI, FWAA, TSN)
  • Ray Stachowicz, Michigan State (NEA, WC)

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