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The 1964 College Football All-America team is composed of college football players selected as All-Americans by various organizations and writers. The organizations choosing the teams included the United Press, Associated Press, Time, and the Newspaper Editors Association.


Ends and flankers


  • Larry Kramer, Nebraska (AP, UPI, NEA, CP, WC, AFCA, FWAA)
  • Ralph Neely, Oklahoma (UPI, Time, WC, AFCA, TSN, FN)
  • Jim Wilson, Georgia (AP, NEA, FWAA)
  • Harry Schuh, Memphis State (Time)


  • Glenn Ressler, Penn State (NEA [C], CP, WC, AFCA, FWAA, Time [T], TSN, FN)
  • Tommy Nobis, Texas (AP, UPI, NEA, FWAA, FN)
  • Stas Maliszewski, Princeton (FWAA)
  • Wayne Freeman, Alabama (NEA)
  • Don Croftcheck, Indiana (TSN)
  • Archie Sutton, Illinois (Time)
  • Bill Fisk, Jr., Southern California (AP)


  • Dick Butkus, Illinois (AP, UPI, CP, WC, AFCA, FWAA, Time, TSN, FN)
  • Malcolm Walker, Rice (Time, TSN)
  • Pat Killorin, Syracuse (AP)


Running backs




  • Bill Yearby, Michigan (NEA, CP, FN)
  • Jim Davidson, Ohio State (Time, TSN)
  • Dan Kearley, Alabama (AP)
  • John Van Sicklen, Iowa State (AP)
  • Remi Prudhomme, LSU (NEA, FN)
  • Ed Orazen, Ohio State (FN)

Middle guards


  • Rick Redman, Washington (UPI, CP, AFCA, FWAA, FN)
  • Ron Caveness, Arkansas (AP, NEA, FWAA, Time, TSN)
  • Jim Carroll, Notre Dame (Time, TSN, FN)
  • Jack O'Billovich, Oregon State (NEA)


  • Tucker Frederickson, Auburn (AP, Time, NEA, CP, WC, FWAA, TSN)
  • Clancy Williams, Washington State (AP, NEA, FWAA, Time, TSN)
  • Arnold Chonko, Ohio State (AP, NEA)
  • Cosmo Iacavazzi, Princeton (AP, CP, FN)
  • Roy Jefferson, Utah (Time, TSN, FN)
  • George Donnelly, Illinois (Time, TSN)
  • Gerry Bussell, Georgia Tech (Time, TSN)

Special teams

Kicking specialist


  • AP = Associated Press - In 1964, the AP picked separate offensive and defensive All-American teams.[1]
  • UP = United Press - In 1964, the UP picked a single All-American team of eleven players rather than selecting separate offensive and defensive teams. Chosen through a poll of 259 sports writers and broadcasters.[2]
  • NEA = Newspaper Enterprise Association - In 1964, the NEA picked separate offensive and defensive All-American teams.[3]
  • CP = Central Press Association - In 1964, the Central Press picked a single All-American team of eleven players rather than selecting separate offensive and defensive teams. Selections were made by the captains of college football teams.[4]
  • WC = Walter Camp Football Foundation The Walter Camp team was composed of one 11-man team.[5]
  • AFCA = American Football Coaches Association. A poll of college coaches. AFCA chose one eleven-man squad.[6]
  • FWAA = Football Writers Association of America. The Writers team was composed of an offensive and defensive unit.[7][8]
  • Time = Time Magazine, the U.S. news magazine. Time chose an offensive and a defensive platoon.[9]
  • TSN = The Sporting News.The Sporting News chose a two-platoon team, offense and defense.[10]
  • FN - The Football News. They chose a two-platoon team.[11]

Bold = Consensus All-American

Heisman Trophy voting

The chart below reflects the point total in the 1964 Heisman Trophy voting.

Rank Name Position School All-American first teams Heisman points
1 John Huarte Quarterback Notre Dame AP, UPI, CP, WC 1,026
2 Jerry Rhome Quarterback Tulsa UPI, FWAA 952
3 Dick Butkus Center/Linebacker Illinois AP, UPI, CP, WC, AFCA, FWAA, Time, TSN 505
4 Bob Timberlake Quarterback Michigan AP, FWAA 361
5 Jack Snow End Notre Dame UPI, NEA, CP, WC, AFCA, FWAA, Time, TSN 187


  1. Ted Smits (1964-12-04). "Huarte, Timberlake, Anderson and Sayers Top AP All-American Team". Yuma Daily Sun.
  2. "1964 UPI All-Americans". Daily News (Huntingdon and Mount Union (PA). 1964-12-02.
  3. Murray Olderman (1964-11-17). "NEA All-American Teams Are Split Into Platoons". Chillicothe Constitution-Tribune.
  4. Walter Johns (1964-11-30). "Captains' All-America Honors 2 Irish Stars". Evening Independent (Massillon, Ohio).
  5. "Walter Camp Football Foundation All-American Selections". Walter Camp Football Foundation.
  6. American Football Coaches Association: All-America Teams
  7. "Three From Big 10 on All-America". Cedar Rapids Gazette (Cedear Rapids, Iowa). 1964-12-01.
  8. "Football Writers Association of America All-American Team". Archived from the original on 2009-05-04. Retrieved 2009-03-28.
  9. "Where the Money Will Go". Time. 1964-11-27.,9171,871403,00.html?promoid=googlep.
  10. "Sporting News All-America Teams". Archived from the original on 2009-05-04. Retrieved 2009-03-28.
  11. "More Honorsm FN releases 33-man team". The Freso Bee. 1964-11-24.referenced April 3, 2009.

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