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The 1965 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, Central Press Association, Football Writers Association of America, American Football Coaches Association, Walter Camp Foundation, The Sporting News, Time magazine and Football News.

AP, UPI, NEA, and CP 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.



  • Howard Twilley, Tulsa (AP, UPI, NEA, CP, WC, AFCA, FWAA, Time, TSN)
  • Freeman White, Nebraska (UPI, NEA, WC, FWAA)
  • Charles Casey, Florida (AP, AFCA)
  • Milt Morin, Massachusetts (Time, TSN)
  • Gene Washington, Michigan State (CP)
  • Bobby Crockett, Arkansas (FWAA)


  • Sam Ball, Kentucky (UPI, NEA, WC, AFCA, FWAA, Time, TSN)
  • Glen Ray Hines, Arkansas (AP, UPI, NEA, WC, AFCA, FWAA)
  • Francis Peay, Missouri (Time, TSN)
  • Karl Singer, Purdue (AP)


  • Dick Arrington, Notre Dame (AP, UPI, NEA, CP, WC, AFCA, FWAA)
  • Stas Maliszewski, Princeton (NEA, CP, WC)
  • Doug Van Horn, Ohio State (UPI, AFCA)
  • John Niland, Iowa (Time, TSN)
  • Stan Hindman, Mississippi (Time, TSN)
  • Wayne Foster, Washington State (FWAA)
  • Larry Gagner, Florida (FN-1, NBC-1)


  • Paul Crane, Alabama (AP, UPI, NEA, WC, AFCA, FWAA)
  • Pat Killorin, Syracuse (Time, TSN)


Running backs




  • Walt Barnes, Nebraska (AP, NEA, WC, AFCA, FWAA, Time, TSN)
  • Loyd Phillips, Arkansas (AP, UPI, CP, WC, AFCA)
  • Bill Yearby, Michigan (UPI, CP, WC, AFCA, Time, TSN)
  • George Patton, Georgia (AP, FWAA)
  • George Rice, LSU (Time, TSN)
  • Harold Lucas, Michigan State (NEA)
  • Jack Thornton, Auburn (NEA)
  • Jerry Shay, Purdue (AFCA)

Middle guards

  • Carl McAdams, Oklahoma (AP, UPI, NEA, CP, WC, AFCA, Time, TSN)


  • Tommy Nobis, Texas (AP, UPI, NEA, WC, AFCA, FWAA, Time, TSN)
  • Frank Emanuel, Tennessee (AP, NEA, WC, FWAA, Time, TSN)
  • Dwight Kelley, Ohio State (AP, UPI)
  • Ron Goovert,Michigan State (FWAA)


Special teams

Kicking specialist


  • AP - Associated Press
  • UPI - United Press International
  • NEA - Newspaper Enterprise Association
  • CP - Central Press
  • FWAA - Football Writers Association of America
  • WC - Walter Camp Foundation
  • AFCA - American Football Coaches Association
  • TSN - The Sporting News
  • Time - Time Magazine
  • PFW - Pro Football Weekly
  • FN - Football News


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