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

AP, UPI, NEA, and CP 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

  • Don Popplewell, Colorado (AP, UPI, NEA, FWAA, WC, CP, FN)
  • Dave Thompson, Clemson (TSN, Time, PFW)
  • Wimpy Winther, Mississippi (PFW)

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

  • Jack Ham, Penn State (AP, NEA, UPI, FWAA, WC, AFCA, TSN, Time, PFW, FN)
  • Mike Anderson, LSU (AP, UPI, FWAA, AFCA, CP, FN)
  • Isiah Robertson, Southern University (TSN, Time)
  • Jerry Murtaugh, Nebraska (AP, WC, FN)
  • Jackie Walker, Tennessee (NEA, FN)
  • Dale Farley, West Virginia (TSN, PFW)
  • Marty Huff, Michigan (AFCA)
  • Scott Henderson, Texas (CP)
  • Henry Hill, Michigan (CP)
  • Richard Slough, USC (PFW)

Backs Edit

Special teams Edit

Kickers Edit

  • Happy Feller, Texas (TSN, PFW)
  • Bill McClard, Arkansas (AFCA)

Punters Edit

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

Key Edit

  • 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

References Edit

External links Edit


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