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The 1974 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, The Sporting News, Time magazine, Pro Football Weekly, and Football News. [1][2]

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.



  • Pat McInally, Harvard (WC, AFCA, FWAA, FN)
  • Peter Demmerle, Notre Dame (AP, UPI, NEA, WC, AFCA)
  • Larry Burton, Purdue (FWAA, TSN, Time)
  • Tinker Owens, Oklahoma (NEA)
  • Emmett Edwards, Kansas (TSN)
  • Danny Buggs, West Virginia (Time)
  • Barry Burton, Vanderbilt (FN)

Tight ends

  • Bennie Cunningham, Clemson (AP, UPI, AFCA)
  • Jim O'Bradovich, USC (NEA)
  • Charles Waddell, North Carolina (TSN)
  • Elmore Stephens, Kentucky (Time-t)
  • Oscar Roan, Southern Methodist (Time-t)


  • Kurt Schumacher, Ohio State (UPI, NEA, WC, AFCA FWAA, TSN, Time)
  • Marvin Crenshaw, Nebraska (UPI, AFCA, FWAA, FN)
  • Dennis Harrah, University of Miami (Fla.) (NEA, TSN, Time)
  • Chris Mackie California (AFCA)
  • Craig Hertwig, Georgia (AP)
  • Al Krevis, Boston College (AP)
  • Bob Simmons, Texas (WC)
  • Dennis Lick, Wisconsin (FN)



  • Steve Myers, Ohio State (AP, UPI, FN)
  • Geoff Reece, Washington State (WC, Time)
  • Sylvester Croom, Alabama (AFCA)
  • Aubrey Schulz Baylor (FWAA)
  • Rick Nuzum, Kentucky (NEA)
  • Kyle Davis, Oklahoma TSN)


Running backs




Middle guards



Special teams


  • Steve Mike-Meyer, Maryland (TSN, Time)
  • Dave Lawson, Air Force (FWAA)


  • Tom Skladany, Ohio State (FWAA)
  • Skip Boyd, Washington (TSN)
  • Jeff West, Cincinnati (Time)


  • AP - Associated Press
  • UPI - United Press International
  • NEA - Newspaper Enterprise Association
  • 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
  • 1 - First Team Selection
  • 2 - Second Team Selection


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