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The 1976 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, Football News and the Tom Harmon-selected team, for College Football 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 and Time polled football scouts and the editors of Pro Football Weekly College Football News, and Football News chose teams 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.



Tight ends

  • Ken MacAfee, Notre Dame (UPI, WC, AFCA, FWAA, CFN)
  • Giovanni Strassini, Ohio State (AP, NEA, TSN, FN)



  • Mark Donahue, Michigan (UPI, NEA, WC, FWAA, FN)
  • Joel Parrish, Georgia (UPI, WC, AFCA, FWAA, TSN)
  • Steve Schindler, Boston College (NEA, FWAA, TSN, CFN)
  • Ted Albrecht, California (AP)
  • T.J. Humphreys, Arkansas State (AP)
  • Bill Dufek, Michigan (CFN)



Running backs



  • Ross Browner, Notre Dame (AP, UPI, NEA, WC, AFCA, FWAA, TSN, FN, CFN)
  • Bob Brudzinski, Ohio State (AP, AFCA, FWAA, TSN, CFN)
  • Mike Butler, Kansas (NEA, TSN, FN)
  • Duncan McColl, Stanford (UPI, WC, CFN)


Middle guards

  • Al Romano, Pittsburgh (AP, UPI, NEA, WC, AFCA, FN)



  • Bill Armstrong, Wake Forest (AP, UPI, WC, AFCA FWAA, TSN)
  • Dave Butterfield, Nebraska (UPI, NEA, WC, AFCA, FN, CFN)
  • Gary Green, Baylor (AP, NEA, AFCA, TSN, CFN)
  • Dennis Thurman, USC (AP, WC, FWAA)
  • Oscar Edwards, UCLA (UPI, AFCA)
  • Luther Bradley, Notre Dame (WC, FN)
  • Stan Black, Mississippi State (NEA)
  • Mike Davis, Colorado (NEA)
  • Lester Hayes, Texas A&M (TSN)
  • Eric Harris, Memphis State(CFN)

Special teams





  • 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
  • CFN - College Football News (Tom Harmon)
  • FN - Football News


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