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The 1977 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 and 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 Football News chose teams for their publications. AP, UPI, NEA, and The Sporting News chose both first and second teams. AP, UPI, NEA, also listed numerous honorable mentions.

Offense

Receivers

Tight ends

  • Ken MacAfee, Notre Dame (AP, UPI, NEA, WC, AFCA, FWAA, TSN, FN)

Tackles

  • Chris Ward, Ohio State (AP, UPI, NEA, WC, AFCA, FWAA, TSN, FN)
  • Dan Irons, Texas Tech (UPI, WC, AFCA, FN)
  • Keith Dorney Penn State (FWAA)
  • Gordon King, Stanford (NEA, TSN)
  • Dennis Baker, Wyoming (AP)

Guards

Centers

  • Tom Brzoza, Pittsburgh (AP, UPI, WC)
  • Walt Downing, Michigan (AFCA, TSN, FN)
  • Tom Davis Nebraska (FWAA)
  • Blair Bush, Washington (NEA)

Quarterbacks

Running backs

  • Earl Campbell, Texas (AP, UPI, NEA, WC, AFCA, FWAA, TSN, FN)
  • Terry Miller, Oklahoma State (AP, UPI, NEA, WC, AFCA, FWAA, TSN, FN)
  • Charles Alexander, LSU (UPI, WC, AFCA, FWAA)
  • John Pagliaro, Yale (WC)

Defense

Ends

  • Art Still, Kentucky (AP, UPI, NEA, WC, AFCA, FWAA, TSN, FN)
  • Ross Browner, Notre Dame (AP, UPI, NEA, WC, AFCA, FWAA, TSN, FN)

Tackles

Middle guards

Linebackers

Backs

Special teams

Kickers

Punters

Key

  • 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
  • PFW - Pro Football Weekly
  • FN - Football News
  • 1 - First Team Selection
  • 2 - Second Team Selection

References

External links


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