The 1985 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, Scripps-Howard, and The Sporting News. [1]

AP, UPI, NEA, and SH 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 chose a team 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.

Offense[edit | edit source]

Receivers[edit | edit source]

Tight ends[edit | edit source]

  • Willie Smith, Miami (Fla.) (AP, WC, AFCA, TSN)

Tackles[edit | edit source]

Guards[edit | edit source]

Centers[edit | edit source]

Quarterbacks[edit | edit source]

Running backs[edit | edit source]

Defense[edit | edit source]

Ends[edit | edit source]

Tackles[edit | edit source]

Middle guards[edit | edit source]

  • Mike Ruth, Boston College (UPI, WC, AFCA, FWAA)

Linebackers[edit | edit source]

Backs[edit | edit source]

Special teams[edit | edit source]

Kickers[edit | edit source]

  • John Lee, UCLA (AP, UPI, WC, AFCA, FWAA, TSN)

Punters[edit | edit source]

  • Barry Helton, Colorado (AP, UPI, WC)
  • Lewis Colbert, Auburn (AFCA, TSN)
  • Bill Smith, Mississippi (FWAA)

Returners[edit | edit source]

  • Errol Tucker, Utah (FWAA, TSN)

Key[edit | edit source]

  • 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
  • SH - Scripps-Howard
  • 1 - First Team Selection
  • 2 - Second Team Selection

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