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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

Receivers

Tight ends

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

Tackles

  • Jim Dombrowski, Virginia (AP, UPI, WC, AFCA, FWAA, TSN)
  • Brian Jozwiak, West Virginia (AP, UPI, WC)
  • John Davis, Georgia Tech (TSN)
  • Don Smith, Army (AFCA)

Guards

Centers

  • Peter Anderson, Georgia (AP, UPI, AFCA, TSN)
  • Gene Chilton, Texas (WC)
  • Bill Lewis, Nebraska (FWAA)

Quarterbacks

Running backs

Defense

Ends

Tackles

Middle guards

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

Linebackers

Backs

  • David Fulcher, Arizona State (AP, UPI, WC, AFCA, TSN)
  • Brad Cochran, Michigan (UPI, WC, AFCA, FWAA)
  • Scott Thomas, Air Force (WC, AFCA, FWAA)
  • Allen Durden, Arizona (UPI, WC)
  • Thomas Everett, Baylor (AP, AFCA)
  • Mark Moore, Oklahoma State (AP, TSN)
  • Tim McDonald, USC (TSN)
  • Mark Collins, Cal-State Fullerton (TSN)
  • Michael Zordich, Penn State (FWAA)

Special teams

Kickers

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

Punters

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

Returners

  • Errol Tucker, Utah (FWAA, TSN)

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

References

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