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The 1987 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

  • Tim Brown, Notre Dame (AP-ret, UPI, NEA, WC, AFCA, FWAA-kr, SH, TSN-all-purpose)
  • Wendell Davis, LSU (AFCA, FWAA, SH, TSN)
  • Sterling Sharpe, South Carolina (FWAA, TSN)
  • Ernie Jones, Indiana (AP)
  • Marc Zeno, Tulane (AP)

Tight ends

Tackles

Guards

Centers

  • Nacho Albergamo, LSU (AP, UPI, WC, AFCA, FWAA, SH, TSN)
  • Chuck Lanza, Notre Dame (NEA)

Quarterbacks

Running backs

Defense

Linemen

Linebackers

Backs

Special teams

Kickers

  • David Treadwell, Clemson (AP, UPI, NEA, WC, AFCA, SH)
  • Marty Zendejas, Nevada-Reno (FWAA)

Punters

  • Tom Tupa, Ohio State (AP, UPI, NEA, WC, AFCA, FWAA)
  • Scott Tabor, California (TSN)

Returners

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
  • SH - Scripps-Howard
  • TSN - The Sporting News
  • PFW - Pro Football Weekly
  • FN - Football News
  • 1 - First Team Selection

References

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