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 Edit

Receivers Edit

Tight ends Edit

Tackles Edit

Guards Edit

Centers Edit

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

Quarterbacks Edit

  • Don McPherson, Syracuse (AP, WC, NEA, UPI, AFCA, FWAA, SH, TSN)

Running backs Edit

Defense Edit

Linemen Edit

Linebackers Edit

Backs Edit

Special teams Edit

Kickers Edit

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

Punters Edit

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

Returners Edit

Key Edit

  • 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

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