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The 1989 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

  • Mike Busch, Iowa State (UPI, WC, AFCA)
  • Chris Smith, BYU (TSN)

Tackles Edit

  • Jim Mabry, Arkansas (AP, UPI, WC, AFCA, FN)
  • Mohammed Elewonibi, BYU (UPI, FWAA)
  • Bob Kula, Michigan St (AP, AFCA)
  • Doug Glaser, Nebraska (WC)
  • Stacy Long, Clemson (TSN)
  • Charles Odiorne, Texas Tech (TSN)
  • Chris Port, Duke (FWAA)
  • Mike Pfiefer, Kentucky (FN)

Guards Edit

  • Eric Still, Tennessee (AP, UPI, WC, AFCA, FWAA, TSN)
  • Joe Garten, Colorado (AP, UPI, AFCA, FWAA, TSN)
  • Ed King, Auburn (WC, FN)
  • Mark Tucker, USC (FN)

Centers Edit

  • Jake Young, Nebraska (UPI, WC, AFCA)
  • Michael Tanks, Florida State (AP, FWAA)
  • Bern Brostek, Washington (TSN)
  • Frank Cornish, UCLA (FN)

Quarterbacks Edit

Running backs Edit

Defense Edit

Ends Edit

Tackles Edit

Nose guards Edit

  • Moe Gardner, Illinois (AP, UPI, AFCA, WC, FWAA, FN)
  • Odell Haggins, Florida State (WC, AFCA)

Linebackers Edit

Backs Edit

Special teams Edit

Kickers Edit

  • Jason Hanson, Washington State (AP, UPI, WC, AFCA, FWAA, FN, TSN)

Punters Edit

  • Tom Rouen, Colorado (AP, UPI, WC, FWAA)
  • Robbie Keen, California (AFCA)
  • Kirk Maggio, UCLA (TSN)
  • Shawn McCarthy, Purdue (FN)

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

References Edit

External links Edit


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