The 1990 College Football All-America Team is composed of the following All-American Teams: Associated Press, United Press International, Newspaper Enterprise Association, Football Writers Association of America, American Football Coaches Association, Walter Camp Foundation, Scripps-Howard, The Sporting News and Football News. [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6]

The College Football All-America Team is an honor given annually to the best American college football players at their respective positions. The original usage of the term All-America seems to have been to such a list selected by football pioneer Walter Camp in the 1890s. The NCAA officially recognizes All-Americans selected by the AP, UPI, AFCA, FWAA, WCFF, TSN, and FN to determine Consensus All-Americans.

Offense Edit


  • Ty Detmer, Brigham Young (AP, UPI, NEA, WC, FWAA-t, SH, TSN, FN)
  • Shawn Moore, Virginia (AFCA, FWAA-t)

Running backsEdit

  • Eric Bieniemy, Colorado (AP, UPI, NEA, WC, AFCA, FWAA, SH, TSN, FN)
  • Darren Lewis, Texas A&M (AP, UPI, WC, AFCA, FN)
  • Greg Lewis, Washington (NEA, WC, SH, TSN)
  • Mike Mayweather, Army (FWAA)

Wide receiversEdit

Tight endEdit

  • Chris Smith, Brigham Young (AP, UPI, WC, FWAA, AFCA, SH, TSN, FN)
  • Kenny Cash, Texas (NEA)



  • Joe Garten, Colorado (AP, UPI, NEA, WC, AFCA, FWAA, SH, TSN, FN)
  • Ed King, Auburn (AP, UPI, NEA, WC, AFCA, FWAA, SH, FN)
  • Dean Dingman, Michigan (AFCA, TSN)

Center Edit

Defense Edit

Ends Edit


Nose guardEdit



Specialists Edit


  • Philip Doyle, Alabama (AP, UPI, NEA, WC, AFCA, FWAA, SH, TSN, FN)


All-purpose/ kick returnersEdit

Key Edit

AP = Associated Press, UPI = United Press International, NEA = Newspaper Enterprise Association, WC = Walter Camp Foundation, AFCA = American Football Coaches Association, FWAA = Football Writers Association of America, SH = Scripps Howard News Service, TSN - The Sporting News, FN = Football News.


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