1970 College Football All-America Team


1970 College Football All-America Team

The 1970 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, Central Press, Football Writers Association of America, American Football Coaches Association, Walter Camp Foundation, "The Sporting News", "Time" magazine, "Pro Football Weekly", and "Football News".

AP, UPI, NEA, and CP 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" and "Time" polled football scouts and the editors of "Pro Football Weekly" and "Football News" chose teams for their publications. AP, UPI, NEA, Central Press, "The Sporting News" and "Pro Football Weekly" chose both first and second teams. AP, UPI, NEA, and Central Press also listed numerous honorable mentions.

Offense

Receivers

*Tom Gatewood, Notre Dame (UPI-1, NEA-1, FWAA, WC, AFCA, CP-1, TSN-2, FN)
*Elmo Wright, Houston (AP-1, UPI-2, NEA-1, FWAA, TSN-1, Time, PFW-1,FN)
*Ernie Jennings, Air Force (AP-1, UPI-1, NEA-2,FWAA, AFCA, CP-1, FN)
*J. D. Hill, Arizona State (TSN-1 Time PFW-1)
*Frank Lewis, Grambling (TSN-2 PFW-2)
*Chuck Dicus, Arkansas (NEA-2,WC AFCA CP-2, FN)
*Terry Beasley, Auburn (AP-2, UPI-2, NEA-2,CP-2, FN)
*Cotton Speyrer, Texas (WC)
*Sam Dickerson, USC (PFW-2)

Tight Ends

*Jan White, Ohio State (NEA-1, TSN-1 Time, PFW-2)
*Jim Braxton, West Virginia (AP-1)
*Bob Moore, Stanford (AP-2, TSN-2)
*Bob Newland, Oregon (AP-2)
*Larry Brown, Kansas (PFW-1)
*Tony Blanchard, North Carolina (PFW-2)

Linemen

*Dan Dierdorf, Michigan (AP-1, UPI-1, NEA-1, FWAA, WC, AFCA, CP-2, TSN-2, Time PFW-1, FN)
*Chip Kell, Tennessee (AP-1, UPI-1, NEA-1, FWAA, WC, CP-1, AFCA, FN)
*Larry DiNardo, Notre Dame (AP-1,UPI-1, NEA-2,FWAA, WC, CP-1,TSN-1 FN)
*Don Popplewell, Colorado (AP-1, UPI-1, NEA-1, FWAA, WC, CP-1, FN)
*Wimpy Winther, Mississippi (PFW-1)
*Pat Jarvis, Washington (PFW-2)
*Bob Wuensch, Texas (AP-2, UPI-1, NEA-1, WC, AFCA, CP-1,TSN-2, PFW-2, FN)
*Bob Newton, Nebraska (AP-1, UPI-2, NEA-2,FWAA, AFCA, CP-1,TSN-2, FN)
*Worthy McClure, Mississippi (NEA-2,CP-2)
*Henry Allison, San Diego St. (AP-2, NEA-1, TSN-1, Time, PFW-1)
*Gary Venturo, Arizona State (UPI-2, CP-2)
*Marv Montgomery, USC (TSN-1, Time, PFW-2)
*Vernon Holland, Tenn State (TSN-1, Time, PFW-1)
*Dave Thompson, Clemson (AP-2, TSN, Time, PFW-1)
*Steve Lawson, Kansas (TSN-2 PFW-2)
*Rich Winther, Mississippi (TSN-2)
*Bob Herb, William & Mary (AP-2)
*John Sande, Stanford (UPI-2, NEA-2)
*Mike Sikich, Northwestern (UPI-2, CP-2)
*Tommy Lyons, Georgia (CP-2)
*Larron Jackson, Missouri (AP-2, UPI-2, NEA-2)
*John Mooring, Tampa (PFW-2)

Quarterbacks

*Jim Plunkett, Stanford (AP-2, UPI-1, NEA-1, FWAA, WC, AFCA, CP-1,TSN-1, Time, FN)
*Joe Theismann, Notre Dame (AP-1, UPI-2, NEA-2, CP-2, FN)
*Archie Manning, Mississippi (TSN-2, FN)

Running backs

*Steve Worster, Texas (AP-1, UPI-1, NEA-1, FWAA, WC, AFCA, CP-2, TSN-1 Time, FN)
*Don McCauley, North Carolina (AP-1 UPI-2, FWAA, WC, AFCA, CP-1,FN)
*John Brockington, Ohio State (AP-2, UPI-1, NEA-2,CP-1, TSN-1, Time, PFW-1, FN)
*Leon Burns, Long Beach St. (NEA-1, PFW-1)
*Willie Armstrong, Grambling (PFW-1)
*Joe Moore, Missouri (UPI-2, TSN-2 PFW-2)
*John Riggins, Kansas (TSN-2 PFW-2)
*Ed Marinaro, Cornell (AP-2, UPI-1, CP-1, FN)
*Johnny Musso, Alabama (WC, CP-2, FN)
*Vince Clements, Connecticut (NEA-2)
*James Harrison, Missouri (PFW-2)
*Mike Adamle, Northwestern (UPI-2, FN)
*Joe Orjuna, Nebraska (CP-2)
*Leo Hayden, Ohio State (PFW-1)

Defense

Linemen

*Bill Atessis, Texas (AP-1 UPI-1, NEA-1, AFCA CP-1, TSN-1, Time, PFW-1, FN)
*Charlie Weaver, USC (AP-1 UPI-1, NEA-2, FWAA, WC ,AFCA CP-2, TSN-2, Time, FN)
*Jack Youngblood, Florida (AP-2, UPI-2, FWAA, WC, CP-1, TSN-1, Time, PFW-1, FN)
*Rock Perdoni, Georgia Tech (AP-1, UPI-1, NEA-2, FWAA, WC, AFCA, CP-1, TSN-1, FN)
*Jim Stillwagon, Ohio State (AP-1, UPI-1, NEA-1, FWAA, WC, AFCA, CP-1, TSN-2, FN)
*Mike Kuhn, Kansas State (CP-2)
*Dick Bumpas, Arkansas (AP-1, NEA-1)
*Win Headley, Wake Forest (NEA-1)
*Mel Long, Toledo (NEA-1)
*Joe Ehrmann, Syracuse (UPI-1)
*Tody Smith, USC (UPI-2, TSN-2, Time, PFW-1)
*Dave Tipton, Stanford (TSN-2, PFW-2)
*Dave Walline, Nebraska (UPI-2)
*Bruce James, Arkansas (FWAA)
*Richard Harris, Grambling (TSN-1, Time, PFW-1)
*Scott Lewis, Grambling (TSN-2)
*Craig Hanneman, Oregon State (AP-2)
*John Sage, LSU (AP-2)
*Tom Neville, Yale (WC, CP-2)
*Herb Orvis, Colorado (AP-2, UPI-2, NEA-2)
*Dave Roller, Kentucky (NEA-2)
*Jim Poston, South Carolina (CP-1)
*Bob Bell, Cincinnati (CP-2, PFW-2)
*George Smith, North Carolina State (CP-2)
*Roger Rotsch, Rice (CP-2)
*Bill Gregory, Wisconsin (PFW-2)
*Julius Adams, Texas Southern (PFW-2)

Linebackers

*Jack Ham, Penn State (AP-1, NEA-1, UPI-1, FWAA WC AFCA CP-2, TSN-1 Time PFW-1, FN)
*Mike Anderson, Louisiana St (AP-1, UPI-1, NEA-2,FWAA AFCA CP-1, TSN-2, FN)
*Isiah Robertson, Southern U (TSN-1 Time PFW-2)
*Dale Farley, West Virginia (TSN-1 PFW-1)
*Jackie Walker, Tennessee (AP-2, UPI-2, NEA-1, FN)
*Marty Huff, Michigan (UPI-2, AFCA)
*Jerry Murtaugh, Nebraska (AP-1, UPI-2, WC, CP-2, FN)
*Gene Mack, UTEP (TSN-2)
*Henry Hill, Michigan (AP-2, NEA-2,CP-1)
*Scott Henderson, Texas (CP-1)
*Charley Hall, Houston (NEA-2)
*Richard Slough, USC (PFW-1)
*Phil Croyle, California (AP-2)
*Rick Kingrea, Tulane (AP-2)
*Ron Hornsby, SE Louisiana (PFW-2)
*Bill Zapalac, Texas (PFW-2)

Backs

*Jack Tatum, Ohio State (AP-1, UPI-1, NEA-1, FWAA WC AFCA CP-1, TSN-1, Time, PFW-1, FN)
*Larry Willingham, Auburn (UPI-1, NEA-1, FWAA, WC, AFCA, CP-1, TSN-1, Time, PFW-1, FN)
*Clarence Scott. Kansas State (NEA-2, FWAA, TSN-1, Time, PFW-1)
*Tom Casanova, Louisiana St (AP-1, UPI-2, AFCA CP-2)
*Clarence Ellis, Notre Dame (NEA-1)
*Murry Bowden, Dartmouth (AFCA)
*Dick Harris, South Carolina (NEA-1, AFCA CP-2, FN)
*Dave Elmendorf, Texas A&M (AP-1, UPI-2, NEA-2, FWAA)
*Mike Sensibaugh, Ohio State (AP-2, UPI-1, CP-1)
*Tim Anderson, Ohio State (NEA-2, TSN-1, Time, PFW-2)
*Len Dunlap, North Texas State (TSN-2 PFW-2)
*Bivian Lee, Prairie View (TSN-2 PFW-1)
*Dick Adams, Miami (OH) (AP-2)
*Norm Thompson, Utah (AP-2)
*Bobby Majors, Tennessee (UPI-2)
*Windlan Hall, Arizona State (UPI-2)
*Tim Prestel, Tennessee (CP-2)
*Ralph Anderson West Texas State (TSN-2)
*Jerry Moore, Arkansas (NEA-2, TSN-2 PFW-2)
*Pat Murphy, Colorado (WC)
*Murray Bowden, Dartmouth (WC)
*Cleo Moore, Alcorn (PFW-2)

Special teams

Kickers and Punters

*Marv Bateman, Utah (FWAA, TSN-1)
*Happy Feller, Texas (TSN-1, PFW-1)
*Bill McClard, Arkansas (AFCA)
*Bob Jacobs, Wyoming (TSN-2)
*Jim McCann, Arizona State (TSN-2t, PFW-1)
*Ken Duncan, Tulsa (TSN-2t)

Key

*AP - Associated Press
*UPI - United Press International
*NEA - Newspaper Enterprise Association
*CP - Central Press
*FWAA - Football Writers Association of America
*WC - Walter Camp Foundation
*AFCA - American Football Coaches Associaiton
*TSN - "The Sporting News"
*Time - "Time" Magazine
*PFW - "Pro Football Weekly"
*FN - "Football News"
*1 - First Team Selection
*2 - Second Team Selection

ee also

*College Football All-America Team
*2007 College Football All-America Team
*2006 College Football All-America Team
*2005 College Football All-America Team
*2004 College Football All-America Team
*1931 College Football All-America Team
*1925 College Football All-America Team
*1910 College Football All-America Team


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