Consensus All-America Teams (1970-1979)

All-Americans

  • * indicates bowl stats included, bold are unanimous
All-Americans Table
Year Player Pos
1970Jim Plunkett*QBStanford211 Cmp, 388 Att, 2980 Yds, 19 TD, 19 Int
1970Don McCauley*RBNorth Carolina360 Att, 1863 Yds, 5.2 Avg, 22 TD
1970Steve WorsterRBTexas160 Att, 898 Yds, 5.6 Avg, 14 TD
1970Tom GatewoodENotre Dame77 Rec, 1123 Yds, 14.6 Avg, 7 TD
1970Ernie JenningsEAir Force74 Rec, 1289 Yds, 17.4 Avg, 17 TD
1970Elmo WrightEHouston47 Rec, 874 Yds, 18.6 Avg, 9 TD
1970Dan DierdorfOLMichigan
1970Larry DinardoOLNotre Dame
1970Chip KellOLTennessee
1970Bob Newton*OLNebraska
1970Don PopplewellOLColorado
1970Bobby WuenschOLTexas
Defense
1970Bill AtessisDLTexas
1970Dick BumpasDLArkansas
1970Rock PerdoniDLGeorgia Tech
1970Jim Stillwagon*DLOhio State
1970Charlie WeaverDLSouthern California
1970Mike Anderson*LBLouisiana State
1970Jack HamLBPenn State
1970Tommy Casanova*DBLouisiana State
1970Dave ElmendorfDBTexas A&M
1970Jack Tatum*DBOhio State
1970Larry WillinghamDBAuburn
Year Player Pos
Offense
1971Pat Sullivan*QBAuburn182 Cmp, 325 Att, 2262 Yds, 21 TD, 13 Int
1971Ed MarinaroRBCornell356 Att, 1881 Yds, 5.3 Avg, 24 TD
1971Johnny MussoRBAlabama191 Att, 1088 Yds, 5.7 Avg, 16 TD
1971Greg Pruitt*RBOklahoma196 Att, 1760 Yds, 9.0 Avg, 18 TD
1971Terry Beasley*EAuburn61 Rec, 963 Yds, 15.8 Avg, 12 TD
1971Johnny Rodgers*ENebraska57 Rec, 956 Yds, 16.8 Avg, 11 TD
1971Tom Brahaney*OLOklahoma
1971Dave JoynerOLPenn State
1971Reggie MckenzieOLMichigan
1971Jerry SisemoreOLTexas
1971Royce SmithOLGeorgia
Defense
1971Willie Harper*DLNebraska
1971Larry Jacobson*DLNebraska
1971Mel LongDLToledo
1971Walt PatulskiDLNotre Dame
1971Sherman WhiteDLCalifornia
1971Jeff Siemon*LBStanford
1971Mike TaylorLBMichigan
1971Tommy CasanovaDBLouisiana State
1971Clarence EllisDBNotre Dame
1971Ernie JacksonDBDuke
1971Bobby MajorsDBTennessee
Year Player Pos
Offense
1972Bert Jones*QBLouisiana State110 Cmp, 218 Att, 1536 Yds, 14 TD, 7 Int
1972Otis ArmstrongRBPurdue243 Att, 1361 Yds, 5.6 Avg, 9 TD
1972Woody GreenRBArizona State209 Att, 1363 Yds, 6.5 Avg, 15 TD
1972Greg PruittRBOklahoma152 Att, 938 Yds, 6.2 Avg, 13 TD
1972Johnny Rodgers*WRNebraska58 Rec, 1013 Yds, 17.5 Avg, 9 TD
1972Charles Young*TESouthern California29 Rec, 470 Yds, 16.2 Avg, 3 TD
1972Tom BrahaneyOLOklahoma
1972John HannahOLAlabama
1972Ron RusnakOLNorth Carolina
1972Paul Seymour*OLMichigan
1972Jerry SisemoreOLTexas
Defense
1972Bruce BannonDLPenn State
1972Dave ButzDLPurdue
1972Rich Glover*DLNebraska
1972Willie Harper*DLNebraska
1972Greg MarxDLNotre Dame
1972Randy Gradishar*LBOhio State
1972John SkorupanLBPenn State
1972Cullen BryantDBColorado
1972Randy Logan*DBMichigan
1972Robert PopelkaDBSouthern Methodist
1972Brad VanpeltDBMichigan State
Year Player Pos
Offense
1973Dave Jaynes*QBKansas196 Cmp, 368 Att, 2349 Yds, 14 TD, 11 Int
1973John CappellettiRBPenn State286 Att, 1522 Yds, 5.3 Avg, 17 TD
1973Woody GreenRBArizona State184 Att, 1182 Yds, 6.4 Avg, 9 TD
1973Kermit JohnsonRBUCLA150 Att, 1129 Yds, 7.5 Avg, 16 TD
1973Roosevelt LeaksRBTexas229 Att, 1415 Yds, 6.2 Avg, 14 TD
1973Lynn Swann*WRSouthern California42 Rec, 714 Yds, 17.0 Avg, 6 TD
1973Dave CasperTENotre Dame19 Rec, 317 Yds, 16.7 Avg, 4 TD
1973Booker Brown*OLSouthern California
1973Buddy BrownOLAlabama
1973John Hicks*OLOhio State
1973Bill WymanOLTexas
1973Bill YoestOLNorth Carolina State
Defense
1973Tony CristianiDLMiami (FL)
1973John Dutton*DLNebraska
1973Dave GallagherDLMichigan
1973Lucious SelmonDLOklahoma
1973Randy Gradishar*LBOhio State
1973Rod ShoateLBOklahoma
1973Richard Wood*LBSouthern California
1973Dave BrownDBMichigan
1973Artimus Parker*DBSouthern California
1973Randy RhinoDBGeorgia Tech
1973Mike TownsendDBNotre Dame
Year Player Pos
Offense
1974Steve BartkowskiQBCalifornia182 Cmp, 325 Att, 2580 Yds, 12 TD, 7 Int
1974Anthony Davis*RBSouthern California301 Att, 1421 Yds, 4.7 Avg, 13 TD
1974Archie Griffin*RBOhio State256 Att, 1695 Yds, 6.6 Avg, 12 TD
1974Joe WashingtonRBOklahoma194 Att, 1321 Yds, 6.8 Avg, 13 TD
1974Pete DemmerleWRNotre Dame43 Rec, 667 Yds, 15.5 Avg, 6 TD
1974Bennie CunninghamTEClemson24 Rec, 391 Yds, 16.3 Avg, 7 TD
1974Marvin Crenshaw*OLNebraska
1974Gerry DiNardoOLNotre Dame
1974Ken Huff*OLNorth Carolina
1974Steve Myers*OLOhio State
1974John RoushOLOklahoma
1974Kurt Schumacher*OLOhio State
Defense
1974Rubin CarterDLMiami (FL)
1974Leroy CookDLAlabama
1974Pat DonovanDLStanford
1974Mike HartenstineDLPenn State
1974Louie KelcherDLSouthern Methodist
1974Jimmy WebbDLMississippi State
1974Randy White*DLMaryland
1974Ken BernichLBAuburn
1974Woodrow LoweLBAlabama
1974Rod ShoateLBOklahoma
1974Richard Wood*LBSouthern California
1974Dave BrownDBMichigan
1974John ProvostDBHoly Cross
1974Pat ThomasDBTexas A&M
Year Player Pos
Offense
1975John Sciarra*QBUCLA74 Cmp, 145 Att, 1313 Yds, 8 TD, 14 Int
1975Ricky Bell*RBSouthern California385 Att, 1957 Yds, 5.1 Avg, 13 TD
1975Archie Griffin*RBOhio State262 Att, 1450 Yds, 5.5 Avg, 4 TD
1975Chuck MuncieRBCalifornia228 Att, 1460 Yds, 6.4 Avg, 13 TD
1975Steve RiveraECalifornia57 Rec, 790 Yds, 13.9 Avg, 4 TD
1975Larry SeiversETennessee41 Rec, 840 Yds, 20.5 Avg, 4 TD
1975Rik Bonness*OLNebraska
1975Randy JohnsonOLGeorgia
1975Dennis LickOLWisconsin
1975Bob SimmonsOLTexas
1975Ted Smith*OLOhio State
Defense
1975Leroy CookDLAlabama
1975Jimbo ElrodDLOklahoma
1975Steve NiehausDLNotre Dame
1975Dewey SelmonDLOklahoma
1975Lee Roy SelmonDLOklahoma
1975Greg ButtleLBPenn State
1975Sammy Green*LBFlorida
1975Ed SimoniniLBTexas A&M
1975Tim Fox*DBOhio State
1975Chet MoellerDBNavy
1975Pat ThomasDBTexas A&M
Year Player Pos
Offense
1976Tommy KramerQBRice269 Cmp, 501 Att, 3317 Yds, 21 TD, 19 Int
1976Ricky Bell*RBSouthern California280 Att, 1433 Yds, 5.1 Avg, 14 TD
1976Tony DorsettRBPittsburgh370 Att, 2150 Yds, 5.8 Avg, 22 TD
1976Rob Lytle*RBMichigan221 Att, 1469 Yds, 6.6 Avg, 14 TD
1976Larry SeiversWRTennessee51 Rec, 737 Yds, 14.5 Avg, 2 TD
1976Ken MacAfeeTENotre Dame34 Rec, 483 Yds, 14.2 Avg, 3 TD
1976Mark Donahue*OLMichigan
1976Derrel Gofourth*OLOklahoma State
1976Joel ParrishOLGeorgia
1976Mike VaughanOLOklahoma
1976Chris Ward*OLOhio State
1976Tony FranklinKTexas A&M30 XPM, 32 XPA, 17 FGM, 26 FGA, 81 Pts
Defense
1976Ross BrownerDLNotre Dame
1976Bob Brudzinski*DLOhio State4 Int, 68 Yds, 0 TD
1976Joe CampbellDLMaryland
1976Gary Jeter*DLSouthern California
1976Al RomanoDLPittsburgh
1976Wilson WhitleyDLHouston1 Int, 0 Yds, 0 TD
1976Robert JacksonLBTexas A&M1 Int, 38 Yds, 0 TD
1976Jerry Robinson*LBUCLA2 Int, 141 Yds, 2 TD
1976Bill ArmstrongDBWake Forest
1976Dave Butterfield*DBNebraska4 Int, 11 Yds, 0 TD
1976Gary GreenDBBaylor1 Int, 4 Yds, 0 TD
1976Dennis Thurman*DBSouthern California8 Int, 0 Yds, 0 TD
Year Player Pos
Offense
1977Guy BenjaminQBStanford208 Cmp, 330 Att, 2521 Yds, 19 TD, 15 Int
1977Charles AlexanderRBLouisiana State311 Att, 1686 Yds, 5.4 Avg, 17 TD
1977Earl CampbellRBTexas267 Att, 1744 Yds, 6.5 Avg, 18 TD
1977Terry MillerRBOklahoma State314 Att, 1680 Yds, 5.4 Avg, 14 TD
1977John JeffersonWRArizona State53 Rec, 912 Yds, 17.2 Avg, 8 TD
1977Ozzie NewsomeWRAlabama36 Rec, 804 Yds, 22.3 Avg, 4 TD
1977Ken MacAfeeTENotre Dame54 Rec, 797 Yds, 14.8 Avg, 6 TD
1977Tom Brzoza*OLPittsburgh
1977Mark DonahueOLMichigan
1977Leotis HarrisOLArkansas
1977Dan Irons*OLTexas Tech
1977Chris Ward*OLOhio State
1977Steve LittleKArkansas37 XPM, 38 XPA, 19 FGM, 30 FGA, 94 Pts
Defense
1977Ross BrownerDLNotre Dame
1977Dee HardisonDLNorth Carolina
1977Randy Holloway*DLPittsburgh
1977Brad ShearerDLTexas
1977Art StillDLKentucky
1977Tom Cousineau*LBOhio State1 Int, 28 Yds, 0 TD
1977Jerry RobinsonLBUCLA1 Int, 95 Yds, 1 TD
1977Gary SpaniLBKansas State1 Int, 6 Yds, 0 TD
1977Luther BradleyDBNotre Dame5 Int, 46 Yds, 0 TD
1977Zac Henderson*DBOklahoma7 Int, 89 Yds, 0 TD
1977Bob Jury*DBPittsburgh8 Int, 171 Yds, 0 TD
1977Dennis Thurman*DBSouthern California3 Int, 37 Yds, 0 TD
Year Player Pos
Offense
1978Chuck FusinaQBPenn State137 Cmp, 242 Att, 1859 Yds, 11 TD, 12 Int
1978Charles AlexanderRBLouisiana State281 Att, 1172 Yds, 4.2 Avg, 14 TD
1978Ted BrownRBNorth Carolina State302 Att, 1350 Yds, 4.5 Avg, 11 TD
1978Billy SimsRBOklahoma231 Att, 1762 Yds, 7.6 Avg, 20 TD
1978Charles White*RBSouthern California374 Att, 1859 Yds, 5.0 Avg, 13 TD
1978Emanuel TolbertWRSouthern Methodist62 Rec, 1041 Yds, 16.8 Avg, 11 TD
1978Kellen WinslowTEMissouri29 Rec, 479 Yds, 16.5 Avg, 6 TD
1978Kelvin Clark*OLNebraska
1978Keith DorneyOLPenn State
1978Pat Howell*OLSouthern California
1978Dave HuffmanOLNotre Dame
1978Jim RitcherOLNorth Carolina State
1978Greg RobertsOLOklahoma
Defense
1978Mike BellDLColorado State
1978Bruce ClarkDLPenn State
1978Hugh Green*DLPittsburgh
1978Al HarrisDLArizona State
1978Marty LyonsDLAlabama
1978Tom Cousineau*LBOhio State1 Int, 3 Yds, 0 TD
1978Bob GolicLBNotre Dame2 Int, 3 Yds, 0 TD
1978Jerry Robinson*LBUCLA1 Int, 26 Yds, 0 TD
1978Kenny Easley*DBUCLA7 Int, 71 Yds, 0 TD
1978Johnnie JohnsonDBTexas5 Int, 74 Yds, 1 TD
1978Jeff NixonDBRichmond7 Int, 171 Yds, 2 TD
Year Player Pos
Offense
1979Marc WilsonQBBrigham Young250 Cmp, 427 Att, 3720 Yds, 29 TD, 15 Int
1979Vagas FergusonRBNotre Dame301 Att, 1437 Yds, 4.8 Avg, 17 TD
1979Billy SimsRBOklahoma224 Att, 1506 Yds, 6.7 Avg, 22 TD
1979Charles White*RBSouthern California332 Att, 2050 Yds, 6.2 Avg, 19 TD
1979Ken MargerumWRStanford41 Rec, 733 Yds, 17.9 Avg, 10 TD
1979Junior Miller*TENebraska23 Rec, 435 Yds, 18.9 Avg, 7 TD
1979Brad Budde*OLSouthern California
1979Jim BunchOLAlabama
1979Ken Fritz*OLOhio State
1979Greg KolendaOLArkansas
1979Jim RitcherOLNorth Carolina State
1979Dale CastroKMaryland19 XPM, 20 XPA, 17 FGM, 21 FGA, 70 Pts
Defense
1979Bruce ClarkDLPenn State
1979Hugh Green*DLPittsburgh1 Int, 10 Yds, 0 TD
1979Steve McmichaelDLTexas
1979Ron SimmonsDLFlorida State
1979Jim Stuckey*DLClemson
1979George CumbyLBOklahoma2 Int, 44 Yds, 0 TD
1979Ron Simpkins*LBMichigan
1979Mike SingletaryLBBaylor1 Int, 0 Yds, 0 TD
1979Kenny EasleyDBUCLA4 Int, 19 Yds, 0 TD
1979Roland JamesDBTennessee1 Int, 0 Yds, 0 TD
1979Johnnie JohnsonDBTexas5 Int, 55 Yds, 0 TD
1979Jim MillerPMississippi53 Punts, 2362 Yds, 44.6 Avg
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