Consensus All-America Teams (1980-1989)

All-Americans

  • * indicates bowl stats included, bold are unanimous
All-Americans Table
Year Player Pos
1980Mark Herrmann*QBPurdue242 Cmp, 368 Att, 3212 Yds, 23 TD, 17 Int
1980Jarvis RedwineRBNebraska156 Att, 1119 Yds, 7.2 Avg, 9 TD
1980George RogersRBSouth Carolina297 Att, 1781 Yds, 6.0 Avg, 14 TD
1980Herschel WalkerRBGeorgia274 Att, 1616 Yds, 5.9 Avg, 15 TD
1980Ken MargerumWRStanford44 Rec, 691 Yds, 15.7 Avg, 11 TD
1980Dave Young*TEPurdue70 Rec, 959 Yds, 13.7 Avg, 9 TD
1980Nick EyreOLBrigham Young
1980Mark May*OLPittsburgh
1980Louis OubreOLOklahoma
1980Randy SchleusenerOLNebraska
1980John ScullyOLNotre Dame
1980Keith Van HorneOLSouthern California
Defense
1980Hugh Green*DLPittsburgh
1980Ej JuniorDLAlabama
1980Leonard MitchellDLHouston
1980Ron SimmonsDLFlorida State
1980Kenneth SimsDLTexas
1980Bob CrableLBNotre Dame
1980David LittleLBFlorida2 Int, 8 Yds, 0 TD
1980Mike Singletary*LBBaylor2 Int, 9 Yds, 0 TD
1980Lawrence TaylorLBNorth Carolina
1980Kenny EasleyDBUCLA2 Int, 62 Yds, 0 TD
1980Ronnie LottDBSouthern California8 Int, 166 Yds, 1 TD
1980John SimmonsDBSouthern Methodist7 Int, 62 Yds, 2 TD
Year Player Pos
Offense
1981Jim McMahonQBBrigham Young272 Cmp, 423 Att, 3555 Yds, 30 TD, 7 Int
1981Marcus Allen*RBSouthern California433 Att, 2427 Yds, 5.6 Avg, 22 TD
1981Herschel WalkerRBGeorgia385 Att, 1891 Yds, 4.9 Avg, 18 TD
1981Anthony Carter*WRMichigan50 Rec, 952 Yds, 19.0 Avg, 8 TD
1981Tim Wrightman*TEUCLA28 Rec, 308 Yds, 11.0 Avg, 6 TD
1981Kurt Becker*OLMichigan
1981Terry CrouchOLOklahoma
1981Sean FarrellOLPenn State
1981Roy Foster*OLSouthern California
1981Ed Muransky*OLMichigan
1981Dave RimingtonOLNebraska
1981Terry TauschOLTexas
Defense
1981Tim KrumrieDLWisconsin
1981Kenneth SimsDLTexas
1981Bill Ray SmithDLArkansas
1981Andre TippettDLIowa1 Int, 8 Yds, 0 TD
1981Bob CrableLBNotre Dame2 Int, 60 Yds, 0 TD
1981Jeff Davis*LBClemson
1981Sal Sunseri*LBPittsburgh2 Int, 22 Yds, 1 TD
1981Terry Kinard*DBClemson6 Int, 51 Yds, 0 TD
1981Fred MarionDBMiami (FL)6 Int, 59 Yds, 0 TD
1981Mike RichardsonDBArizona State6 Int, 23 Yds, 0 TD
1981Tommy WilcoxDBAlabama3 Int, 10 Yds, 0 TD
1981Reggie RobyPIowa44 Punts, 2193 Yds, 49.8 Avg
Year Player Pos
Offense
1982John ElwayQBStanford262 Cmp, 405 Att, 3242 Yds, 24 TD, 12 Int
1982Eric DickersonRBSouthern Methodist232 Att, 1617 Yds, 7.0 Avg, 17 TD
1982Mike RozierRBNebraska242 Att, 1689 Yds, 7.0 Avg, 15 TD
1982Herschel WalkerRBGeorgia335 Att, 1752 Yds, 5.2 Avg, 16 TD
1982Anthony Carter*WRMichigan43 Rec, 844 Yds, 19.6 Avg, 8 TD
1982Gordon HudsonTEBrigham Young67 Rec, 928 Yds, 13.9 Avg, 6 TD
1982Jimbo Covert*OLPittsburgh
1982Steve KorteOLArkansas
1982Bruce MatthewsOLSouthern California
1982Don MosebarOLSouthern California
1982Dave RimingtonOLNebraska
1982Chuck NelsonKWashington34 XPM, 34 XPA, 25 FGM, 26 FGA, 109 Pts
Defense
1982George AchicaDLSouthern California
1982Rick Bryan*DLOklahoma1 Int, 17 Yds, 0 TD
1982Wilber MarshallDLFlorida1 Int, 19 Yds, 0 TD
1982Vernon Maxwell*DLArizona State
1982Mike PittsDLAlabama
1982Gabriel RiveraDLTexas Tech
1982Bill Ray SmithDLArkansas
1982Ricky HunleyLBArizona3 Int, 11 Yds, 0 TD
1982Marcus Marek*LBOhio State3 Int, 46 Yds, 0 TD
1982Darryl TalleyLBWest Virginia2 Int, 35 Yds, 0 TD
1982Terry HoageDBGeorgia12 Int, 51 Yds, 0 TD
1982Terry KinardDBClemson6 Int, 3 Yds, 0 TD
1982Mike Richardson*DBArizona State2 Int, 0 Yds, 0 TD
1982Jim ArnoldPVanderbilt74 Punts, 3386 Yds, 45.8 Avg
Year Player Pos
Offense
1983Steve YoungQBBrigham Young306 Cmp, 429 Att, 3902 Yds, 33 TD, 10 Int
1983Greg AllenRBFlorida State200 Att, 1134 Yds, 5.7 Avg, 12 TD
1983Bo JacksonRBAuburn158 Att, 1213 Yds, 7.7 Avg, 12 TD
1983Napoleon McCallumRBNavy331 Att, 1587 Yds, 4.8 Avg, 10 TD
1983Mike RozierRBNebraska275 Att, 2148 Yds, 7.8 Avg, 29 TD
1983Irving FryarWRNebraska40 Rec, 780 Yds, 19.5 Avg, 8 TD
1983Gordon HudsonTEBrigham Young44 Rec, 596 Yds, 13.5 Avg, 6 TD
1983Doug DawsonOLTexas
1983Bill Fralic*OLPittsburgh
1983Terry LongOLEast Carolina
1983Tony SlatonOLSouthern California
1983Dean SteinkuhlerOLNebraska
1983Luis ZendejasKArizona State28 XPM, 29 XPA, 28 FGM, 37 FGA, 112 Pts
Defense
1983Rick BryanDLOklahoma
1983William FullerDLNorth Carolina
1983William PerryDLClemson
1983Reggie WhiteDLTennessee1 Int, 0 Yds, 0 TD
1983Ricky HunleyLBArizona5 Int, 99 Yds, 2 TD
1983Jeff LeidingLBTexas
1983Wilber MarshallLBFlorida2 Int, 18 Yds, 0 TD
1983Ron RiveraLBCalifornia2 Int, 31 Yds, 1 TD
1983Russell CarterDBSouthern Methodist7 Int, 40 Yds, 0 TD
1983Jerry GrayDBTexas4 Int, 12 Yds, 0 TD
1983Terry HoageDBGeorgia2 Int, 3 Yds, 0 TD
1983Don Rogers*DBUCLA7 Int, 81 Yds, 1 TD
1983Jack WeilPWyoming52 Punts, 2369 Yds, 45.6 Avg
Year Player Pos
Offense
1984Doug Flutie*QBBoston College246 Cmp, 423 Att, 3634 Yds, 30 TD, 13 Int
1984Keith Byars*RBOhio State336 Att, 1764 Yds, 5.3 Avg, 22 TD
1984Kenneth DavisRBTexas Christian211 Att, 1611 Yds, 7.6 Avg, 15 TD
1984Rueben MayesRBWashington State258 Att, 1637 Yds, 6.3 Avg, 11 TD
1984Eddie BrownWRMiami (FL)59 Rec, 1114 Yds, 18.9 Avg, 9 TD
1984David WilliamsWRIllinois101 Rec, 1278 Yds, 12.7 Avg, 8 TD
1984Jay NovacekTEWyoming33 Rec, 745 Yds, 22.6 Avg, 4 TD
1984Lomas BrownOLFlorida
1984Bill FralicOLPittsburgh
1984Jim Lachey*OLOhio State
1984Bill MayoOLTennessee
1984Mark TraynowiczOLNebraska
1984Del Wilkes*OLSouth Carolina
1984Kevin ButlerKGeorgia23 XPM, 23 XPA, 23 FGM, 28 FGA, 92 Pts
Defense
1984Tony Casillas*DLOklahoma
1984Tony DegrateDLTexas
1984Ron HolmesDLWashington
1984Bruce SmithDLVirginia Tech
1984Gregg CarrLBAuburn
1984Jack Del Rio*LBSouthern California
1984Larry Station*LBIowa
1984Rod Brown*DBOklahoma State6 Int, 157 Yds, 1 TD
1984David FulcherDBArizona State2 Int, 12 Yds, 0 TD
1984Jerry GrayDBTexas7 Int, 67 Yds, 0 TD
1984Jeff SanchezDBGeorgia4 Int, 68 Yds, 0 TD
1984Tony Thurman*DBBoston College
1984Ricky AndersonPVanderbilt58 Punts, 2793 Yds, 48.2 Avg
Year Player Pos
Offense
1985Chuck LongQBIowa231 Cmp, 351 Att, 2978 Yds, 26 TD, 15 Int
1985Reggie DupardRBSouthern Methodist229 Att, 1278 Yds, 5.6 Avg, 14 TD
1985Bo JacksonRBAuburn278 Att, 1786 Yds, 6.4 Avg, 17 TD
1985Napoleon McCallumRBNavy287 Att, 1327 Yds, 4.6 Avg, 14 TD
1985Thurman Thomas*RBOklahoma State327 Att, 1650 Yds, 5.0 Avg, 15 TD
1985Lorenzo White*RBMichigan State419 Att, 2066 Yds, 4.9 Avg, 17 TD
1985Tim McGeeWRTennessee50 Rec, 947 Yds, 18.9 Avg, 7 TD
1985David WilliamsWRIllinois85 Rec, 1047 Yds, 12.3 Avg, 8 TD
1985Willie SmithTEMiami (FL)48 Rec, 669 Yds, 13.9 Avg, 1 TD
1985Pete AndersonOLGeorgia
1985Jeff Bregel*OLSouthern California
1985Jim DombrowskiOLVirginia
1985Jamie DukesOLFlorida State
1985Brian JozwiakOLWest Virginia
1985Jd MaarleveldOLMaryland
1985John RienstraOLTemple
1985John Lee*KUCLA39 XPM, 39 XPA, 22 FGM, 25 FGA, 105 Pts
Defense
1985Tony Casillas*DLOklahoma
1985Tim GreenDLSyracuse
1985Mike Hammerstein*DLMichigan1 Int, 0 Yds, 0 TD
1985Leslie Oneal*DLOklahoma State
1985Mike RuthDLBoston College1 Int, 2 Yds, 0 TD
1985Brian Bosworth*LBOklahoma1 Int, 0 Yds, 0 TD
1985Johnny HollandLBTexas A&M1 Int, 13 Yds, 0 TD
1985Larry StationLBIowa1 Int, 25 Yds, 0 TD
1985Brad Cochran*DBMichigan1 Int, 0 Yds, 0 TD
1985David FulcherDBArizona State6 Int, 110 Yds, 1 TD
1985Scott ThomasDBAir Force6 Int, 72 Yds, 1 TD
1985Barry HeltonPColorado52 Punts, 2390 Yds, 46.0 Avg
Year Player Pos
Offense
1986Vinny TestaverdeQBMiami (FL)175 Cmp, 276 Att, 2557 Yds, 26 TD, 9 Int
1986D.J. DozierRBPenn State171 Att, 811 Yds, 4.7 Avg, 10 TD
1986Terrence Flagler*RBClemson192 Att, 1258 Yds, 6.6 Avg, 10 TD
1986Brent FullwoodRBAuburn167 Att, 1391 Yds, 8.3 Avg, 10 TD
1986Brad Muster*RBStanford260 Att, 1123 Yds, 4.3 Avg, 13 TD
1986Paul PalmerRBTemple346 Att, 1866 Yds, 5.4 Avg, 15 TD
1986Cris Carter*WROhio State69 Rec, 1127 Yds, 16.3 Avg, 11 TD
1986Keith Jackson*TEOklahoma15 Rec, 414 Yds, 27.6 Avg, 5 TD
1986Jeff Bregel*OLSouthern California
1986John ClayOLMissouri
1986Randy DixonOLPittsburgh
1986Ben TamburelloOLAuburn
1986Danny Villa*OLArizona State
1986Jeff JaegerKWashington42 XPM, 43 XPA, 17 FGM, 21 FGA, 93 Pts
Defense
1986Jerome BrownDLMiami (FL)
1986Jason BuckDLBrigham Young
1986Danny NoonanDLNebraska
1986Reggie RogersDLWashington
1986Tony WoodsDLPittsburgh
1986Cornelius BennettLBAlabama
1986Brian Bosworth*LBOklahoma
1986Shane ConlanLBPenn State1 Int, 0 Yds, 0 TD
1986Chris Spielman*LBOhio State6 Int, 118 Yds, 0 TD
1986Bennie BladesDBMiami (FL)10 Int, 128 Yds, 0 TD
1986Thomas EverettDBBaylor6 Int, 77 Yds, 1 TD
1986Tim Mcdonald*DBSouthern California3 Int, 166 Yds, 0 TD
1986Garland Rivers*DBMichigan3 Int, 0 Yds, 0 TD
1986Rod WoodsonDBPurdue2 Int, 100 Yds, 1 TD
1986Barry HeltonPColorado57 Punts, 2599 Yds, 45.6 Avg
Year Player Pos
Offense
1987Don McPhersonQBSyracuse129 Cmp, 229 Att, 2341 Yds, 22 TD, 11 Int
1987Craig Heyward*RBPittsburgh387 Att, 1791 Yds, 4.6 Avg, 12 TD
1987Lorenzo White*RBMichigan State357 Att, 1572 Yds, 4.4 Avg, 16 TD
1987Tim BrownWRNotre Dame39 Rec, 846 Yds, 21.7 Avg, 3 TD
1987Wendell DavisWRLouisiana State72 Rec, 993 Yds, 13.8 Avg, 7 TD
1987Keith JacksonTEOklahoma13 Rec, 358 Yds, 27.5 Avg, 4 TD
1987Nacho AlbergamoOLLouisiana State
1987Dave Cadigan*OLSouthern California
1987John Elliott*OLMichigan
1987Mark HutsonOLOklahoma
1987Randall Mcdaniel*OLArizona State
1987David Treadwell*KClemson33 XPM, 34 XPA, 18 FGM, 22 FGA, 87 Pts
Defense
1987Ted GregoryDLSyracuse
1987Chad HenningsDLAir Force
1987Tracy RockerDLAuburn
1987John RoperDLTexas A&M
1987Daniel StubbsDLMiami (FL)1 Int, 9 Yds, 0 TD
1987Aundray BruceLBAuburn3 Int, 77 Yds, 1 TD
1987Dante JonesLBOklahoma3 Int, 4 Yds, 0 TD
1987Chris SpielmanLBOhio State2 Int, 4 Yds, 0 TD
1987Bennie BladesDBMiami (FL)5 Int, 61 Yds, 0 TD
1987Chuck CecilDBArizona9 Int, 77 Yds, 0 TD
1987Rickey DixonDBOklahoma8 Int, 214 Yds, 1 TD
1987Deion SandersDBFlorida State4 Int, 42 Yds, 0 TD
1987Tom TupaPOhio State63 Punts, 2963 Yds, 47.0 Avg
Year Player Pos
Offense
1988Troy Aikman*QBUCLA228 Cmp, 354 Att, 2771 Yds, 24 TD, 9 Int
1988Steve WalshQBMiami (FL)233 Cmp, 390 Att, 3115 Yds, 29 TD, 12 Int
1988Barry SandersRBOklahoma State344 Att, 2628 Yds, 7.6 Avg, 37 TD
1988Anthony Thompson*RBIndiana355 Att, 1686 Yds, 4.7 Avg, 26 TD
1988Tim WorleyRBGeorgia191 Att, 1216 Yds, 6.4 Avg, 17 TD
1988Hart Lee DykesWROklahoma State74 Rec, 1278 Yds, 17.3 Avg, 14 TD
1988Jason PhillipsWRHouston108 Rec, 1444 Yds, 13.4 Avg, 15 TD
1988Marv CookTEIowa55 Rec, 645 Yds, 11.7 Avg, 3 TD
1988Tony Mandarich*OLMichigan State
1988Anthony PhillipsOLOklahoma
1988Mark StepnoskiOLPittsburgh
1988Mike Utley*OLWashington State
1988John Vitale*OLMichigan
1988Jake YoungOLNebraska
1988Kendall TrainorKArkansas30 XPM, 32 XPA, 24 FGM, 27 FGA, 102 Pts
Defense
1988Bill HawkinsDLMiami (FL)
1988Wayne MartinDLArkansas
1988Mark Messner*DLMichigan
1988Tracy RockerDLAuburn
1988Frank StamsDLNotre Dame
1988Michael StonebreakerLBNotre Dame2 Int, 71 Yds, 1 TD
1988Broderick ThomasLBNebraska
1988Derrick ThomasLBAlabama
1988Darryl Henley*DBUCLA1 Int, 20 Yds, 0 TD
1988Louis OliverDBFlorida3 Int, 50 Yds, 0 TD
1988Deion SandersDBFlorida State5 Int, 116 Yds, 2 TD
1988Donnell Woolford*DBClemson1 Int, 0 Yds, 0 TD
1988Keith EnglishPColorado51 Punts, 2297 Yds, 45.0 Avg
Year Player Pos
Offense
1989Andre WareQBHouston365 Cmp, 578 Att, 4699 Yds, 46 TD, 15 Int
1989Emmitt SmithRBFlorida284 Att, 1599 Yds, 5.6 Avg, 14 TD
1989Anthony ThompsonRBIndiana358 Att, 1793 Yds, 5.0 Avg, 24 TD
1989Clarkston HinesWRDuke61 Rec, 1149 Yds, 18.8 Avg, 17 TD
1989Terance MathisWRNew Mexico88 Rec, 1315 Yds, 14.9 Avg, 13 TD
1989Mike BuschTEIowa State23 Rec, 375 Yds, 16.3 Avg, 2 TD
1989Mohammed ElewonibiOLBrigham Young
1989Joe GartenOLColorado
1989Bob Kula*OLMichigan State
1989Jim MabryOLArkansas
1989Eric StillOLTennessee
1989Jake YoungOLNebraska
1989Jason HansonKWashington State36 XPM, 37 XPA, 21 FGM, 27 FGA, 99 Pts
Defense
1989Moe Gardner*DLIllinois
1989Greg MarkDLMiami (FL)
1989Tim Ryan*DLSouthern California
1989Chris ZorichDLNotre Dame
1989Keith MccantsLBAlabama1 Int, 0 Yds, 0 TD
1989Percy Snow*LBMichigan State4 Int, 42 Yds, 0 TD
1989Alfred WilliamsLBColorado
1989LeRoy ButlerDBFlorida State7 Int, 139 Yds, 1 TD
1989Mark Carrier*DBSouthern California7 Int, 58 Yds, 0 TD
1989Todd LyghtDBNotre Dame8 Int, 42 Yds, 0 TD
1989Tripp Welborne*DBMichigan2 Int, 16 Yds, 0 TD
1989Tom RouenPColorado36 Punts, 1651 Yds, 45.9 Avg
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