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1965 College Football All-America Team

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1965 College Football All-America Team

The 1965 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 (AP), United Press International (UPI), Newspaper Enterprise Association (NEA), Central Press Association, Football Writers Association of America (FWAA), American Football Coaches Association (AFCA), Walter Camp Foundation, The Sporting News, Time magazine and Football News.

AP, UPI, NEA, and Central Press were all press organizations that polled writers and players. FWAA was also a poll of writers,[1] as was the Walter Camp Foundation.[2] The AFCA[3] was a poll of college coaches. The Sporting News and Time polled football scouts and coaches.[4][5] AP, UPI, NEA, Central Press, and The Sporting News chose both first and second teams. AP, UPI, NEA, and Central Press also listed numerous honorable mentions.


  • Offense 1
    • Ends 1.1
    • Tackles 1.2
    • Guards 1.3
    • Centers 1.4
    • Quarterbacks 1.5
    • Running backs 1.6
  • Defense 2
    • Ends 2.1
    • Tackles 2.2
    • Middle guards 2.3
    • Linebackers 2.4
    • Backs 2.5
  • Special teams 3
    • Kicking specialist 3.1
  • Key 4
  • References 5




  • Sam Ball, Kentucky (UPI, NEA, WC, AFCA, FWAA, Time, TSN)
  • Glen Ray Hines, Arkansas (AP, UPI, NEA, WC, AFCA, FWAA)
  • Francis Peay, Missouri (Time, TSN)
  • Karl Singer, Purdue (AP)



  • Paul Crane, Alabama (AP, UPI, NEA, WC, AFCA, FWAA)
  • Pat Killorin, Syracuse (Time, TSN)


Running backs




  • Walt Barnes, Nebraska (AP, NEA, WC, AFCA, FWAA, Time, TSN)
  • Loyd Phillips, Arkansas (AP, UPI, CP, WC, AFCA)
  • Bill Yearby, Michigan (UPI, CP, WC, AFCA, Time, TSN)
  • George Patton, Georgia (AP, FWAA)
  • George Rice, LSU (Time, TSN)
  • Harold Lucas, Michigan State (NEA)
  • Jack Thornton, Auburn (NEA)
  • Jerry Shay, Purdue (AFCA)

Middle guards

  • Carl McAdams, Oklahoma (AP, UPI, NEA, CP, WC, AFCA, Time, TSN)


  • Tommy Nobis, Texas (AP, UPI, NEA, WC, AFCA, FWAA, Time, TSN)
  • Frank Emanuel, Tennessee (AP, NEA, WC, FWAA, Time, TSN)
  • Dwight Kelley, Ohio State (AP, UPI)
  • Ron Goovert,Michigan State (FWAA)


Special teams

Kicking specialist



  1. ^ "Football Writers Association of America All-American Team". Archived from the original on 2009-05-04. Retrieved 2009-03-24. 
  2. ^ "Walter Camp Foundation All-American Teams". Archived from the original on 2009-05-04. Retrieved 2009-03-24. 
  3. ^ American Football Coaches Association: All-America Teams
  4. ^ Sporting News All-America Teams
  5. ^ "Pick of the Pros". Time magazine. 1965-12-03. 
  6. ^ "2014 NCAA Football Records: Consensus All-America Selections". National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). 2014. p. 7. Retrieved August 16, 2014. 
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