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1973 College Football All-America Team

The 1973 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, Football Writers Association of America, American Football Coaches Association, Walter Camp Foundation, The Sporting News, Time magazine, Pro Football Weekly, and Football News.[1] [2]

AP, UPI, and NEA 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, The Sporting News and Pro Football Weekly chose both first and second teams. AP, UPI, NEA, also listed numerous honorable mentions.

Offense

Receivers

  • Lynn Swann, USC (AP, UPI, NEA, AFCA, FWAA, TSN, Time, FN)
  • Wayne Wheeler, Alabama (WC, TSN, FN)
  • Danny Buggs, West Virginia (AFCA)
  • John Holland, Tennessee State (Time)

Tight ends

Tackles

  • John Hicks, Ohio St. (AP, UPI, NEA, WC, AFCA, FWAA, TSN, Time, FN)
  • Daryl White, Nebraska (UPI, AFCA, TSN, FN)
  • Steve Riley, USC (TSN, Time)
  • Al Oliver, UCLA (NEA)
  • Henry Lawrence, Florida A. & M (Time)
  • Eddie Foster, Oklahoma (WC)

Guards

  • Booker Brown, USC (AFCA, FWAA, TSN, Time, FN)
  • Buddy Brown, Alabama (AP, UPI, NEA, AFCA, FWAA)
  • Bill Yoest, N.C. State (AP, UPI, WC, FWAA, FN)
  • Tyler Lafauci, Louisiana State (AP, NEA, AFCA)

Centers

  • Bill Wyman, Texas (AP, UPI, NEA, WC, AFCA, FWAA)
  • Scott Anderson, Missouri (Time)
  • Steve Corbett, Boston College (TSN)

Quarterbacks

Running backs

Defense

Ends

Tackles

  • Ed Jones, Tennessee State (NEA, TSN, Time)
  • Randy Crowder, Penn State (UPI, FN)
  • Bill Kollar, Montana State (NEA, Time)
  • Paul Vellano, Maryland (AFCA)
  • Charlie Hall, Tulane (WC)

Middle guards

  • Lucious Selmon, Oklahoma (AP, UPI, NEA, WC, AFCA, FWAA, FN)
  • Tony Cristiani, Miami (WC, FWAA)

Linebackers

Backs

  • Mike Townsend, Notre Dame (AP, UPI, NEA, WC, FWAA, TSN, Time, FN)
  • Artimus Parker, USC (AP, UPI, WC, Time)
  • Dave Brown, Michigan (UPI, AFCA, FWAA)
  • Randy Rhino, Georgia Tech (UPI, WC, AFCA)
  • Jimmy Allen, UCLA (AP, NEA)
  • Jeris White, Hawaii (TSN, Time)
  • Matt Blair, Iowa St. (AFCA)
  • John Moseley Missouri (FWAA)
  • Bill Simpson, Michigan State (TSN)
  • Carl Capria, Purdue (TSN)
  • Kenith Pope, Oklahoma (Time)
  • Harry Harrison, Mississippi (NEA)
  • Eddie Brown, Tennessee (FN)
  • Alvin Brown, Oklahoma State (FN)

Special teams

Kickers

  • Ricky Townsend, Tennessee (FWAA)
  • Efren Herrera, UCLA (TSN)
  • Mike Lantry, Michigan (FN)

Punters

Returners

Key

References

  1. ^ "ESPN College Football Encyclopedia: The Complete History of College Football from 1869 to the Present". Archived from the original on 2009-05-05. Retrieved 2009-03-21. 
  2. ^ All-America, All-Conference Teams New York Times, December 2, 1973, Page 276.
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