Consensus All-America Team

(By position, in alphabetical order)

Offense

E Tom Gatewood, Notre Dame
  Ernie Jennings, Air Force
  Elmo Wright, Houston
T Dan Dierdorf, Michigan
  Bob Newton, Nebraska
  Bobby Wuensch, Texas
G Larry DiNardo, Notre Dame
  Chip Kell, Tennessee
C Don Popplewell, Colorado
QB Jim Plunkett, Stanford
RB Don McCauley, North Carolina
  Steve Worster, Texas

Defense

E Bill Atessis, Texas
  Charlie Weaver, Southern Cal.
T Dick Bumpas, Arkansas
  Rock Perdoni, Georgia Tech.
MG Jim Stillwagon, Ohio St.
LB Mike Anderson, LSU
  Jack Ham, Penn St.
DB Tommy Casanova, LSU
  Dave Elmendorf, Texas A&M
  Jack Tatum, Ohio St.
  Larry Willingham, Auburn