Consensus All-America Team

(By position, in alphabetical order)

Offense

E Larry Seivers, Tennessee
  Steve Rivera, California
T Dennis Lick, Wisconsin
  Bob Simmons, Texas
G Randy Johnson, Georgia
  Ted Smith, Ohio St.
C Rik Bonness, Nebraska
QB John Sciarra, UCLA
RB Ricky Bell, Southern Cal
  Archie Griffin, Ohio St.
  Chuck Muncie, California

Defense

Line Leroy Cook, Alabama
  Jimbo Elrod, Oklahoma
  Steve Niehaus, Notre Dame
  Lee Roy Selmon, Oklahoma
MG Dewey Selmon, Oklahoma
LB Greg Buttle, Penn St.
  Sammy Green, Florida
  Ed Simonini, Texas A&M
DB Tim Fox, Ohio St.
  Chet Moeller, Navy
  Pat Thomas, Texas A&M