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1964 College Football All-America Team

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The 1964 College Football All-America team is composed of college football players who were selected as All-Americans by various organizations that chose College Football All-America Teams in 1964. The six selectors recognized by the NCAA as "official" for the 1964 season are (1) the Associated Press (AP), (2) the United Press International (UPI), (3) the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA), (4) the Football Writers Association of America (FWAA), (5) the Central Press Association (CP), and (6) the Newspaper Enterprise Association (NEA). Other selectors include Time magazine, Football News, and The Sporting News.

AP, UPI, NEA, and Central Press were all press organizations that polled writers and players. FWAA was also a poll of writers,[1] and the AFCA[2] was a poll of college coaches. The Sporting News and Time magazine polled football scouts and coaches.[3][4] 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.

1964 College Football All-America Team Intro articles: 2

Consensus All-Americans

For the year 1964, the NCAA recognizes seven published All-American teams as "official" designations for purposes of its consensus determinations. The following chart identifies the NCAA-recognized consensus All-Americans and displays which first-team designations they received.

Name Position School Number Official Other
Jack Snow End Notre Dame 5/6 AFCA, CP, FWAA, NEA, UPI FN, SN, Time, WC
Dick Butkus Center Illinois 5/6 AFCA, AP, CP, FWAA, UPI FN, SN, Time, WC
Gale Sayers Back Kansas 5/6 AFCA, AP, FWAA, NEA, UPI FN, SN, Time, WC
Larry Kramer Tackle Nebraska 5/6 AFCA, AP, FWAA, NEA, UPI FN, CP, WC
Glenn Ressler Guard Penn State 4/6 AFCA, CP, FWAA, NEA FN, SN, Time, WC
Larry Elkins Back Baylor 4/6 AFCA, AP, FWAA, UPI FN, SN, Time, WC
Tucker Frederickson Back Auburn 4/6 AP, CP, FWAA, NEA SN, Time, WC
Fred Biletnikoff End Florida State 4/6 AP, CP, FWAA, NEA FN, WC
Rick Redman Guard Washington 4/6 AFCA, CP, FWAA, UPI FN
John Huarte Quarterback Notre Dame 3/6 AP, CP, UPI FN, WC
Ralph Neely Tackle Oklahoma 2/6 AFCA, UPI FN, SN, Time, WC

1964 College Football All-America Team Consensus All-Americans articles: 11

Offense

Ends and flankers

  • Fred Biletnikoff, Florida State (AFCA-2, AP-1, CP-1, FN [end], FWAA, NEA-1, WC)
  • Jack Snow, Notre Dame (AFCA, AP-2, CP-1, FN [end], FWAA, NEA-1, SN, UPI, Time, WC)
  • Karl Noonan, Iowa (AFCA-3, AP-2, NEA-1 [flanker], FN [end])
  • Bob Hadrick, Purdue (AFCA-2, CP-2)
  • Howard Twilley, Tulsa (AFCA-3, CP-2, NEA-3 [flanker])
  • David Ray, Alabama (FN [end])
  • Charles Casey, Florida (NEA-2)
  • Fred Hill, USC (NEA-2)
  • Len Frketich, Oregon State (NEA-3)
  • Jim Whalen, Boston College (NEA-3)

Offensive tackles

  • Larry Kramer, Nebraska (AP-1, UPI, NEA-1, CP-1, WC, AFCA-1, FWAA, FN)
  • Ralph Neely, Oklahoma (UPI, Time, WC, AFCA-1, SN, FN)
  • Jim Wilson, Georgia (AP-1, CP-2, NEA-1, FWAA)
  • Harry Schuh, Memphis State (AFCA-2, Time)
  • Jerry Rush, Michigan State (AP-2, NEA-3 [def. tackle])
  • Dennis Murphy, Florida (FN)
  • Rich Koper, Oregon State (AP-2)
  • Butch Allison, Missouri (NEA-2)
  • Bill Zadel, Army (AFCA-2, NEA-3)
  • Carl Singer, Purdue (NEA-3)

Guards

Centers

Quarterbacks

Running backs

Defense

Defensive ends

Defensive tackles

  • Bill Yearby, Michigan (AFCA-3, AP-2, CP-1, FN [tackle], NEA-1)
  • Jim Davidson, Ohio State (NEA-2 [off. tackle], SN, Time)
  • Dan Kearley, Alabama (AP-1)
  • John Van Sicklen, Iowa State (AP-1)
  • Remi Prudhomme, LSU (NEA-1, FN [end])
  • Ed Orazen, Ohio State (FN [tackle])
  • John Frick, Ohio Univ. (AP-2, NEA-3 [off. guard])
  • Jim Garcia, Purdue (NEA-2)
  • Kent Francisco, UCLA (NEA-2)
  • Kevin Hardy, Notre Dame (NEA-3)

Middle guards

Linebackers

Defensive backs

Key

  • Bold – Consensus All-American[5]
  • -1 – First-team selection
  • -2 – Second-team selection
  • -3 – Third-team selection

Official selectors

Other selectors

  • FN = The Football News, consisting of 33 players "selected by the Football News staff and a panel of its correspondents around the country"[14]
  • SN = Sporting News. They chose a two-platoon team—offense and defense.[15]
  • Time = Time, the U.S. news magazine. Time chose an offensive and a defensive platoon.[16]
  • WC = Walter Camp Football Foundation. The Walter Camp team was composed of one 11-man team.[17]

1964 College Football All-America Team Offense articles: 2

See also

References

  1. ^ "Football Writers Association of America All-American Team". Archived from the original on 2009-05-04. Retrieved 2009-03-24.
  2. ^ American Football Coaches Association: All-America Teams Archived 2009-07-27 at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ Sporting News All-America Teams Archived 2009-07-27 at the Wayback Machine
  4. ^ "Pick of the Pros". Time magazine. 1965-12-03.
  5. ^ "Football Award Winners" (PDF). National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). 2016. p. 9. Retrieved October 21, 2017.
  6. ^ "Coaches' All-America Includes Berry, Morton". The Spokesman-Review. November 24, 1964. p. 11.
  7. ^ "Butkus Again All-American". Eugene Register-Guard. December 4, 1964. p. B1.
  8. ^ Walter Johns (1964-11-30). "Captains' All-America Honors 2 Irish Stars". Evening Independent. Massillon, Ohio.
  9. ^ "Three From Big 10 on All-America". Cedar Rapids Gazette. Cedar Rapids, Iowa. 1964-12-01.
  10. ^ "Football Writers Association of America All-American Team". Archived from the original on 2009-05-04. Retrieved 2009-03-28.
  11. ^ Murray Olderman (1964-11-17). "NEA All-American Teams Are Split Into Platoons". Chillicothe Constitution-Tribune.
  12. ^ "Tide's Wayne Freeman Wins All-America Honors". The Tuscaloosa News. November 17, 1964. p. 9.
  13. ^ "1964 UPI All-Americans". Daily News. Huntingdon and Mount Union, PA. 1964-12-02.
  14. ^ Roger Stanton, editor (November 28, 1964). "All-America Selected". The Football News. pp. 1, 3.
  15. ^ "Sporting News All-America Teams". Sporting News. Archived from the original on 2009-05-04. Retrieved 2009-03-28.
  16. ^ "Where the Money Will Go". Time. 1964-11-27.
  17. ^ "Walter Camp Football Foundation All-American Selections". Walter Camp Football Foundation. Archived from the original on 2009-05-04.