1997 College Football All-America Team

The 1997 College Football All-America Team is composed of the following All-American Teams: Associated Press, Football Writers Association of America, American Football Coaches Association, Walter Camp Foundation, The Sporting News and Football News.

The College Football All-America Team is an honor given annually to the best American college football players at their respective positions. The original usage of the term All-America seems to have been to such a list selected by football pioneer Walter Camp in the 1890s. The NCAA officially recognizes All-Americans selected by the AP, AFCA, FWAA, TSN, and the WCFF to determine Consensus All-Americans.

OffenseEdit

QuarterbackEdit

Running backsEdit

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Tight endEdit

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CenterEdit

DefenseEdit

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LinebackersEdit

BacksEdit

SpecialistsEdit

PlacekickerEdit

PunterEdit

All-purpose / kick returnersEdit

  • Tim Dwight, Iowa (AP-All-Purpose-1, AFCA-Coaches, FWAA-Writers, TSN)
  • Quinton Spotwood, Syracuse (AP-All-Purpose-2)
  • Kevin Faulk, LSU (AP-All-Purpose-3)

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Gangi, Ted. "FWAA All-America" (PDF). Sportswriters.net. Archived (PDF) from the original on January 17, 2016.