the Heisman Trophy winner and the only player in major college history to pass for more than 10,000 yards -- was named to the 1984 Associated Press and United Press International all-America teams, it was announced yesterday.
Pittsburgh offensive tackle Bill Fralic and Texas defensive back Jerry Gray were the only players cited for the second straight year by both wire services. Clemson nose guard William Perry was named to the UPI team for the second straight year, but was a third-team AP selection.
Ohio State running back Keith Byars -- runner-up in the Heisman voting and the country's leading rusher with 1,655 yards -- and Kenneth Davis of Texas Christian join Flutie in the AP and UPI backfield; UPI added Washington State's Rueben Mayes to that trio. Mayes rushed for 1,637 yards and Davis for 1,611.
Illinois wide receiver David Williams (101 receptions), Iowa linebacker Larry Station, Boston College defensive back Tony Thurman, Nebraska center Mark Traynowicz, Auburn linebacker Gregg Carr and Vanderbilt punter Ricky Anderson were named on both teams.
Maryland linebacker Eric Wilson, who led the team in tackles for the second year in a row, and Virginia defensive back Lester Lyles, from St. Albans School in the District, were named to the AP's second team.
From Maryland, wide receiver Greg Hill, center Kevin Glover, defensive tackle Bruce Mesner and defensive back Al Covington were AP honorable mention; from Virginia, offensive tackle Jim Dombrowski, defensive tackle Ron Mattes and linebacker Charles McDaniel were named. Glover was the only area player named UPI honorable mention.
Navy defensive tackle Eric Rutherford was AP honorable mention.