Colorado Alumni Football Cards

Image Set # Card Title/Players Pro Team Position College Honors Notes Grades available at Nearmint Sports Cards
1948 Bowman Paul Briggs 1948 Bowman 6 Paul Briggs Detroit Lions tackle Colorado Rookie card, short print
1951 Topps Magic Zack Jordan 1951 Topps Magic 41 Zack Jordan punter Colorado PSA 7
1953 Bowman Merwin Hodel 1953 Bowman 70 Merwin Hodel New York Giants fullback Colorado
1955 49ers Team Issue Carroll Hardy 1955 49ers Team Issue 13 Carroll Hardy San Francisco 49ers halfback Colorado After one season with the 49ers, Hardy switched to baseball. He played 13 seasons in the major and minor leagues, and he appeared on a few baseball cards. See the Gallery's Cards in Multiple Sports page.
1955 Topps All-American Byron White 1955 Topps All-American 21cor Byron White halfback Colorado College Hall of Fame 1954 Rookie card

White served as a justice of the U.S. Supreme Court from 1962 to 1993.
1955 Topps All-American Byron White 1955 Topps All-American 21err Byron White halfback Colorado College Hall of Fame 1954 Rookie card, error card

Back of card has Gaynell Tinsley's bio.
1956 Topps Green Bay Packers Team 1956 Topps 7 Green Bay Packers Team Green Bay Packers This card pictures the 1955 Packers team. The team photo includes Deral Teteak, a member of the Packers Hall of Fame who never appeared on a card of his own. PSA 7
1956 Topps Chicago Cardinals Team 1956 Topps 22 Chicago Cardinals Team Chicago Cardinals Short print

This card pictures the 1955 Chicago Cardinals team.
1956 Topps San Francisco 49ers Team 1956 Topps 26 San Francisco 49ers Team San Francisco 49ers This card pictures the 1955 49ers team. Most of the players on the card also appeared on 1955 49ers Team Issue Photos.
1956 Topps Gary Knafelc 1956 Topps 43 Gary Knafelc Green Bay Packers end Colorado Packers Hall of Fame 1996 Rookie card exmt
1957 Topps Gary Knafelc 1957 Topps 45 Gary Knafelc Green Bay Packers end Colorado Packers Hall of Fame 1996
1958 Topps Gary Knafelc 1958 Topps 56 Gary Knafelc Green Bay Packers end Colorado Packers Hall of Fame 1996 Knafelc's son, Greg Knafelc, was a quarterback for the New Orleans Saints in 1983. SGC 88, SGC 84, exmt
1958 Topps Chicago Cardinals Team 1958 Topps 69 Chicago Cardinals Team Chicago Cardinals This card pictures the 1957 Chicago Cardinals team. Click here to see a large, black-and-white copy of this image. Dick Lane, in the upper right corner of the photo, appears to have been cut-and-pasted in.
1958 Topps Philadelphia Eagles Team 1958 Topps 109 Philadelphia Eagles Team Philadelphia Eagles This card pictures the 1957 Philadelphia Eagles team. Click here to see a large, black-and-white copy of this image. One of the players on the card, Bill Koman, also appears on the Baltimore Colts team card. The Colts released Koman before the season, and the Eagles picked him up.
1960 Fleer Sam Salerno 1960 Fleer 6 Sam Salerno Denver Broncos tackle Colorado
1960 Fleer Bob Stransky 1960 Fleer 10 Bob Stransky Denver Broncos halfback Colorado Stransky was elected to the University of Colorado Athletic Hall of Fame in 2010. This card shows him in his Colorado uniform.
1960 Fleer Frank Bernardi 1960 Fleer 54 Frank Bernardi Denver Broncos halfback Colorado Rookie card

Bernardi was inducted into the University of Colorado Athletic Hall of Fame in 2012. The image on this card pictures him in his Colorado uniform, though he was playing in the NFL by 1955.
1960 Kahns John Wooten 1960 Kahns 37 John Wooten Cleveland Browns guard Colorado College Hall of Fame 2012 PSA 7.5, PSA 6
1960 Topps Tom Brookshier 1960 Topps 89 Tom Brookshier Philadelphia Eagles defensive back Colorado Eagles Honor Roll 1989 Rookie card
1961 Fleer Boyd Dowler 1961 Fleer 92 Boyd Dowler Green Bay Packers end, punter Colorado Packers Hall of Fame 1978 Rookie card, error card

The Packers logo is reversed on all of the Packer cards in the 1961 Fleer set.
1961 Kahns John Wooten 1961 Kahns 36 John Wooten Cleveland Browns guard Colorado College Hall of Fame 2012
1961 National City Bank Browns John Wooten 1961 National City Bank Browns 12 John Wooten Cleveland Browns guard Colorado College Hall of Fame 2012
1961 Nu-Card Joe Romig 1961 Nu-Card 152 Joe Romig guard Colorado College Hall of Fame 1984 Romig placed sixth in voting for the 1961 Heisman Trophy. See the Gallery's page of football cards of Heisman Trophy candidates. PSA 8
1961 Nu-Card Gale Weidner 1961 Nu-Card 168 Gale Weidner quarterback Colorado
1961 Packers Lake to Lake Gary Knafelc 1961 Packers Lake to Lake 7 Gary Knafelc Green Bay Packers end Colorado Packers Hall of Fame 1996 Short print PSA 6