Colorado State Alumni Football Cards

Image Set # Card Title/Players Pro Team Position College Honors Notes Grades available at Nearmint Sports Cards
1951 Bowman Thurman McGraw 1951 Bowman 27 Thurman McGraw Detroit Lions tackle, defensive tackle Colorado State College Hall of Fame 1981 Rookie card ex+
1952 Bowman Large Jack Christiansen 1952 Bowman Large 129 Jack Christiansen Detroit Lions defensive back Colorado State Pro Football Hall of Fame 1970 Rookie card

Christiansen returned 4 punts for touchdowns in 1951. That is still an NFL record for a rookie.
1952 Bowman Small Jack Christiansen 1952 Bowman Small 129 Jack Christiansen Detroit Lions defensive back Colorado State Pro Football Hall of Fame 1970 Rookie card
1953 Bowman Thurman McGraw 1953 Bowman 71 Thurman McGraw Detroit Lions tackle, defensive tackle Colorado State College Hall of Fame 1981 McGraw was elected to the Colorado Sports Hall of Fame in 1971. PSA 9
1954 Bowman Dale Dodrill 1954 Bowman 81 Dale Dodrill Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Colorado State Steelers Legends Team Rookie card, short print
1954 Bowman Thurman McGraw 1954 Bowman 91 Thurman McGraw Detroit Lions tackle, defensive tackle Colorado State College Hall of Fame 1981 Short print nm
1954 Bowman Jack Christiansen 1954 Bowman 100 Jack Christiansen Detroit Lions defensive back Colorado State Pro Football Hall of Fame 1970 PSA 7, exmt
1955 Bowman Jack Christiansen 1955 Bowman 28 Jack Christiansen Detroit Lions defensive back Colorado State Pro Football Hall of Fame 1970
1955 Bowman Dale Dodrill 1955 Bowman 79 Dale Dodrill Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Colorado State Steelers Legends Team Dodrill is a member of the Colorado Sports Hall of Fame. PSA 8, PSA 7, exmt
1955 Rams Team Issue Don Burroughs 1955 Rams Team Issue 3 Don Burroughs Los Angeles Rams defensive back Colorado State A rookie in 1955, Burroughs intercepted 3 passes in his first NFL game. ex
1956 Topps Jack Christiansen 1956 Topps 20 Jack Christiansen Detroit Lions defensive back Colorado State Pro Football Hall of Fame 1970 nm
1956 Topps Pittsburgh Steelers Team 1956 Topps 63 Pittsburgh Steelers Team Pittsburgh Steelers This card pictures the 1955 Steelers team. For a larger version of the image on the card, see the 1955 Pittsburgh Steelers page at steelersuk.com.
1956 Topps Detroit Lions Team 1956 Topps 92 Detroit Lions Team Detroit Lions This card pictures the 1955 Lions team.
1956 Topps Dale Dodrill 1956 Topps 111 Dale Dodrill Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Colorado State Steelers Legends Team nm oc
1956 Topps Los Angeles Rams Team 1956 Topps 114 Los Angeles Rams Team Los Angeles Rams This card pictures the 1955 Los Angeles Rams team. One of the players, Jack Bighead, was with the Baltimore Colts until early in 1955, so he also appears on the Colts team card.
1957 49ers Team Issue Larry Barnes 1957 49ers Team Issue 4 Larry Barnes San Francisco 49ers fullback Colorado State Barnes had an 86-yard punt in 1957, longest in the NFL.
1957 Topps Jack Christiansen 1957 Topps 106 Jack Christiansen Detroit Lions defensive back Colorado State Pro Football Hall of Fame 1970 nm-mt oc
1957 Topps Jim David 1957 Topps 150 Jim David Detroit Lions defensive back Colorado State Rookie card
1958 Topps Jim David 1958 Topps 13 Jim David Detroit Lions defensive back Colorado State PSA 6, PSA 4, ex
1958 Topps Gary Glick 1958 Topps 19 Gary Glick Pittsburgh Steelers defensive back, kicker Colorado State Rookie card

The Steelers chose Glick with the first overall pick in the 1956 NFL draft.
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1958 Topps San Francisco 49ers Team 1958 Topps 41 San Francisco 49ers Team San Francisco 49ers This card pictures the 1957 49ers team. You can see a much larger copy of this image on this Falstaff beer ad. Most of the players in the photo appear on 1957 49ers Team Issue photos. nm, PSA 6
1958 Topps Dale Dodrill 1958 Topps 46 Dale Dodrill Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Colorado State Steelers Legends Team vg-ex
1958 Topps Jack Christiansen 1958 Topps 70 Jack Christiansen Detroit Lions defensive back Colorado State Pro Football Hall of Fame 1970 SGC 88
1958 Topps Detroit Lions Team 1958 Topps 115 Detroit Lions Team Detroit Lions This card pictures the 1957 Detroit Lions team. Click here to see a large, black-and-white copy of this image. This was the last Lions team to win the NFL title; they beat the Browns 59-14 in the championship game.
1959 Bell Brand Rams Don Burroughs 1959 Bell Brand Rams 6 Don Burroughs Los Angeles Rams defensive back Colorado State PSA 7, PSA 6, PSA 5