Illinois Alumni Football Cards

Image Set # Card Title/Players Pro Team Position College Honors Notes Grades available at Nearmint Sports Cards
1967 Topps Jim Warren 1967 Topps 81 Jim Warren Miami Dolphins defensive back Illinois nm
1968 Topps Bobby Mitchell 1968 Topps 35 Bobby Mitchell Washington Redskins halfback Illinois Redskins Ring of Fame, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1983, Browns Ring of Honor 2010 PSA 8, nm+
1968 Topps Jim Warren 1968 Topps 66 Jim Warren Miami Dolphins defensive back Illinois PSA 4
1968 Topps Dick Butkus 1968 Topps 127 Dick Butkus Chicago Bears linebacker Illinois Pro Football Hall of Fame 1979, College Hall of Fame 1983
1968 Topps Bill Brown 1968 Topps 133 Bill Brown Minnesota Vikings running back Illinois Vikings Ring of Honor 2004 nm
1968 Topps Ray Nitschke 1968 Topps 157 Ray Nitschke Green Bay Packers linebacker Illinois Packers Hall of Fame 1978, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1978
1968 Topps Jim Grabowski 1968 Topps 183 Jim Grabowski Green Bay Packers running back Illinois College Hall of Fame 1995 Rookie card

Grabowski won the Big Ten's MVP award, the Chicago Tribune Silver Football, in 1965.
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1968 Topps Stand Up Jim Grabowski 1968 Topps Stand Up 6 Jim Grabowski Green Bay Packers running back Illinois College Hall of Fame 1995 Grabowski finished third in voting for the 1965 Heisman Trophy, behind Mike Garrett and Howard Twilley.
1969 Drenks Packers Pins Jim Grabowski 1969 Drenks Packers Pins 10 Jim Grabowski Green Bay Packers running back Illinois College Hall of Fame 1995
1969 Drenks Packers Pins Ray Nitschke 1969 Drenks Packers Pins 15 Ray Nitschke Green Bay Packers linebacker Illinois Packers Hall of Fame 1978, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1978
1969 Glendale Stamps Mike Taliaferro 1969 Glendale Stamps 35 Mike Taliaferro Boston Patriots quarterback Illinois
1969 Glendale Stamps Dick Butkus 1969 Glendale Stamps 50 Dick Butkus Chicago Bears linebacker Illinois Pro Football Hall of Fame 1979, College Hall of Fame 1983
1969 Glendale Stamps Ed O 1969 Glendale Stamps 55 Ed O'Bradovich Chicago Bears defensive end Illinois
1969 Glendale Stamps Jim Warren 1969 Glendale Stamps 172 Jim Warren Miami Dolphins defensive back Illinois
1969 Glendale Stamps Bill Brown 1969 Glendale Stamps 182 Bill Brown Minnesota Vikings running back Illinois Vikings Ring of Honor 2004
1969 Glendale Stamps Ernie McMillan 1969 Glendale Stamps 273 Ernie McMillan St. Louis Cardinals tackle Illinois
1969 Saints Doubloons Jerry Sturm 1969 Saints Doubloons 19 Jerry Sturm New Orleans Saints tackle, guard Illinois
1969 Saints Doubloons Joe Wendryhoski 1969 Saints Doubloons 21 Joe Wendryhoski New Orleans Saints center Illinois Wendryhoski played for the CFL's BC Lions in 1961, and he played in the NFL from 1964 to 1968 for the Rams and Saints. He did not play in 1969.
1969 Topps Ray Nitschke 1969 Topps 55 Ray Nitschke Green Bay Packers linebacker Illinois Packers Hall of Fame 1978, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1978 PSA 8.5
1969 Topps Ed O 1969 Topps 95 Ed O'Bradovich Chicago Bears defensive end Illinois Rookie card
1969 Topps Bobby Mitchell 1969 Topps 114 Bobby Mitchell Washington Redskins halfback Illinois Redskins Ring of Fame, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1983, Browns Ring of Honor 2010
1969 Topps Jim Grabowski 1969 Topps 124 Jim Grabowski Green Bay Packers running back Illinois College Hall of Fame 1995 Grabowski was inducted into the National Polish-American Sports Hall of Fame in 1993. nm+
1969 Topps Dick Butkus 1969 Topps 139 Dick Butkus Chicago Bears linebacker Illinois Pro Football Hall of Fame 1979, College Hall of Fame 1983 Butkus's number, 51, is one of fourteen jersey numbers that the Bears have retired. See the Gallery's retired numbers page for the retired numbers of all of the NFL teams.
1969 Topps Bill Brown 1969 Topps 170 Bill Brown Minnesota Vikings running back Illinois Vikings Ring of Honor 2004
1969 Topps Mike Taliaferro 1969 Topps 241 Mike Taliaferro Boston Patriots quarterback Illinois