LSU Alumni Football Cards

Image Set # Card Title/Players Pro Team Position College Honors Notes Grades available at Nearmint Sports Cards
1959 Topps Ken Konz 1959 Topps 54 Ken Konz Cleveland Browns defensive back LSU PSA 6
1959 Topps Y.A. Tittle 1959 Topps 130 Y.A. Tittle San Francisco 49ers quarterback LSU Pro Football Hall of Fame 1971, 49ers Hall of Fame 2009, Giants Ring of Honor 2010 PSA 7, nm, PSA 6
1959 Topps New York Giants Team 1959 Topps 133 New York Giants Team New York Giants Though printed in 1959, this card pictures the 1958 New York Giants team.
1959 Topps M.C. Reynolds 1959 Topps 135 M.C. Reynolds Chicago Cardinals quarterback LSU Rookie card

M.C. is short for Mack Charles.
PSA 8
1959 Topps Jim Taylor 1959 Topps 155 Jim Taylor Green Bay Packers fullback LSU Packers Hall of Fame 1975, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1976 Rookie card, error card

The player pictured on this card is Jim Taylor of the Cardinals, not Jim Taylor of the Packers. See my Mistaken Identities page for details.
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1960 7-Eleven Texans Mel Branch 1960 7-Eleven Texans 2 Mel Branch Dallas Texans defensive end LSU
1960 7-Eleven Texans Ray Collins 1960 7-Eleven Texans 4 Ray Collins Dallas Texans tackle LSU This is the only card in the 1960 7-Eleven set that does not have DALLAS TEXANS printed on the front. See the Gallery's "Not Like the Others" page.
1960 7-Eleven Texans Johnny Robinson 1960 7-Eleven Texans 9 Johnny Robinson Dallas Texans defensive back LSU Chiefs Hall of Fame 1974
1960 Fleer Billy Cannon 1960 Fleer 66 Billy Cannon Houston Oilers halfback LSU Heisman Trophy 1959, College Hall of Fame 2008 Rookie card

The Los Angeles Rams chose Cannon with the first overall pick in the 1960 NFL draft. He opted to play in the AFL instead.
1960 Fleer Billy Shoemake 1960 Fleer 74 Billy Shoemake Denver Broncos end LSU nm
1960 Fleer Don Norwood 1960 Fleer 97 Don Norwood Boston Patriots end LSU PSA 8, nm
1960 Fleer Mel Branch 1960 Fleer 100 Mel Branch Dallas Texans defensive end LSU Rookie card
1960 Fleer Ray Collins 1960 Fleer 129 Ray Collins Dallas Texans tackle LSU
1960 Kahns George Tarasovic 1960 Kahns 34 George Tarasovic Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end LSU Tarasovic recovered 5 fumbles in 1959, and he returned them a total of 57 yards. Both stats were tops in the NFL.
1960 Topps Jim Taylor 1960 Topps 52 Jim Taylor Green Bay Packers fullback LSU Packers Hall of Fame 1975, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1976 Error card

The player pictured on this card is Jim Taylor of the Cardinals, not Jim Taylor of the Packers. See my Mistaken Identities page for details.
1960 Topps George Tarasovic 1960 Topps 100 George Tarasovic Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end LSU Error card

Tarasovic's image is reversed on this card. See the Gallery's page of football cards with reversed images.
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1960 Topps Y.A. Tittle 1960 Topps 113 Y.A. Tittle San Francisco 49ers quarterback LSU Pro Football Hall of Fame 1971, 49ers Hall of Fame 2009, Giants Ring of Honor 2010 PSA 8
1960 Topps CFL George Brancato 1960 Topps CFL 60 George Brancato Ottawa Rough Riders running back, defensive back LSU, Santa Ana College PSA 8
1960 Topps Metallic Stickers LSU Tigers 1960 Topps Metallic Stickers 19 LSU Tigers LSU
1961 Fleer Jim Taylor 1961 Fleer 89 Jim Taylor Green Bay Packers fullback LSU Packers Hall of Fame 1975, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1976 Error card

The Packers logo is reversed on all of the Packer cards in the 1961 Fleer set.
PSA 8
1961 Fleer George Tarasovic 1961 Fleer 124 George Tarasovic Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end LSU
1961 Fleer Billy Cannon 1961 Fleer 171 Billy Cannon Houston Oilers halfback LSU Heisman Trophy 1959, College Hall of Fame 2008 Cannon finished third in voting for the 1958 Heisman Trophy, behind Pete Dawkins and Randy Duncan.
1961 Fleer Johnny Robinson 1961 Fleer 202 Johnny Robinson Dallas Texans defensive back LSU Chiefs Hall of Fame 1974 Rookie card
1961 Fleer Mel Branch 1961 Fleer 208 Mel Branch Dallas Texans defensive end LSU
1961 Fleer Paul Miller 1961 Fleer 209 Paul Miller Dallas Texans defensive end LSU