Michigan State Alumni Football Cards

Image Set # Card Title/Players Pro Team Position College Honors Notes Grades available at Nearmint Sports Cards
1963 Topps Clarence Peaks 1963 Topps 113 Clarence Peaks Philadelphia Eagles fullback Michigan State Short print nm oc
1963 Topps CFL Art Johnson 1963 Topps CFL 73 Art Johnson Toronto Argonauts halfback Michigan State PSA 7
1964 Philadelphia Mike Connelly 1964 Philadelphia 45 Mike Connelly Dallas Cowboys center Utah State, Michigan State
1964 Philadelphia Earl Morrall 1964 Philadelphia 65 Earl Morrall Detroit Lions quarterback Michigan State
1964 Philadelphia Herb Adderley 1964 Philadelphia 71 Herb Adderley Green Bay Packers defensive back Michigan State Pro Football Hall of Fame 1980, Packers Hall of Fame 1981 Rookie card, error card

The Philadelphia Gum Company misspelled Adderley's name "Adderly" every year from 1964 to 1967.
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1964 Philadelphia Clarence Peaks 1964 Philadelphia 135 Clarence Peaks Philadelphia Eagles fullback Michigan State nm
1964 Philadelphia Gary Ballman 1964 Philadelphia 141 Gary Ballman Pittsburgh Steelers halfback Michigan State Rookie card
1964 Philadelphia Lonnie Sanders 1964 Philadelphia 193 Lonnie Sanders Washington Redskins halfback Michigan State Rookie card

Sanders also lettered in basketball at Michigan State.
1964 Topps Dave Behrman 1964 Topps 24 Dave Behrman Buffalo Bills center Michigan State Rookie card
1964 Topps Herb Paterra 1964 Topps 33 Herb Paterra Buffalo Bills linebacker Michigan State Rookie card

Paterra played for the Bills in 1963, and for the CFL's Hamilton Tiger-Cats from 1965 to 1968. He then coached college and pro football for 36 years.
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1964 Topps George Saimes 1964 Topps 36 George Saimes Buffalo Bills defensive back Michigan State Bills Wall of Fame 2000 Rookie card
1964 Topps Fred Arbanas 1964 Topps 89 Fred Arbanas Kansas City Chiefs tight end Michigan State Chiefs Hall of Fame 1973 exmt
1964 Topps Ed Budde 1964 Topps 93 Ed Budde Kansas City Chiefs guard Michigan State Chiefs Hall of Fame 1984 Rookie card nm
1964 Topps Archie Matsos 1964 Topps 144 Archie Matsos Oakland Raiders linebacker Michigan State Short print
1964 Topps Oakland Raiders Team 1964 Topps 153 Oakland Raiders Team Oakland Raiders This card pictures the 1963 Raiders team. Al Davis was the head coach; he is on the far left end of the back row.
1964 Topps CFL Sherman Lewis 1964 Topps CFL 74 Sherman Lewis Toronto Argonauts defensive back Michigan State Lewis placed third in voting for the 1963 Heisman Trophy. (See my page of football cards of Heisman Trophy candidates.) He played for the New York Jets in 1966 and 1967. PSA 8
1964 Wheaties Stamps Herb Adderley 1964 Wheaties Stamps 1 Herb Adderley Green Bay Packers defensive back Michigan State Pro Football Hall of Fame 1980, Packers Hall of Fame 1981 Adderley and Angelo Coia were teammates on the football and track teams at Northeast High School in Philadelphia. See the Gallery's High School Teammates page.
1965 Philadelphia Mike Connelly 1965 Philadelphia 45 Mike Connelly Dallas Cowboys center Utah State, Michigan State Double print nm
1965 Philadelphia Earl Morrall 1965 Philadelphia 65 Earl Morrall Detroit Lions quarterback Michigan State Double print
1965 Philadelphia Herb Adderley 1965 Philadelphia 72 Herb Adderley Green Bay Packers defensive back Michigan State Pro Football Hall of Fame 1980, Packers Hall of Fame 1981 Double print, error card

Name misspelled "Adderly."
1965 Philadelphia Gary Ballman 1965 Philadelphia 143 Gary Ballman Pittsburgh Steelers halfback Michigan State
1965 Philadelphia Clarence Peaks 1965 Philadelphia 151 Clarence Peaks Pittsburgh Steelers fullback Michigan State Double print SGC 92, SGC 88, ex
1965 Topps George Saimes 1965 Topps 39 George Saimes Buffalo Bills defensive back Michigan State Bills Wall of Fame 2000 Saimes placed seventh in voting for the 1962 Heisman Trophy. See my page of football cards of Heisman Trophy candidates. PSA 6
1965 Topps Fred Arbanas 1965 Topps 89 Fred Arbanas Kansas City Chiefs tight end Michigan State Chiefs Hall of Fame 1973
1965 Topps Ed Budde 1965 Topps 95 Ed Budde Kansas City Chiefs guard Michigan State Chiefs Hall of Fame 1984