Northwestern Alumni Football Cards

Image Set # Card Title/Players Pro Team Position College Honors Notes Grades available at Nearmint Sports Cards
1954 Bowman Otto Graham 1954 Bowman 40 Otto Graham Cleveland Browns quarterback Northwestern College Hall of Fame 1956, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1965, Browns Ring of Honor 2010
1954 Bowman Don Stonesifer 1954 Bowman 48 Don Stonesifer Chicago Cardinals end Northwestern nm+
1954 Bowman Dick Alban 1954 Bowman 51 Dick Alban Washington Redskins defensive back Northwestern Alban had a career-high 9 interceptions in 1954. That was second-most in the NFL, behind Dick Lane's 10.
1954 Quaker Sports Oddities Jack Riley 1954 Quaker Sports Oddities 16 Jack Riley tackle Northwestern College Hall of Fame 1988 Riley was a multi-sport star: he won a silver medal in wrestling in the 1932 Olympics, and he played football for the NFL's Boston Redskins in 1933. See the Gallery's page of Olympic athletes on vintage football cards.
1954 Quaker Sports Oddities Texas - Northwestern 1954 Quaker Sports Oddities 25 Texas - Northwestern Texas, Northwestern
1955 Bowman Don Stonesifer 1955 Bowman 9 Don Stonesifer Chicago Cardinals end Northwestern
1955 Bowman Dick Alban 1955 Bowman 12 Dick Alban Washington Redskins defensive back Northwestern Alban was traded twice in three days in 1956. On April 23, the Redskins traded him to the Lions for Dick Stanfel. On April 26, the Lions traded him to the Steelers for Dick Modzelewski. PSA 7, ex
1955 Bowman Ray Wietecha 1955 Bowman 24 Ray Wietecha New York Giants center Northwestern, Michigan State Wietecha played minor league baseball in 1953. PSA 7
1955 Topps All-American Otto Graham 1955 Topps All-American 12 Otto Graham quarterback Northwestern College Hall of Fame 1956, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1965, Browns Ring of Honor 2010 Graham was an All-American in both football and basketball at Northwestern. PSA 6.5, BVG 6.5, PSA 4
1956 Giants Team Issue Ray Wietecha 1956 Giants Team Issue 34 Ray Wietecha New York Giants center Northwestern, Michigan State nm
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 Cleveland Browns Team 1956 Topps 45 Cleveland Browns Team Cleveland Browns This card pictures the 1955 Cleveland Browns team. 1955 was Otto Graham's last season, and the Browns won the NFL Championship. Hall of Fame coach Chuck Noll was a linebacker on the team.
1956 Topps Washington Redskins Team 1956 Topps 61 Washington Redskins Team Washington Redskins Short print

This card pictures the 1955 Washington Redskins team. About 15 of the players never appeared on cards of their own.
1956 Topps Don Stonesifer 1956 Topps 70 Don Stonesifer Chicago Cardinals end Northwestern Short print PSA 4
1956 Topps Detroit Lions Team 1956 Topps 92 Detroit Lions Team Detroit Lions This card pictures the 1955 Lions team.
1956 Topps New York Giants Team 1956 Topps 113 New York Giants Team New York Giants This card pictures the 1955 New York Giants team. Future Hall of Fame coaches Vince Lombardi and Tom Landry are included in the photo. Lombardi is an assistant coach in the second row, and Landry is a player, also in the second row.
1956 Topps Chicago Bears Team 1956 Topps 119 Chicago Bears Team Chicago Bears This card pictures the 1955 Chicago Bears team. You can see a larger copy of the image in the Bears Photo Store. One of the players on the card, Harry Hugasian, played part of the 1955 season for the Baltimore Colts, and he also appears on the Colts team card. exmt
1957 Giants Team Issue Ray Wietecha 1957 Giants Team Issue 33 Ray Wietecha New York Giants center Northwestern, Michigan State nm
1957 Topps Don Stonesifer 1957 Topps 38 Don Stonesifer Chicago Cardinals end Northwestern
1957 Topps Ray Wietecha 1957 Topps 122 Ray Wietecha New York Giants center Northwestern, Michigan State exmt
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. exmt
1959 Topps Ray Wietecha 1959 Topps 99 Ray Wietecha New York Giants center Northwestern, Michigan State PSA 8, nm, PSA 5
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.
1960 Fleer Doug Asad 1960 Fleer 93 Doug Asad Houston Oilers end Northwestern PSA 9, SGC 92, PSA 8, nm
1960 Fleer Ron Burton 1960 Fleer 130 Ron Burton Boston Patriots halfback Northwestern College Hall of Fame 1990 Rookie card