Ohio State Alumni Football Cards

Image Set # Card Title/Players Pro Team Position College Honors Notes Grades available at Nearmint Sports Cards
1946 Sears Browns Jim Daniell 1946 Sears Browns 2 Jim Daniell Cleveland Browns tackle Ohio State College Hall of Fame 1977
1946 Sears Browns Dante Lavelli 1946 Sears Browns 6 Dante Lavelli Cleveland Browns end Ohio State Pro Football Hall of Fame 1975, Browns Ring of Honor 2010 Pre-rookie card

For other pre-rookie cards, see my pre-rookie card page.
1948 Bowman Russ Thomas 1948 Bowman 39 Russ Thomas Detroit Lions tackle Ohio State Rookie card, short print vg
1948 Bowman Cecil Souders 1948 Bowman 66 Cecil Souders Detroit Lions end Ohio State Rookie card, short print
1948 Bowman Leslie Horvath 1948 Bowman 71 Leslie Horvath Los Angeles Rams halfback Ohio State Heisman Trophy 1944, College Hall of Fame 1969 Rookie card vg
1948 Bowman Paul Sarringhaus 1948 Bowman 77 Paul Sarringhaus Detroit Lions halfback Ohio State Rookie card PSA 6, exmt
1948-52 Exhibit Leslie Horvath 1948-52 Exhibit 23 Leslie Horvath halfback Ohio State Heisman Trophy 1944, College Hall of Fame 1969 Horvath won the Big Ten's MVP award, the Chicago Tribune Silver Football, in 1944.
1948-52 Exhibit Fred Morrison 1948-52 Exhibit 34 Fred Morrison halfback Ohio State
1948 Kelloggs Pep Lou Groza 1948 Kelloggs Pep 1 Lou Groza Cleveland Browns tackle, kicker Ohio State Pro Football Hall of Fame 1974, Browns Ring of Honor 2010 Pre-rookie card

For other pre-rookie cards, see my pre-rookie card page.
1948 Leaf Dave Templeton 1948 Leaf 87 Dave Templeton guard Ohio State Rookie card
1948 Leaf Joe Whisler 1948 Leaf 90 Joe Whisler fullback Ohio State Rookie card
1948 Leaf Pete Perini 1948 Leaf 96 Pete Perini quarterback Ohio State Rookie card
1950 Bowman Lou Groza 1950 Bowman 6 Lou Groza Cleveland Browns tackle, kicker Ohio State Pro Football Hall of Fame 1974, Browns Ring of Honor 2010 Rookie card

Groza played 21 seasons for the Browns, 4 in the AAFC and 17 in the NFL.
PSA 7
1950 Bowman Dante Lavelli 1950 Bowman 78 Dante Lavelli Cleveland Browns end Ohio State Pro Football Hall of Fame 1975, Browns Ring of Honor 2010 Rookie card
1950 Bowman Tony Adamle 1950 Bowman 79 Tony Adamle Cleveland Browns center, fullback Ohio State Rookie card

Adamle served in the Air Force in World War II.
1950 Bowman Fred Morrison 1950 Bowman 98 Fred Morrison Chicago Bears halfback Ohio State exmt
1950 Topps Felt Backs 66B Pete Perini (brown) Perini played two seasons for the Chicago Bears and Cleveland Browns.
Pete Perini quarterback Ohio State
1950 Topps Felt Backs Pete Perini (yellow) 1950 Topps Felt Backs 66Y Pete Perini (yellow)
Pete Perini quarterback Ohio State
1951 Bowman Horace Gillom 1951 Bowman 37 Horace Gillom Cleveland Browns end, punter Ohio State, Nevada
1951 Bowman Fred Morrison 1951 Bowman 49 Fred Morrison Chicago Bears halfback Ohio State PSA 8, ex+
1951 Bowman Dante Lavelli 1951 Bowman 73 Dante Lavelli Cleveland Browns end Ohio State Pro Football Hall of Fame 1975, Browns Ring of Honor 2010 PSA 7
1951 Bowman Lou Groza 1951 Bowman 75 Lou Groza Cleveland Browns tackle, kicker Ohio State Pro Football Hall of Fame 1974, Browns Ring of Honor 2010
1951 Bowman Jack Jennings 1951 Bowman 98 Jack Jennings Chicago Cardinals tackle Ohio State PSA 8
1951 Bowman Tony Adamle 1951 Bowman 110 Tony Adamle Cleveland Browns center, fullback Ohio State Adamle's son, Mike Adamle, played for the Kansas City Chiefs, New York Jets, and Chicago Bears. See the Gallery's Fathers and Sons page.
1951 Bowman Ollie Cline 1951 Bowman 134 Ollie Cline Detroit Lions fullback Ohio State Rookie card

Cline won the Big Ten's MVP award, the Chicago Tribune Silver Football, in 1945.