Tennessee Alumni Football Cards

Image Set # Card Title/Players Pro Team Position College Honors Notes Grades available at Nearmint Sports Cards
1935 National Chicle Beattie Feathers 1935 National Chicle 23 Beattie Feathers Chicago Bears halfback Tennessee College Hall of Fame 1955 Rookie card

Feathers averaged 8.44 yards per carry in 1934, still an NFL record.
PSA 4
1948 Bowman Bob Cifers 1948 Bowman 105 Bob Cifers Pittsburgh Steelers halfback Tennessee Rookie card, short print

Cifers played one season for the Lions, two for the Steelers, and one for the Packers. He averaged 61.75 yards per punt in a game in 1946, still an NFL record. His brother Ed also played in the NFL.
1948-52 Exhibit Bob Cifers 1948-52 Exhibit 7 Bob Cifers halfback Tennessee
1948 Topps Magic Photos Joe Steffy 1948 Topps Magic Photos 8C Joe Steffy guard Tennessee, Army College Hall of Fame 1987
1950 Bowman Dick Huffman 1950 Bowman 53 Dick Huffman Los Angeles Rams tackle Tennessee Canadian Football Hall of Fame 1987
1951 Bowman Paul Lipscomb 1951 Bowman 71 Paul Lipscomb Washington Redskins tackle Tennessee
1951 Topps Magic Bert Rechichar 1951 Topps Magic 30 Bert Rechichar defensive back Tennessee Rookie card PSA 6
1952 Bowman Large Bert Rechichar 1952 Bowman Large 136 Bert Rechichar Cleveland Browns defensive back Tennessee Short print PSA 9
1952 Bowman Small Bert Rechichar 1952 Bowman Small 136 Bert Rechichar Cleveland Browns defensive back Tennessee
1953 Bowman Andy Kozar 1953 Bowman 69 Andy Kozar Chicago Bears running back Tennessee
1954 Blue Ribbon Dick Huffman 1954 Blue Ribbon 8 Dick Huffman Winnipeg Blue Bombers tackle Tennessee Canadian Football Hall of Fame 1987
1954 Bowman Doug Atkins 1954 Bowman 4 Doug Atkins Cleveland Browns defensive end Tennessee Pro Football Hall of Fame 1982, College Hall of Fame 1985, Saints Hall of Fame 1995 Rookie card PSA 8 oc, vg
1954 Bowman Bert Rechichar 1954 Bowman 26 Bert Rechichar Baltimore Colts defensive back Tennessee Rechichar kicked a 56-yard field goal in 1953, setting a new NFL record. The record stood until Tom Dempsey kicked a 63-yarder in 1970.
1954 Bowman Paul Lipscomb 1954 Bowman 83 Paul Lipscomb Washington Redskins tackle Tennessee Short print PSA 7
1955 Bowman Bert Rechichar 1955 Bowman 20 Bert Rechichar Baltimore Colts defensive back Tennessee Rechichar attempted 24 field goals in 1955, most in the NFL. He made just 10 of them, though. PSA 7, ex
1955 Topps All-American Herman Hickman 1955 Topps All-American 1 Herman Hickman guard Tennessee College Hall of Fame 1959 Rookie card
1955 Topps All-American George Cafego 1955 Topps All-American 8 George Cafego quarterback Tennessee College Hall of Fame 1969 Cafego placed seventh in voting for the Heimsan Trophy in 1938, and fourth in 1939. See my page of Heisman candidates.
1955 Topps All-American Bobby Dodd 1955 Topps All-American 11 Bobby Dodd quarterback Tennessee College Hall of Fame 1959 Dodd was elected to the College Football Hall of Fame as both a player and a coach. His son, Bobby Dodd Jr., played college football for Florida. exmt miscut
1955 Topps All-American Gene McEver 1955 Topps All-American 74 Gene McEver halfback Tennessee College Hall of Fame 1954 BVG 7.5
1955 Topps All-American Bowden Wyatt 1955 Topps All-American 77 Bowden Wyatt end Tennessee College Hall of Fame 1972
1955 Topps All-American Beattie Feathers 1955 Topps All-American 98 Beattie Feathers halfback Tennessee College Hall of Fame 1955 Feathers was a finalist for the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1970. See my Almost Hall of Famers page. PSA 5, nm+ oc
1956 Giants Team Issue Jack Stroud 1956 Giants Team Issue 27 Jack Stroud New York Giants guard, tackle Tennessee nm
1956 Topps Baltimore Colts Team 1956 Topps 48 Baltimore Colts Team Baltimore Colts This card pictures the 1955 Baltimore Colts team. Hall of Fame NFL coach Don Shula is in the front row. Leroy Vaughn, father of major league baseball's Mo Vaughn, is in the back row.
1956 Topps Pittsburgh Steelers Team 1956 Topps 63 Pittsburgh Steelers Team Pittsburgh Steelers This card pictures the 1955 Steelers team. For a larger version of the image on the card, see the 1955 Pittsburgh Steelers page at steelersuk.com.
1956 Topps Bert Rechichar 1956 Topps 84 Bert Rechichar Baltimore Colts defensive back Tennessee