USC Alumni Football Cards

Image Set # Card Title/Players Pro Team Position College Honors Notes Grades available at Nearmint Sports Cards
1935 National Chicle Homer Griffith 1935 National Chicle 13 Homer Griffith Chicago Cardinals tailback USC Rookie card, error card

Name misspelled "Griffiths."
1935 National Chicle Ernie Smith 1935 National Chicle 33 Ernie Smith Green Bay Packers tackle USC College Hall of Fame 1970 Rookie card
1948 Bowman Pat West 1948 Bowman 38 Pat West Los Angeles Rams fullback Pittsburgh, USC Rookie card

West played four seasons for the Rams and Packers. His brother, Walt, played for the Cleveland Rams in 1944.
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1948 Bowman Jim Hardy 1948 Bowman 56 Jim Hardy Los Angeles Rams quarterback USC Rookie card

Hardy had 8 passes intercepted in a game in 1950. That is still an NFL record.
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1948 Bowman Bill Gray 1948 Bowman 85 Bill Gray Washington Redskins guard Oregon State, USC Rookie card PSA 6
1948 Bowman Herbert Banta 1948 Bowman 89 Herbert Banta Los Angeles Rams halfback, defensive back USC Rookie card PSA 8
1948 Bowman Ralph Heywood 1948 Bowman 96 Ralph Heywood Detroit Lions end USC Rookie card, short print
1948 Leaf Bob Hendren 1948 Leaf 65 Bob Hendren tackle, defensive tackle Culver-Stockton, USC Rookie card, error card

Hendren's name is misspelled "Hendreen" on both the front and back.
1949 Leaf Bob Hendren 1949 Leaf 1 Bob Hendren Washington Redskins tackle, defensive tackle Culver-Stockton, USC Error card

Hendren's name is misspelled "Hendreen" on the front, but spelled correctly on the back.
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1950 Bowman Paul Salata 1950 Bowman 70 Paul Salata San Francisco 49ers end USC Rookie card

Salata is the founder of Irrelevant Week, which honors the last player chosen in the NFL draft.
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1950 Bowman Don Doll 1950 Bowman 73 Don Doll Detroit Lions defensive back USC Rookie card
1950 Bowman Jerry Shipkey 1950 Bowman 90 Jerry Shipkey Pittsburgh Steelers fullback USC, UCLA Steelers Legends Team Rookie card exmt
1950 Bowman Verl Lillywhite 1950 Bowman 108 Verl Lillywhite San Francisco 49ers running back, linebacker Modesto Junior College, USC nm
1950 Bread for Health Labels Don Doll 1950 Bread for Health Labels 7 Don Doll Detroit Lions defensive back USC
1950 Topps Felt Backs Jim Powers 1950 Topps Felt Backs 67 Jim Powers quarterback USC Powers played four seasons for the San Francisco 49ers.
1951 Bowman Verl Lillywhite 1951 Bowman 33 Verl Lillywhite San Francisco 49ers running back, linebacker Modesto Junior College, USC
1951 Bowman Jerry Shipkey 1951 Bowman 59 Jerry Shipkey Pittsburgh Steelers fullback USC, UCLA Steelers Legends Team
1951 Bowman Don Doll 1951 Bowman 61 Don Doll Detroit Lions defensive back USC Doll gained 301 yards returning interceptions in 1949. That is still an NFL record for a rookie.
1951 Bowman Eddie Saenz 1951 Bowman 142 Eddie Saenz Washington Redskins halfback Loyola Marymount, USC Saenz led the NFL with 1846 all-purpose yards in 1947.
1952 Bowman Large Frank Gifford 1952 Bowman Large 16 Frank Gifford New York Giants halfback USC, Bakersfield College College Hall of Fame 1975, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1977 Rookie card
1952 Bowman Large Jerry Shipkey 1952 Bowman Large 139 Jerry Shipkey Pittsburgh Steelers fullback USC, UCLA Steelers Legends Team
1952 Bowman Small Frank Gifford 1952 Bowman Small 16 Frank Gifford New York Giants halfback USC, Bakersfield College College Hall of Fame 1975, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1977 Rookie card
1952 Bowman Small Jerry Shipkey 1952 Bowman Small 139 Jerry Shipkey Pittsburgh Steelers fullback USC, UCLA Steelers Legends Team
1953 Bowman Frank Gifford 1953 Bowman 43 Frank Gifford New York Giants halfback USC, Bakersfield College College Hall of Fame 1975, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1977
1953 Bowman Jerry Shipkey 1953 Bowman 82 Jerry Shipkey Pittsburgh Steelers fullback USC, UCLA Steelers Legends Team