Wake Forest Alumni Football Cards

Image Set # Card Title/Players Pro Team Position College Honors Notes Grades available at Nearmint Sports Cards
1950 Bowman John Cochran 1950 Bowman 57 John Cochran Chicago Cardinals fullback, halfback Wake Forest Packers Hall of Fame 1997 Cochran was a coach and scout for the Packers for 42 years. He was inducted into the Packers Hall of Fame in 1997. nm+
1950 Topps Felt Backs Bill Gregus 1950 Topps Felt Backs 32 Bill Gregus halfback Wake Forest Gregus played one season for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats.
1951 Topps Magic Clyde Pickard 1951 Topps Magic 52 Clyde Pickard guard Wake Forest
1952 Parkhurst Red O 1952 Parkhurst 44 Red O'Quinn Montreal Alouettes end Wake Forest Canadian Football Hall of Fame 1981
1952 Parkhurst Ray Cicia 1952 Parkhurst 48 Ray Cicia Montreal Alouettes guard Wake Forest
1952 Parkhurst Jim Staton 1952 Parkhurst 52 Jim Staton Montreal Alouettes defensive tackle Wake Forest
1954 Blue Ribbon Red O 1954 Blue Ribbon 61 Red O'Quinn Montreal Alouettes end Wake Forest Canadian Football Hall of Fame 1981
1954 Blue Ribbon Jim Staton 1954 Blue Ribbon 63 Jim Staton Montreal Alouettes defensive tackle Wake Forest Staton played for the Washington Redskins in 1951.
1954 Blue Ribbon Ed Bradley Sr. 1954 Blue Ribbon 66 Ed Bradley Sr. Montreal Alouettes guard Wake Forest Bradley's son, Ed Bradley Jr., played for the Pittsburgh Steelers, Seattle Seahawks, and San Francisco 49ers. See the Gallery's Fathers and Sons page for more fathers and sons who appeared on vintage football cards.
1954 Bowman Harry Dowda 1954 Bowman 27 Harry Dowda Washington Redskins halfback Wake Forest PSA 7
1954 Bowman Joe Koch 1954 Bowman 127 Joe Koch Chicago Bears back Wake Forest PSA 7
1954 Quaker Sports Oddities Wake Forest College 1954 Quaker Sports Oddities 6 Wake Forest College Wake Forest
1955 Bowman Bob Gaona 1955 Bowman 73 Bob Gaona Pittsburgh Steelers tackle Wake Forest Gaona was inducted into the Beaver County (Pennsylvania) Sports Hall of Fame in 1982. nm
1956 Giants Team Issue Gerry Huth 1956 Giants Team Issue 15 Gerry Huth New York Giants guard Wake Forest The Giants took Huth in the 24th round of the 1956 NFL draft. He played six seasons for the Giants, Eagles, and Vikings. nm
1956 Parkhurst Red O 1956 Parkhurst 47 Red O'Quinn Montreal Alouettes end Wake Forest Canadian Football Hall of Fame 1981 O'Quinn played in the NFL in 1950 and 1951, for the Chicago Bears and Philadelphia Eagles.
1956 Topps Philadelphia Eagles Team 1956 Topps 40 Philadelphia Eagles Team Philadelphia Eagles This card pictures the 1955 Philadelphia Eagles team.
1956 Topps Bill George 1956 Topps 47 Bill George Chicago Bears linebacker, guard Wake Forest Pro Football Hall of Fame 1974 Rookie card ex
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 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 Gerry Huth 1957 Giants Team Issue 14 Gerry Huth New York Giants guard Wake Forest
1958 Topps Bill Barnes 1958 Topps 4 Bill Barnes Philadelphia Eagles halfback Wake Forest Rookie card nm oc
1958 Topps Philadelphia Eagles Team 1958 Topps 109 Philadelphia Eagles Team Philadelphia Eagles This card pictures the 1957 Philadelphia Eagles team. Click here to see a large, black-and-white copy of this image. One of the players on the card, Bill Koman, also appears on the Baltimore Colts team card. The Colts released Koman before the season, and the Eagles picked him up.
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
1958 Topps Bill George 1958 Topps 119 Bill George Chicago Bears linebacker, guard Wake Forest Pro Football Hall of Fame 1974 nm
1959 Topps Bill Barnes 1959 Topps 25 Bill Barnes Philadelphia Eagles halfback Wake Forest nm