Washington State Alumni Football Cards

Image Set # Card Title/Players Pro Team Position College Honors Notes Grades available at Nearmint Sports Cards
1958 Topps Don Paul 1958 Topps 91 Don Paul Cleveland Browns defensive back, running back Washington State Paul had the NFL's longest fumble return in 1957, 89 yards for a touchdown. exmt
1958 Topps Torgy Torgeson 1958 Topps 97 Torgy Torgeson Washington Redskins linebacker, coach Washington State
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.
1959 Topps CFL By Bailey 1959 Topps CFL 8 By Bailey BC Lions fullback Washington State Canadian Football Hall of Fame 1975
1960 Bell Brand Rams Don Ellersick 1960 Bell Brand Rams 34 Don Ellersick Los Angeles Rams defensive back Washington State Ellersick caught a touchdown pass for the Minnesota Vikings in their first-ever NFL game: a 1961 exhibition game against the Dallas Cowboys in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. The pass happened to be Fran Tarkenton's first touchdown pass in the NFL.
1960 Topps CFL By Bailey 1960 Topps CFL 1 By Bailey BC Lions fullback Washington State Canadian Football Hall of Fame 1975 g
1961 Fleer Gail Cogdill 1961 Fleer 83 Gail Cogdill Detroit Lions end Washington State Rookie card
1961 Fleer Wallet Pictures Gail Cogdill 1961 Fleer Wallet Pictures 27 Gail Cogdill Detroit Lions end Washington State
1961 Nu-Card Mel Melin 1961 Nu-Card 178 Mel Melin quarterback Washington State Error card

Melin's last name is misspelled "Mellin" on this card. Melin played from 1962 to 1965 for the Canadian Football League's BC Lions. There is a nice article about him on the Washington State University web site.
PSA 9, PSA 8
1961 Topps Gail Cogdill 1961 Topps 32 Gail Cogdill Detroit Lions end Washington State Rookie card
1961 Topps Flocked Stickers Washington State 1961 Topps Flocked Stickers 36 Washington State Washington State Error card

Washington State's mascot is a cougar, not a husky.
1961 Topps CFL By Bailey 1961 Topps CFL 1 By Bailey BC Lions fullback Washington State Canadian Football Hall of Fame 1975
1962 Post Cereal Gail Cogdill 1962 Post Cereal 47 Gail Cogdill Detroit Lions end Washington State
1962 Post CFL By Bailey 1962 Post CFL 126 By Bailey BC Lions fullback Washington State Canadian Football Hall of Fame 1975
1962 Topps Gail Cogdill 1962 Topps 53 Gail Cogdill Detroit Lions end Washington State exmt
1962 Topps CFL By Bailey 1962 Topps CFL 1 By Bailey BC Lions fullback Washington State Canadian Football Hall of Fame 1975 PSA 6
1963 Fleer Keith Lincoln 1963 Fleer 70 Keith Lincoln San Diego Chargers fullback Washington State Chargers Hall of Fame 1980 Rookie card

Lincoln had 206 yards rushing and 123 yards receiving in the 1963 AFL Championship game. The Chargers beat the Boston Patriots, 51-10.
1963 Kahns Gail Cogdill 1963 Kahns 11 Gail Cogdill Detroit Lions end Washington State
1963 Post CFL Garner Ekstran 1963 Post CFL 103 Garner Ekstran Saskatchewan Roughriders linebacker, defensive end Washington State
1963 Post CFL By Bailey 1963 Post CFL 143 By Bailey BC Lions fullback Washington State Canadian Football Hall of Fame 1975
1963 Post CFL Mike Martin 1963 Post CFL 156 Mike Martin BC Lions defensive end Washington State
1963 Post CFL Mel Melin 1963 Post CFL 157 Mel Melin BC Lions quarterback Washington State
1963 Stancraft Mel Hein 1963 Stancraft 9D Mel Hein New York Giants center Washington State College Hall of Fame 1954, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1963, Giants Ring of Honor 2010
1963 Topps Gail Cogdill 1963 Topps 28 Gail Cogdill Detroit Lions end Washington State
1963 Topps CFL By Bailey 1963 Topps CFL 5 By Bailey BC Lions fullback Washington State Canadian Football Hall of Fame 1975 Bailey played for the Detroit Lions in 1952 and the Green Bay Packers in 1953. PSA 8, exmt