College Hall Of Fame Football Cards

Image Set # Card Title/Players Pro Team Position College Honors Notes Grades available at Nearmint Sports Cards
1952 Bowman Large Jim Phelan 1952 Bowman Large 122 Jim Phelan Dallas Texans coach Notre Dame College Hall of Fame 1973 PSA 6
1952 Bowman Large Eddie Price 1952 Bowman Large 123 Eddie Price New York Giants fullback Tulane College Hall of Fame 1982
1952 Bowman Large Leo Nomellini 1952 Bowman Large 125 Leo Nomellini San Francisco 49ers defensive tackle Minnesota Pro Football Hall of Fame 1969, College Hall of Fame 1977, 49ers Hall of Fame 2009
1952 Bowman Large Ollie Matson 1952 Bowman Large 127 Ollie Matson Chicago Cardinals fullback, defensive back San Francisco Pro Football Hall of Fame 1972, College Hall of Fame 1976, Eagles Honor Roll 1987, Cardinals Ring of Honor 2006 Rookie card, short print
1952 Bowman Large Bob Williams 1952 Bowman Large 133 Bob Williams Chicago Bears quarterback Notre Dame College Hall of Fame 1988 Williams placed fifth in voting for the Heisman Trophy in 1949, and sixth in 1950. See my page of football cards of Heisman candidates.
1952 Bowman Small Norm Van Brocklin 1952 Bowman Small 1 Norm Van Brocklin Los Angeles Rams quarterback, coach Oregon College Hall of Fame 1966, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1971, Eagles Honor Roll 1987
1952 Bowman Small Otto Graham 1952 Bowman Small 2 Otto Graham Cleveland Browns quarterback Northwestern College Hall of Fame 1956, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1965, Browns Ring of Honor 2010
1952 Bowman Small Doak Walker 1952 Bowman Small 3 Doak Walker Detroit Lions halfback SMU Heisman Trophy 1948, College Hall of Fame 1959, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1986 Walker was an MVP of the Cotton Bowl game in both 1948 and 1949. He was a member of the inaugural class of the Cotton Bowl Hall of Fame.
1952 Bowman Small Frankie Albert 1952 Bowman Small 5 Frankie Albert San Francisco 49ers quarterback, coach Stanford College Hall of Fame 1956 1952 was Albert's last season in the NFL. In 1953 he played in Canada for the Calgary Stampeders.
1952 Bowman Small Chuck Bednarik 1952 Bowman Small 10 Chuck Bednarik Philadelphia Eagles center, defensive tackle Pennsylvania Pro Football Hall of Fame 1967, College Hall of Fame 1969, Eagles Honor Roll 1987
1952 Bowman Small Barney Poole 1952 Bowman Small 11 Barney Poole Dallas Texans end Army, Mississippi College Hall of Fame 1974
1952 Bowman Small Charley Trippi 1952 Bowman Small 12 Charley Trippi Chicago Cardinals halfback Georgia College Hall of Fame 1959, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1968, Cardinals Ring of Honor 2006
1952 Bowman Small Tom Fears 1952 Bowman Small 13 Tom Fears Los Angeles Rams end UCLA, Santa Clara Pro Football Hall of Fame 1970, College Hall of Fame 1976
1952 Bowman Small Leon Hart 1952 Bowman Small 15 Leon Hart Detroit Lions fullback Notre Dame Heisman Trophy 1949, College Hall of Fame 1973 BVG 7.5
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 Charlie Justice 1952 Bowman Small 18 Charlie Justice Washington Redskins running back North Carolina Redskins Ring of Fame, College Hall of Fame 1961
1952 Bowman Small George Connor 1952 Bowman Small 19 George Connor Chicago Bears linebacker Holy Cross, Notre Dame Outland Trophy 1946, College Hall of Fame 1963, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1975
1952 Bowman Small Tank Younger 1952 Bowman Small 25 Tank Younger Los Angeles Rams fullback Grambling College Hall of Fame 2000
1952 Bowman Small Kyle Rote 1952 Bowman Small 28 Kyle Rote New York Giants end SMU College Hall of Fame 1964 Rookie card

Rote finished second in voting for the Heisman Trophy in 1950, behind Vic Janowicz.
1952 Bowman Small Hugh McElhenny 1952 Bowman Small 29 Hugh McElhenny San Francisco 49ers halfback Washington Pro Football Hall of Fame 1970, College Hall of Fame 1981, 49ers Hall of Fame 2009 Rookie card
1952 Bowman Small Sammy Baugh 1952 Bowman Small 30 Sammy Baugh Washington Redskins quarterback, coach TCU Redskins Ring of Fame, College Hall of Fame 1951, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1963
1952 Bowman Small Elroy Hirsch 1952 Bowman Small 37 Elroy Hirsch Los Angeles Rams end, halfback Wisconsin, Michigan Pro Football Hall of Fame 1968, College Hall of Fame 1974
1952 Bowman Small 44 Babe Parilli Green Bay Packers quarterback Kentucky College Hall of Fame 1982, Patriots Hall of Fame 1993
1952 Bowman Small Bill Fischer 1952 Bowman Small 47 Bill Fischer Chicago Cardinals tackle, guard Notre Dame Outland Trophy 1948, College Hall of Fame 1983
1952 Bowman Small Ray Beck 1952 Bowman Small 51 Ray Beck New York Giants guard, defensive tackle Georgia Tech College Hall of Fame 1997