College Hall Of Fame Football Cards

Image Set # Card Title/Players Pro Team Position College Honors Notes Grades available at Nearmint Sports Cards
1949 Leaf Mal Kutner 1949 Leaf 32 Mal Kutner Chicago Cardinals end Texas College Hall of Fame 1974
1949 Leaf Al Wistert 1949 Leaf 35 Al Wistert Philadelphia Eagles tackle Michigan College Hall of Fame 1968, Eagles Honor Roll 2009 PSA 5.5
1949 Leaf Vince Banonis 1949 Leaf 38 Vince Banonis Chicago Cardinals defensive tackle Detroit Mercy College Hall of Fame 1986
1949 Leaf George Connor 1949 Leaf 40 George Connor Chicago Bears linebacker Holy Cross, Notre Dame Outland Trophy 1946, College Hall of Fame 1963, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1975
1949 Leaf George McAfee 1949 Leaf 41 George McAfee Chicago Bears halfback Duke College Hall of Fame 1961, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1966 McAfee's number 5 is one of fourteen jersey numbers that have been retired by the Chicago Bears. See the Gallery's retired numbers page for the retired numbers of all of the NFL teams.
1949 Leaf Charley Conerly 1949 Leaf 49 Charley Conerly New York Giants quarterback Mississippi College Hall of Fame 1966, Giants Ring of Honor 2010
1949 Leaf Ken Kavanaugh 1949 Leaf 51 Ken Kavanaugh Chicago Bears halfback LSU College Hall of Fame 1963 vg-ex
1949 Leaf John Lujack 1949 Leaf 56 John Lujack Chicago Bears quarterback Notre Dame Heisman Trophy 1947, College Hall of Fame 1960 Lujack finished third in voting for the Heisman Trophy in 1946, behind Glenn Davis. Lujack won the Heisman in 1947.
1949 Leaf Harry Gilmer 1949 Leaf 62 Harry Gilmer Washington Redskins quarterback Alabama College Hall of Fame 1993
1949 Leaf Bobby Layne 1949 Leaf 67 Bobby Layne Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Texas Pro Football Hall of Fame 1967, College Hall of Fame 1968, Steelers Legends Team Error card

First name misspelled "Bobbie."
1949 Leaf Skip Minisi 1949 Leaf 74 Skip Minisi New York Giants halfback Pennsylvania, Navy College Hall of Fame 1985 vg+
1949 Leaf Kenny Washington 1949 Leaf 95 Kenny Washington Los Angeles Rams fullback, halfback UCLA College Hall of Fame 1956
1949 Leaf Pat Harder 1949 Leaf 101 Pat Harder Chicago Cardinals fullback, kicker Wisconsin College Hall of Fame 1993 Error card

Last name misspelled "Harber."
1949 Leaf Bill Swiacki 1949 Leaf 110 Bill Swiacki New York Giants end Holy Cross, Columbia College Hall of Fame 1976 Swiacki placed eighth in voting for the Heisman Trophy in 1947. See my page of football cards of Heisman candidates. vg-ex+
1949 Leaf Chuck Bednarik 1949 Leaf 134 Chuck Bednarik Philadelphia Eagles center, defensive tackle Pennsylvania Pro Football Hall of Fame 1967, College Hall of Fame 1969, Eagles Honor Roll 1987 The Eagles chose Bednarik with the first overall pick in the 1949 NFL draft.
1949 Leaf George Savitsky 1949 Leaf 144 George Savitsky Philadelphia Eagles tackle Pennsylvania College Hall of Fame 1991 Savitsky played two seasons with Philadelphia, 1948 and 1949. In those two seasons, the Eagles won two of their three NFL championships.
1949 Leaf Bulldog Turner 1949 Leaf 150 Bulldog Turner Chicago Bears center, linebacker Hardin-Simmons College Hall of Fame 1960, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1966
1950 Bowman Doak Walker 1950 Bowman 1 Doak Walker Detroit Lions halfback SMU Heisman Trophy 1948, College Hall of Fame 1959, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1986 Walker led the NFL in scoring in 1950, with 128 points. He was the 1950 rookie of the year.
1950 Bowman Alex Agase 1950 Bowman 7 Alex Agase Cleveland Browns guard Illinois College Hall of Fame 1963 Rookie card

Agase played 3 seasons for the Chicago Rockets, Los Angeles Dons, and Cleveland Browns of the AAFC, then 3 seasons for the Browns and Baltimore Colts of the NFL. He later held head coaching jobs at Northwestern and Purdue.
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1950 Bowman George Taliaferro 1950 Bowman 14 George Taliaferro New York Yanks halfback Indiana College Hall of Fame 1981 Taliaferro was the first African-American ever drafted by an NFL team. The Bears picked him in 1949, but he opted to play for the Los Angeles Dons of the AAFC. nm
1950 Bowman Tank Younger 1950 Bowman 15 Tank Younger Los Angeles Rams fullback Grambling College Hall of Fame 2000 Rookie card

Younger played from 1949 to 1958 for the Rams and Steelers.
1950 Bowman Glenn Davis 1950 Bowman 16 Glenn Davis Los Angeles Rams halfback Army, Cal Poly-Pomona Heisman Trophy 1946, College Hall of Fame 1961 Rookie card

Davis finished second in Heisman voting in 1944, second in 1945, and first in 1946. See my page of football cards of Heisman candidates.
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1950 Bowman John Lujack 1950 Bowman 26 John Lujack Chicago Bears quarterback Notre Dame Heisman Trophy 1947, College Hall of Fame 1960 PSA 7
1950 Bowman Sid Luckman 1950 Bowman 27 Sid Luckman Chicago Bears quarterback Columbia College Hall of Fame 1960, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1965 Luckman's number, 42, is one of fourteen jersey numbers that the Bears have retired. See the Gallery's retired numbers page for the retired numbers of all of the NFL teams. PSA 7
1950 Bowman Bulldog Turner 1950 Bowman 28 Bulldog Turner Chicago Bears center, linebacker Hardin-Simmons College Hall of Fame 1960, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1966 Turner's number, 66, is one of fourteen jersey numbers that the Bears have retired. See the Gallery's retired numbers page for the retired numbers of all of the NFL teams. ex