College Hall Of Fame Football Cards

Image Set # Card Title/Players Pro Team Position College Honors Notes Grades available at Nearmint Sports Cards
1951 Bowman Alex Agase 1951 Bowman 111 Alex Agase Cleveland Browns guard Illinois College Hall of Fame 1963 Agase fought in World War II and was awarded a Purple Heart.
1951 Bowman Tank Younger 1951 Bowman 112 Tank Younger Los Angeles Rams fullback Grambling College Hall of Fame 2000 Younger made his first Pro Bowl in 1951.
1951 Bowman Clyde Scott 1951 Bowman 120 Clyde Scott Philadelphia Eagles halfback Navy, Arkansas College Hall of Fame 1971 Scott won a silver medal in the 110 meter hurdles in the 1948 London Olympics. See the Gallery's page of Olympic athletes on vintage football cards. vg
1951 Bowman Jack Cloud 1951 Bowman 124 Jack Cloud Green Bay Packers fullback William and Mary College Hall of Fame 1990 SGC 88
1951 Bowman Dick Wildung 1951 Bowman 126 Dick Wildung Green Bay Packers guard, tackle Minnesota College Hall of Fame 1957, Packers Hall of Fame 1973 Wildung placed seventh in voting for the Heisman Trophy in 1942. See my football cards of Heisman candidates page.
1951 Bowman Eddie Price 1951 Bowman 127 Eddie Price New York Giants fullback Tulane College Hall of Fame 1982 vg-ex
1951 Bowman Bill Swiacki 1951 Bowman 132 Bill Swiacki Detroit Lions end Holy Cross, Columbia College Hall of Fame 1976 exmt
1951 Bowman Charley Trippi 1951 Bowman 137 Charley Trippi Chicago Cardinals halfback Georgia College Hall of Fame 1959, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1968, Cardinals Ring of Honor 2006 vg
1951 Bowman Emil Sitko 1951 Bowman 139 Emil Sitko Chicago Cardinals halfback Notre Dame College Hall of Fame 1984
1951 Bowman Leo Nomellini 1951 Bowman 140 Leo Nomellini San Francisco 49ers defensive tackle Minnesota Pro Football Hall of Fame 1969, College Hall of Fame 1977, 49ers Hall of Fame 2009 Nomellini was born in Lucca, Italy.
1951 Bowman Bill Dudley 1951 Bowman 144 Bill Dudley Washington Redskins halfback Virginia Redskins Ring of Fame, College Hall of Fame 1956, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1966, Steelers Legends Team
1951 Topps Magic Babe Parilli 1951 Topps Magic 4 Babe Parilli quarterback Kentucky College Hall of Fame 1982, Patriots Hall of Fame 1993 Rookie card
1951 Topps Magic Tom Scott 1951 Topps Magic 7 Tom Scott defensive end Virginia College Hall of Fame 1979
1951 Topps Magic Vic Janowicz 1951 Topps Magic 10 Vic Janowicz halfback Ohio State Heisman Trophy 1950, College Hall of Fame 1976 Rookie card

Janowicz played baseball for the Pittsburgh Pirates in 1953 and 1954. You can see his 1954 Bowman baseball card on the Gallery's Cards in Multiple Sports page.
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1951 Topps Magic Jim Weatherall 1951 Topps Magic 12 Jim Weatherall tackle Oklahoma Outland Trophy 1951, College Hall of Fame 1992 PSA 7
1951 Topps Magic Ray Beck 1951 Topps Magic 22 Ray Beck guard, defensive tackle Georgia Tech College Hall of Fame 1997
1951 Topps Magic Bob Reynolds 1951 Topps Magic 53 Bob Reynolds halfback Nebraska College Hall of Fame 1984 Rookie card

Reynolds placed fifth in voting for the 1950 Heisman Trophy. See my page of football cards of Heisman candidates.
1951 Topps Magic John Bright 1951 Topps Magic 72 John Bright halfback Drake Canadian Football Hall of Fame 1970, College Hall of Fame 1984 Rookie card

Bright placed fifth in voting for the 1951 Heisman Trophy. See my page of football cards of Heisman candidates.
1952 Bowman Large Norm Van Brocklin 1952 Bowman Large 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 Short print
1952 Bowman Large Otto Graham 1952 Bowman Large 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 Large Doak Walker 1952 Bowman Large 3 Doak Walker Detroit Lions halfback SMU Heisman Trophy 1948, College Hall of Fame 1959, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1986 The Lions have retired Walker's jersey number, 37. See the Gallery's retired numbers page for the retired numbers of all of the NFL teams.
1952 Bowman Large Frankie Albert 1952 Bowman Large 5 Frankie Albert San Francisco 49ers quarterback, coach Stanford College Hall of Fame 1956
1952 Bowman Large Chuck Bednarik 1952 Bowman Large 10 Chuck Bednarik Philadelphia Eagles center, defensive tackle Pennsylvania Pro Football Hall of Fame 1967, College Hall of Fame 1969, Eagles Honor Roll 1987 Short print

Bednarik was the MVP of the 1953 Pro Bowl (played after the 1952 season).
1952 Bowman Large Barney Poole 1952 Bowman Large 11 Barney Poole Dallas Texans end Army, Mississippi College Hall of Fame 1974
1952 Bowman Large Charley Trippi 1952 Bowman Large 12 Charley Trippi Chicago Cardinals halfback Georgia College Hall of Fame 1959, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1968, Cardinals Ring of Honor 2006 PSA 9