College Hall Of Fame Football Cards

Image Set # Card Title/Players Pro Team Position College Honors Notes Grades available at Nearmint Sports Cards
1953 Bowman Harley Sewell 1953 Bowman 58 Harley Sewell Detroit Lions guard Texas College Hall of Fame 2000 Rookie card

1953 was Sewell's first year in the NFL, so this is a true rookie card.
1953 Bowman Thurman McGraw 1953 Bowman 71 Thurman McGraw Detroit Lions tackle, defensive tackle Colorado State College Hall of Fame 1981 McGraw was elected to the Colorado Sports Hall of Fame in 1971. PSA 9
1953 Bowman Pete Pihos 1953 Bowman 73 Pete Pihos Philadelphia Eagles end Indiana College Hall of Fame 1966, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1970, Eagles Honor Roll 1987
1953 Bowman Pat Harder 1953 Bowman 81 Pat Harder Detroit Lions fullback, kicker Wisconsin College Hall of Fame 1993
1953 Bowman Leo Nomellini 1953 Bowman 88 Leo Nomellini San Francisco 49ers defensive tackle Minnesota Pro Football Hall of Fame 1969, College Hall of Fame 1977, 49ers Hall of Fame 2009
1953 Rams Team Issue Tom Fears 1953 Rams Team Issue 8 Tom Fears Los Angeles Rams end UCLA, Santa Clara Pro Football Hall of Fame 1970, College Hall of Fame 1976 Fears was the first coach of the New Orleans Saints. ex
1953 Rams Team Issue Elroy Hirsch 1953 Rams Team Issue 12 Elroy Hirsch Los Angeles Rams end, halfback Wisconsin, Michigan Pro Football Hall of Fame 1968, College Hall of Fame 1974 Hirsch was second in the NFL in receiving yards in 1953, and he was voted first team All-Pro. exmt
1953 Rams Team Issue Bud McFadin 1953 Rams Team Issue 18 Bud McFadin Los Angeles Rams defensive tackle Texas College Hall of Fame 1983 McFadin's first NFL playing time came in the Rams' 1952 playoff game against the Lions.
1953 Rams Team Issue Norm Van Brocklin 1953 Rams Team Issue 33 Norm Van Brocklin Los Angeles Rams quarterback, coach Oregon College Hall of Fame 1966, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1971, Eagles Honor Roll 1987 Van Brocklin made the Pro Bowl in 1953, his fourth of nine appearances. exmt
1953 Rams Team Issue Tank Younger 1953 Rams Team Issue 35 Tank Younger Los Angeles Rams fullback Grambling College Hall of Fame 2000 Younger had 8 rushing touchdowns in 1953, second in the NFL. exmt
1954 Blue Ribbon Jackie Parker 1954 Blue Ribbon 48 Jackie Parker Edmonton Eskimos quarterback Mississippi Canadian Football Hall of Fame 1971, College Hall of Fame 1976
1954 Blue Ribbon John Bright 1954 Blue Ribbon 51 John Bright Calgary Stampeders halfback Drake Canadian Football Hall of Fame 1970, College Hall of Fame 1984
1954 Bowman Jack Scarbath 1954 Bowman 3 Jack Scarbath Washington Redskins quarterback Maryland College Hall of Fame 1983 Scarbath finished second in voting for the Heisman Trophy in 1952, behind Billy Vessels. PSA 9, PSA 7.5
1954 Bowman Doug Atkins 1954 Bowman 4 Doug Atkins Cleveland Browns defensive end Tennessee Pro Football Hall of Fame 1982, College Hall of Fame 1985, Saints Hall of Fame 1995 Rookie card PSA 8 oc, PSA 5, vg
1954 Bowman Kyle Rote 1954 Bowman 7 Kyle Rote New York Giants end SMU College Hall of Fame 1964 nm
1954 Bowman Norm Van Brocklin 1954 Bowman 8 Norm Van Brocklin Los Angeles Rams quarterback, coach Oregon College Hall of Fame 1966, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1971, Eagles Honor Roll 1987
1954 Bowman Pete Pihos 1954 Bowman 9 Pete Pihos Philadelphia Eagles end Indiana College Hall of Fame 1966, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1970, Eagles Honor Roll 1987
1954 Bowman Babe Parilli 1954 Bowman 10 Babe Parilli Green Bay Packers quarterback Kentucky College Hall of Fame 1982, Patriots Hall of Fame 1993 PSA 7
1954 Bowman Ollie Matson 1954 Bowman 12 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 Matson placed ninth in voting for the 1951 Heisman Trophy. See my page of football cards of Heisman candidates.
1954 Bowman Tom Fears 1954 Bowman 20 Tom Fears Los Angeles Rams end UCLA, Santa Clara Pro Football Hall of Fame 1970, College Hall of Fame 1976 PSA 9, PSA 8, nm
1954 Bowman Elroy Hirsch 1954 Bowman 32 Elroy Hirsch Los Angeles Rams end, halfback Wisconsin, Michigan Pro Football Hall of Fame 1968, College Hall of Fame 1974 ex
1954 Bowman Buddy Young 1954 Bowman 38 Buddy Young Baltimore Colts halfback Illinois College Hall of Fame 1968 PSA 9, nm
1954 Bowman Charlie Justice 1954 Bowman 39 Charlie Justice Washington Redskins running back North Carolina Redskins Ring of Fame, College Hall of Fame 1961 Error card

First name misspelled "Charley."
1954 Bowman Otto Graham 1954 Bowman 40 Otto Graham Cleveland Browns quarterback Northwestern College Hall of Fame 1956, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1965, Browns Ring of Honor 2010
1954 Bowman Doak Walker 1954 Bowman 41 Doak Walker Detroit Lions halfback SMU Heisman Trophy 1948, College Hall of Fame 1959, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1986 Since 1990, the Doak Walker Award has been given each year to the nation's premier college running back.