College Hall Of Fame Football Cards

Image Set # Card Title/Players Pro Team Position College Honors Notes Grades available at Nearmint Sports Cards
1961 Topps J.C. Caroline 1961 Topps 17 J.C. Caroline Chicago Bears defensive back Illinois College Hall of Fame 1980 ex+
1961 Topps Big Time Football Comes to Texas 1961 Topps 19 Big Time Football Comes to Texas
L.G. Dupre Dallas Cowboys halfback Baylor
Walt Kowalczyk Dallas Cowboys fullback, defensive back Michigan State
Eddie LeBaron Dallas Cowboys quarterback Pacific Redskins Ring of Fame, College Hall of Fame 1980
Tom Scott New York Giants defensive end Virginia College Hall of Fame 1979
1961 Topps Eddie LeBaron 1961 Topps 20 Eddie LeBaron Dallas Cowboys quarterback Pacific Redskins Ring of Fame, College Hall of Fame 1980
1961 Topps Jim Martin 1961 Topps 34 Jim Martin Detroit Lions linebacker, kicker Notre Dame College Hall of Fame 1995 nm
1961 Topps Alex Karras 1961 Topps 35 Alex Karras Detroit Lions defensive tackle Iowa Outland Trophy 1957, College Hall of Fame 1991 Karras finished second to John David Crow in voting for the 1957 Heisman Trophy. See my page of football cards of Heisman Trophy candidates. exmt
1961 Topps Joe Schmidt 1961 Topps 36 Joe Schmidt Detroit Lions linebacker Pittsburgh Pro Football Hall of Fame 1973, College Hall of Fame 2000 exmt
1961 Topps Paul Hornung Sets NFL Scoring Record 1961 Topps 38 Paul Hornung Sets NFL Scoring Record
Paul Hornung Green Bay Packers halfback Notre Dame Heisman Trophy 1956, Packers Hall of Fame 1975, College Hall of Fame 1985, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1986
1961 Topps Paul Hornung 1961 Topps 40 Paul Hornung Green Bay Packers halfback Notre Dame Heisman Trophy 1956, Packers Hall of Fame 1975, College Hall of Fame 1985, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1986 PSA 8
1961 Topps Green Bay Packers Team 1961 Topps 47 Green Bay Packers Team Green Bay Packers Though printed in 1961, this card pictures the 1958 Packers team.
1961 Topps Jon Arnett 1961 Topps 49 Jon Arnett Los Angeles Rams halfback USC College Hall of Fame 2001 PSA 4.5
1961 Topps Ollie Matson 1961 Topps 50 Ollie Matson Los Angeles Rams 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 nm
1961 Topps John Brodie 1961 Topps 59 John Brodie San Francisco 49ers quarterback Stanford College Hall of Fame 1986, 49ers Hall of Fame 2009 Rookie card PSA 6, ex
1961 Topps Leo Nomellini 1961 Topps 64 Leo Nomellini San Francisco 49ers defensive tackle Minnesota Pro Football Hall of Fame 1969, College Hall of Fame 1977, 49ers Hall of Fame 2009 exmt
1961 Topps Jim Brown 1961 Topps 71 Jim Brown Cleveland Browns fullback Syracuse Pro Football Hall of Fame 1971, College Hall of Fame 1995, Browns Ring of Honor 2010
1961 Topps Jim Ray Smith 1961 Topps 73 Jim Ray Smith Cleveland Browns guard Baylor College Hall of Fame 1987
1961 Topps Jimmy Brown gains 1257 yards 1961 Topps 77 Jimmy Brown gains 1257 yards This image also appeared in the inset photo of Brown's 1962 Topps football card.
Jim Brown Cleveland Browns fullback Syracuse Pro Football Hall of Fame 1971, College Hall of Fame 1995, Browns Ring of Honor 2010
1961 Topps Hugh McElhenny 1961 Topps 79 Hugh McElhenny Minnesota Vikings halfback Washington Pro Football Hall of Fame 1970, College Hall of Fame 1981, 49ers Hall of Fame 2009 nm
1961 Topps Charley Conerly 1961 Topps 85 Charley Conerly New York Giants quarterback Mississippi College Hall of Fame 1966, Giants Ring of Honor 2010 Conerly is a member of the NFL's 40-and-over club. PSA 6, nm oc
1961 Topps Kyle Rote 1961 Topps 87 Kyle Rote New York Giants end SMU College Hall of Fame 1964 When he retired after the 1961 season, Rote held the Giants' career records for receptions (300), receiving yards (4805), and touchdown receptions (48). nm+
1961 Topps Sam Huff 1961 Topps 91 Sam Huff New York Giants linebacker West Virginia Redskins Ring of Fame, College Hall of Fame 1980, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1982, Giants Ring of Honor 2010
1961 Topps Charley Conerly Leads Giants for 13th Year 1961 Topps 94 Charley Conerly Leads Giants for 13th Year Error card

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Charley Conerly New York Giants quarterback Mississippi College Hall of Fame 1966, Giants Ring of Honor 2010
1961 Topps Tommy McDonald 1961 Topps 96 Tommy McDonald Philadelphia Eagles end, halfback Oklahoma College Hall of Fame 1985, Eagles Honor Roll 1988, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1998 McDonald led the NFL with 1144 receiving yards and 13 receiving touchdowns in 1961.
1961 Topps Chuck Bednarik 1961 Topps 101 Chuck Bednarik Philadelphia Eagles center, defensive tackle Pennsylvania Pro Football Hall of Fame 1967, College Hall of Fame 1969, Eagles Honor Roll 1987
1961 Topps Bobby Layne 1961 Topps 104 Bobby Layne Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Texas Pro Football Hall of Fame 1967, College Hall of Fame 1968, Steelers Legends Team
1961 Topps Buddy Dial 1961 Topps 107 Buddy Dial Pittsburgh Steelers end Rice College Hall of Fame 1993 Rookie card ex