College Hall Of Fame Football Cards

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Picture Set # Card Title/Players Pro Team Position College Honors Notes Est. Retail Value (?) Grades available at nearmintcards.com
1977 Topps Ron Yary 1977 Topps 150 Ron Yary Minnesota Vikings tackle USC College Hall of Fame 1987, Outland Trophy 1967, Pro Football Hall of Fame 2001, Vikings Ring of Honor 2001
1977 Topps Willie Lanier 1977 Topps 155 Willie Lanier Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Morgan State Chiefs Hall of Fame 1985, College Hall of Fame 2000, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1986
1977 Topps Roosevelt Leaks 1977 Topps 171 Roosevelt Leaks Baltimore Colts running back Texas College Hall of Fame 2005 Rookie card
1977 Topps Brad Van Pelt 1977 Topps 175 Brad Van Pelt New York Giants linebacker Michigan State College Hall of Fame 2001, Giants Ring of Honor 2011
1977 Topps Randy Gradishar 1977 Topps 179 Randy Gradishar Denver Broncos linebacker Ohio State Broncos Ring of Fame 1989, College Hall of Fame 1998 Gradishar was a finalist for the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2003 and 2008. See my Almost Hall of Famers page.
1977 Topps Rich McGeorge 1977 Topps 187 Rich McGeorge Green Bay Packers tight end Elon College Hall of Fame 2012
1977 Topps Jake Scott 1977 Topps 192 Jake Scott Washington Redskins defensive back Georgia College Hall of Fame 2011, Dolphins Honor Roll 2010
1977 Topps Lynn Swann 1977 Topps 195 Lynn Swann Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver USC College Hall of Fame 1993, Pro Football Hall of Fame 2001 Swann was the Republican candidate for governor of Pennsylvania in 2006. He lost to the incumbent, Ed Rendell.
1977 Topps Sam Cunningham 1977 Topps 229 Sam Cunningham New England Patriots running back USC College Hall of Fame 2010
1977 Topps Alan Page 1977 Topps 230 Alan Page Minnesota Vikings defensive tackle Notre Dame College Hall of Fame 1993, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1988, Vikings Ring of Honor 1998
1977 Topps Vern Den Herder 1977 Topps 233 Vern Den Herder Miami Dolphins defensive end Central College College Hall of Fame 1996
1977 Topps Terry Bradshaw 1977 Topps 245 Terry Bradshaw Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Louisiana Tech College Hall of Fame 1996, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1989
1977 Topps Archie Griffin 1977 Topps 269 Archie Griffin Cincinnati Bengals running back Ohio State College Hall of Fame 1986, Heisman Trophy 1974, Heisman Trophy 1975 Rookie card

Griffin is the only player to have won the Heisman Trophy twice.
1977 Topps Charle Young 1977 Topps 275 Charle Young Los Angeles Rams tight end USC College Hall of Fame 2004 Error card

Name misspelled "Charley."
1977 Topps John Hicks 1977 Topps 277 John Hicks New York Giants guard Ohio State College Hall of Fame 2001, Outland Trophy 1973 Hicks finished second to John Cappelletti in voting for the 1973 Heisman Trophy.
1977 Topps Danny White 1977 Topps 284 Danny White Dallas Cowboys quarterback, punter Arizona State College Hall of Fame 1998 Rookie card
1977 Topps Otis Armstrong 1977 Topps 285 Otis Armstrong Denver Broncos running back Purdue College Hall of Fame 2012
1977 Topps Don McCauley 1977 Topps 288 Don McCauley Baltimore Colts running back North Carolina College Hall of Fame 2001
1977 Topps Roger Wehrli 1977 Topps 290 Roger Wehrli St. Louis Cardinals defensive back Missouri Cardinals Ring of Honor 2007, College Hall of Fame 2003, Pro Football Hall of Fame 2007
1977 Topps Fred Biletnikoff 1977 Topps 295 Fred Biletnikoff Oakland Raiders end Florida State College Hall of Fame 1991, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1988
1977 Topps Ray Guy 1977 Topps 320 Ray Guy Oakland Raiders punter Southern Mississippi College Hall of Fame 2004, Pro Football Hall of Fame 2014
1977 Topps Jim Plunkett 1977 Topps 331 Jim Plunkett San Francisco 49ers quarterback Stanford College Hall of Fame 1990, Heisman Trophy 1970
1977 Topps Ahmad Rashad 1977 Topps 359 Ahmad Rashad Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Oregon College Hall of Fame 2007
1977 Topps Walter Payton 1977 Topps 360 Walter Payton Chicago Bears running back Jackson State College Hall of Fame 1996, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1993 Payton's brother, Eddie Payton, played for the Browns, Lions, Chiefs, and Vikings.
1977 Topps Steve Bartkowski 1977 Topps 363 Steve Bartkowski Atlanta Falcons quarterback California College Hall of Fame 2012, Falcons Ring of Honor 2004
1977 Topps Lydell Mitchell 1977 Topps 370 Lydell Mitchell Baltimore Colts running back Penn State College Hall of Fame 2004
1977 Topps Jim Mandich 1977 Topps 372 Jim Mandich Miami Dolphins tight end Michigan College Hall of Fame 2004, Dolphins Honor Roll 2011
1977 Topps Carl Eller 1977 Topps 385 Carl Eller Minnesota Vikings defensive end Minnesota College Hall of Fame 2006, Pro Football Hall of Fame 2004, Vikings Ring of Honor 2002
1977 Topps Fran Tarkenton 1977 Topps 400 Fran Tarkenton Minnesota Vikings quarterback Georgia College Hall of Fame 1987, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1986, Vikings Ring of Honor 1998
1977 Topps 405 Joe Greene Pittsburgh Steelers defensive tackle North Texas College Hall of Fame 1984, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1987
1977 Topps 414 Brian Kelley New York Giants linebacker California Lutheran College Hall of Fame 2010
1977 Topps 432 Bob Johnson Cincinnati Bengals center Tennessee College Hall of Fame 1989
1977 Topps 449 Jim LeClair Cincinnati Bengals linebacker North Dakota College Hall of Fame 1999
1977 Topps 453 O.J. Simpson, 1976 Record Breaker Most yardage rushing, game
O.J. Simpson Buffalo Bills running back USC, City College of San Francisco Bills Wall of Fame 1980, College Hall of Fame 1983, Heisman Trophy 1968, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1985
1977 Topps 454 Fran Tarkenton, 1976 Record Breaker Most yardage passing, lifetime
Fran Tarkenton Minnesota Vikings quarterback Georgia College Hall of Fame 1987, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1986, Vikings Ring of Honor 1998
1977 Topps 460 John Hannah New England Patriots guard Alabama College Hall of Fame 1999, Patriots Hall of Fame 1991, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1991
1977 Topps 464 Howard Twilley Miami Dolphins end Tulsa College Hall of Fame 1992
1977 Topps 465 Jeff Siemon Minnesota Vikings linebacker Stanford College Hall of Fame 2006
1977 Topps 495 Bill Kilmer Washington Redskins quarterback, halfback UCLA College Hall of Fame 1999, Redskins Ring of Fame 2000, Saints Hall of Fame 1990
1977 Topps 505 Larry Csonka New York Giants fullback Syracuse College Hall of Fame 1989, Dolphins Honor Roll 1990, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1987
1977 Topps 510 Tommy Casanova Cincinnati Bengals defensive back LSU College Hall of Fame 1995
1977 Topps 513 Fred Dryer Los Angeles Rams defensive end San Diego State College Hall of Fame 1997
1977 Topps 515 Bob Griese Miami Dolphins quarterback Purdue College Hall of Fame 1984, Dolphins Honor Roll 1990, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1990
1977 Touchdown Club Red Grange 1977 Touchdown Club 1 Red Grange quarterback Illinois College Hall of Fame 1951, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1963 Grange's number, 77, 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.
1977 Touchdown Club Benny Friedman 1977 Touchdown Club 3 Benny Friedman Error card

This card pictures Cliff Montgomery, not Benny Friedman. For more football cards that picture the wrong player, see my Mistaken Identities page.
Benny Friedman quarterback Michigan College Hall of Fame 1951, Pro Football Hall of Fame 2005
Cliff Montgomery tailback Columbia College Hall of Fame 1963
1977 Touchdown Club Cliff Battles 1977 Touchdown Club 4 Cliff Battles tailback, defensive back West Virginia Wesleyan College Hall of Fame 1955, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1968, Redskins Ring of Fame 2000
1977 Touchdown Club George McAfee 1977 Touchdown Club 6 George McAfee halfback Duke College Hall of Fame 1961, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1966
1977 Touchdown Club Beattie Feathers 1977 Touchdown Club 7 Beattie Feathers halfback Tennessee College Hall of Fame 1955 nm
1977 Touchdown Club Sid Luckman 1977 Touchdown Club 10 Sid Luckman quarterback Columbia College Hall of Fame 1960, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1965
1977 Touchdown Club Cecil Isbell 1977 Touchdown Club 11 Cecil Isbell tailback Purdue Packers Hall of Fame 1972, College Hall of Fame 1967

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