Defensive Back Football Cards

Image Set # Card Title/Players Pro Team Position College Honors Notes Grades available at Nearmint Sports Cards
1977 Topps Ken Riley 1977 Topps 365 Ken Riley Cincinnati Bengals defensive back Florida A and M
1977 Topps Clyde Powers 1977 Topps 368 Clyde Powers New York Giants defensive back Oklahoma Rookie card
1977 Topps Phil Wise 1977 Topps 377 Phil Wise New York Jets defensive back Nebraska - Omaha, South Dakota
1977 Topps Norm Thompson 1977 Topps 379 Norm Thompson Baltimore Colts defensive back Utah
1977 Topps Glen Edwards 1977 Topps 381 Glen Edwards Pittsburgh Steelers defensive back Florida A and M
1977 Topps Nelson Munsey 1977 Topps 392 Nelson Munsey Baltimore Colts defensive back Wyoming
1977 Topps Craig Clemons 1977 Topps 399 Craig Clemons Chicago Bears defensive back Iowa
1977 Topps 402 Willie Buchanon Green Bay Packers defensive back San Diego State Packers Hall of Fame 1993
1977 Topps 406 Bill Simpson Los Angeles Rams defensive back Michigan State Rookie card
1977 Topps 409 Pat Fischer Washington Redskins defensive back Nebraska Redskins Ring of Fame
1977 Topps 422 Tim Fox New England Patriots defensive back Ohio State Rookie card
1977 Topps 431 Tony Greene Buffalo Bills defensive back Maryland
1977 Topps Lem Barney 1977 Topps 433 Lem Barney Detroit Lions defensive back Jackson State Pro Football Hall of Fame 1992
1977 Topps 450 Ken Houston Washington Redskins defensive back Prairie View Redskins Ring of Fame, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1986
1977 Topps 461 Ken Reaves St. Louis Cardinals defensive back Norfolk State
1977 Topps 466 John Outlaw Philadelphia Eagles defensive back Jackson State
1977 Topps 471 Johnnie Gray Green Bay Packers defensive back Cal State Fullerton Packers Hall of Fame 1994
1977 Topps 488 Rich Sowells New York Jets defensive back Alcorn State Rookie card
1977 Topps 490 Cliff Harris Pittsburgh Steelers defensive back Ouachita Baptist Cowboys Ring of Honor 2004
1977 Topps 498 Randy Logan Philadelphia Eagles defensive back Michigan Logan played 11 seasons in the NFL, all with the Eagles.
1977 Topps 501 J.T. Thomas Pittsburgh Steelers defensive back Florida State
1977 Topps 507 Ray Easterling Atlanta Falcons defensive back Richmond Rookie card
1977 Topps 510 Tommy Casanova Cincinnati Bengals defensive back LSU College Hall of Fame 1995
1977 Topps 521 Bobby Bryant Minnesota Vikings defensive back South Carolina
1977 Touchdown Club Cliff Battles 1977 Touchdown Club 4 Cliff Battles tailback, defensive back West Virginia Wesleyan Redskins Ring of Fame, College Hall of Fame 1955, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1968
1978 Country Kitchen Vikings Bobby Bryant 1978 Country Kitchen Vikings 1 Bobby Bryant Minnesota Vikings defensive back South Carolina Bryant had 51 interceptions with the Vikings, second-most in team history. Paul Krause had 53.
1978 Country Kitchen Vikings Paul Krause 1978 Country Kitchen Vikings 3 Paul Krause Minnesota Vikings defensive back Iowa Pro Football Hall of Fame 1998, Vikings Ring of Honor 1998 Krause and Vikings teammate Wally Hilgenberg were co-captains at Iowa, according to the back of this photo.
1978 Holsum Bread Rolland Lawrence 1978 Holsum Bread 1 Rolland Lawrence Atlanta Falcons defensive back Tabor exmt
1978 Holsum Bread Mike Haynes 1978 Holsum Bread 20 Mike Haynes New England Patriots defensive back Arizona State Patriots Hall of Fame 1994, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1997, College Hall of Fame 2001
1978 Holsum Bread Ken Houston 1978 Holsum Bread 32 Ken Houston Washington Redskins defensive back Prairie View Redskins Ring of Fame, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1986
1978 Topps Skip Thomas 1978 Topps 8 Skip Thomas Oakland Raiders defensive back USC Rookie card

Thomas played for the Raiders from 1972 to 1977. He did not play in 1978.
1978 Topps Ken Houston 1978 Topps 10 Ken Houston Washington Redskins defensive back Prairie View Redskins Ring of Fame, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1986
1978 Topps John Outlaw 1978 Topps 23 John Outlaw Pittsburgh Steelers defensive back Jackson State
1978 Topps Jack Tatum 1978 Topps 28 Jack Tatum Oakland Raiders defensive back Ohio State College Hall of Fame 2004
1978 Topps Norm Thompson 1978 Topps 29 Norm Thompson Baltimore Colts defensive back Utah
1978 Topps Gary Green 1978 Topps 42 Gary Green Kansas City Chiefs defensive back Baylor Rookie card
1978 Topps Glen Edwards 1978 Topps 44 Glen Edwards San Diego Chargers defensive back Florida A and M
1978 Topps Mike Washington 1978 Topps 48 Mike Washington Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive back Alabama
1978 Topps Mario Clark 1978 Topps 57 Mario Clark Buffalo Bills defensive back Oregon Rookie card
1978 Topps Ken Reaves 1978 Topps 64 Ken Reaves St. Louis Cardinals defensive back Norfolk State
1978 Topps Lem Barney 1978 Topps 82 Lem Barney Detroit Lions defensive back Jackson State Pro Football Hall of Fame 1992
1978 Topps Lyle Blackwood 1978 Topps 89 Lyle Blackwood Baltimore Colts defensive back TCU
1978 Topps Norris Thomas 1978 Topps 96 Norris Thomas Miami Dolphins defensive back Southern Mississippi Rookie card

The back of this card says that Thomas is the nephew of Jim Marsalis. Marsalis played for the Kansas City Chiefs and New Orleans Saints.
1978 Topps Gary Barbaro 1978 Topps 97 Gary Barbaro Kansas City Chiefs defensive back Nicholls State Rookie card

Barbaro had a 102-yard interception return in 1977, longest in the NFL.
1978 Topps Tony Peters 1978 Topps 113 Tony Peters Cleveland Browns defensive back Oklahoma Rookie card
1978 Topps Ken Riley 1978 Topps 115 Ken Riley Cincinnati Bengals defensive back Florida A and M
1978 Topps Burgess Owens 1978 Topps 121 Burgess Owens New York Jets defensive back Miami Florida
1978 Topps J.T. Thomas 1978 Topps 124 J.T. Thomas Pittsburgh Steelers defensive back Florida State
1978 Topps Allan Ellis 1978 Topps 132 Allan Ellis Chicago Bears defensive back UCLA
1978 Topps Johnnie Gray 1978 Topps 138 Johnnie Gray Green Bay Packers defensive back Cal State Fullerton Packers Hall of Fame 1994