Defensive Back Football Cards

Image Set # Card Title/Players Pro Team Position College Honors Notes Grades available at Nearmint Sports Cards
1971 Topps John Pitts 1971 Topps 163 John Pitts Buffalo Bills defensive back Arizona State
1971 Topps Erich Barnes 1971 Topps 168 Erich Barnes Cleveland Browns defensive back Purdue Barnes was inducted into the Indiana Football Hall of Fame in 1986.
1971 Topps Joe Scarpati 1971 Topps 173 Joe Scarpati New Orleans Saints defensive back North Carolina State
1971 Topps Mike Battle 1971 Topps 179 Mike Battle New York Jets defensive back USC Rookie card

Battle returned 40 kickoffs in 1970, most in the NFL.
1971 Topps Roger Wehrli 1971 Topps 188 Roger Wehrli St. Louis Cardinals defensive back Missouri College Hall of Fame 2003, Cardinals Ring of Honor 2007, Pro Football Hall of Fame 2007 Rookie card
1971 Topps Willie Brown 1971 Topps 207 Willie Brown Oakland Raiders defensive back Grambling Pro Football Hall of Fame 1984
1971 Topps Jake Scott 1971 Topps 211 Jake Scott Miami Dolphins defensive back Georgia Dolphins Honor Roll 2010, College Hall of Fame 2011 Rookie card
1971 Topps Ken Ellis 1971 Topps 224 Ken Ellis Green Bay Packers defensive back Southern Packers Hall of Fame 1998 Rookie card
1971 Topps Lemar Parrish 1971 Topps 233 Lemar Parrish Cincinnati Bengals defensive back Lincoln University Rookie card
1971 Topps Bruce Taylor 1971 Topps 239 Bruce Taylor San Francisco 49ers defensive back Boston University College Hall of Fame 1997 Rookie card
1971 Topps Kermit Alexander 1971 Topps 243 Kermit Alexander Los Angeles Rams defensive back UCLA
1971 Topps Cornell Gordon 1971 Topps 256 Cornell Gordon Denver Broncos defensive back North Carolina A and T
1971 Topps Game Willie Wood 1971 Topps Game 22 Willie Wood Green Bay Packers defensive back USC Packers Hall of Fame 1977, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1989 In 1975, Wood became the first African-American head coach of a professional football team. He coached the Philadelphia Bell of the World Football League.
1971 Topps Game Larry Wilson 1971 Topps Game 46 Larry Wilson St. Louis Cardinals defensive back Utah Pro Football Hall of Fame 1978, Cardinals Ring of Honor 2006
1972 Alabama Playing Cards Bobby McKinney 1972 Alabama Playing Cards 2D Bobby McKinney defensive back Alabama
1972 Alabama Playing Cards Steve Wade 1972 Alabama Playing Cards 4H Steve Wade defensive back Alabama
1972 Alabama Playing Cards Lanny Norris 1972 Alabama Playing Cards 6D Lanny Norris defensive back Alabama
1972 Alabama Playing Cards Mike Washington 1972 Alabama Playing Cards 7H Mike Washington defensive back Alabama
1972 Alabama Playing Cards David McMakin 1972 Alabama Playing Cards 7S David McMakin defensive back Alabama McMakin's brother, John McMakin, played for the Pittsburgh Steelers, Detroit Lions, and Seattle Seahawks.
1972 Alabama Playing Cards Jeff Blitz 1972 Alabama Playing Cards 12C Jeff Blitz defensive back Alabama
1972 Alabama Playing Cards Robby Rowan 1972 Alabama Playing Cards 12D Robby Rowan defensive back Alabama
1972 Auburn Playing Cards Bruce Evans 1972 Auburn Playing Cards 4C Bruce Evans defensive back Auburn
1972 Auburn Playing Cards Johnny Simmons 1972 Auburn Playing Cards 4H Johnny Simmons defensive back Auburn nm
1972 Auburn Playing Cards Mike Fuller 1972 Auburn Playing Cards 5H Mike Fuller defensive back Auburn Fuller played in the NFL for the San Diego Chargers and Cincinnati Bengals. nm
1972 Auburn Playing Cards David Langner 1972 Auburn Playing Cards 8C David Langner defensive back Auburn Langner returned two blocked Greg Gantt punts for touchdowns in the famous "Punt Bama Punt" game against Alabama. Auburn won the game, 17-16.