Defensive Back Football Cards

Image Set # Card Title/Players Pro Team Position College Honors Notes Grades available at Nearmint Sports Cards
1972 Sunoco Stamps Willie Alexander 1972 Sunoco Stamps 261 Willie Alexander Houston Oilers defensive back Alcorn State
1972 Sunoco Stamps Ken Houston 1972 Sunoco Stamps 262 Ken Houston Houston Oilers defensive back Prairie View Redskins Ring of Fame, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1986
1972 Sunoco Stamps John Charles 1972 Sunoco Stamps 263 John Charles Houston Oilers defensive back Purdue
1972 Sunoco Stamps Jim Marsalis 1972 Sunoco Stamps 284 Jim Marsalis Kansas City Chiefs defensive back Tennessee State Marsalis was Pro Football Weekly's AFL Defensive Rookie of the Year in 1969.
1972 Sunoco Stamps Emmitt Thomas 1972 Sunoco Stamps 285 Emmitt Thomas Kansas City Chiefs defensive back Bishop Chiefs Hall of Fame 1986, Pro Football Hall of Fame 2008
1972 Sunoco Stamps Jim Kearney 1972 Sunoco Stamps 286 Jim Kearney Kansas City Chiefs defensive back Prairie View Kearney returned four interceptions for touchdowns in 1972, tying an NFL record set by Ken Houston in 1971. Kearney still shares the record with Houston and Eric Allen.
1972 Sunoco Stamps Johnny Robinson 1972 Sunoco Stamps 287 Johnny Robinson Kansas City Chiefs defensive back LSU Chiefs Hall of Fame 1974 Robinson has been a finalist for the Pro Football Hall of Fame six times. See my Almost Hall of Famers page.
1972 Sunoco Stamps Jim Nettles 1972 Sunoco Stamps 308 Jim Nettles Los Angeles Rams defensive back Wisconsin
1972 Sunoco Stamps Gene Howard 1972 Sunoco Stamps 309 Gene Howard Los Angeles Rams defensive back Langston
1972 Sunoco Stamps Kermit Alexander 1972 Sunoco Stamps 310 Kermit Alexander Los Angeles Rams defensive back UCLA This stamp shows Alexander with the Rams, but he moved to the Eagles before the start of the 1972 season.
1972 Sunoco Stamps Dave Elmendorf 1972 Sunoco Stamps 311 Dave Elmendorf Los Angeles Rams defensive back Texas A and M College Hall of Fame 1997
1972 Sunoco Stamps Tim Foley 1972 Sunoco Stamps 332 Tim Foley Miami Dolphins defensive back Purdue
1972 Sunoco Stamps Curtis Johnson 1972 Sunoco Stamps 333 Curtis Johnson Miami Dolphins defensive back Toledo
1972 Sunoco Stamps Dick Anderson 1972 Sunoco Stamps 334 Dick Anderson Miami Dolphins defensive back Colorado College Hall of Fame 1993, Dolphins Honor Roll 2006
1972 Sunoco Stamps Jake Scott 1972 Sunoco Stamps 335 Jake Scott Miami Dolphins defensive back Georgia Dolphins Honor Roll 2010, College Hall of Fame 2011 Scott had two interceptions in Super Bowl VII and was named the game's MVP. The Dolphins beat Washington 14-7 to cap their perfect 17-0 season.
1972 Sunoco Stamps Bobby Bryant 1972 Sunoco Stamps 356 Bobby Bryant Minnesota Vikings defensive back South Carolina
1972 Sunoco Stamps Charlie West 1972 Sunoco Stamps 358 Charlie West Minnesota Vikings defensive back Texas - El Paso
1972 Sunoco Stamps Paul Krause 1972 Sunoco Stamps 359 Paul Krause Minnesota Vikings defensive back Iowa Pro Football Hall of Fame 1998, Vikings Ring of Honor 1998
1972 Sunoco Stamps Larry Carwell 1972 Sunoco Stamps 380 Larry Carwell New England Patriots defensive back Iowa State
1972 Sunoco Stamps John Outlaw 1972 Sunoco Stamps 381 John Outlaw New England Patriots defensive back Jackson State
1972 Sunoco Stamps Rickie Harris 1972 Sunoco Stamps 382 Rickie Harris New England Patriots defensive back Arizona
1972 Sunoco Stamps Don Webb 1972 Sunoco Stamps 383 Don Webb New England Patriots defensive back Iowa State
1972 Sunoco Stamps Tom Janik 1972 Sunoco Stamps 384 Tom Janik New England Patriots punter, defensive back Texas A and M - Kingsville, Texas A and M
1972 Sunoco Stamps Dee Martin 1972 Sunoco Stamps 404 Dee Martin New Orleans Saints defensive back Kentucky State
1972 Sunoco Stamps Delles Howell 1972 Sunoco Stamps 405 Delles Howell New Orleans Saints defensive back Grambling Howell's brothers, Mike and Lane, also played in the NFL.