Defensive Back Football Cards

Image Set # Card Title/Players Pro Team Position College Honors Notes Grades available at Nearmint Sports Cards
1954 Rams Team Issue Ed Hughes 1954 Rams Team Issue 12 Ed Hughes Los Angeles Rams defensive back North Carolina State, Tulsa Hughes was a rookie in 1954. He played five seasons for the Rams and Giants.
1954 Rams Team Issue Will Sherman 1954 Rams Team Issue 26 Will Sherman Los Angeles Rams defensive back St. Mary's vg
1955 49ers Team Issue Rex Berry 1955 49ers Team Issue 6 Rex Berry San Francisco 49ers halfback, defensive back Brigham Young
1955 49ers Team Issue Bobby Luna 1955 49ers Team Issue 21 Bobby Luna San Francisco 49ers defensive back Alabama
1955 49ers Team Issue George Maderos 1955 49ers Team Issue 22 George Maderos San Francisco 49ers defensive back Chico State
1955 49ers Team Issue Dick Moegle 1955 49ers Team Issue 25 Dick Moegle San Francisco 49ers defensive back Rice Moegle placed sixth in voting for the Heisman Trophy in 1954. See my football cards of Heisman candidates page. nm
1955 Bowman Lindon Crow 1955 Bowman 5 Lindon Crow Chicago Cardinals defensive back USC Rookie card
1955 Bowman Dick Alban 1955 Bowman 12 Dick Alban Washington Redskins defensive back Northwestern Alban was traded twice in three days in 1956. On April 23, the Redskins traded him to the Lions for Dick Stanfel. On April 26, the Lions traded him to the Steelers for Dick Modzelewski. ex
1955 Bowman Bert Rechichar 1955 Bowman 20 Bert Rechichar Baltimore Colts defensive back Tennessee Rechichar attempted 24 field goals in 1955, most in the NFL. He made just 10 of them, though. PSA 7, ex
1955 Bowman Lee Riley 1955 Bowman 21 Lee Riley Detroit Lions defensive back Detroit Rookie card
1955 Bowman Ollie Matson 1955 Bowman 25 Ollie Matson Chicago Cardinals 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 Matson won two medals in track in the 1952 Helsinki Olympics. See my page of Olympic athletes on vintage football cards. PSA 7, PSA 6
1955 Bowman Jack Christiansen 1955 Bowman 28 Jack Christiansen Detroit Lions defensive back Colorado State Pro Football Hall of Fame 1970
1955 Bowman Tom Keane 1955 Bowman 30 Tom Keane Baltimore Colts defensive back West Virginia Keane's brother, Jim Keane, also played in the NFL. ex
1955 Bowman Dick Moegle 1955 Bowman 48 Dick Moegle San Francisco 49ers defensive back Rice Rookie card PSA 7, ex+
1955 Bowman Eddie Bell 1955 Bowman 67 Eddie Bell Philadelphia Eagles defensive back Pennsylvania Rookie card
1955 Bowman Chuck Drazenovich 1955 Bowman 80 Chuck Drazenovich Washington Redskins defensive back Penn State
1955 Bowman Carl Taseff 1955 Bowman 103 Carl Taseff Baltimore Colts halfback, defensive back John Carroll Rookie card nm
1955 Bowman Ken Konz 1955 Bowman 113 Ken Konz Cleveland Browns defensive back LSU exmt
1955 Bowman Bobby Dillon 1955 Bowman 122 Bobby Dillon Green Bay Packers defensive back Texas Packers Hall of Fame 1974 PSA 8
1955 Bowman Emlen Tunnell 1955 Bowman 136 Emlen Tunnell New York Giants defensive back Iowa, Toledo Pro Football Hall of Fame 1967, Giants Ring of Honor 2010 Error card

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1955 Bowman Tom Landry 1955 Bowman 152 Tom Landry New York Giants defensive back, coach Texas Pro Football Hall of Fame 1990, Cowboys Ring of Honor 1993
1955 Bowman Jerry Norton 1955 Bowman 155 Jerry Norton Philadelphia Eagles defensive back, punter SMU Rookie card PSA 8, exmt
1955 Rams Team Issue Don Burroughs 1955 Rams Team Issue 3 Don Burroughs Los Angeles Rams defensive back Colorado State A rookie in 1955, Burroughs intercepted 3 passes in his first NFL game.
1955 Rams Team Issue Jim Cason 1955 Rams Team Issue 4 Jim Cason Los Angeles Rams defensive back LSU
1955 Rams Team Issue Hall Haynes 1955 Rams Team Issue 13 Hall Haynes Los Angeles Rams defensive back Santa Clara