Defensive Back Football Cards

Image Set # Card Title/Players Pro Team Position College Honors Notes Grades available at Nearmint Sports Cards
1978 Topps Clarence Duren 1978 Topps 306 Clarence Duren San Diego Chargers defensive back California Rookie card
1978 Topps Jake Scott 1978 Topps 317 Jake Scott Washington Redskins defensive back Georgia Dolphins Honor Roll 2010, College Hall of Fame 2011
1978 Topps Bob Howard 1978 Topps 321 Bob Howard New England Patriots defensive back Cal Poly-San Luis Obispo, San Diego State
1978 Topps Ron Bolton 1978 Topps 329 Ron Bolton Cleveland Browns defensive back Norfolk State
1978 Topps Tommy Casanova 1978 Topps 330 Tommy Casanova Cincinnati Bengals defensive back LSU College Hall of Fame 1995
1978 Topps Interception Leaders 1978 Topps 335 Interception Leaders
Lyle Blackwood Baltimore Colts defensive back TCU
Rolland Lawrence Atlanta Falcons defensive back Tabor
1978 Topps Bill Thompson 1978 Topps 340 Bill Thompson Denver Broncos defensive back Maryland Eastern Shore Broncos Ring of Fame 1987
1978 Topps Curtis Johnson 1978 Topps 342 Curtis Johnson Miami Dolphins defensive back Toledo
1978 Topps Bruce Taylor 1978 Topps 348 Bruce Taylor San Francisco 49ers defensive back Boston University College Hall of Fame 1997
1978 Topps Larry Marshall 1978 Topps 358 Larry Marshall Philadelphia Eagles defensive back Maryland
1978 Topps Bernard Jackson 1978 Topps 363 Bernard Jackson Denver Broncos defensive back Washington State
1978 Topps Thom Darden 1978 Topps 373 Thom Darden Cleveland Browns defensive back Michigan Darden led the NFL with 10 interceptions and 200 interception return yards in 1978.
1978 Topps Paul Krause 1978 Topps 378 Paul Krause Minnesota Vikings defensive back Iowa Pro Football Hall of Fame 1998, Vikings Ring of Honor 1998 PSA 7
1978 Topps Mike Haynes 1978 Topps 380 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 Topps Charlie Waters 1978 Topps 385 Charlie Waters Dallas Cowboys defensive back Clemson
1978 Topps James Hunter 1978 Topps 389 James Hunter Detroit Lions defensive back Grambling Rookie card

Hunter's son, Javin Hunter, was a wide receiver for the Baltimore Ravens in 2002.
1978 Topps Jimmy Allen 1978 Topps 391 Jimmy Allen Detroit Lions defensive back Pierce College, UCLA Rookie card

Allen was elected to the Pierce College Hall of Fame in 2012.
1978 Topps Virgil Livers 1978 Topps 397 Virgil Livers Chicago Bears defensive back Western Kentucky
1978 Topps Artimus Parker 1978 Topps 402 Artimus Parker New York Jets defensive back USC Rookie card
1978 Topps Herman Edwards 1978 Topps 404 Herman Edwards Philadelphia Eagles defensive back California, San Diego State Rookie card

Edwards was the head coach of the New York Jets from 2001 to 2005, and of the Kansas City Chiefs from 2006 to 2008.
1978 Topps Bill Bryant 1978 Topps 412 Bill Bryant New York Giants defensive back Grambling Rookie card

Bryant played in the World Football League in 1974 and 1975.
1978 Topps Marvin Cobb 1978 Topps 414 Marvin Cobb Cincinnati Bengals defensive back USC
1978 Topps Louis Wright 1978 Topps 420 Louis Wright Denver Broncos defensive back Arizona State, San Jose State Broncos Ring of Fame 1993 Rookie card
1978 Topps Prentice McCray 1978 Topps 421 Prentice McCray New England Patriots defensive back Arizona State
1978 Topps Emmitt Thomas 1978 Topps 426 Emmitt Thomas Kansas City Chiefs defensive back Bishop Chiefs Hall of Fame 1986, Pro Football Hall of Fame 2008 Thomas holds the Chiefs record for career interceptions, with 58.