Defensive Back Football Cards

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Picture Set # Card Title/Players Pro Team Position College Honors Notes Est. Retail Value (?) Grades available at nearmintcards.com
1974 Topps Jim Tolbert 1974 Topps 344 Jim Tolbert St. Louis Cardinals defensive back Lincoln University Rookie card
1974 Topps Tommy Casanova 1974 Topps 347 Tommy Casanova Cincinnati Bengals defensive back LSU College Hall of Fame 1995
1974 Topps John Outlaw 1974 Topps 354 John Outlaw Philadelphia Eagles defensive back Jackson State
1974 Topps Rick Volk 1974 Topps 360 Rick Volk Baltimore Colts defensive back Michigan
1974 Topps 366 Ernie Jackson New Orleans Saints defensive back Duke Rookie card
1974 Topps Dave Elmendorf 1974 Topps 370 Dave Elmendorf Los Angeles Rams defensive back Texas A and M College Hall of Fame 1997
1974 Topps Emmitt Thomas 1974 Topps 381 Emmitt Thomas Kansas City Chiefs defensive back Bishop Chiefs Hall of Fame 1986, Pro Football Hall of Fame 2008 Thomas had 12 interceptions in 1974, still a Chiefs record.
1974 Topps George Atkinson 1974 Topps 384 George Atkinson Oakland Raiders defensive back Morris Brown
1974 Topps Jess Phillips 1974 Topps 392 Jess Phillips New Orleans Saints defensive back Michigan State Rookie card
1974 Topps Garry Lyle 1974 Topps 393 Garry Lyle Chicago Bears defensive back, running back George Washington Rookie card, error card

Name misspelled "Gary."
1974 Topps Dwight Harrison 1974 Topps 399 Dwight Harrison Buffalo Bills defensive back, wide receiver Texas A and M - Kingsville Rookie card
1974 Topps Ralph Anderson 1974 Topps 408 Ralph Anderson New England Patriots defensive back West Texas State
1974 Topps Willie Alexander 1974 Topps 414 Willie Alexander Houston Oilers defensive back Alcorn State
1974 Topps 421 Roger Wehrli St. Louis Cardinals defensive back Missouri Cardinals Ring of Honor 2007, College Hall of Fame 2003, Pro Football Hall of Fame 2007
1974 Topps 430 Jim Johnson San Francisco 49ers defensive back UCLA 49ers Hall of Fame 2009, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1994
1974 Topps Pat Fischer 1974 Topps 445 Pat Fischer Washington Redskins defensive back Nebraska Redskins Ring of Fame 2000
1974 Topps Ron Bolton 1974 Topps 454 Ron Bolton New England Patriots defensive back Norfolk State Rookie card
1974 Topps Bob Howard 1974 Topps 483 Bob Howard San Diego Chargers defensive back Cal Poly-San Luis Obispo, San Diego State Rookie card
1974 Topps Pete Athas 1974 Topps 494 Pete Athas New York Giants defensive back Tennessee
1974 Topps Ken Riley 1974 Topps 511 Ken Riley Cincinnati Bengals defensive back Florida A and M
1974 Topps 514 Ray Brown Atlanta Falcons defensive back West Texas A and M Rookie card
1974 Topps Leroy Mitchell 1974 Topps 519 Leroy Mitchell Denver Broncos defensive back Texas Southern
1974 Topps Lem Barney 1974 Topps 525 Lem Barney Detroit Lions defensive back Jackson State Pro Football Hall of Fame 1992
1974 Topps Steve Tannen 1974 Topps 528 Steve Tannen New York Jets defensive back Florida
1974 USC Discs Marvin Cobb 1974 USC Discs 5 Marvin Cobb defensive back USC Cobb played from 1975 to 1980 for the Cincinnati Bengals, Minnesota Vikings, and Pittsburgh Steelers.
1974 USC Discs Doug Hogan 1974 USC Discs 12 Doug Hogan defensive back USC
1974 USC Discs Charlie Phillips 1974 USC Discs 21 Charlie Phillips defensive back USC Phillips played for the Oakland Raiders from 1975 to 1979
1974 USC Discs Danny Reece 1974 USC Discs 24 Danny Reece defensive back USC Reece played for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers from 1976 to 1980.
1974 West Virginia Playing Cards Mark Burke 1974 West Virginia Playing Cards 5C Mark Burke defensive back West Virginia Burke played in one game for the Philadelphia Eagles, the last game of the 1976 season. See my Cups of Coffee page for cards of other players who appeared in exactly one NFL, AFL, or AAFC game.
1974 Wonder Bread Bill Bradley 1974 Wonder Bread 3 Bill Bradley Philadelphia Eagles defensive back Texas Eagles Honor Roll 1993
1974 Wonder Bread Willie Brown 1974 Wonder Bread 4 Willie Brown Oakland Raiders defensive back Grambling Pro Football Hall of Fame 1984 nm-mt
1974 Wonder Bread Ken Ellis 1974 Wonder Bread 6 Ken Ellis Green Bay Packers defensive back Southern Packers Hall of Fame 1998 nm-mt
1974 Wonder Bread Jim Johnson 1974 Wonder Bread 11 Jim Johnson San Francisco 49ers defensive back UCLA 49ers Hall of Fame 2009, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1994 Johnson's brother, Rafer, was an Olympic medalist in the decathlon. He won the silver medal in 1956 and the gold in 1960. nm
1974 Wonder Bread Paul Krause 1974 Wonder Bread 12 Paul Krause Minnesota Vikings defensive back Iowa Pro Football Hall of Fame 1998, Vikings Ring of Honor 1998
1975 Fleer Immortal Roll Cliff Battles 1975 Fleer Immortal Roll 2 Cliff Battles tailback, defensive back West Virginia Wesleyan College Hall of Fame 1955, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1968, Redskins Ring of Fame 2000
1975 Fleer Immortal Roll Ollie Matson 1975 Fleer Immortal Roll 35 Ollie Matson fullback, defensive back San Francisco Cardinals Ring of Honor 2006, College Hall of Fame 1976, Eagles Honor Roll 1987, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1972 nm
1975 Fleer Immortal Roll Emlen Tunnell 1975 Fleer Immortal Roll 44 Emlen Tunnell defensive back Iowa, Toledo Giants Ring of Honor 2010, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1967 nm
1975 Fleer Immortal Roll Jack Christiansen 1975 Fleer Immortal Roll 61 Jack Christiansen defensive back Colorado State Pro Football Hall of Fame 1970 exmt
1975 Fleer Immortal Roll Dick Lane 1975 Fleer Immortal Roll 84 Dick Lane defensive back Scottsbluff Junior College Cardinals Ring of Honor 2006, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1974 nm
1975 Topps 1974 Interception Leaders 1975 Topps 5 1974 Interception Leaders
Ray Brown Atlanta Falcons defensive back West Texas A and M
Emmitt Thomas Kansas City Chiefs defensive back Bishop Chiefs Hall of Fame 1986, Pro Football Hall of Fame 2008
1975 Topps Mel Blount 1975 Topps 12 Mel Blount Pittsburgh Steelers defensive back Southern Pro Football Hall of Fame 1989 Rookie card

Blount was the NFL's 1975 Defensive Player of the Year.
1975 Topps Clarence Ellis 1975 Topps 18 Clarence Ellis Atlanta Falcons defensive back Notre Dame
1975 Topps Jess Phillips 1975 Topps 21 Jess Phillips New Orleans Saints defensive back Michigan State
1975 Topps Rick Volk 1975 Topps 30 Rick Volk Baltimore Colts defensive back Michigan
1975 Topps Bob Howard 1975 Topps 37 Bob Howard San Diego Chargers defensive back Cal Poly-San Luis Obispo, San Diego State PSA 9
1975 Topps Bivian Lee 1975 Topps 47 Bivian Lee New Orleans Saints defensive back Prairie View
1975 Topps Tony Greene 1975 Topps 54 Tony Greene Buffalo Bills defensive back Maryland Rookie card
1975 Topps Charlie Waters 1975 Topps 59 Charlie Waters Dallas Cowboys defensive back Clemson Rookie card
1975 Topps Charlie Stukes 1975 Topps 66 Charlie Stukes Los Angeles Rams defensive back Maryland Eastern Shore
1975 Topps Jack Tatum 1975 Topps 70 Jack Tatum Oakland Raiders defensive back Ohio State College Hall of Fame 2004

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