Defensive Back Football Cards

Image Set # Card Title/Players Pro Team Position College Honors Notes Grades available at Nearmint Sports Cards
1972 Topps Herb Adderley 1972 Topps 66 Herb Adderley Dallas Cowboys defensive back Michigan State Pro Football Hall of Fame 1980, Packers Hall of Fame 1981 Error card

Name misspelled "Adderly."
1972 Topps Ken Houston 1972 Topps 78 Ken Houston Houston Oilers defensive back Prairie View Redskins Ring of Fame, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1986
1972 Topps Ike Hill 1972 Topps 83 Ike Hill Buffalo Bills defensive back Catawba Rookie card PSA 8
1972 Topps Dick Anderson 1972 Topps 98 Dick Anderson Miami Dolphins defensive back Colorado College Hall of Fame 1993, Dolphins Honor Roll 2006
1972 Topps Dave Elmendorf 1972 Topps 109 Dave Elmendorf Los Angeles Rams defensive back Texas A and M College Hall of Fame 1997 Rookie card
1972 Topps Bob James 1972 Topps 114 Bob James Buffalo Bills defensive back Fisk University Bills Wall of Fame 1998 Rookie card
1972 Topps Rick Volk Pro Action 1972 Topps 125 Rick Volk Pro Action
Rick Volk Baltimore Colts defensive back Michigan
1972 Topps Rick Volk 1972 Topps 141 Rick Volk Baltimore Colts defensive back Michigan
1972 Topps Emmitt Thomas 1972 Topps 157 Emmitt Thomas Kansas City Chiefs defensive back Bishop Chiefs Hall of Fame 1986, Pro Football Hall of Fame 2008 Rookie card
1972 Topps Ernie Kellermann 1972 Topps 162 Ernie Kellermann Cleveland Browns defensive back Miami Ohio Kellermann was inducted into the Miami University Athletics Hall of Fame in 1972.
1972 Topps John Charles 1972 Topps 176 John Charles Houston Oilers defensive back Purdue
1972 Topps Jake Scott 1972 Topps 193 Jake Scott Miami Dolphins defensive back Georgia Dolphins Honor Roll 2010, College Hall of Fame 2011
1972 Topps John Rowser 1972 Topps 198 John Rowser Pittsburgh Steelers defensive back Michigan Rookie card
1972 Topps Leroy Keyes 1972 Topps 201 Leroy Keyes Philadelphia Eagles defensive back, running back Purdue College Hall of Fame 1990 Rookie card

Keyes finished third in voting for the Heisman Trophy in 1967, behind Gary Beban and O.J. Simpson. He finished second to Simpson in 1968.
1972 Topps Larry Wilson 1972 Topps 205 Larry Wilson St. Louis Cardinals defensive back Utah Pro Football Hall of Fame 1978, Cardinals Ring of Honor 2006
1972 Topps Pat Fischer 1972 Topps 217 Pat Fischer Washington Redskins defensive back Nebraska Redskins Ring of Fame
1972 Topps Spider Lockhart 1972 Topps 233 Spider Lockhart New York Giants defensive back North Texas
1972 Topps W.K. Hicks 1972 Topps 246 W.K. Hicks New York Jets defensive back Texas Southern
1972 Topps Jim Johnson All-Pro 1972 Topps 284 Jim Johnson All-Pro
Jim Johnson San Francisco 49ers defensive back UCLA Pro Football Hall of Fame 1994, 49ers Hall of Fame 2009
1972 Topps Willie Brown All-Pro 1972 Topps 285 Willie Brown All-Pro
Willie Brown Oakland Raiders defensive back Grambling Pro Football Hall of Fame 1984
1972 Topps Bill Bradley All-Pro 1972 Topps 286 Bill Bradley All-Pro
Bill Bradley Philadelphia Eagles defensive back, punter Texas Eagles Honor Roll 1993
1972 Topps Ken Houston All-Pro 1972 Topps 287 Ken Houston All-Pro nm
Ken Houston Houston Oilers defensive back Prairie View Redskins Ring of Fame, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1986
1972 Topps Kermit Alexander 1972 Topps 289 Kermit Alexander Los Angeles Rams defensive back UCLA Alexander and his wife, Tami, adopted 5 children from Haiti after the earthquake there in 2010. The ESPN web site has a long story about Alexander and his family.
1972 Topps Hugo Hollas 1972 Topps 296 Hugo Hollas New Orleans Saints defensive back Rice Rookie card
1972 Topps Larry Carwell 1972 Topps 299 Larry Carwell New England Patriots defensive back Iowa State Rookie card