Defensive End Football Cards

Image Set # Card Title/Players Pro Team Position College Honors Notes Grades available at Nearmint Sports Cards
1978 Topps Mike Hartenstine 1978 Topps 72 Mike Hartenstine Chicago Bears defensive end Penn State
1978 Topps Carl Eller 1978 Topps 79 Carl Eller Minnesota Vikings defensive end Minnesota Vikings Ring of Honor 2002, Pro Football Hall of Fame 2004, College Hall of Fame 2006
1978 Topps Harvey Martin 1978 Topps 110 Harvey Martin Dallas Cowboys defensive end Texas A and M - Commerce
1978 Topps Elvin Bethea 1978 Topps 127 Elvin Bethea Houston Oilers defensive end North Carolina A and T Pro Football Hall of Fame 2003 PSA 8
1978 Topps Mike Barnes 1978 Topps 129 Mike Barnes Baltimore Colts defensive end, defensive tackle Miami Florida
1978 Topps Coy Bacon 1978 Topps 135 Coy Bacon Cincinnati Bengals defensive end Jackson State Bacon played for the USFL's Washington Federals in 1983. According to Remember the USFL, Bacon scored the first points in league history--on a safety!
1978 Topps L.C. Greenwood 1978 Topps 145 L.C. Greenwood Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end Arkansas AM and N Steelers All-Time Team
1978 Topps Jack Gregory 1978 Topps 159 Jack Gregory New York Giants defensive end Delta State
1978 Topps Otis Sistrunk 1978 Topps 189 Otis Sistrunk Oakland Raiders defensive end, defensive tackle
1978 Topps Mack Mitchell 1978 Topps 204 Mack Mitchell Cleveland Browns defensive end Houston
1978 Topps Steve Furness 1978 Topps 214 Steve Furness Pittsburgh Steelers defensive tackle, defensive end Rhode Island
1978 Topps Fred Dean 1978 Topps 217 Fred Dean San Diego Chargers defensive end Louisiana Tech Pro Football Hall of Fame 2008, Chargers Hall of Fame 2008, College Hall of Fame 2009 Rookie card
1978 Topps Ken Sanders 1978 Topps 222 Ken Sanders Detroit Lions defensive end Howard Payne Rookie card
1978 Topps Claude Humphrey 1978 Topps 230 Claude Humphrey Atlanta Falcons defensive end Tennessee State Falcons Ring of Honor 2008, Pro Football Hall of Fame 2014
1978 Topps Dwight White 1978 Topps 255 Dwight White Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end North Texas Steelers All-Time Team
1978 Topps Jack Youngblood 1978 Topps 265 Jack Youngblood Los Angeles Rams defensive end Florida College Hall of Fame 1992, Pro Football Hall of Fame 2001
1978 Topps John Dutton 1978 Topps 280 John Dutton Baltimore Colts defensive tackle, defensive end Nebraska
1978 Topps Joe Klecko 1978 Topps 287 Joe Klecko New York Jets defensive tackle, defensive end Temple Jets Ring of Honor 2010 Rookie card

Klecko's son, Dan Klecko, played for the New England Patriots, Indianapolis Colts, and Philadelphia Eagles.
1978 Topps Lee Roy Selmon 1978 Topps 314 Lee Roy Selmon Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive end Oklahoma Outland Trophy 1975, College Hall of Fame 1988, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1995, Buccaneers Ring of Honor 2009 Selmon placed ninth in voting for the Heisman Trophy in 1975. See my page of football cards of Heisman candidates.
1978 Topps Jim Marshall 1978 Topps 343 Jim Marshall Minnesota Vikings defensive end Ohio State Vikings Ring of Honor 1999 Marshall is a member of the NFL's 40-and-over club. He played until he was 41.
1978 Topps Larry Hand 1978 Topps 356 Larry Hand Detroit Lions defensive end Appalachian State
1978 Topps Fred Dryer 1978 Topps 366 Fred Dryer Los Angeles Rams defensive end San Diego State College Hall of Fame 1997
1978 Topps Eddie Edwards 1978 Topps 374 Eddie Edwards Cincinnati Bengals defensive end, defensive tackle Miami Florida Rookie card

Edwards was elected to the University of Miami Sports Hall of Fame in 1989.
1978 Topps Fred Cook 1978 Topps 376 Fred Cook Baltimore Colts defensive end Southern Mississippi
1978 Topps Gary Burley 1978 Topps 395 Gary Burley Cincinnati Bengals defensive end, defensive tackle Pittsburgh Rookie card

Burley is the founder and CEO of Pro Start Academy, an organization that helps student-athletes prepare for college and beyond.