Running Back Football Cards

Image Set # Card Title/Players Pro Team Position College Honors Notes Grades available at Nearmint Sports Cards
1977 Topps Roland Harper 1977 Topps 39 Roland Harper Chicago Bears running back Louisiana Tech
1977 Topps John Riggins 1977 Topps 55 John Riggins Washington Redskins running back Kansas Redskins Ring of Fame, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1992
1977 Topps Jim Otis 1977 Topps 62 Jim Otis St. Louis Cardinals running back Ohio State
1977 Topps Jon Keyworth 1977 Topps 66 Jon Keyworth Denver Broncos running back Colorado
1977 Topps Lenvil Elliott 1977 Topps 71 Lenvil Elliott Cincinnati Bengals running back Truman State Rookie card
1977 Topps Scott Laidlaw 1977 Topps 76 Scott Laidlaw Dallas Cowboys running back Stanford Rookie card
1977 Topps Ed Marinaro 1977 Topps 87 Ed Marinaro New York Jets running back Cornell College Hall of Fame 1991
1977 Topps Cleo Miller 1977 Topps 92 Cleo Miller Cleveland Browns running back Arkansas-Pine Bluff Rookie card
1977 Topps Anthony Davis 1977 Topps 96 Anthony Davis Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back USC College Hall of Fame 2005 Rookie card

Davis placed second in voting for the Heisman Trophy in 1974. See my page of football cards of Heisman candidates.
1977 Topps O.J. Simpson 1977 Topps 100 O.J. Simpson Buffalo Bills running back USC, City College of San Francisco Heisman Trophy 1968, Bills Wall of Fame 1980, College Hall of Fame 1983, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1985
1977 Topps John Cappelletti 1977 Topps 108 John Cappelletti Los Angeles Rams running back Penn State Heisman Trophy 1973, College Hall of Fame 1993 Rookie card
1977 Topps Mike Thomas 1977 Topps 115 Mike Thomas Washington Redskins running back Oklahoma, UNLV
1977 Topps Dave Hampton 1977 Topps 126 Dave Hampton Philadelphia Eagles running back Wyoming
1977 Topps Norm Bulaich 1977 Topps 134 Norm Bulaich Miami Dolphins running back TCU
1977 Topps Wayne Morris 1977 Topps 141 Wayne Morris St. Louis Cardinals running back SMU Rookie card
1977 Topps Ed Williams 1977 Topps 148 Ed Williams Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back Langston Rookie card
1977 Topps Cullen Bryant 1977 Topps 154 Cullen Bryant Los Angeles Rams running back Colorado
1977 Topps John Brockington 1977 Topps 166 John Brockington Green Bay Packers running back Ohio State Packers Hall of Fame 1984
1977 Topps Roosevelt Leaks 1977 Topps 171 Roosevelt Leaks Baltimore Colts running back Texas College Hall of Fame 2005 Rookie card
1977 Topps Dexter Bussey 1977 Topps 176 Dexter Bussey Detroit Lions running back Oklahoma, Texas - Arlington Rookie card
1977 Topps Steve Jones 1977 Topps 184 Steve Jones St. Louis Cardinals running back Duke Rookie card
1977 Topps Robert Miller 1977 Topps 191 Robert Miller Minnesota Vikings running back Kansas Rookie card
1977 Topps Marsh White 1977 Topps 196 Marsh White New York Giants running back Arkansas Rookie card
1977 Topps Sam Cunningham 1977 Topps 229 Sam Cunningham New England Patriots running back USC College Hall of Fame 2010
1977 Topps Clarence Davis 1977 Topps 234 Clarence Davis Oakland Raiders running back USC
1977 Topps Will Harrell 1977 Topps 237 Will Harrell Green Bay Packers running back Pacific
1977 Topps Tom Sullivan 1977 Topps 243 Tom Sullivan Philadelphia Eagles running back Miami Florida
1977 Topps Don Woods 1977 Topps 248 Don Woods San Diego Chargers running back New Mexico Highlands, New Mexico
1977 Topps Jim Braxton 1977 Topps 252 Jim Braxton Buffalo Bills running back West Virginia
1977 Topps Tony Galbreath 1977 Topps 257 Tony Galbreath New Orleans Saints running back Missouri Saints Hall of Fame 1991 Rookie card
1977 Topps Louis Carter 1977 Topps 268 Louis Carter Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back Maryland Rookie card

Carter threw the first touchdown pass in Tampa Bay Buccaneers team history--in the sixth game of the 1976 season!--to wide receiver Morris Owens. (See Carter's profile at
1977 Topps Archie Griffin 1977 Topps 269 Archie Griffin Cincinnati Bengals running back Ohio State Heisman Trophy 1974, Heisman Trophy 1975, College Hall of Fame 1986 Rookie card

Griffin is the only player to have won the Heisman Trophy twice.
1977 Topps MacArthur Lane 1977 Topps 273 MacArthur Lane Kansas City Chiefs running back Utah State
1977 Topps Wilbur Jackson 1977 Topps 276 Wilbur Jackson San Francisco 49ers running back Alabama Rookie card
1977 Topps Rocky Bleier 1977 Topps 281 Rocky Bleier Pittsburgh Steelers running back Notre Dame Steelers All-Time Team
1977 Topps Otis Armstrong 1977 Topps 285 Otis Armstrong Denver Broncos running back Purdue College Hall of Fame 2012
1977 Topps Don McCauley 1977 Topps 288 Don McCauley Baltimore Colts running back North Carolina College Hall of Fame 2001
1977 Topps Mike Esposito 1977 Topps 294 Mike Esposito Atlanta Falcons running back Boston College Rookie card
1977 Topps Franco Harris 1977 Topps 300 Franco Harris Pittsburgh Steelers running back Penn State Pro Football Hall of Fame 1990, Steelers All-Time Team
1977 Topps Clark Gaines 1977 Topps 306 Clark Gaines New York Jets running back Wake Forest Rookie card
1977 Topps Benny Malone 1977 Topps 316 Benny Malone Miami Dolphins running back Arizona State Rookie card
1977 Topps Doug Kotar 1977 Topps 324 Doug Kotar New York Giants running back Kentucky
1977 Topps Howard Stevens 1977 Topps 328 Howard Stevens Baltimore Colts running back Louisville, Randolph-Macon College
1977 Topps Sherman Smith 1977 Topps 337 Sherman Smith Seattle Seahawks running back Miami Ohio Rookie card
1977 Topps Sammy White 1977 Topps 340 Sammy White Minnesota Vikings running back Grambling Rookie card, error card

White's first name is misspelled "Sammie" on this card.
1977 Topps Terry Metcalf 1977 Topps 345 Terry Metcalf St. Louis Cardinals running back, wide receiver Long Beach State
1977 Topps Mark van Eeghen 1977 Topps 354 Mark van Eeghen Oakland Raiders running back Colgate Rookie card
1977 Topps Walter Payton 1977 Topps 360 Walter Payton Chicago Bears running back Jackson State Pro Football Hall of Fame 1993, College Hall of Fame 1996 Payton's brother, Eddie Payton, played for the Browns, Lions, Chiefs, and Vikings.
1977 Topps Jerrel Wilson 1977 Topps 362 Jerrel Wilson Kansas City Chiefs punter, running back Southern Mississippi Chiefs Hall of Fame 1988
1977 Topps Lydell Mitchell 1977 Topps 370 Lydell Mitchell Baltimore Colts running back Penn State College Hall of Fame 2004