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Picture Set # Card Title/Players Pro Team Position College Honors Notes Est. Retail Value (?) Grades available at nearmintcards.com
1978 Topps Larry Brown 1978 Topps 234 Larry Brown Pittsburgh Steelers running back Kansas State Redskins Ring of Fame 2000
1978 Topps Mark van Eeghen 1978 Topps 235 Mark van Eeghen Oakland Raiders running back Colgate
1978 Topps Greg Pruitt 1978 Topps 245 Greg Pruitt Cleveland Browns running back Oklahoma College Hall of Fame 1999 Pruitt was the winner of the 1979 Superstars competition.
1978 Topps Rickey Young 1978 Topps 254 Rickey Young Minnesota Vikings running back Jackson State
1978 Topps Ronnie Coleman 1978 Topps 258 Ronnie Coleman Houston Oilers running back Alabama A and M
1978 Topps Delvin Williams 1978 Topps 264 Delvin Williams San Francisco 49ers running back Kansas
1978 Topps Brent McClanahan 1978 Topps 274 Brent McClanahan Minnesota Vikings running back Arizona State
1978 Topps Ed Podolak 1978 Topps 278 Ed Podolak Kansas City Chiefs running back Iowa Chiefs Hall of Fame 1989
1978 Topps Don Calhoun 1978 Topps 281 Don Calhoun New England Patriots running back Kansas State
1978 Topps Mike Hogan 1978 Topps 292 Mike Hogan Philadelphia Eagles running back Tennessee-Chattanooga Rookie card
1978 Topps Chuck Foreman 1978 Topps 300 Chuck Foreman Minnesota Vikings running back Miami Florida Vikings Ring of Honor 2007
1978 Topps Tony Reed 1978 Topps 304 Tony Reed Kansas City Chiefs running back Colorado, Antelope Valley College Rookie card
1978 Topps Lenvil Elliott 1978 Topps 309 Lenvil Elliott Cincinnati Bengals running back Truman State
1978 Topps Tony Dorsett 1978 Topps 315 Tony Dorsett Dallas Cowboys running back Pittsburgh Pro Football Hall of Fame 1994, Heisman Trophy 1976, Cowboys Ring of Honor 1994, College Hall of Fame 1994 Rookie card
1978 Topps Jon Keyworth 1978 Topps 328 Jon Keyworth Denver Broncos running back Colorado
1978 Topps Receiving Leaders 1978 Topps 332 Receiving Leaders
Lydell Mitchell Baltimore Colts running back Penn State College Hall of Fame 2004
Ahmad Rashad Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Oregon College Hall of Fame 2007
1978 Topps Rushing Leaders 1978 Topps 333 Rushing Leaders
Walter Payton Chicago Bears running back Jackson State College Hall of Fame 1996, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1993
Mark van Eeghen Oakland Raiders running back Colgate
1978 Topps Scoring Leaders 1978 Topps 334 Scoring Leaders
Errol Mann Oakland Raiders kicker North Dakota
Walter Payton Chicago Bears running back Jackson State College Hall of Fame 1996, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1993
1978 Topps Sam Cunningham 1978 Topps 341 Sam Cunningham New England Patriots running back USC College Hall of Fame 2010
1978 Topps Barty Smith 1978 Topps 349 Barty Smith Green Bay Packers running back Richmond
1978 Topps Bobby Hammond 1978 Topps 352 Bobby Hammond New York Giants running back Morgan State Rookie card
1978 Topps Bruce Harper 1978 Topps 362 Bruce Harper New York Jets running back Kutztown Rookie card

Harper is the founder and director of Heroes and Cool Kids, a mentoring program for middle school kids.
1978 Topps Norm Bulaich 1978 Topps 368 Norm Bulaich Miami Dolphins running back TCU
1978 Topps Mike Thomas 1978 Topps 375 Mike Thomas Washington Redskins running back Oklahoma, UNLV
1978 Topps Wayne Morris 1978 Topps 381 Wayne Morris St. Louis Cardinals running back SMU
1978 Topps Joe Washington 1978 Topps 387 Joe Washington Baltimore Colts running back Oklahoma College Hall of Fame 2005 Rookie card

Washington placed third in voting for the Heisman Trophy in 1974, and fifth in 1975. See my football cards of Heisman candidates page.
1978 Topps Cleo Miller 1978 Topps 394 Cleo Miller Cleveland Browns running back Arkansas-Pine Bluff
1978 Topps O.J. Simpson 1978 Topps 400 O.J. Simpson San Francisco 49ers running back USC, City College of San Francisco Bills Wall of Fame 1980, College Hall of Fame 1983, Heisman Trophy 1968, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1985
1978 Topps Tony Galbreath 1978 Topps 408 Tony Galbreath New Orleans Saints running back Missouri Saints Hall of Fame 1991
1978 Topps Roland Harper 1978 Topps 417 Roland Harper Chicago Bears running back Louisiana Tech Harper gained 992 yards rushing in 1978, his best season. Had he gained 8 more yards, he and Walter Payton would have been the third pair of teammates to rush for 1000 yards in the same season.
1978 Topps Dexter Bussey 1978 Topps 427 Dexter Bussey Detroit Lions running back Oklahoma, Texas - Arlington
1978 Topps Pete Johnson 1978 Topps 434 Pete Johnson Cincinnati Bengals running back Ohio State Rookie card
1978 Topps Preston Pearson 1978 Topps 445 Preston Pearson Dallas Cowboys running back Illinois
1978 Topps John Cappelletti 1978 Topps 453 John Cappelletti Los Angeles Rams running back Penn State College Hall of Fame 1993, Heisman Trophy 1973
1978 Topps Don Woods 1978 Topps 459 Don Woods San Diego Chargers running back New Mexico Highlands, New Mexico
1978 Topps Otis Armstrong 1978 Topps 465 Otis Armstrong Denver Broncos running back Purdue College Hall of Fame 2012
1978 Topps Roland Hooks 1978 Topps 471 Roland Hooks Buffalo Bills running back North Carolina State Rookie card
1978 Topps Don McCauley 1978 Topps 478 Don McCauley Baltimore Colts running back North Carolina College Hall of Fame 2001
1978 Topps Eddie Payton 1978 Topps 487 Eddie Payton Detroit Lions running back Jackson State Rookie card
1978 Topps Benny Malone 1978 Topps 493 Benny Malone Miami Dolphins running back Arizona State
1978 Topps Franco Harris 1978 Topps 500 Franco Harris Pittsburgh Steelers running back Penn State Pro Football Hall of Fame 1990
1978 Topps Falcons Leaders 1978 Topps 501 Falcons Leaders
Claude Humphrey Atlanta Falcons defensive end Tennessee State Pro Football Hall of Fame 2014, Falcons Ring of Honor 2008
Alfred Jenkins Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Morris Brown
Rolland Lawrence Atlanta Falcons defensive back Tabor
Jeff Merrow Atlanta Falcons defensive end West Virginia
Haskel Stanback Atlanta Falcons running back Tennessee
1978 Topps Colts Leaders 1978 Topps 502 Colts Leaders
Lyle Blackwood Baltimore Colts defensive back TCU
Fred Cook Baltimore Colts defensive end Southern Mississippi
Lydell Mitchell Baltimore Colts running back Penn State College Hall of Fame 2004
1978 Topps Bills Leaders 1978 Topps 503 Bills Leaders
Bob Chandler Buffalo Bills wide receiver USC
Tony Greene Buffalo Bills defensive back Maryland
O.J. Simpson Buffalo Bills running back USC, City College of San Francisco Bills Wall of Fame 1980, College Hall of Fame 1983, Heisman Trophy 1968, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1985
Sherman White Buffalo Bills defensive end Laney Junior College, California
1978 Topps Bears Leaders 1978 Topps 504 Bears Leaders
Allan Ellis Chicago Bears defensive back UCLA
Walter Payton Chicago Bears running back Jackson State College Hall of Fame 1996, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1993
Ron Rydalch Chicago Bears defensive tackle Utah
James Scott Chicago Bears wide receiver Trinity Valley Community College
1978 Topps Bengals Leaders 1978 Topps 505 Bengals Leaders
Billy Brooks Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Oklahoma
Gary Burley Cincinnati Bengals defensive end, defensive tackle Pittsburgh
Pete Johnson Cincinnati Bengals running back Ohio State
Lemar Parrish Cincinnati Bengals defensive back Lincoln University
Reggie Williams Cincinnati Bengals linebacker Dartmouth College Hall of Fame 2007
1978 Topps Browns Leaders 1978 Topps 506 Browns Leaders
Thom Darden Cleveland Browns defensive back Michigan
Mack Mitchell Cleveland Browns defensive end Houston
Greg Pruitt Cleveland Browns running back Oklahoma College Hall of Fame 1999
Reggie Rucker Cleveland Browns wide receiver Boston University
1978 Topps Cowboys Leaders 1978 Topps 507 Cowboys Leaders
Tony Dorsett Dallas Cowboys running back Pittsburgh Pro Football Hall of Fame 1994, Heisman Trophy 1976, Cowboys Ring of Honor 1994, College Hall of Fame 1994
Cliff Harris Dallas Cowboys defensive back Ouachita Baptist Cowboys Ring of Honor 2004
Harvey Martin Dallas Cowboys defensive end Texas A and M - Commerce
Drew Pearson Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Tulsa Cowboys Ring of Honor 2011
1978 Topps Broncos Leaders 1978 Topps 508 Broncos Leaders
Otis Armstrong Denver Broncos running back Purdue College Hall of Fame 2012
Haven Moses Denver Broncos wide receiver San Diego State Broncos Ring of Fame 1988
Bill Thompson Denver Broncos defensive back Maryland Eastern Shore Broncos Ring of Fame 1987
Rick Upchurch Denver Broncos wide receiver Minnesota
1978 Topps Lions Leaders 1978 Topps 509 Lions Leaders
David Hill Detroit Lions tight end Texas A and M - Kingsville
James Hunter Detroit Lions defensive back Grambling
Horace King Detroit Lions running back Georgia
Ken Sanders Detroit Lions defensive end Howard Payne

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