Rookie Football Cards

Image Set # Card Title/Players Pro Team Position College Honors Notes Grades available at Nearmint Sports Cards
1965 Topps Bob Petrich 1965 Topps 170 Bob Petrich San Diego Chargers defensive end West Texas State Rookie card
1965 Topps Rick Redman 1965 Topps 171 Rick Redman San Diego Chargers linebacker, punter Washington College Hall of Fame 1995 Rookie card, error card

The player on this card isn't Rick Redman, it's Larry Elkins. For other cards that picture the wrong player, see my Mistaken Identities page.
1965 Topps Pat Shea 1965 Topps 172 Pat Shea San Diego Chargers guard USC Rookie card
1965 Topps Walt Sweeney 1965 Topps 173 Walt Sweeney San Diego Chargers guard Syracuse Chargers Hall of Fame 1981 Rookie card ex
1965 Topps Dick Westmoreland 1965 Topps 174 Dick Westmoreland San Diego Chargers defensive back North Carolina A and T Rookie card
1966 Philadelphia Larry Benz 1966 Philadelphia 2 Larry Benz Atlanta Falcons defensive back Northwestern Rookie card
1966 Philadelphia Dennis Claridge 1966 Philadelphia 3 Dennis Claridge Atlanta Falcons quarterback Nebraska Rookie card
1966 Philadelphia Perry Lee Dunn 1966 Philadelphia 4 Perry Lee Dunn Atlanta Falcons halfback Mississippi Rookie card, double print nm
1966 Philadelphia Dan Grimm 1966 Philadelphia 5 Dan Grimm Atlanta Falcons guard Colorado Rookie card, double print
1966 Philadelphia Ralph Heck 1966 Philadelphia 7 Ralph Heck Atlanta Falcons linebacker Colorado Rookie card
1966 Philadelphia Frank Lasky 1966 Philadelphia 8 Frank Lasky Atlanta Falcons tackle Florida Rookie card
1966 Philadelphia Bob Richards 1966 Philadelphia 10 Bob Richards Atlanta Falcons end LSU Rookie card
1966 Philadelphia Ron Smith 1966 Philadelphia 11 Ron Smith Atlanta Falcons defensive back Wisconsin Rookie card
1966 Philadelphia Dick Butkus 1966 Philadelphia 31 Dick Butkus Chicago Bears linebacker Illinois Pro Football Hall of Fame 1979, College Hall of Fame 1983 Rookie card

Butkus won the Big Ten's MVP award, the Chicago Tribune Silver Football, in 1963.
PSA 7
1966 Philadelphia Gale Sayers 1966 Philadelphia 38 Gale Sayers Chicago Bears halfback Kansas College Hall of Fame 1977, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1977 Rookie card, double print PSA 6, PSA 5, PSA 4, PSA 4 mk
1966 Philadelphia Ross Fichtner 1966 Philadelphia 43 Ross Fichtner Cleveland Browns defensive back Purdue Rookie card
1966 Philadelphia Gene Hickerson 1966 Philadelphia 45 Gene Hickerson Cleveland Browns guard Mississippi Pro Football Hall of Fame 2007, Browns Ring of Honor 2010 Rookie card, double print
1966 Philadelphia Paul Wiggin 1966 Philadelphia 51 Paul Wiggin Cleveland Browns defensive end Stanford College Hall of Fame 2005 Rookie card, double print ex
1966 Philadelphia George Andrie 1966 Philadelphia 54 George Andrie Dallas Cowboys defensive end Marquette Rookie card, double print

Andrie was a junior at Marquette when the school dropped its football program in 1960. The Cowboys drafted him in 1962, though he had not played his senior year.
PSA 8, ex
1966 Philadelphia Bob Hayes 1966 Philadelphia 58 Bob Hayes Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Florida A and M Cowboys Ring of Honor 2001, Pro Football Hall of Fame 2009 Rookie card
1966 Philadelphia Chuck Howley 1966 Philadelphia 59 Chuck Howley Dallas Cowboys linebacker West Virginia Cowboys Ring of Honor 1977 Rookie card
1966 Philadelphia Wayne Rasmussen 1966 Philadelphia 74 Wayne Rasmussen Detroit Lions defensive back South Dakota State Rookie card, double print PSA 6.5
1966 Philadelphia Lee Roy Caffey 1966 Philadelphia 81 Lee Roy Caffey Green Bay Packers linebacker Texas A and M Packers Hall of Fame 1986 Rookie card
1966 Philadelphia Willie Brown 1966 Philadelphia 93 Willie Brown Los Angeles Rams defensive back USC Rookie card, double print PSA 8
1966 Philadelphia Bruce Gossett 1966 Philadelphia 95 Bruce Gossett Los Angeles Rams kicker Richmond Rookie card, double print PSA 8
1966 Philadelphia Aaron Martin 1966 Philadelphia 99 Aaron Martin Los Angeles Rams defensive back North Carolina College Rookie card PSA 8
1966 Philadelphia James Stiger 1966 Philadelphia 103 James Stiger Los Angeles Rams halfback Washington Rookie card, double print
1966 Philadelphia Gordon Smith 1966 Philadelphia 113 Gordon Smith Minnesota Vikings end Missouri Rookie card, double print SGC 92
1966 Philadelphia Bobby Walden 1966 Philadelphia 116 Bobby Walden Minnesota Vikings kicker, halfback Georgia Steelers All-Time Team Rookie card, double print
1966 Philadelphia Henry Carr 1966 Philadelphia 120 Henry Carr New York Giants halfback Arizona State Rookie card
1966 Philadelphia Tucker Frederickson 1966 Philadelphia 122 Tucker Frederickson New York Giants halfback Auburn College Hall of Fame 1994 Rookie card, double print

The Giants chose Frederickson with the first overall pick in the 1965 NFL draft.
1966 Philadelphia Spider Lockhart 1966 Philadelphia 125 Spider Lockhart New York Giants defensive back North Texas Rookie card
1966 Philadelphia Bob Brown 1966 Philadelphia 134 Bob Brown Philadelphia Eagles tackle Nebraska College Hall of Fame 1993, Eagles Honor Roll 2004, Pro Football Hall of Fame 2004 Rookie card, double print exmt
1966 Philadelphia Ray Poage 1966 Philadelphia 138 Ray Poage Philadelphia Eagles fullback Texas Rookie card nm+
1966 Philadelphia Jim Bradshaw 1966 Philadelphia 146 Jim Bradshaw Pittsburgh Steelers halfback Tennessee-Chatanooga Rookie card
1966 Philadelphia Jim Butler 1966 Philadelphia 147 Jim Butler Pittsburgh Steelers running back Edward Waters College Rookie card
1966 Philadelphia Dick Hoak 1966 Philadelphia 149 Dick Hoak Pittsburgh Steelers running back Penn State Steelers Legends Team Rookie card, double print
1966 Philadelphia Roy Jefferson 1966 Philadelphia 150 Roy Jefferson Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Utah Steelers Legends Team Rookie card
1966 Philadelphia Frank Lambert 1966 Philadelphia 151 Frank Lambert Pittsburgh Steelers punter Mississippi Rookie card, double print

Lambert led the NFL with 78 punts and 3518 punting yards in 1965.
PSA 9, nm
1966 Philadelphia Mike Lind 1966 Philadelphia 152 Mike Lind Pittsburgh Steelers fullback Notre Dame Rookie card ex
1966 Philadelphia Bill Nelsen 1966 Philadelphia 153 Bill Nelsen Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback USC Rookie card
1966 Philadelphia Willis Crenshaw 1966 Philadelphia 160 Willis Crenshaw St. Louis Cardinals fullback Kansas State Rookie card PSA 8
1966 Philadelphia Sam Silas 1966 Philadelphia 166 Sam Silas St. Louis Cardinals defensive tackle Southern Illinois Rookie card, double print
1966 Philadelphia Bill Triplett 1966 Philadelphia 167 Bill Triplett St. Louis Cardinals halfback Miami Ohio Rookie card nm
1966 Philadelphia Gary Lewis 1966 Philadelphia 178 Gary Lewis San Francisco 49ers fullback Arizona State Rookie card
1966 Philadelphia Walter Rock 1966 Philadelphia 180 Walter Rock San Francisco 49ers tackle Maryland Rookie card
1966 Philadelphia Ken Willard 1966 Philadelphia 181 Ken Willard San Francisco 49ers running back North Carolina Rookie card
1966 Philadelphia Rickie Harris 1966 Philadelphia 184 Rickie Harris Washington Redskins defensive back Arizona Rookie card
1966 Philadelphia Pat Richter 1966 Philadelphia 189 Pat Richter Washington Redskins end Wisconsin College Hall of Fame 1996 Rookie card
1966 Topps George Byrd 1966 Topps 20 George Byrd Buffalo Bills defensive back Boston University Rookie card