Rookie Football Cards

Image Set # Card Title/Players Pro Team Position College Honors Notes Grades available at Nearmint Sports Cards
1971 Topps Ken Ellis 1971 Topps 224 Ken Ellis Green Bay Packers defensive back Southern Packers Hall of Fame 1998 Rookie card
1971 Topps Edd Hargett 1971 Topps 226 Edd Hargett New Orleans Saints quarterback Texas A and M Rookie card
1971 Topps Mike Eischeid 1971 Topps 231 Mike Eischeid Oakland Raiders punter Upper Iowa Rookie card
1971 Topps Lemar Parrish 1971 Topps 233 Lemar Parrish Cincinnati Bengals defensive back Lincoln University Rookie card
1971 Topps Cecil Turner 1971 Topps 234 Cecil Turner Chicago Bears wide receiver California Polytechnic Rookie card

Turner returned four kickoffs for touchdowns in 1970, tying the NFL record that Travis Williams set in 1967. The record still stands.
1971 Topps Dennis Shaw 1971 Topps 235 Dennis Shaw Buffalo Bills quarterback San Diego State Rookie card
1971 Topps Curt Knight 1971 Topps 237 Curt Knight Washington Redskins kicker Coast Guard Rookie card
1971 Topps Bruce Taylor 1971 Topps 239 Bruce Taylor San Francisco 49ers defensive back Boston University College Hall of Fame 1997 Rookie card
1971 Topps Joe Greene 1971 Topps 245 Joe Greene Pittsburgh Steelers defensive tackle North Texas College Hall of Fame 1984, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1987, Steelers All-Time Team Rookie card
1971 Topps Errol Mann 1971 Topps 247 Errol Mann Detroit Lions kicker North Dakota Rookie card
1971 Topps Mike McCoy 1971 Topps 248 Mike McCoy Green Bay Packers defensive tackle Notre Dame Rookie card
1971 Topps Milt Morin 1971 Topps 249 Milt Morin Cleveland Browns tight end Massachusetts College Hall of Fame 2010 Rookie card
1971 Topps Jackie Burkett 1971 Topps 251 Jackie Burkett New Orleans Saints linebacker Auburn Rookie card
1971 Topps Steve Chomyszak 1971 Topps 252 Steve Chomyszak Cincinnati Bengals defensive tackle Syracuse Rookie card
1971 Topps Robert Holmes 1971 Topps 254 Robert Holmes Kansas City Chiefs running back Southern Rookie card
1971 Topps Mark Moseley 1971 Topps 257 Mark Moseley Philadelphia Eagles kicker Stephen F. Austin, Texas A and M Redskins Ring of Fame Rookie card
1972 Topps John Riggins 1972 Topps 13 John Riggins New York Jets running back Kansas Redskins Ring of Fame, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1992 Rookie card
1972 Topps Ron Hornsby 1972 Topps 16 Ron Hornsby New York Giants linebacker Southeast Louisiana Rookie card PSA 8
1972 Topps Chip Myers 1972 Topps 17 Chip Myers Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Northwest Oklahoma State Rookie card
1972 Topps Fred Hoaglin 1972 Topps 19 Fred Hoaglin Cleveland Browns center Pittsburgh Rookie card PSA 9
1972 Topps Steve Zabel 1972 Topps 21 Steve Zabel Philadelphia Eagles tight end Oklahoma Rookie card
1972 Topps Vic Washington 1972 Topps 22 Vic Washington San Francisco 49ers running back Wyoming Rookie card
1972 Topps Steve Owens 1972 Topps 25 Steve Owens Detroit Lions running back Oklahoma Heisman Trophy 1969, College Hall of Fame 1991 Rookie card
1972 Topps Ken Burrough 1972 Topps 26 Ken Burrough Houston Oilers wide receiver Texas Southern Rookie card
1972 Topps Marlin Briscoe 1972 Topps 30 Marlin Briscoe Buffalo Bills wide receiver Nebraska - Omaha Rookie card PSA 8
1972 Topps Rich McGeorge 1972 Topps 33 Rich McGeorge Green Bay Packers tight end Elon College Hall of Fame 2012 Rookie card
1972 Topps Chris Farasopoulos 1972 Topps 36 Chris Farasopoulos New York Jets defensive back Brigham Young Rookie card
1972 Topps Ron Shanklin 1972 Topps 37 Ron Shanklin Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver North Texas Rookie card
1972 Topps Forrest Blue 1972 Topps 38 Forrest Blue San Francisco 49ers center Auburn Rookie card
1972 Topps Bill Bradley 1972 Topps 45 Bill Bradley Philadelphia Eagles defensive back, punter Texas Eagles Honor Roll 1993 Rookie card
1972 Topps Joe Jones 1972 Topps 46 Joe Jones Cleveland Browns defensive end Tennessee State Rookie card

Jones played ten seasons for the Browns, Eagles, and Redskins. He did not play in 1972, however.
1972 Topps Pete Athas 1972 Topps 48 Pete Athas New York Giants defensive back Tennessee Rookie card
1972 Topps Charlie West 1972 Topps 53 Charlie West Minnesota Vikings defensive back Texas - El Paso Rookie card
1972 Topps Marv Hubbard 1972 Topps 54 Marv Hubbard Oakland Raiders running back Colgate Rookie card
1972 Topps Archie Manning 1972 Topps 55 Archie Manning New Orleans Saints quarterback Mississippi Saints Hall of Fame 1988, College Hall of Fame 1989 Rookie card
1972 Topps Jim O 1972 Topps 56 Jim O'Brien Baltimore Colts kicker, wide receiver Cincinnati Rookie card
1972 Topps Wayne Patrick 1972 Topps 57 Wayne Patrick Buffalo Bills running back Louisville Rookie card
1972 Topps Willie Ellison 1972 Topps 62 Willie Ellison Los Angeles Rams running back Texas Southern Rookie card nm-mt
1972 Topps Jim Plunkett 1972 Topps 65 Jim Plunkett New England Patriots quarterback Stanford Heisman Trophy 1970, College Hall of Fame 1990 Rookie card
1972 Topps Mike Reid 1972 Topps 67 Mike Reid Cincinnati Bengals defensive tackle Penn State Outland Trophy 1969, College Hall of Fame 1987 Rookie card
1972 Topps Richard Caster 1972 Topps 68 Richard Caster New York Jets wide receiver Jackson State Rookie card
1972 Topps Bob Lee 1972 Topps 71 Bob Lee Minnesota Vikings quarterback, punter Pacific Rookie card
1972 Topps Henry Allison 1972 Topps 73 Henry Allison Philadelphia Eagles guard San Diego State Rookie card
1972 Topps Steve Ramsey 1972 Topps 74 Steve Ramsey Denver Broncos quarterback North Texas Rookie card
1972 Topps Bob Grim 1972 Topps 76 Bob Grim New York Giants wide receiver Oregon State Rookie card
1972 Topps Ed Podolak 1972 Topps 82 Ed Podolak Kansas City Chiefs running back Iowa Chiefs Hall of Fame 1989 Rookie card
1972 Topps Ike Hill 1972 Topps 83 Ike Hill Buffalo Bills defensive back Catawba Rookie card PSA 8
1972 Topps George Farmer 1972 Topps 84 George Farmer Chicago Bears wide receiver UCLA Rookie card
1972 Topps John Brockington 1972 Topps 85 John Brockington Green Bay Packers running back Ohio State Packers Hall of Fame 1984 Rookie card
1972 Topps Richard Neal 1972 Topps 87 Richard Neal New Orleans Saints defensive end Southern Rookie card