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Rookie Football Cards

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Picture Set # Card Title/Players Pro Team Position College Honors Notes Est. Retail Value (?) Grades available at nearmintcards.com
1975 Topps Neal Craig 1975 Topps 387 Neal Craig Buffalo Bills defensive back Fisk University Rookie card
1975 Topps Moses Denson 1975 Topps 392 Moses Denson Washington Redskins running back Maryland Eastern Shore Rookie card
1975 Topps Dave Green 1975 Topps 394 Dave Green Cincinnati Bengals punter Ohio Rookie card
1975 Topps Ed Bradley 1975 Topps 396 Ed Bradley Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Wake Forest Rookie card
1975 Topps J.T. Thomas 1975 Topps 397 J.T. Thomas Pittsburgh Steelers defensive back Florida State Rookie card
1975 Topps Ken Grandberry 1975 Topps 406 Ken Grandberry Chicago Bears running back Washington State Rookie card
1975 Topps Bob Adams 1975 Topps 407 Bob Adams New England Patriots tight end, tackle Pacific Rookie card PSA 10
1975 Topps Joe Theismann 1975 Topps 416 Joe Theismann Washington Redskins quarterback Notre Dame College Hall of Fame 2003, Redskins Ring of Fame 2000 Rookie card

Theismann finished second in voting for the 1970 Heisman Trophy. See my page of football cards of Heisman Trophy candidates.
1975 Topps Mike Boryla 1975 Topps 417 Mike Boryla Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Stanford Rookie card
1975 Topps Harrison Davis 1975 Topps 423 Harrison Davis San Diego Chargers wide receiver Virginia Rookie card
1975 Topps Jack Mildren 1975 Topps 431 Jack Mildren New England Patriots defensive back Oklahoma Rookie card
1975 Topps Howard Stevens 1975 Topps 434 Howard Stevens New Orleans Saints running back Louisville, Randolph-Macon College Rookie card
1975 Topps Toni Linhart 1975 Topps 439 Toni Linhart Baltimore Colts kicker Austria Technical Rookie card
1975 Topps Guy Morriss 1975 Topps 441 Guy Morriss Philadelphia Eagles center TCU Rookie card
1975 Topps Pat Curran 1975 Topps 446 Pat Curran Los Angeles Rams tight end Iowa State, Lakeland Rookie card
1975 Topps David Knight 1975 Topps 447 David Knight New York Jets wide receiver William and Mary Rookie card
1975 Topps Golden Richards 1975 Topps 464 Golden Richards Dallas Cowboys wide receiver BYU, Hawaii Rookie card
1975 Topps Eddie Ray 1975 Topps 472 Eddie Ray Atlanta Falcons running back, tight end LSU Rookie card
1975 Topps Dan Dickel 1975 Topps 476 Dan Dickel Baltimore Colts linebacker Iowa Rookie card
1975 Topps Merritt Kersey 1975 Topps 477 Merritt Kersey Philadelphia Eagles punter West Chester Rookie card
1975 Topps Mike Holmes 1975 Topps 478 Mike Holmes San Francisco 49ers defensive back, wide receiver Texas Southern Rookie card
1975 Topps Bo Matthews 1975 Topps 486 Bo Matthews San Diego Chargers running back Colorado Rookie card
1975 Topps Earl Thomas 1975 Topps 487 Earl Thomas St. Louis Cardinals wide receiver, tight end Houston Rookie card
1975 Topps Steve Holden 1975 Topps 489 Steve Holden Cleveland Browns wide receiver Arizona State Rookie card
1975 Topps Cliff Harris 1975 Topps 490 Cliff Harris Dallas Cowboys defensive back Ouachita Baptist Cowboys Ring of Honor 2004 Rookie card
1975 Topps Boobie Clark 1975 Topps 491 Boobie Clark Cincinnati Bengals running back Bethune-Cookman Rookie card
1975 Topps John Dutton 1975 Topps 501 John Dutton Baltimore Colts defensive tackle, defensive end Nebraska Rookie card
1975 Topps Mirro Roder 1975 Topps 508 Mirro Roder Chicago Bears kicker Rookie card
1975 Topps Tom Sullivan 1975 Topps 509 Tom Sullivan Philadelphia Eagles running back Miami Florida Rookie card
1975 Topps Herb Orvis 1975 Topps 514 Herb Orvis Detroit Lions defensive end, defensive tackle Colorado Rookie card
1975 Topps Doug Kotar 1975 Topps 516 Doug Kotar New York Giants running back Kentucky Rookie card
1975 Topps Jesse Freitas 1975 Topps 518 Jesse Freitas San Diego Chargers quarterback San Diego State, Stanford Rookie card
1975 Topps Bill Olds 1975 Topps 522 Bill Olds Baltimore Colts running back Nebraska Rookie card
1975 Topps Cliff Branch 1975 Topps 524 Cliff Branch Oakland Raiders wide receiver Colorado Rookie card
1976 Topps Neal Colzie: Record Breaker 1976 Topps 2 Neal Colzie: Record Breaker Rookie card
Neal Colzie Oakland Raiders defensive back Ohio State
1976 Topps Robert Newhouse 1976 Topps 14 Robert Newhouse Dallas Cowboys running back Houston Rookie card

Newhouse's son, Reggie, was a wide receiver for the Arizona Cardinals. You can usually find Reggie Newhouse cards on eBay.
1976 Topps Ronnie Coleman 1976 Topps 22 Ronnie Coleman Houston Oilers running back Alabama A and M Rookie card
1976 Topps Brad Dusek 1976 Topps 31 Brad Dusek Washington Redskins linebacker Texas A and M Rookie card
1976 Topps Pat Leahy 1976 Topps 34 Pat Leahy New York Jets kicker St. Louis Rookie card
1976 Topps Steve Bartkowski 1976 Topps 35 Steve Bartkowski Atlanta Falcons quarterback California College Hall of Fame 2012, Falcons Ring of Honor 2004 Rookie card

Bartkowski was inducted into the National Polish-American Sports Hall of Fame in 1993.
1976 Topps Johnnie Gray 1976 Topps 41 Johnnie Gray Green Bay Packers defensive back Cal State Fullerton Packers Hall of Fame 1994 Rookie card
1976 Topps Harvey Martin 1976 Topps 44 Harvey Martin Dallas Cowboys defensive end Texas A and M - Commerce Rookie card
1976 Topps Neil Clabo 1976 Topps 46 Neil Clabo Minnesota Vikings punter Tennessee Rookie card
1976 Topps Ray Hamilton 1976 Topps 47 Ray Hamilton New England Patriots defensive tackle Oklahoma Rookie card
1976 Topps Jim LeClair 1976 Topps 52 Jim LeClair Cincinnati Bengals linebacker North Dakota College Hall of Fame 1999 Rookie card
1976 Topps Nat Moore 1976 Topps 54 Nat Moore Miami Dolphins wide receiver Florida, Tennessee - Martin Dolphins Honor Roll 1999 Rookie card
1976 Topps Steve Mike-Mayer 1976 Topps 58 Steve Mike-Mayer San Francisco 49ers kicker Maryland Rookie card

Steve's brother Nick was also a kicker in the NFL.
1976 Topps Virgil Livers 1976 Topps 59 Virgil Livers Chicago Bears defensive back Western Kentucky Rookie card
1976 Topps Barty Smith 1976 Topps 62 Barty Smith Green Bay Packers running back Richmond Rookie card
1976 Topps Ira Gordon 1976 Topps 64 Ira Gordon Tampa Bay Buccaneers guard Kansas State Rookie card

Gordon's younger brother, Larry Gordon, played seven seasons for the Miami Dolphins.

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