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
1977 Topps Lawrence Pillers 1977 Topps 147 Lawrence Pillers New York Jets defensive end Alcorn State Rookie card
1977 Topps Ed Williams 1977 Topps 148 Ed Williams Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back Langston Rookie card
1977 Topps Pat McInally 1977 Topps 152 Pat McInally Cincinnati Bengals punter Harvard Rookie card
1977 Topps Randy Grossman 1977 Topps 159 Randy Grossman Pittsburgh Steelers tight end Temple Rookie card
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 Largent 1977 Topps 177 Steve Largent Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Tulsa Pro Football Hall of Fame 1995, Seahawks Ring of Honor 1989 Rookie card
1977 Topps Dewey Selmon 1977 Topps 178 Dewey Selmon Tampa Bay Buccaneers linebacker Oklahoma Rookie card
1977 Topps Dan Neal 1977 Topps 181 Dan Neal Chicago Bears center Kentucky Rookie card
1977 Topps Rich Szaro 1977 Topps 182 Rich Szaro New Orleans Saints kicker Harvard Rookie card
1977 Topps Steve Jones 1977 Topps 184 Steve Jones St. Louis Cardinals running back Duke Rookie card
1977 Topps Greg Buttle 1977 Topps 186 Greg Buttle New York Jets linebacker Penn State Rookie card
1977 Topps Leon Gray 1977 Topps 188 Leon Gray New England Patriots tackle Jackson State Rookie card
1977 Topps John Shinners 1977 Topps 189 John Shinners Cincinnati Bengals guard Xavier Rookie card
1977 Topps Robert Miller 1977 Topps 191 Robert Miller Minnesota Vikings running back Kansas Rookie card
1977 Topps Randy Crowder 1977 Topps 194 Randy Crowder Miami Dolphins defensive tackle Penn State Rookie card

Crowder's son, Channing Crowder, played linebacker for the Miami Dolphins from 2005 to 2010.
1977 Topps Marsh White 1977 Topps 196 Marsh White New York Giants running back Arkansas Rookie card
1977 Topps Willie Hall 1977 Topps 198 Willie Hall Oakland Raiders linebacker USC Rookie card
1977 Topps Mike Hartenstine 1977 Topps 199 Mike Hartenstine Chicago Bears defensive end Penn State Rookie card
1977 Topps Eddie Brown 1977 Topps 231 Eddie Brown Washington Redskins defensive back Tennessee Rookie card
1977 Topps Karl Chandler 1977 Topps 236 Karl Chandler New York Giants center Princeton Rookie card
1977 Topps Bo Rather 1977 Topps 239 Bo Rather Chicago Bears wide receiver Michigan Rookie card
1977 Topps Larry Brunson 1977 Topps 244 Larry Brunson Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Mesa State, Colorado Rookie card
1977 Topps Cleveland Elam 1977 Topps 247 Cleveland Elam San Francisco 49ers defensive tackle Tennessee State Rookie card

Elam played four seasons for the 49ers and one for the Detroit Lions.
1977 Topps Tony Galbreath 1977 Topps 257 Tony Galbreath New Orleans Saints running back Missouri Saints Hall of Fame 1991 Rookie card
1977 Topps Troy Archer 1977 Topps 258 Troy Archer New York Giants defensive tackle Colorado 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 bucpower.com.)
1977 Topps Archie Griffin 1977 Topps 269 Archie Griffin Cincinnati Bengals running back Ohio State College Hall of Fame 1986, Heisman Trophy 1974, Heisman Trophy 1975 Rookie card

Griffin is the only player to have won the Heisman Trophy twice.
1977 Topps Wilbur Jackson 1977 Topps 276 Wilbur Jackson San Francisco 49ers running back Alabama Rookie card
1977 Topps Danny White 1977 Topps 284 Danny White Dallas Cowboys quarterback, punter Arizona State College Hall of Fame 1998 Rookie card
1977 Topps Tom Owen 1977 Topps 293 Tom Owen New England Patriots quarterback Wichita State Rookie card
1977 Topps Mike Esposito 1977 Topps 294 Mike Esposito Atlanta Falcons running back Boston College Rookie card
1977 Topps Revie Sorey 1977 Topps 296 Revie Sorey Chicago Bears guard Illinois Rookie card
1977 Topps Rick Upchurch 1977 Topps 301 Rick Upchurch Denver Broncos wide receiver Minnesota Rookie card
1977 Topps Jim Stienke 1977 Topps 302 Jim Stienke New York Giants defensive back Texas State Rookie card
1977 Topps Charlie Davis 1977 Topps 303 Charlie Davis St. Louis Cardinals defensive tackle TCU Rookie card
1977 Topps Clark Gaines 1977 Topps 306 Clark Gaines New York Jets running back Wake Forest Rookie card
1977 Topps Ralph Perretta 1977 Topps 308 Ralph Perretta San Diego Chargers center Purdue Rookie card
1977 Topps Monte Jackson 1977 Topps 310 Monte Jackson Los Angeles Rams defensive back San Diego State Rookie card
1977 Topps Chris Bahr 1977 Topps 311 Chris Bahr Cleveland Browns kicker Penn State Rookie card

Before his NFL career, Bahr played one season for the Philadelphia Atoms of the North American Soccer League. He also played for the U.S. National soccer team in the qualifying rounds for the 1976 Olympics.
1977 Topps Mike Patrick 1977 Topps 313 Mike Patrick New England Patriots punter Mississippi State Rookie card
1977 Topps Benny Malone 1977 Topps 316 Benny Malone Miami Dolphins running back Arizona State Rookie card
1977 Topps Jim Laslavic 1977 Topps 318 Jim Laslavic Detroit Lions linebacker Penn State Rookie card
1977 Topps Allan Ellis 1977 Topps 321 Allan Ellis Chicago Bears defensive back UCLA Rookie card
1977 Topps Lou Piccone 1977 Topps 333 Lou Piccone New York Jets wide receiver West Liberty State Rookie card
1977 Topps Jeris White 1977 Topps 336 Jeris White Miami Dolphins defensive back Hawaii Rookie card
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 Joe Danelo 1977 Topps 346 Joe Danelo New York Giants kicker Washington State Rookie card
1977 Topps Mike Kadish 1977 Topps 353 Mike Kadish Buffalo Bills defensive tackle Notre Dame Rookie card

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