Rookie Football Cards
|Image||Set||#||Card Title/Players||Pro Team||Position||College||Honors||Notes||Grades available at Nearmint Sports Cards|
|1967 Topps||76||George Wilson Jr.||Miami Dolphins||quarterback||Xavier, Notre Dame||Rookie card
Wilson's father, George Wilson Sr., played for the Chicago Bears. He was also a head coach for the Detroit Lions and Miami Dolphins. See my Fathers and Sons page for cards of other fathers and sons who played professional football.
|1967 Topps||77||Rick Norton||Miami Dolphins||quarterback||Kentucky||Rookie card|
|1967 Topps||79||Joe Auer||Miami Dolphins||halfback||Georgia Tech||Rookie card||PSA 8, ex|
|1967 Topps||82||Wahoo McDaniel||Miami Dolphins||linebacker||Oklahoma||Rookie card||PSA 9, PSA 8, PSA 7|
|1967 Topps||83||Ernie Park||Miami Dolphins||tackle||McMurry||Rookie card
Park played for 4 teams in his 6-year AFL career: the Chargers, Dolphins, Broncos, and Bengals. This card shows him with the Dolphins, but the Dolphins had traded him to the Bengals in June of 1967.
|PSA 8, nm+|
|1967 Topps||87||Rich Zecher||Miami Dolphins||defensive tackle||Utah State||Rookie card||PSA 8, exmt|
|1967 Topps||94||Jim Harris||New York Jets||defensive tackle||Utah State||Rookie card||nm|
|1967 Topps||112||Kent McCloughan||Oakland Raiders||defensive back||Nebraska||Rookie card||exmt|
|1967 Topps||113||Bob Svihus||Oakland Raiders||tackle||USC||Rookie card||nm|
|1967 Topps||119||Steve Tensi||San Diego Chargers||quarterback||Florida State||Rookie card||nm+|
|1967 Topps||122||Jim Allison||San Diego Chargers||fullback||San Diego State, El Camino College||Rookie card
Allison played for the Chargers from 1965 to 1968. After retiring from football, he founded a landscaping company in San Diego.
|1967 Topps||127||Howard Kindig||San Diego Chargers||defensive end||California State - LA||Rookie card||nm+|
|1967 Topps||131||Speedy Duncan||San Diego Chargers||defensive end||Jackson State||Chargers Hall of Fame 1994||Rookie card
This is easily the toughest 1967 Topps card to find in high grade. It was in the upper left corner of the uncut sheet, and apparently tended to be damaged in production.
|1968 Topps||5||Ernie Koy||New York Giants||running back||Texas||Rookie card||ex+|
|1968 Topps||6||Don Hultz||Philadelphia Eagles||defensive tackle||Southern Mississippi||Rookie card||ex+|
|1968 Topps||10||Carl Kammerer||Washington Redskins||defensive end||Pacific||Rookie card||nm|
|1968 Topps||14||Jack Clancy||Miami Dolphins||wide receiver||Michigan||Rookie card||nm-mt oc|
|1968 Topps||17||Bo Hickey||Denver Broncos||running back||Maryland||Rookie card
Hickey coached high school football and hockey for 31 years at New Canaan High School in Connecticut. The New Canaan Patch web site has a nice article about him.
|1968 Topps||29||Dave Osborn||Minnesota Vikings||running back||North Dakota||Rookie card|
|1968 Topps||33||Bill Saul||Pittsburgh Steelers||linebacker||Penn State||Rookie card
Saul played nine seasons for the Baltimore Colts, Pittsburgh Steelers, New Orleans Saints, and Detroit Lions. This card shows him in his Colts uniform, though he had been with the Steelers since 1964. Saul's younger brothers, Rich Saul and Ron Saul, also played in the NFL.
|1968 Topps||36||Gary Garrison||San Diego Chargers||wide receiver||San Diego State||Chargers Hall of Fame 1985||Rookie card||nm+|
|1968 Topps||39||Howard Twilley||Miami Dolphins||end||Tulsa||College Hall of Fame 1992||Rookie card
Twilley finished second to Mike Garrett in voting for the 1965 Heisman Trophy.
|1968 Topps||42||Tom Beer||Denver Broncos||end||Houston||Rookie card||nm|
|1968 Topps||45||Leroy Mitchell||Boston Patriots||defensive back||Texas Southern||Rookie card||exmt|
|1968 Topps||48||Andy Livingston||Chicago Bears||running back||Phoenix Junior College||Rookie card|