Rookie Football Cards

Image Set # Card Title/Players Pro Team Position College Honors Notes Grades available at Nearmint Sports Cards
1968 Topps Les Josephson 1968 Topps 53 Les Josephson Los Angeles Rams running back Augustana Rookie card
1968 Topps J.R. Wilburn 1968 Topps 59 J.R. Wilburn Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver South Carolina Rookie card

Wilburn is wearing the Steelers' "Batman" jersey in this photo.
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1968 Topps Jim Hart 1968 Topps 60 Jim Hart St. Louis Cardinals quarterback Southern Illinois Rookie card
1968 Topps Dick Van Raaphorst 1968 Topps 70 Dick Van Raaphorst Cincinnati Bengals kicker Ohio State Rookie card exmt
1968 Topps Jim Nance 1968 Topps 72 Jim Nance Boston Patriots running back Syracuse Patriots Hall of Fame 2009 Rookie card
1968 Topps Bob Riggle 1968 Topps 73 Bob Riggle Atlanta Falcons defensive back Penn State Rookie card nm+
1968 Topps Cornell Gordon 1968 Topps 91 Cornell Gordon New York Jets defensive back North Carolina A and T Rookie card PSA 8, nm
1968 Topps Eric Crabtree 1968 Topps 95 Eric Crabtree Denver Broncos end Pittsburgh Rookie card nm
1968 Topps Steve Stonebreaker 1968 Topps 108 Steve Stonebreaker New Orleans Saints linebacker Detroit Rookie card nm-mt oc
1968 Topps Paul Martha 1968 Topps 111 Paul Martha Pittsburgh Steelers defensive back Pittsburgh Rookie card exmt+
1968 Topps Kay McFarland 1968 Topps 113 Kay McFarland San Francisco 49ers end Colorado State Rookie card nm
1968 Topps Ron Vander Kelen 1968 Topps 125 Ron Vander Kelen Atlanta Falcons quarterback Wisconsin Rookie card

Vander Kelen played for the Vikings from 1963 to 1967. The Vikings traded him to the Falcons in 1968, but he did not play a regular season game for the Falcons. Vander Kelen and Pete Beathard were the MVPs of the 1963 Rose Bowl, in which #1 USC beat #2 Wisconsin 42-37.
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1968 Topps Kent Kramer 1968 Topps 134 Kent Kramer New Orleans Saints end Minnesota Rookie card nm-mt oc
1968 Topps Marv Woodson 1968 Topps 137 Marv Woodson Pittsburgh Steelers defensive back Indiana Rookie card

Woodson is wearing the Steelers' "Batman" jersey in this photo.
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1968 Topps Brad Hubbert 1968 Topps 141 Brad Hubbert San Diego Chargers running back Arizona Rookie card

The back of this card is a piece to a Bart Starr puzzle.
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1968 Topps Pete Lammons 1968 Topps 143 Pete Lammons New York Jets end Texas Rookie card nm-mt oc
1968 Topps Doug Moreau 1968 Topps 144 Doug Moreau Miami Dolphins end LSU Rookie card PSA 7, nm
1968 Topps Andre White 1968 Topps 148 Andre White Cincinnati Bengals end Florida A and M Rookie card

The back of this card is a piece to a Bart Starr puzzle.
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1968 Topps Willie Richardson 1968 Topps 152 Willie Richardson Baltimore Colts wide receiver Jackson State College Hall of Fame 2003 Rookie card

The back of this card is a piece to a Len Dawson puzzle.
1968 Topps Craig Morton 1968 Topps 155 Craig Morton Dallas Cowboys quarterback California Broncos Ring of Fame 1988, College Hall of Fame 1992 Rookie card

The back of this card is a piece to a Bart Starr puzzle.
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1968 Topps Joe Kapp 1968 Topps 159 Joe Kapp Minnesota Vikings quarterback California Canadian Football Hall of Fame 1984, College Hall of Fame 2004 Rookie card

The back of this card is a piece to a Bart Starr puzzle.
1968 Topps Andy Russell 1968 Topps 163 Andy Russell Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Missouri Steelers All-Time Team Rookie card

The back of this card is a piece to a Len Dawson puzzle.
1968 Topps Frank Emanuel 1968 Topps 170 Frank Emanuel Miami Dolphins linebacker Tennessee College Hall of Fame 2004 Rookie card

The back of this card is a piece to a Len Dawson puzzle.
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1968 Topps Floyd Little 1968 Topps 173 Floyd Little Denver Broncos running back Syracuse College Hall of Fame 1983, Broncos Ring of Fame 1984, Pro Football Hall of Fame 2010 Rookie card PSA 8, PSA 7
1968 Topps Lonnie Wright 1968 Topps 174 Lonnie Wright Cincinnati Bengals defensive back Colorado State Rookie card

Wright played two seasons for the Broncos; he also played five seasons in the American Basketball Association. You can see his 1971 Topps basketball card on the Gallery's Cards in Multiple Sports page.
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