Rookie Football Cards

Image Set # Card Title/Players Pro Team Position College Honors Notes Grades available at Nearmint Sports Cards
1976 Topps Rolland Lawrence 1976 Topps 350 Rolland Lawrence Atlanta Falcons defensive back Tabor Rookie card

Lawrence had 54 punt returns in 1976, most in the NFL.
1976 Topps Mike Strachan 1976 Topps 353 Mike Strachan New Orleans Saints running back Iowa State Rookie card
1976 Topps Jeff West 1976 Topps 363 Jeff West St. Louis Cardinals punter Cincinnati Rookie card
1976 Topps Dan Ryczek 1976 Topps 366 Dan Ryczek Tampa Bay Buccaneers center Virginia Rookie card

Ryczek played seven seasons for the Washington Redskins, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, and Los Angeles Rams. His brother Paul also played in the NFL.
1976 Topps Jon Keyworth 1976 Topps 367 Jon Keyworth Denver Broncos running back Colorado Rookie card
1976 Topps Cullen Bryant 1976 Topps 373 Cullen Bryant Los Angeles Rams running back Colorado Rookie card
1976 Topps Steve Grogan 1976 Topps 376 Steve Grogan New England Patriots quarterback Kansas State Patriots Hall of Fame 1995 Rookie card
1976 Topps Eddie McMillan 1976 Topps 388 Eddie McMillan Seattle Seahawks defensive back Florida State Rookie card
1976 Topps Ike Harris 1976 Topps 393 Ike Harris St. Louis Cardinals wide receiver Iowa State Rookie card
1976 Topps Hugh McKinnis 1976 Topps 407 Hugh McKinnis Cleveland Browns running back Arizona State Rookie card
1976 Topps Bob Penchion 1976 Topps 408 Bob Penchion Seattle Seahawks guard Alcorn State Rookie card
1976 Topps Barry Smith 1976 Topps 412 Barry Smith Green Bay Packers wide receiver Florida State Rookie card
1976 Topps Carl Barzilauskas 1976 Topps 423 Carl Barzilauskas New York Jets defensive tackle Indiana Rookie card

Barzilauskas's uncle, Fritz Barzilauskas, played for the NFL's Boston Yanks, New York Bulldogs, and New York Giants.
1976 Topps Robert Brazile 1976 Topps 424 Robert Brazile Houston Oilers linebacker Jackson State Rookie card

Brazile was the NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year in 1975.
1976 Topps Ron Jaworski 1976 Topps 426 Ron Jaworski Los Angeles Rams quarterback Youngstown State Rookie card

Jaworski was inducted into the National Polish-American Sports Hall of Fame in 1991.
1976 Topps Ed Jones 1976 Topps 427 Ed Jones Dallas Cowboys defensive end Tennessee State Rookie card

The Cowboys chose Jones with the first overall pick in the 1974 NFL draft.
1976 Topps Larry McCarren 1976 Topps 428 Larry McCarren Green Bay Packers center Illinois Packers Hall of Fame 1992 Rookie card
1976 Topps Mike Thomas 1976 Topps 429 Mike Thomas Washington Redskins running back Oklahoma, UNLV Rookie card

Thomas's brothers, Earl and Jimmy, also played in the NFL.
1976 Topps Tom MacLeod 1976 Topps 440 Tom MacLeod Baltimore Colts linebacker Minnesota Rookie card
1976 Topps Jean Fugett 1976 Topps 447 Jean Fugett Dallas Cowboys tight end Amherst Rookie card
1976 Topps David Beverly 1976 Topps 448 David Beverly Green Bay Packers punter Auburn Rookie card
1976 Topps Bernard Jackson 1976 Topps 449 Bernard Jackson Cincinnati Bengals defensive back Washington State Rookie card
1976 Topps John Bunting 1976 Topps 481 John Bunting Philadelphia Eagles linebacker North Carolina Rookie card
1976 Topps Will Harrell 1976 Topps 483 Will Harrell Green Bay Packers running back Pacific Rookie card
1976 Topps Roscoe Word 1976 Topps 488 Roscoe Word New York Jets defensive back Jackson State Rookie card

Word played for four NFL different teams during the 1976 regular season: Tampa Bay, the New York Giants, the New York Jets, and Buffalo.