Rookie Football Cards

Image Set # Card Title/Players Pro Team Position College Honors Notes Grades available at Nearmint Sports Cards
1977 Topps Steve Largent 1977 Topps 177 Steve Largent Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Tulsa Seahawks Ring of Honor 1989, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1995 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 Rod Perry 1977 Topps 197 Rod Perry Los Angeles Rams defensive back Colorado Rookie card

Perry returned 3 interceptions for touchdowns in 1978.
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
1977 Topps Archie Griffin 1977 Topps 269 Archie Griffin Cincinnati Bengals running back Ohio State Heisman Trophy 1974, Heisman Trophy 1975, College Hall of Fame 1986 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