Rookie Football Cards

Image Set # Card Title/Players Pro Team Position College Honors Notes Grades available at Nearmint Sports Cards
1978 Topps Larry Poole 1978 Topps 184 Larry Poole Cleveland Browns running back Kent State Rookie card

Poole played for the CFL's Toronto Argonauts in 1979.
1978 Topps Chuck Ramsey 1978 Topps 186 Chuck Ramsey New York Jets punter Wake Forest Rookie card

Ramsey's legal name is Lowell Wallace Ramsey Jr.
1978 Topps Larry Gordon 1978 Topps 202 Larry Gordon Miami Dolphins linebacker Arizona State Rookie card

Gordon's older brother, Ira Gordon, played six seasons for the San Diego Chargers.
1978 Topps Scott Dierking 1978 Topps 206 Scott Dierking New York Jets running back Purdue Rookie card
1978 Topps Bucky Dilts 1978 Topps 211 Bucky Dilts Denver Broncos punter Georgia Rookie card

Dilts's legal name is Douglas Riggs Dilts.
1978 Topps Thomas Henderson 1978 Topps 213 Thomas Henderson Dallas Cowboys linebacker Langston Rookie card

Henderson won a $28 million lottery in 2000.
1978 Topps Keith Krepfle 1978 Topps 216 Keith Krepfle Philadelphia Eagles tight end Iowa State Rookie card

Krepfle played for the World Football League's Jacksonville Sharks in 1974.
1978 Topps Fred Dean 1978 Topps 217 Fred Dean San Diego Chargers defensive end Louisiana Tech Pro Football Hall of Fame 2008, Chargers Hall of Fame 2008, College Hall of Fame 2009 Rookie card
1978 Topps Don Testerman 1978 Topps 219 Don Testerman Seattle Seahawks running back Virginia Tech, Clemson Rookie card
1978 Topps Ken Sanders 1978 Topps 222 Ken Sanders Detroit Lions defensive end Howard Payne Rookie card
1978 Topps Ed Taylor 1978 Topps 227 Ed Taylor New York Jets defensive back Memphis Rookie card
1978 Topps Reggie Williams 1978 Topps 229 Reggie Williams Cincinnati Bengals linebacker Dartmouth College Hall of Fame 2007 Rookie card
1978 Topps Randy Cross 1978 Topps 231 Randy Cross San Francisco 49ers guard, center UCLA College Hall of Fame 2010 Rookie card
1978 Topps Tom Jackson 1978 Topps 240 Tom Jackson Denver Broncos linebacker Louisville Broncos Ring of Fame 1992 Rookie card
1978 Topps Larry Keller 1978 Topps 247 Larry Keller New York Jets linebacker Houston Rookie card
1978 Topps Bo Harris 1978 Topps 249 Bo Harris Cincinnati Bengals linebacker LSU Rookie card

Harris's full name is Clinton Lee Harris Jr.
1978 Topps Joe Klecko 1978 Topps 287 Joe Klecko New York Jets defensive tackle, defensive end Temple Jets Ring of Honor 2010 Rookie card

Klecko's son, Dan Klecko, played for the New England Patriots, Indianapolis Colts, and Philadelphia Eagles.
1978 Topps Oliver Davis 1978 Topps 288 Oliver Davis Cleveland Browns defensive back Tennessee State Rookie card
1978 Topps Mike Hogan 1978 Topps 292 Mike Hogan Philadelphia Eagles running back Tennessee-Chattanooga Rookie card
1978 Topps Jack Novak 1978 Topps 294 Jack Novak Tampa Bay Buccaneers tight end Wisconsin Rookie card
1978 Topps Danny Buggs 1978 Topps 297 Danny Buggs Washington Redskins wide receiver West Virginia Rookie card
1978 Topps Ted Albrecht 1978 Topps 298 Ted Albrecht Chicago Bears tackle California Rookie card

Albrecht was Chicago's first pick (and 15th overall) in the 1977 NFL draft. He was inducted into the University of California Athletic Hall of Fame in 2000.
1978 Topps Tony Reed 1978 Topps 304 Tony Reed Kansas City Chiefs running back Colorado, Antelope Valley College Rookie card
1978 Topps Clarence Duren 1978 Topps 306 Clarence Duren San Diego Chargers defensive back California Rookie card
1978 Topps Johnny Perkins 1978 Topps 311 Johnny Perkins New York Giants wide receiver Abilene Christian, Ranger College Rookie card