1970 Topps Football Cards

Image Set # Card Title/Players Pro Team Position College Honors Notes Grades available at Nearmint Sports Cards
1970 Topps Jackie Smith 1970 Topps 225 Jackie Smith St. Louis Cardinals tight end, kicker Northwestern Louisiana Pro Football Hall of Fame 1994
1970 Topps Gerry Philbin 1970 Topps 226 Gerry Philbin New York Jets defensive end Buffalo Jets Ring of Honor 2011
1970 Topps Ernie Koy 1970 Topps 227 Ernie Koy New York Giants running back Texas
1970 Topps Chuck Howley 1970 Topps 228 Chuck Howley Dallas Cowboys linebacker West Virginia Cowboys Ring of Honor 1977 Howley was the MVP of Super Bowl V. He was the first defensive player to win the award, and he is the only MVP who played on the losing team. (The Cowboys lost to the Baltimore Colts, 16-13.)
1970 Topps Billy Shaw 1970 Topps 229 Billy Shaw Buffalo Bills guard Georgia Tech Bills Wall of Fame 1988, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1999 Shaw did not play in 1970. He retired on June 11, 1970.
1970 Topps Jerry Hillebrand 1970 Topps 230 Jerry Hillebrand Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Colorado
1970 Topps Bill Thompson 1970 Topps 231 Bill Thompson Denver Broncos defensive back Maryland Eastern Shore Broncos Ring of Fame 1987
1970 Topps Carroll Dale 1970 Topps 232 Carroll Dale Green Bay Packers end VPI Packers Hall of Fame 1979, College Hall of Fame 1987
1970 Topps Gene Hickerson 1970 Topps 233 Gene Hickerson Cleveland Browns guard Mississippi Pro Football Hall of Fame 2007, Browns Ring of Honor 2010 PSA 7
1970 Topps Jim Butler 1970 Topps 234 Jim Butler Atlanta Falcons running back Edward Waters College
1970 Topps Greg Cook 1970 Topps 235 Greg Cook Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Cincinnati Rookie card

Cook did not play in 1970. Because of an injury, he played in only one pro game after 1969.
1970 Topps Lee Roy Caffey 1970 Topps 236 Lee Roy Caffey Green Bay Packers linebacker Texas A and M Packers Hall of Fame 1986
1970 Topps Merlin Olsen 1970 Topps 237 Merlin Olsen Los Angeles Rams tackle Utah State Outland Trophy 1961, College Hall of Fame 1980, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1982
1970 Topps Fred Cox 1970 Topps 238 Fred Cox Minnesota Vikings kicker Pittsburgh Cox led the NFL with 30 field goals and 46 field goal attempts in 1970.
1970 Topps Nate Ramsey 1970 Topps 239 Nate Ramsey Philadelphia Eagles defensive back Indiana
1970 Topps Lance Alworth 1970 Topps 240 Lance Alworth San Diego Chargers end Arkansas Chargers Hall of Fame 1977, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1978, College Hall of Fame 1984
1970 Topps Chuck Hinton 1970 Topps 241 Chuck Hinton Pittsburgh Steelers defensive tackle North Carolina College Rookie card

Hinton is wearing the Steelers' "Batman" jersey in this photo.
1970 Topps Jerry Smith 1970 Topps 242 Jerry Smith Washington Redskins tight end Arizona State Redskins Ring of Fame
1970 Topps Tony Baker 1970 Topps 243 Tony Baker New Orleans Saints running back Iowa State Rookie card
1970 Topps Nick Buoniconti 1970 Topps 244 Nick Buoniconti Miami Dolphins linebacker Notre Dame Dolphins Honor Roll 1991, Patriots Hall of Fame 1992, Pro Football Hall of Fame 2001
1970 Topps Jim Johnson 1970 Topps 245 Jim Johnson San Francisco 49ers defensive back UCLA Pro Football Hall of Fame 1994, 49ers Hall of Fame 2009
1970 Topps Willie Richardson 1970 Topps 246 Willie Richardson Baltimore Colts wide receiver Jackson State College Hall of Fame 2003 This card shows Richardson with the Colts, but the Colts traded him to the Dolphins before the start of the 1970 season.
1970 Topps Fred Dryer 1970 Topps 247 Fred Dryer New York Giants defensive end San Diego State College Hall of Fame 1997 Rookie card
1970 Topps Bobby Maples 1970 Topps 248 Bobby Maples Houston Oilers linebacker Baylor
1970 Topps Alex Karras 1970 Topps 249 Alex Karras Detroit Lions defensive tackle Iowa Outland Trophy 1957, College Hall of Fame 1991 Karras was married to actress Susan Clark.