1971 Topps Football Cards

Image Set # Card Title/Players Pro Team Position College Honors Notes Grades available at Nearmint Sports Cards
1971 Topps Charley Taylor 1971 Topps 26 Charley Taylor Washington Redskins wide receiver Arizona State Redskins Ring of Fame, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1984 Error card

Name misspelled "Charlie."
1971 Topps Checklist 1971 Topps 27 Checklist
1971 Topps Lionel Aldridge 1971 Topps 28 Lionel Aldridge Green Bay Packers defensive end Utah State Packers Hall of Fame 1988 Rookie card

Aldridge's "rookie card" was issued in his ninth season. 1971 was his last season with the Packers.
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1971 Topps Billy Lothridge 1971 Topps 29 Billy Lothridge Atlanta Falcons kicker Georgia Tech Lothridge placed eighth in voting for the Heisman Trophy in 1962, and second in 1963. See my page of football cards of Heisman Trophy candidates. nm
1971 Topps Terry Hanratty 1971 Topps 30 Terry Hanratty Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Notre Dame Rookie card nm
1971 Topps Lee Roy Jordan 1971 Topps 31 Lee Roy Jordan Dallas Cowboys linebacker Alabama College Hall of Fame 1983, Cowboys Ring of Honor 1989
1971 Topps Rick Volk 1971 Topps 32 Rick Volk Baltimore Colts defensive back Michigan Rookie card

In his rookie season, 1967, Volk returned an interception 94 yards for a touchdown. Those were the only points he scored in his 12-year NFL career.
1971 Topps Howard Kindig 1971 Topps 33 Howard Kindig Buffalo Bills defensive end California State - LA nm
1971 Topps Carl Garrett 1971 Topps 34 Carl Garrett New England Patriots running back New Mexico Highlands Rookie card
1971 Topps Bobby Bell 1971 Topps 35 Bobby Bell Kansas City Chiefs linebacker, defensive end Minnesota Outland Trophy 1962, Chiefs Hall of Fame 1980, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1983, College Hall of Fame 1991
1971 Topps Gene Hickerson 1971 Topps 36 Gene Hickerson Cleveland Browns guard Mississippi Pro Football Hall of Fame 2007, Browns Ring of Honor 2010 nm
1971 Topps Dave Parks 1971 Topps 37 Dave Parks New Orleans Saints end, flanker Texas Tech College Hall of Fame 2008
1971 Topps Paul Martha 1971 Topps 38 Paul Martha Denver Broncos defensive back Pittsburgh
1971 Topps George Blanda 1971 Topps 39 George Blanda Oakland Raiders quarterback, kicker Kentucky Pro Football Hall of Fame 1981
1971 Topps Tom Woodeshick 1971 Topps 40 Tom Woodeshick Philadelphia Eagles running back West Virginia nm
1971 Topps Alex Karras 1971 Topps 41 Alex Karras Detroit Lions defensive tackle Iowa Outland Trophy 1957, College Hall of Fame 1991 Due to a knee injury, Karras was released before the start of the 1971 season.
1971 Topps Rick Redman 1971 Topps 42 Rick Redman San Diego Chargers linebacker, punter Washington College Hall of Fame 1995 nm
1971 Topps Zeke Moore 1971 Topps 43 Zeke Moore Houston Oilers defensive back Lincoln University Rookie card nm
1971 Topps Jack Snow 1971 Topps 44 Jack Snow Los Angeles Rams wide receiver Notre Dame
1971 Topps Larry Csonka 1971 Topps 45 Larry Csonka Miami Dolphins fullback Syracuse Pro Football Hall of Fame 1987, College Hall of Fame 1989, Dolphins Honor Roll 1990
1971 Topps Karl Kassulke 1971 Topps 46 Karl Kassulke Minnesota Vikings defensive back Drake, Marquette Rookie card

Kassulke's rookie card came in his 9th NFL season. He played for the Vikings from 1963 to 1972.
1971 Topps Jim Hart 1971 Topps 47 Jim Hart St. Louis Cardinals quarterback Southern Illinois
1971 Topps Al Atkinson 1971 Topps 48 Al Atkinson New York Jets linebacker Villanova
1971 Topps Horst Muhlmann 1971 Topps 49 Horst Muhlmann Cincinnati Bengals kicker Rookie card
1971 Topps Sonny Jurgensen 1971 Topps 50 Sonny Jurgensen Washington Redskins quarterback Duke Redskins Ring of Fame, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1983, Eagles Honor Roll 1987