1971 Topps Football Cards

Image Set # Card Title/Players Pro Team Position College Honors Notes Grades available at Nearmint Sports Cards
1971 Topps Tucker Frederickson 1971 Topps 101 Tucker Frederickson New York Giants halfback Auburn College Hall of Fame 1994 nm
1971 Topps Bobby Walden 1971 Topps 102 Bobby Walden Pittsburgh Steelers kicker, halfback Georgia Steelers All-Time Team
1971 Topps Dick Gordon 1971 Topps 103 Dick Gordon Chicago Bears end Michigan State
1971 Topps Walter Johnson 1971 Topps 104 Walter Johnson Cleveland Browns defensive tackle California State - LA PSA 7, nm
1971 Topps Mike Lucci 1971 Topps 105 Mike Lucci Detroit Lions linebacker Tennessee
1971 Topps Checklist 1971 Topps 106 Checklist Double print
1971 Topps Ron Berger 1971 Topps 107 Ron Berger New England Patriots defensive end Wayne State Rookie card
1971 Topps Dan Sullivan 1971 Topps 108 Dan Sullivan Baltimore Colts guard Boston College Rookie card
1971 Topps George Kunz 1971 Topps 109 George Kunz Atlanta Falcons tackle Notre Dame Rookie card nm
1971 Topps Floyd Little 1971 Topps 110 Floyd Little Denver Broncos running back Syracuse College Hall of Fame 1983, Broncos Ring of Fame 1984, Pro Football Hall of Fame 2010 Topps airbrushed the logo off the football on this card.
1971 Topps Zeke Bratkowski 1971 Topps 111 Zeke Bratkowski Green Bay Packers quarterback Georgia Packers Hall of Fame 1989
1971 Topps Haven Moses 1971 Topps 112 Haven Moses Buffalo Bills wide receiver San Diego State Broncos Ring of Fame 1988 nm
1971 Topps Ken Houston 1971 Topps 113 Ken Houston Houston Oilers defensive back Prairie View Redskins Ring of Fame, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1986 Rookie card

Houston set an NFL record by returning four interceptions for touchdowns in 1971. Jim Kearney and Eric Allen have since tied that record.
PSA 8 oc
1971 Topps Willie Lanier 1971 Topps 114 Willie Lanier Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Morgan State Chiefs Hall of Fame 1985, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1986, College Hall of Fame 2000 Rookie card
1971 Topps Larry Brown 1971 Topps 115 Larry Brown Washington Redskins running back Kansas State Redskins Ring of Fame
1971 Topps Tim Rossovich 1971 Topps 116 Tim Rossovich Philadelphia Eagles defensive end USC nm
1971 Topps Errol Linden 1971 Topps 117 Errol Linden New Orleans Saints tackle Houston Rookie card nm
1971 Topps Mel Renfro 1971 Topps 118 Mel Renfro Dallas Cowboys defensive back Oregon Cowboys Ring of Honor 1977, College Hall of Fame 1986, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1996 nm
1971 Topps Mike Garrett 1971 Topps 119 Mike Garrett San Diego Chargers running back USC Heisman Trophy 1965, Chiefs Hall of Fame 1978, College Hall of Fame 1985
1971 Topps Fran Tarkenton 1971 Topps 120 Fran Tarkenton New York Giants quarterback Georgia Pro Football Hall of Fame 1986, College Hall of Fame 1987, Vikings Ring of Honor 1998 nm
1971 Topps Garo Yepremian 1971 Topps 121 Garo Yepremian Miami Dolphins kicker Rookie card

On Christmas Day, 1971, Yepremian kicked a field goal to end the longest game in NFL history, an AFC divisional playoff game between the Dolphins and Chiefs. The Dolphins won, 27-24, in double-overtime.
1971 Topps Glen Condren 1971 Topps 122 Glen Condren Atlanta Falcons defensive tackle Oklahoma Rookie card nm
1971 Topps Johnny Roland 1971 Topps 123 Johnny Roland St. Louis Cardinals fullback Missouri College Hall of Fame 1998 Rookie card nm
1971 Topps Dave Herman 1971 Topps 124 Dave Herman New York Jets guard Michigan State Rookie card nm
1971 Topps Merlin Olsen 1971 Topps 125 Merlin Olsen Los Angeles Rams tackle Utah State Outland Trophy 1961, College Hall of Fame 1980, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1982
1971 Topps Doug Buffone 1971 Topps 126 Doug Buffone Chicago Bears linebacker Louisville
1971 Topps Earl McCullouch 1971 Topps 127 Earl McCullouch Detroit Lions wide receiver USC nm
1971 Topps Spider Lockhart 1971 Topps 128 Spider Lockhart New York Giants defensive back North Texas nm
1971 Topps Ken Willard 1971 Topps 129 Ken Willard San Francisco 49ers running back North Carolina
1971 Topps Gene Washington 1971 Topps 130 Gene Washington Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Michigan State College Hall of Fame 2011
1971 Topps Mike Phipps 1971 Topps 131 Mike Phipps Cleveland Browns quarterback Purdue College Hall of Fame 2006 Rookie card
1971 Topps Andy Russell 1971 Topps 132 Andy Russell Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Missouri Steelers All-Time Team nm
1971 Topps Ray Nitschke 1971 Topps 133 Ray Nitschke Green Bay Packers linebacker Illinois Packers Hall of Fame 1978, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1978 The Packers retired Nitschke's jersey number, 66, in 1983. For the retired numbers of all of the NFL teams, see the Gallery's retired numbers page.
1971 Topps Jerry Logan 1971 Topps 134 Jerry Logan Baltimore Colts defensive back West Texas State
1971 Topps MacArthur Lane 1971 Topps 135 MacArthur Lane St. Louis Cardinals running back Utah State Rookie card
1971 Topps Jim Turner 1971 Topps 136 Jim Turner Denver Broncos kicker Utah State Broncos Ring of Fame 1988
1971 Topps Kent McCloughan 1971 Topps 137 Kent McCloughan Oakland Raiders defensive back Nebraska McCloughan's son, Dave, was a defensive back for the Indianapolis Colts, Green Bay Packers, and Seattle Seahawks.
1971 Topps Paul Guidry 1971 Topps 138 Paul Guidry Buffalo Bills linebacker McNeese State PSA 6
1971 Topps Otis Taylor 1971 Topps 139 Otis Taylor Kansas City Chiefs end Prairie View Chiefs Hall of Fame 1982
1971 Topps Virgil Carter 1971 Topps 140 Virgil Carter Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Brigham Young Rookie card
1971 Topps Joe Dawkins 1971 Topps 141 Joe Dawkins Houston Oilers running back Wisconsin Rookie card
1971 Topps Steve Preece 1971 Topps 142 Steve Preece Philadelphia Eagles defensive back Oregon State Rookie card
1971 Topps Mike Bragg 1971 Topps 143 Mike Bragg Washington Redskins punter Richmond Rookie card
1971 Topps Bob Lilly 1971 Topps 144 Bob Lilly Dallas Cowboys end TCU Cowboys Ring of Honor 1975, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1980, College Hall of Fame 1981
1971 Topps Joe Kapp 1971 Topps 145 Joe Kapp New England Patriots quarterback California Canadian Football Hall of Fame 1984, College Hall of Fame 2004
1971 Topps Al Dodd 1971 Topps 146 Al Dodd New Orleans Saints wide receiver Northwestern State (LA)
1971 Topps Nick Buoniconti 1971 Topps 147 Nick Buoniconti Miami Dolphins linebacker Notre Dame Dolphins Honor Roll 1991, Patriots Hall of Fame 1992, Pro Football Hall of Fame 2001
1971 Topps Speedy Duncan 1971 Topps 148 Speedy Duncan San Diego Chargers defensive end Jackson State Chargers Hall of Fame 1994
1971 Topps Cedrick Hardman 1971 Topps 149 Cedrick Hardman San Francisco 49ers defensive end North Texas Rookie card
1971 Topps Gale Sayers 1971 Topps 150 Gale Sayers Chicago Bears halfback Kansas College Hall of Fame 1977, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1977