1978 Topps Football Cards
|Image||Set||#||Card Title/Players||Pro Team||Position||College||Honors||Notes||Grades available at Nearmint Sports Cards|
|1978 Topps||126||Rick Kane||Detroit Lions||running back||Oregon, San Jose State||Rookie card|
|1978 Topps||127||Elvin Bethea||Houston Oilers||defensive end||North Carolina A and T||Pro Football Hall of Fame 2003||PSA 8|
|1978 Topps||128||Dave Dalby||Oakland Raiders||center||UCLA|
|1978 Topps||129||Mike Barnes||Baltimore Colts||defensive end, defensive tackle||Miami Florida|
|1978 Topps||130||Isiah Robertson||Los Angeles Rams||linebacker||Southern|
|1978 Topps||131||Jim Plunkett||San Francisco 49ers||quarterback||Stanford||Heisman Trophy 1970, College Hall of Fame 1990|
|1978 Topps||132||Allan Ellis||Chicago Bears||defensive back||UCLA|
|1978 Topps||133||Mike Bragg||Washington Redskins||punter||Richmond|
|1978 Topps||134||Bob Jackson||Cleveland Browns||guard||Duke|
|1978 Topps||135||Coy Bacon||Cincinnati Bengals||defensive end||Jackson State||Bacon played for the USFL's Washington Federals in 1983. According to Remember the USFL, Bacon scored the first points in league history--on a safety!|
|1978 Topps||136||John Smith||New England Patriots||kicker||King Alfred's (England), South (England)|
|1978 Topps||137||Chuck Muncie||New Orleans Saints||running back||California||Muncie was one of a few players who wore eyeglasses while playing.|
|1978 Topps||138||Johnnie Gray||Green Bay Packers||defensive back||Cal State Fullerton||Packers Hall of Fame 1994|
|1978 Topps||139||Jimmy Robinson||New York Giants||wide receiver||Georgia Tech||Rookie card
Robinson is currently the wide receivers coach for the Dallas Cowboys.
|1978 Topps||140||Tom Banks||St. Louis Cardinals||center, guard||Auburn||Banks played for the USFL's Birmingham Stallions in 1983 and 1984.|
|1978 Topps||141||Marvin Powell||New York Jets||tackle||USC||College Hall of Fame 1994||Rookie card
Powell's son, Marvin Powell III, was a fullback for the New Orleans Saints in 1999.
|1978 Topps||142||Jerrel Wilson||Kansas City Chiefs||punter, running back||Southern Mississippi||Chiefs Hall of Fame 1988|
|1978 Topps||143||Ron Howard||Seattle Seahawks||tight end||Seattle|
|1978 Topps||144||Rob Lytle||Denver Broncos||running back||Michigan||College Hall of Fame 2015||Rookie card
Lytle finished third in voting for the 1976 Heisman Trophy. See the Gallery's football cards of Heisman candidates page.
|1978 Topps||145||L.C. Greenwood||Pittsburgh Steelers||defensive end||Arkansas AM and N||Steelers All-Time Team|
|1978 Topps||146||Morris Owens||Tampa Bay Buccaneers||wide receiver||Arizona State||Rookie card
Owens caught the first touchdown pass in Tampa Bay franchise history, a one-yarder from Louis Carter. He was the Buccaneers' leading receiver in 1976, 1977, and 1978.
|1978 Topps||147||Joe Reed||Detroit Lions||quarterback||Baylor, Mississippi State|
|1978 Topps||148||Mike Kadish||Buffalo Bills||defensive tackle||Notre Dame|
|1978 Topps||149||Phil Villapiano||Oakland Raiders||linebacker||Bowling Green||Villapiano was inducted into the National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame in 1990.|
|1978 Topps||150||Lydell Mitchell||Baltimore Colts||running back||Penn State||College Hall of Fame 2004||Though he is shown with the Colts, Mitchell played for the Chargers in 1978.|