Rookie Football Cards

Image Set # Card Title/Players Pro Team Position College Honors Notes Grades available at Nearmint Sports Cards
1963 Fleer Len Dawson 1963 Fleer 47 Len Dawson Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Purdue Chiefs Hall of Fame 1979, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1987 Rookie card PSA 7
1963 Fleer Fred Arbanas 1963 Fleer 50 Fred Arbanas Kansas City Chiefs tight end Michigan State Chiefs Hall of Fame 1973 Rookie card
1963 Fleer Clem Daniels 1963 Fleer 57 Clem Daniels Oakland Raiders halfback Prairie View Rookie card
1963 Fleer Bo Roberson 1963 Fleer 58 Bo Roberson Oakland Raiders halfback Cornell Rookie card PSA 9
1963 Fleer Dalva Allen 1963 Fleer 65 Dalva Allen Oakland Raiders defensive end Houston Rookie card

Allen played for the Houston Oilers in 1960 and 1961, when they won the first two AFL championships.
1963 Fleer Chuck McMurtry 1963 Fleer 66 Chuck McMurtry Oakland Raiders defensive tackle Whittier Rookie card
1963 Fleer Gerry McDougall 1963 Fleer 67 Gerry McDougall San Diego Chargers back UCLA Rookie card
1963 Fleer Keith Lincoln 1963 Fleer 70 Keith Lincoln San Diego Chargers fullback Washington State Chargers Hall of Fame 1980 Rookie card

Lincoln had 206 yards rushing and 123 yards receiving in the 1963 AFL Championship game. The Chargers beat the Boston Patriots, 51-10.
1963 Fleer Lance Alworth 1963 Fleer 72 Lance Alworth San Diego Chargers end Arkansas Chargers Hall of Fame 1977, Pro Football Hall of Fame 1978, College Hall of Fame 1984 Rookie card

The Oakland Raiders drafted Alworth in 1962, then traded his rights to San Diego for Bo Roberson, Hunter Enis, and Gene Selawski.
1963 Fleer Charles McNeil 1963 Fleer 74 Charles McNeil San Diego Chargers defensive back Compton Community College Rookie card PSA 8, PSA 7
1963 Fleer Emil Karas 1963 Fleer 75 Emil Karas San Diego Chargers linebacker Dayton Chargers Hall of Fame 1976 Rookie card PSA 7
1963 Fleer Don Stone 1963 Fleer 80 Don Stone Denver Broncos running back Arkansas Rookie card
1963 Fleer Bob Scarpitto 1963 Fleer 81 Bob Scarpitto Denver Broncos flanker Notre Dame Rookie card
1963 Fleer Jerry Tarr 1963 Fleer 83 Jerry Tarr Denver Broncos end, halfback Oregon Rookie card
1963 Fleer Chuck Gavin 1963 Fleer 87 Chuck Gavin Denver Broncos defensive end Tennessee State Rookie card

Gavin was a two-time All-American at Tennessee State. He played for the CFL's British Columbia Lions in 1959, and for the Broncos from 1960 to 1963.
1963 Topps Dick Szymanski 1963 Topps 7 Dick Szymanski Baltimore Colts center Notre Dame Rookie card exmt
1963 Topps Billy Ray Smith 1963 Topps 9 Billy Ray Smith Baltimore Colts tackle Arkansas Rookie card PSA 8, nm oc
1963 Topps Bob Boyd 1963 Topps 11 Bob Boyd Baltimore Colts defensive back Oklahoma Rookie card ex
1963 Topps Don Fleming 1963 Topps 22 Don Fleming Cleveland Browns defensive back Florida Rookie card, short print nm mc
1963 Topps Roger Brown 1963 Topps 34 Roger Brown Detroit Lions tackle Maryland Eastern Shore College Hall of Fame 2009 Rookie card nm oc
1963 Topps Deacon Jones 1963 Topps 44 Deacon Jones Los Angeles Rams defensive end Mississippi Vocational Pro Football Hall of Fame 1980 Rookie card

The Rams drafted Jones in the 14th round of the 1961 NFL draft.
1963 Topps Marlin McKeever 1963 Topps 46 Marlin McKeever Los Angeles Rams linebacker USC Rookie card exmt
1963 Topps Ed Meador 1963 Topps 47 Ed Meador Los Angeles Rams defensive back Arkansas Tech Rookie card nm oc
1963 Topps Phil King 1963 Topps 52 Phil King New York Giants halfback Vanderbilt Rookie card, short print exmt
1963 Topps Darrell Dess 1963 Topps 54 Darrell Dess New York Giants guard North Carolina State Rookie card, short print ex