Rookie Football Cards

Image Set # Card Title/Players Pro Team Position College Honors Notes Grades available at Nearmint Sports Cards
1972 Topps Rayfield Wright 1972 Topps 316 Rayfield Wright Dallas Cowboys tackle Fort Valley State Cowboys Ring of Honor 2004, Pro Football Hall of Fame 2006 Rookie card
1972 Topps Travis Williams 1972 Topps 318 Travis Williams Los Angeles Rams running back Contra Costa Jr. College, Arizona State Packers Hall of Fame 1997 Rookie card PSA 8
1972 Topps Bob Wallace 1972 Topps 320 Bob Wallace Chicago Bears tight end Texas - El Paso Rookie card
1972 Topps Delles Howell 1972 Topps 321 Delles Howell New Orleans Saints defensive back Grambling Rookie card

Howell played from 1970 to 1975 for the New Orleans Saints and New York Jets.
1972 Topps George Atkinson 1972 Topps 323 George Atkinson Oakland Raiders defensive back Morris Brown Rookie card
1972 Topps Mike Montler 1972 Topps 324 Mike Montler New England Patriots tackle Colorado Rookie card
1972 Topps John Niland 1972 Topps 329 John Niland Dallas Cowboys guard Iowa Rookie card
1973 Topps Mel Tom 1973 Topps 8 Mel Tom Philadelphia Eagles defensive end San Jose State Rookie card
1973 Topps Clarence Ellis 1973 Topps 9 Clarence Ellis Atlanta Falcons defensive back Notre Dame Rookie card
1973 Topps Randy Jackson 1973 Topps 11 Randy Jackson Chicago Bears tackle Florida Rookie card
1973 Topps Cid Edwards 1973 Topps 13 Cid Edwards San Diego Chargers running back Tennessee State Rookie card
1973 Topps Phil Olsen 1973 Topps 14 Phil Olsen Los Angeles Rams defensive tackle Utah State Rookie card
1973 Topps Al Cowlings 1973 Topps 16 Al Cowlings Houston Oilers defensive end USC Rookie card
1973 Topps Walker Gillette 1973 Topps 17 Walker Gillette St. Louis Cardinals wide receiver Richmond Rookie card
1973 Topps Bob Atkins 1973 Topps 18 Bob Atkins Houston Oilers defensive back Grambling Rookie card
1973 Topps Diron Talbert 1973 Topps 19 Diron Talbert Washington Redskins defensive tackle Texas Rookie card
1973 Topps Dick Enderle 1973 Topps 22 Dick Enderle New York Giants guard Minnesota Rookie card
1973 Topps Wayne Colman 1973 Topps 23 Wayne Colman New Orleans Saints linebacker Temple Rookie card
1973 Topps John Schmitt 1973 Topps 24 John Schmitt New York Jets center Hofstra Rookie card
1973 Topps Rex Kern 1973 Topps 28 Rex Kern Baltimore Colts defensive back Ohio State College Hall of Fame 2007 Rookie card
1973 Topps Jim Kearney 1973 Topps 32 Jim Kearney Kansas City Chiefs defensive back Prairie View Rookie card
1973 Topps Steve Smith 1973 Topps 33 Steve Smith Philadelphia Eagles tackle Michigan Rookie card

Smith's son, Brady, was a defensive end for ten seasons with the New Orleans Saints and Atlanta Falcons.
1973 Topps Ken Anderson 1973 Topps 34 Ken Anderson Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Augustana Rookie card
1973 Topps Andy Maurer 1973 Topps 36 Andy Maurer Atlanta Falcons guard Oregon Rookie card
1973 Topps Joe Taylor 1973 Topps 37 Joe Taylor Chicago Bears defensive back North Carolina A and T Rookie card