1961 Nu-Card Football Cards
The 1961 Nu-Card Football Card Set was Nu-Card's initial set into the Football card market. Competitors Topps and Fleer were already producing pro football sets, so Nu-Card decided to issue an 80 card set consisting entirely of college players. The cards are numbered #101-180 and represent approximately 50 different colleges.
Several of the 1961 Nu-Card Football Card Set's players went on to play professional football and many were enshrined into the College Hall-of-Fame. The most popular card in the set is #143 1961 Heisman trophy winner, Ernie Davis. Davis was the first African-American to win the award and was the top pick of the 1962 NFL draft, but was never able to play because of illness.
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#103 Steve Barnett (Played Professionally)
#104 Greg Mather
#106 John Hewitt
#116 Bobby Iles
#122 Dave Sarette
#130 Bobby Dodd Jr.
#131 Curtis McClinton (Played Professionally)
#143 Ernie Davis (COLLEGE HALL-OF-FAME Heisman Winner)
#145 Bobby Plummer
#151 Russ Hepner
#153 Larry Thompson
#162 Gary Barnes (Played Professionally)
#164 Jerry Gross
#177 Joe Williams
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