Rookie Card Year: 1994
Investment Rating: 6.5
Marshall Faulk cards and autographed memorabilia have a loyal collector following. Faulk enjoyed early success in college and was a three-time All-American at San Diego State University. He would go on to be drafted by the Indianapolis Colts with the second overall pick in the 1994 NFL Draft. He spent 12 years in the NFL, splitting time equally between the Colts and the St. Louis Rams.
Faulk was selected to the Pro Bowl seven times and is a former Super Bowl champion. He is the only player in NFL history to have totaled 12,000 rushing yards along with 6,000 receiving yards.
Marshall Faulk's rookie cards are all relatively affordable in ungraded condition. He has 21 rookie cards in total. Some of them can command a premium when submitted for professional grading and returned with high marks. Faulk has no pre-rookie cards.
He has several other cards that were issued during his rookie year, most of which are insert cards. This includes his first certified autograph card. The 1994 Classic Draft Days Autograph card has an acknowledged print run of 10,000. However, the cards are not serial numbered.
Faulk's first memorabilia cards were released in 1996. He has a game-used ball card in 1996 Collector's Edge Advantage. He also has a game-used jersey card in 1996 Upper Deck Football. It is one of the first football memorabilia cards ever produced and represents a key moment in the hobby. It is a highly desirable piece of football card history.
Marshall Faulk's autographed memorabilia sells for a premium due to his Hall of Fame status. He is a willing in-person signer and does participate in organized signing events.
Top Marshall Faulk Rookie Cards
This is one of Faulk's most submitted cards for professional grading. It carries a substantial premium when returned in high grade. It can sell in the upper-hundreds of dollars in a grade of 10/10. A die-cut parallel of the card also exists that is very popular with collectors.
The Playoff Contenders brand has a long and established reputation with collectors as a premium rookie offering. There is no exception when it comes to Faulk's version of the card. It is highly desirable and carries a premium when in high-grade condition.