Football Card Sets
Browse our database of football card sets which features set checklists, product highlights, reviews and football card price comparisons.
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2012 Topps Football declares itself as the year of the quarterback. Headlined by the Quarterback Immortals program, highlights include metal-infused cards, relics and lots of autographs. Rookies like Andrew Luck and Robert Griffin III figure prominently into autograph and relic sets.
2012 Panini Momentum Football is another resurrected brand from the Texas-based card maker. Every pack comes with either an autograph or memorabilia card with a lot of focus aimed at the deep 2012 rookie crop.
Entering its 15th season, 2012 Panini Rookies & Stars Football hobby boxes come with four total autographs and memorabilia cards, 24 rookie cards and a ton of inserts and parallels.
1935 National Chicle Football was the first nationally available set with only football players. The 36-card set includes rookies of Dutch Clark, Ken Strong and Cliff Battles.
2011 Upper Deck Exquisite Football sees the return of the super premium brand. Seven-card boxes boast five autographs, including many key names from the 2011 NFL rookie class.
2012 Topps Inception Football sees the return of the dark and distinct design along with tons of rookie signatures. Single-pack boxes promise two autographs or autographed relics and one relic card. Robert Griffin III, Andrew Luck and Trent Richardson are among the autograph highlights.
2012 SAGE Next Rookies Football is an all-autograph release. Featuring autographs from such 2012 rookies as Robert Griffin III, Trent Richardson and Justin Blackmon, every card is numbered to 50 or less.
For less than a dollar a pack, 2012 Score Football comes with plenty of rookies, inserts and parallels. Aimed at set collectors, the base set has 400 cards, including 100 rookie cards. Every hobby box has 24 rookies, and at least 60 inserts and parallels.
Freshened up with an updated look, 2012 Elite Football promises two autographs, two memorabilia cards and four numbered rookie cards in every box. Highlights include dual-signed Passing the Torch autographs and Rookie Inscriptions autographs.
One of the hobby’s most rooted traditions, the 2012 Topps Baseball Complete Set Hobby Edition comes with all 440 base cards plus a pack of five numbered Orange parallels.
2012 Prestige Football offers some of the first fully licensed cards of the deep 2012 NFL rookie class. Andrew Luck, Robert Griffin III and Trent Richardson are among the first-year players pictured in their professional uniforms. Hobby boxes have four hits including at least two autographs.
2012 Leaf Ultimate Draft Football features many of the top prospects in the 2012 NFL Draft. Every box comes with three on-card autographs. Production is limited to 299 12-box cases.
2012 SPx Football marks the brand’s debut as a standalone collegiate set. Boxes boast four hits, including a numbered Rookie Auto Jersey. Additional rookie content includes numbered SPx Finite inserts and SPx Rookie Signatures.
2012 Bowman Football is highlighted by the first Topps autographs from the 2012 NFL draft picks. Every pack of the hobby version, dubbed Bowman Signatures, is guaranteed to have either an autograph or a signed relic card. The 200-card base set has 100 rookie cards.
2012 Press Pass Showcase Football is bursting with high-end cards of the NFL’s top 2012 prospects. Every box comes with six autographs and one memorabilia card. Collectors can hunt for signatures from both Andrew Luck and Robert Griffin III.
2012 Upper Deck College Football Legends highlights the best in NCAA history. All autographs in the product are on-card. A total of 26 Heisman Trophy winners sign for the set.
Another all-autograph release from Leaf, 2012 Leaf Valiant Football comes with four signatures in every box. Players in the set include Robert Griffin III, Trent Richardson and Justin Blackmon.
2012 Upper Deck Football focuses largely on rookie players. First-year players outnumber veterans and legends 4:1 in the base set. Rookies are also a major part of the autograph checklist. Three autographs come in every box.
Honoring the legendary coach, 2012 Leaf Vince Lombardi Legacy boxes include two inscribed autographs and a Lombardi-worn jacket card. The 40-card base set chronicles the career of the man many consider to be the greatest coach of all-time.
2011 Panini Playbook Football makes book cards the norm, promising one fold-out autographed premium memorabilia rookie per box. The high-end, all-hits release also features book cards that have up to eight autographs or memorabilia swatches.