2016 Panini UNC Tar Heels Collegiate Trading CardsBrand: Panini Collegiate
Although widely recognized as one of the top academic entities in the country, the University of North Carolina's athletic program is no slouch, either. 2016 Panini UNC Tar Heels Collegiate aims to celebrate that fact with a varied look at the school's notable former athletes. Blasters contain one autograph or relic per box.
While many largely associate North Carolina with basketball success, 2016 Panini UNC Tar Heels is not limited to just one sport. Notable football subjects include Giovani Bernard, Julius Peppers, Marquise Williams and Pro Football Hall of Fame linebacker Lawrence Taylor. Baseball representatives include Dustin Ackley, Kyle Seager and Matt Harvey. Even women's soccer gets in on the collecting fun with USWNT legend Mia Hamm.
Of course, what would 2016 Panini UNC Tar Heels Collegiate be without a heavy dose of hoops. Among the basketball options are Raymond Felton, Ty Lawson, Tyler Hansbrough and Vince Carter. One huge name in Tar Heels basketball history that collectors won't find, however, is Michael Jordan. This is because he is an Upper Deck exclusive.
The 50-card base set highlights top alumni and key moments in UNC sporting history. Honors inserts showcase former players named All-Americans or the consensus national player of the year.
Falling one per 2016 Panini UNC Tar Heels Collegiate Blaster box, hits include base Autographs for basketball, baseball, football and soccer players in addition to Memorabilia cards.
Most of the set also offers added rarity with North Carolina Silver, North Carolina Gold and North Carolina Black parallels.
2016 Panini UNC Tar Heels is just one of many school-specific products that are part of the Panini Collegiate brand.
Estimated Release Date: 8/15/2016
Product Configuration: Blaster: 8 cards per pack, 10 packs per box, 20 blasters per case
2016 Panini UNC Tar Heels Blaster Box Break
- 1 Autograph or Memorabilia Card