Rookie Card Year: 2010
Investment Rating: 6.0
Standing just over 5'10", Antonio Brown is part of the newer trend in the NFL that places a special emphasis on speedy receivers who may not possess the prototypical size. Brown went from a virtually unknown, mid-round player, to a regular Pro Bowl selection in just a few seasons and has started gaining the attention of collectors along the way.
After a high school career excelling in track and football, Antonio Brown spent three seasons at Central Michigan University where he averaged nearly 100 catches and 1,000 yards per year. He was also a standout punt and kickoff returner. Brown entered the 2010 NFL Draft after foregoing his senior year and was selected in the sixth round by the Pittsburgh Steelers.
Lightly used in his rookie year, Antonio Brown's breakout season came in his second season when he was named to the Pro Bowl for the first time. He had a slight drop in production in 2012, but followed that up with two big years in 2013 and 2014. Antonio Brown was the NFL league leader in both receiving yards and receptions in 2014 and has emerged as one of the most consistent players in the league over the last few seasons.
Collectors can find Antonio Brown rookie cards in 2010 products. Most fall in the low and mid-level range, but several autographed options are available and are the most popular. It is important to note that Antonio Brown rookie cards were not included in any Topps products during the 2010 season except for Bowman Sterling. Upper Deck also offers several college cards for Antonio Brown.
Antonio Brown Rookie Card Guide
Low-End & Mid-End Rookie Cards
- 2010 Absolute Memorabilia #107 #/299
- 2010 Bowman Sterling #44
- 2010 Crown Royale #107
- 2010 Donruss Elite #111 #/999
- 2010 Limited #154 #/499
- 2010 Panini Certified #177 #/999
- 2010 Panini Classics #107 #/999
- 2010 Panini Epix #107
- 2010 Panini Gridiron Gear #155
- 2010 Panini Threads #207
- 2010 Prestige #207
- 2010 Rookies and Stars #173
- 2010 Score #307