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Topps announces it will be adding its popular player sketch-cards as additional hits to the highly-anticipated Five Star Football. Several gridiron stars have added their artistic skills including Tony Romo, Reggie Wayne, Vincent Jackson, LaDainian Tomlinson, Maurice Jones-Drew, Roddy White, Matthew Stafford, C.J. Spiller, Matt Ryan, Mike Williams, Tim Tebow, Aaron Hernandez and many more.
Each original 1 of 1 drawing features the artist/player’s signature on the card’s back.
The hobby exclusive Topps Five Star Football hits stores late February.
The following autographs are limited to just 15 copies each. In addition each subject has an Autographed Chrome card #’d to 10.
Adrian Peterson, Brandon Marshall, Brett Favre, Dan Marino, Darren McFadden, DeAngelo Williams, Eli Manning, Emmitt Smith, Jim Brown, Jimmy Clausen, Joe Namath, John Elway, Matt Ryan, Peyton Manning,Ray Rice, Reggie Bush, Roger Staubach, Tim Tebow, Tony Romo, Troy Aikman, Vince Young, Ben Tate, Brandon Gibson, Charles Scott, Chris Ogbonnaya, Dan LeFevour, Dezmon Briscoe, Dustin Keller, Ed Wang, More >
By Scott Kozlowski aka Scottkoz20
This is the first in what is going to be a monthly series of articles featuring a player that is currently not playing professionally. These players are still playing in college, the minor leagues, developmental leagues or Canadian major juniors. This month will feature Matt Szczur of Villanova University and the Chicago Cubs.
Matt Szczur currently is a wide receiver for the University of Villanova football program. He is used in both the passing and running games. During a recent 2010 FCS playoff game vs. Appalachian St., Szczur accounted for 150 yards and 5 touchdowns, including 1 More >
Set to hit the shelves on the 29th December, Topps Magic will be a product affordable for most people. With 24 packs of 8 cards per hobby box at a price point of $75 and including 3 autographed cards, this should ensure that everyone gets a fun break out of their box. As well as autographs, you can also find hobby exclusive relics cards and of course inserts which fall at about 12 per box. The chase will also be on for the brand new Stamp Cards on which 50 stars are displayed with an actual US football theme postal More >
Upper Deck may have Exquisite but Topps now has 5 Stars Football. A rather high-end release, 5 Stars will set you back around $425 for one box which will only contain one pack of 5 cards. What do you get for that impressive price tag? 4 on-card autographed cards and 1 jumbo relic card. Judging from the sell sheet, the product will ooze quality, you only need to take a look at the picture gallery below to see how good looking some of these cards are; patches with multiple breaks, laundry tags, team logos, you name it, it’s there. Furthermore, More >
Selling at around $80 to $90 for a box containing one pack of four cards, this product will not be for everybody financially speaking. However, from a pure aesthetic standpoint, there will be few collectors who will not be charmed by Topps’ latest effort. Hitting the stores on the 26th January, each pack will guarantee 2 base cards, 1 parallel card and 1 autograph relic, autograph or relic card. This one big hit per box is described by Topps as a “supreme” hit and looking at the product sell sheet, it is easy to see why. From autographs featuring 8 More >