Lot 243. Harry Carson – N.Y. Giants HoF Linebacker - Autographed Wilson Football. Carson’s signature is huge and mint 9 to gem mint 10 on a white panel of the brown and white full-sized Wilson Signature football that is nm-m. He added “HOF ‘06” below. Carson starred at South Carolina State before being drafted by the New York Giants in the fourth round of the 1976 draft. The selection was one of the team’s best. In 13 seasons at middle linebacker, Carson was chosen for the Pro Bowl nine times. He was inducted into the College Hall of Fame in 2002 and the Pro HoF in 2006. Bill Belichick, a Giants’ defensive assistant coach for much of Carson’s career, considered him to be the best all-around linebacker he ever coached. PSA/DNA Pre-Certified.
Minimum Bid $50
Lot 244. Darrell Green Gem Mint 10 Silver Sharpie Autograph on a Mint Wilson Official NFL Football. One of the NFL’s greatest cornerbacks, Green played for 20 seasons with the Washington Redskins. On a Paul Tagliabue On Field Authentic NFL Game Ball, Green added his uniform number (28), “Redskins” and “Fastest Man!” At Texas A&I University (now A&M-Kingsville), he competed in track and field and twice completed the 100-meter dash in 10.08 seconds. He won the NFL’s “Fastest Man” competition four times. Other Accomplishments: College Hall of Fame 2004, Pro HoF 2008. Two-time Super Bowl champion, 1996 Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year, 1997 Bart Star Award, given to the NFL player that “best exemplifies outstanding character and leadership in the home, on the field, and in the community.” 1983 runner-up for AP NFL Rookie of the Year. Four-time first-team All-Pro, chosen for the Pro Bowl seven times. Holds the NFL record for most consecutive seasons with an interception (19). In 1999, while he was still playing, “The Sporting News” ranked him 81st on its list of “Football’s 100 Greatest Players” of the 20th century. PSA/DNA Pre-Certified.
Winning Bid $75
Lot 245. Paul Hornung Gem Mint 10 Silver Sharpie Autograph on a Mint Wilson Official NFL Football. The Notre Dame and Green Bay star running back added his uniform number, “5”, and “HOF ‘86” to his bold signature on the Paul Tagliabue On Field Authentic NFL Game Ball. Hornung died in 2020. Accomplishments: College Hall of Fame 1985, Pro HoF 1986. 1956 Heisman Trophy winner, the first to be chosen first in the NFL Draft and to win the NFL MVP award. Described by Packer coach Vince Lombardi as “the greatest player I ever coached.” Helped the Packers to win three pre-Super Bowl NFL championships and to capture the NFL title that placed the team in Super Bowl I. NFL MVP in 1961, two-time first-team All-Pro, two-time Pro Bowl selection, 1960 NFL rushing touchdown leader, three-time scoring leader, 1961 Bert Bell Award (as NFL Player of the Year). PSA/DNA Pre-Certified.
Minimum Bid $75
Lot 246. Bo Jackson Large, Bold Gem Mint 10 Autograph on an Nm-M Wilson “The Duke” NFL Football. The signature of the 1985 Heisman Trophy winner extends for 7” and is as tall as 4” on a panel of the Roger Goodell NFL football. On panels away from the autograph, which is superb, the ball shows very light, minor uneven toning marks. Jackson starred at running back for Auburn. After college, he planned to concentrate on baseball, but wound up playing both sports. In 1991, at running back for the LA Raiders, he sustained a hip injury that ended his football career and limited his time on the diamond as an outfielder and designated hitter. Accomplishments: College Football Hall of Fame, 1990 Pro Bowl, 1985 Walter Camp Award and “Sporting News” Player of the Year, 1983 and 1985 Consensus All-American. In baseball, 1989 AL All-Star and All-Star Game MVP, 1993 AL Comeback Player of the Year, 10th in 1989 AL MVP voting with 32 home runs, 105 RBI and 26 stolen bases. ESPN placed him 72nd on its list of leading 20th century North American athletes. He was among 23 baseball players and 20 football players on the list. One pro athlete named an All-Star in two major North American sports. PSA/DNA Pre-Certified.
Winning Bid $75
Lot 247. Matt Leinart Mint 9 to Gem Mint 10 Autograph on a Mint Wilson “The Duke” NFL Football. Paul Tagliabue is the NFL Commissioner whose facsimile signature appears on this football. At quarterback for USC, Leinart was the 2004 Heisman Trophy recipient. A junior, he captured the award after leading the Trojans to an undefeated season and to a victory in the BCS National Championship Game against Oklahoma. In 2005, Leinart again led the USC to an undefeated regular season. In the 2006 NFL Draft, he was selected by the Arizona Cardinals. In seven NFL seasons, he was a back-up for the Cardinals, Texans and Raiders. He was inducted into the College Hall of Fame in 2017. He now is a sports analyst for Fox Sports. Other accomplishments: 2004 Rose Bowl MVP, Walter Camp Award winner, AP Player of the Year, ESPN.com Player of the Year. 2005 Orange Bowl MVP, Unitas Award winner, Heisman Trophy finalist, “Sporting News” Sportsman of the Year. Comes with a PSA/DNA Official Auction Authentic Certificate of Authenticity, No. 59463.
Minimum Bid $30
Lot 248. Art Monk Gem Mint 10 Silver Sharpie Autograph on a Mint Wilson Official NFL Football. From 1980-93, Monk starred at wide receiver for the Washington Redskins and then closed out his NFL career with the Jets and Eagles. He signed a Paul Tagliabue On Field Authentic NFL Game Ball. If teammate Darrell Green was the Redskins’ “Fastest Man,” Monk was their “Quietest Man.” Or, as quarterback Mark Rypien described Monk, “Quiet about his work, very loud with his results.” Accomplishments: Pro Hall of Fame in 2008 and College HoF in 2012. Three-time Super Bowl champion, 1984 NFL receptions leader and first-team All-Pro, three-time Pro Bowl selection. Five 1,000-yard seasons. Records, since eclipsed, for passes caught in a season (106) and career receptions. First player with a touchdown reception in 15 consecutive seasons, first with back-to-back seasons recording at least 1,200 yards and 90 receptions, first to reach 820 receptions in a career, first to exceed 900 career receptions and first with at least one reception in 180 consecutive games. 1979 first-team All-American at Syracuse. In "The Sporting News" 1999 list of “Football’s 100 Greatest Players” of the 20th century, Monk ranked 91st. PSA/DNA Pre-Certified.
Minimum Bid $75
Lot 249. Jerry Rice Gem Mint 10 Silver Sharpie Autograph on a Mint Wilson Official NFL Football. According to “The Sporting News,” Rice was the second best NFL player of the 20th century – second only to Jim Brown. The signature of the San Francisco 49er’s wide receiver is on a panel of a Wilson Official NFL Paul Tagliabue On Field Authentic NFL Game Ball with his uniform number (80) added. Pulling in passes from Joe Montana, Rice helped San Francisco to win two Super Bowls. With Steve Young at quarterback, he contributed to another 49ers’ Super Bowl victory. Other Accomplishments: College Hall of Fame in 2006 and Pro HoF in 2010. Two-time NFL Offensive Player of the Year, 1987 Bert Bell Award (as NFL Player of the Year), Super Bowl XXIII MVP, 10-time first-team All-Pro, 13-time Pro Bowl selection, six-time NFL receiving yards leader, two-time leader in receptions, six-time leader in touchdown receptions and 1987 NFL scoring leader. He retired as the NFL record holder in career receptions, receiving yards, receiving touchdowns, total touchdowns and career all-purpose yards. PSA/DNA Pre-Certified.
Winning Bid $83
Lot 250. John Riggins Nm-M 8 to Mint 9 Autograph on Mint Wilson Official NFL Football. The Hall of Fame fullback for the New York Jets and Washington Redskins placed his signature at the top of a panel of the Wilson Official NFL Paul Tagliabue On Field Authentic NFL Game Ball.” His pro career spanned 1971-83. Accomplishments: Pro Hall of Fame in 1992. At the University of Kansas, Riggins was an All-American, rushed for 1,131 yards in his senior season, set a school record with 14 touchdowns and broke Gale Sayers’ career rushing record for the school. Led Washington to victory in Super Bowl XVII; named the game’s MVP. 1975 Pro Bowl selection, 1978 NFL Comeback Player of the Year, 1983 first-team All-Pro and Bert Bell Award recipient as the NFL’s Player of the Year. Led the NFL in rushing touchdowns in 1983 and 1984. Set more than a dozen “oldest player records.” PSA/DNA Pre-Certified.
Winning Bid $118
Lot 251. Phil Simms Gem Mint 10 Silver Sharpie Autograph on a Mint Wilson Official NFL Football. The New York Giants quarterback signed a panel of a Wilson Official NFL Paul Tagliabue On Field Authentic NFL Game Ball and added his uniform number (11). Accomplishments: Led the Giants to Super Bowl XXI and was named the game’s MVP. Had a key role in the team’s appearance in Super Bowl XXV but was unable to participate in the title game because of an injury. Pro Bowl selection in 1985 and 1993. The Giants retired his No. 11, and he is on the team’s Ring of Honor. Has worked as a sports commentator. PSA/DNA Pre-Certified.
Minimum Bid $40
Lot 252. Deion Sanders Mint 9 to Gem Mint 10 Autograph on a Mint Wilson “The Duke” NFL Football. The facsimile signature of NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell is on this football. Sanders’ real autograph in silver sharpie is large on a panel. As a defensive back, Sanders was a Hall of Fame star at Florida State and in 14 seasons with five NFL teams – Atlanta, San Francisco, Dallas, Washington and Baltimore. Accomplishments: Only athlete to play in both a Super Bowl and World Series. College and Pro Halls of Fame in 2011. Two-time Super Bowl champion – XXIX in 1995 with San Francisco and XXX in 1996 with Dallas. 1994 NFL Defensive Player of the Year, six-time first-team All-Pro, eight-time Pro Bowl selection, NFL 100th Anniversary All-Time Team, 1988 Jim Thorpe Award (as the top college defensive back) and two-time unanimous All-American. He holds the NFL record for most career yards per interception return – 25.1. Also, 2021 Southwestern Athletic Conference Coach of the Year, coach of the SWAC football champion (Jackson State) and the 2021 Eddie Robinson Award, presented to the top head coach in the NCAA Division 1 Football Championship Subdivision (formerly Division 1-AA). Placed 37th on “The Sporting News” list of “Football’s 100 Greatest Players” of the 20th century, 8th on the “College Football News” list of “100 Greatest College Football Player of All-Time” and 74th on the ESPN list of “100 Greatest Athletes” of the 20th century. Has served as an analyst for CBS Sports, the NFL Network and Barstool Sports. PSA/DNA Pre-Certified.
Minimum Bid $75
Lot 253. Roger Staubach Silver Sharpie Autograph on a Mint Wilson Official NFL Football. Large mint 9 to gem mint 10 signature by the 1963 Heisman Trophy recipient and Hall of Fame quarterback for the Dallas Cowboys. He added “HOF 85” below his autograph on the Wilson Official NFL Paul Tagliabue “On Field Authentic NFL Game Ball.” Accomplishments: College Hall of Fame 1981, Pro HoF 1985. Two-time Super Bowl champion, Super Bowl VI MVP, 1978 NFL Man of the Year, six-time Pro Bowl selection, 1973 NFL passing touchdowns leader, four-time passing rating leader, 1971 Bert Bell Award (as NFL Player of the Year), 1980 George S. Halas Courage Award (for overcoming adversity to succeed), 1983 Walter Camp Man of the Year. Also, 1963 Maxwell Award and UPI Player of the Year. In 1999, “The Sporting News” placed him 29th on its list of “Football’s 100 Greatest Players” of the 20th century. In a 2010 “Dallas Morning News” poll, he was selected as the No. 1 Dallas Cowboy of all time. In 2018, he received the Presidential Medal of Freedom. PSA/DNA Pre-Certified.
Winning Bid $125
Lot 254. Y.A. Tittle Boldly Autographed Wilson Genuine Leather Touchdown Football. The silver gem mint 10 signature by the Hall of Fame quarterback occupies much of one of the four panels on the football. He added “H.O.F. 1971.” Tittle was the NFL’s MVP in 1963, a three-time first-team All-Pro and a seven-time Pro Bowl selection. He led the league in touchdown passes three times and in completion percentage twice. The football he signed is nm-m. Tittle died in 2017. PSA/DNA Pre-Certified.
Winning Bid $40
Lot 255. Reggie White Silver Sharpie Autograph on a Mint Wilson Official NFL Football. In its 1999 list of “Football’s 100 Greatest Players” of the 20th century, “The Sporting News” ranked White 22nd. His signature is mint 9 to gem mint 10 on a Wilson Official NFL Paul Tagliabue “On Field Authentic NFL Game Ball.” A unanimous All-American at Tennessee in 1983, the Hall of Fame defensive lineman began his pro career with the Memphis Showboats of the USFL in 1984, starred for the NFL Eagles 1985-92, the Packers 1993-98 and concluded his NFL career in 2000 with the Carolina Panthers after missing the 1999 season. White was only 43 when he died in 2004. Other Accomplishments: College Hall of Fame 2002, Pro HoF 2006. Super Bowl XXXI champion, two-time NFL Defensive Player of the Year, eight-time first-team All-Pro, 13-time Pro Bowl selection, two-time NFL sacks leader, NFL 100th Anniversary All-Time Team, three-time NFC Defensive Player of the Year, 1992 Bart Starr Award (for the NFL player that best exemplifies outstanding character and leadership in the home, on the field, and in the community) and 1985 First-Team All-USFL. He set or tied NFL records for most consecutive seasons (9) with more than 10 sacks, and most seasons (2) leading the league in sacks. Philadelphia defensive lineman Mike Pitts wrote this about White: “He’s the best I’ve ever seen. The size, the strength, the speed. He’s got everything. He never lets up, either. That’s the thing; he’s relentless.” PSA/DNA Pre-Certified.
Winning Bid $429