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Football Card Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0768

This collection contains approximately 150 trading cards of UT or former UT football players from the 1990s. Most cards have listed statistics and facts about the players. The players included are shown playing for other teams in their post-college careers. Publishing companies include Topps, Pacifc, Donrus Playoff, UDC, Upper Deck, AAA Sports, and the NFL.

Dates

  • circa 1990-1999

Conditions Governing Access

Manuscript and University Archives collections are stored offsite, and a minimum of 24 hours is needed to retrieve these items for use. Researchers interested in consulting any of the collections are advised to contact Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright interests in this collection remain with the creator. For more information, contact the Special Collections Library.

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet

Abstract

This collection contains football trading cards depicting University of Tennessee Volunteers players as well as former players in their post-college football careers. The cards include players' statistics and facts. The cards were manufactured under different trading card series.

Biographical/Historical Note

The University of Tennessee started its first football season in 1891, and has been active in the sport for well over a century. UT has historically since then held one of the top 10 win-loss records in college football. UT competes currently in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS), and South Eastern Conference (SEC). Called the Tennessee Volunteers, the team plays at Neyland Stadium. The team is currently coached by Jeremy Pruitt. Notable alumni include Peyton Manning, Johnny Majors, and Herman Hickman.

Repository Details

Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository

Contact:
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA
865-974-4480