2000 Bowman Chrome, #143
Cards: Topps 2000, Bowman 2000
Acquired: TTM 2021, C/o home Sent: 8/5 Received: 8/23 (21 days)
Cory Sauter played quarterback from 1994-1997 for the Minnesota Golden Gophers.
Took over starting duties in 1995, throwing for 2600 yards, completing out 60.4% of his passes, and 18 TDs.
4 year totals at the school included 6834 total yards, 40 TDs, and a 57% completion average.
Signed with the Arizona Cardinals in 1998, and then joined the Lions in 1999.
In 2000, Cory played in the NFLE with the Barcelona Dragons.
A traditional drop back passer, he connected on 62.6% of his targets for 6 TDs for the Dragons, but was sacked 18 times on 181 drop backs.
He then spent 2001 to 2003 in between the Colts and Bears, seeing his only statistically captured action in 2002 with the Bears.
Since 2006, Cory has been in the coaching ranks in both college (Minnesota and SW Minnesota State), and in Europa with the Hamburg Sea Devils and Berlin Thunder.
Topps 2000, #351
ATT COMP YDS PCT TD INT RAT 163 102 916 62.6 6 2 84.8
ATT COMP YDS PCT TD INT RAT 9 6 59 66.7 0 0 85.0
A bit of an underwhelming autograph but I’ll take it!
CARD: VGF 2006
ACQUIRED: TTM 2020, C/o Work SENT: 4/3 RECEIVED: 8/1 (128 Days)
Played college ball for the Tennessee Volunteers from 2001-04.
Split time at RB and WR over career.
Best year came in 2002, totalling 458 yards from scrimmage, (202 rushing, 256 receiving and 5 TDs).
During the 4th quarter in a game against Georgia in 2002, caught a pass for a TD (33 yards), and threw one to Jason Witten (5 yards).
Spent time on the Atlanta Falcons practice squad in 2005.
Allocated to the
Frankfurt Galaxy for 2006. As of this post is currently a High School Football coach.
NOTES: Derrick actually reached out to me and friended me on Facebook. He then signed and sent back to this card after we talked about the NFLE for a bit.
Upper Deck Legends 1997, #156
Cards: Upper Deck Legends 1997, Upper Deck College Legends 2011
Acquired: TTM 2021, C/o Home Sent: 6/8 Received: 7/1 (31 days)
I had been circling the wagons since I got The Fridge back in 2012 at the beginning of that year. I ran into these two immediate set needs that his gracefully signed. Thankfully this time he didn’t use a fading sharpie on these two gems.
Upper Deck College Legends 2011, #69
Celebrating the game, the players, the cards, and the autographs for over 25 years.