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Fullwood, Brent

CARDS: Action Packed 1990, Fleer 1990
ACQUIRED: TTM 2022, C/o Home
SENT: 6/14 RECEIVED: 7/8 (24 days)
FAILURE: TTM C/o Home, 2020

CAREER SNAPSHOT:

  • Played for Auburn from 1983-86, rushing for 2789 career yards.
  • Had improbable Senior campaign rushing for 1391 yards on 167 carries (8.3 YPC) and 10 TDs.
  • Drafted by the Packers in 1987 with the 6th overall pick by the Green Bay Packers.
  • A hardnosed runner- ran for 5 TDs in rookie year on 54 carries but was sidelined by a variety of minor nicks and tears in 87.
  • During 88 season led the team in rushing (483 yards), kickoff returns, and scoring (8 TD) in just 14 games.
  • Rushed for a career high 821 yards in 1989 and 5 TDs while hauling in 19 catches.
  • Comically was caught playing hooky in October 1990 and dealt to the Browns.
  • Did spot return duty for the Browns over final season in league.

ACCOLADES:

  • Pro Bowl 1990

NOTES:

Brent was part of an absolutely loaded backfield at Auburn (Bo Jackson and Tommie Agee) that all saw time in the NFL. He finished 6th in Heisman Trophy voting in 86. Amazingly that was second on the team behind Bo Jackson who won the award.

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Reynolds, Ricky

Gameday 1992, #305

Cards: ProSet 1989, Fleer 1990, GameDay 1992
Acquired: TTM 2020, C/o Home
Sent: 3/17 Received: 3/30 (13 days)

CAREER SNAPSHOT:

  • Highly underrated CB that played 7 seasons for the moribund Tampa Bay Buccaneer franchise from 1987-93.
  • Second round pick out of Washington State in 1987.
  • Frequently was on an island against opposing team’s top receiving talent.
  • Finished second on team in tackles (74), while breaking up 15 passes.
  • Stellar campaign in 1988, with 4 interceptions and 22 pass breakups.
  • Had two touchdowns in back to back games in 1989- one on an interception and the other on a punt block, along with 5 picks.
  • Starter at CB from the first game of rookie season, was the most tenured member of the Bucs defense by 1992.
  • Played for franchise through 1993, joining the Patriots after the season.
  • 116 pass breakups was a Buccaneer franchise record.
  • Continued career with New England through the 1996 season, adding 6 more interceptions to career totals.

NOTES:

Ricky had some really nice cards over the years, and I wanted to get him on them. I love his Fleer 1990 card as it really showcases that creamsicle orange.

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Grimes, Randy ‘Bubba’

Pro Set 1989, #410

CARDS: Pro Set 1989, Score 1989, Fleer 1990
ACQUIRED: TTM 2022, C/o Home
SENT: 2/7 RECEIVED: 3/18 (39 days)

CAREER SNAPSHOT:

  • Bulked up 60 pounds, moving from defensive end to center and became starter for last two years at Baylor.
  • Second Round pick of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in 1983.
  • Saw action at Center and Guard, starting 13 games over first two seasons.
  • In 1985, replaced retiring Steve Wilson at center.
  • Started 78 straight games before sitting out ’90 season opener due to injury.
  • Started 104 games, retiring after the 1992 season.

ACCOLADES:

  • Pro Bowl Alternate 1988

NOTES:

Some great cards of Randy here as I knock out mainly some set needs.

Randy got addicted to opioid painkillers while in the NFL, but with the help of friends and family he went to treatment and got the help he needed. Randy founded a recovery operation after that titled ‘Athletes in Recovery’, and also participates in public speaking.