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Tinsley, Derrick ‘Bup’

VGF 2006

CARD: VGF 2006
ACQUIRED: TTM 2020, C/o Work
SENT: 4/3 RECEIVED: 8/1 (128 Days)

CAREER SNAPSHOT:

  • 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.

Sherrill, Anthony

VGF NFL Europa Frankfurt Galaxy 2007

Card: VGF NFL Europa Frankfurt Galaxy 2007
Acquired: TTM 2021, C/o Home
Sent: 2/12 Received: 4/14 (51 days)

CAREER SNAPSHOT:

  • Anthony played four years at Eastern Michigan from 2002-2005.

  • The runningback ran 635 times for 2888 yards, 26 TDs, and caught 76 passes for 576 yards and 2 TDs. 

  • His best year came in 2003 when he plowed ahead with 338 carries for 1531 yards and 12 TDs to go along with 44 receptions for 304 yards and a TD. 

  • Was not selected by in the 2006 NFL draft, but made the Lions as a member of their practice squad.

  • Played in 2007 for the Frankfurt Galaxy of the NFLE logging a gaudy 5.3 yards per carry on 34 carries, while returning 1 kick for 23 yards.

  • Named NFLE Offensive Player of the Week in Week 2 for his 102 all purpose yards in Frankfurt’s 18-13 win over Cologne.

  • Was the NFLE’s leader in rushing- but broke his leg during Week 3 of the season.

  • Spent time briefly in the CFL with the BC Lions.

NFLE

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NOTES:

When I received these cards from my friend, I really wanted to get Anthony’s autograph on this card and he didn’t disappoint. When I got the envelope back, in very small writing he asked me for a copy of this card.