UPDATES

This page lets you know about the current names I’ve had responses from and events that I attended. It also tells you about the things currently going-on in my life related to my quest for autographs, trading cards, and football. If you have questions or want to get in touch with me, the best way to find me is through Twitter or on  Sportscollectors.net.

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1/2/18- Well I kicked off 2018 with a response from 2017 in a retry-reply to Steelers quarterback Bubby Brister! +3 

1/5/18- Patriots/ St. Louis Rams LB Todd Collins signed some cards for me! +2

1/6/18- Big Mike Golic signed a few cards for me! +4

1/8/18- Wow! This year is off to a strong start with a response from Boomer Esiason- If you remember, a few years ago he sent me some stamped cards. 🙁 Also I got my first true 2018 response in Rocket Ismail! This means the 2018 page is now live. +6

1/12/18- Got two more responses from 2017 in former commissioner Paul Tagliabue and Rams RB Gaston Green! +4

1/13/18– Well I picked up a certified autograph of Raleigh-Durham QB Mark Maye. +1

1/17/18- Surprise retry reply in former Washington State RB Steve Broussard! +4

1/20/18- Second response of 2018 is in the books already with former Oilers QB Dan Pastorini! +2

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2/3/18- So after pulling down 26 autographs by the 20th day of January it was not surprising that the rest of my month finished with a thud… So after waiting almost two weeks I picked up a hangar and got Ka’Deem Carey and Robert Herron. +2

2/7/18- Former Houston Texan DeMeco Ryans signed a few cards for me TTM! +3

2/10/18- First In Person signing in a long time that I’ve attended and it was a pretty good haul. Colt McCoy signed 6 (1 to Deadhorse for future considerations), Quan Cosby signed 2, and Jordan Shipley signed 3. Pretty good job for just about 1 hour total spent at the event. +10

2/11/18- Incredible two day haul. Today I got wind of a Gigi’s grand opening. I rushed out there and met Brian Orapko and Michael Griffin, but more important, I cornered somebody I had been after for years: Jamaal Charles! +7

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3/3/18- Again a big lull in the hunt, but today I gave up out of frustration and picked up two Walmart hangars. Was really surprised to find an extra patch card and autograph in one. Included inside were autographs from Jarrett Dillard, Austin Pettis, and Christine Michael! +3

3/10/18- Former Bengal and NFL announcer Bob Trumpy signed TTM today! +2

3/17/18- Former #1 pick Irving Fryar signed a few cards for me TTM. +3

3/23/18– HOF halfback Paul Hornung signed a card for me TTM! +1

3/29/18– Found former cover man Ashley Ambrose TTM and he generously signed a few cards for me! +3

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4/3/18- Picked up a Walmart hangar today that had Kelcy Quarles in it. +1

4/10/18- Got a response from former XFL QB Mike Pawlawski today! +3

4/14/18- Went to a T-Mobile event today and scored a few Brian Orapko autographs- with 2 going to other autograph collectors for ‘future considerations’. +4 (6)

4/16/18– Nice turnaround as former Bears long bomb threat Wendell Davis signed a few cards for me. +4

4/21/18- Broke a Walmart hangar today and got an autograph from Trevor Reilly. +1

4/28/18– Former So. Miss RB Tony Smith signed a few cards for me TTM! +3

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5/7/18– Lifetime Longhorn Brian Jones signed his UT Upper Deck card! +1

5/13/18– Picked up a box of Panini Contenders 18 and inside were autographs from Marcus Baugh and Quin Blanding! +2

5/19/18– Another slow month so I picked up a box of Panini Contenders 18 and a Walmart Grab bag. Inside were autographs from Fred Warner and EJ Gaines! +2

5/24/18- WOW! New longest wait ever as Santana Dotson signs TTM in 2094 days- or 5 years, 8 months, 24 days! +2

5/28/18- Picked up another Contenders box. Inside was Tegray Scales and Billy Price! +2

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6/4/18- Well a Retry/Reply came through in Longhorns great Bryan Millard! +4

6/17/18- Picked up some Father’s Day treats. Inside I got autographs of Calvin Pryor, Adam Breneman, and Logan Woodside. +3

6/21/18- It’s been an unbearably slow month, still I picked up an autograph from former Giants DL Mike Fox. +1

6/25/18- Broke another modest dry spell with HoFer Lem Barney! +3

6/29/18- San Diego Chargers great Shawne Merriman signed a few cards for me TTM! +3

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7/12/18- Slow going July with a blaster of Panini Contenders 18 yielding Redskins first round pick Da’Ron Payne! +1

7/15/18- Always happy to see Ricky Williams! +2

7/16/18- Cool Cool. Louis Lipps, Steelers WR signed some cards for me TTM! +3

7/19/18- Wow. July hit its stride with the best total pickup TTM of the year, as I got three responses back from Chris Hanburger, John Fina, and Scott Case! +7

7/21/18- Stopped by and saw Brian Orapko and Mike Huff at Gigi’s Cupcakes today. +4

7/24/18– You’re OK by me July, as Jets RB Matt Snell signs TTM! +2

7/26/18- The hits keep coming for July with Browns great Ozzie Newsome signing TTM! +3

7/28/18– July finished in a rush with an IP event with Lifetime Longhorns Cedric Griffin and Aaron Ross! +5

7/29/18– Two intriguing free agent prospects inside a Panini Contenders 18 box: Trey Marshall and Kenny Hill! +2

7/30/18-Wow. July isn’t going down without a fight. Darryl Talley just a day short of 600, signs 3 cards from 2016! +3

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8/4/18- Well Contenders FINALLY paid off as I got Houston Texans 3rd round pick Martinas Rankin, along with MJ Stewart, Armani Watts, and Braxton Berrios. +4

8/9/18- Picked up a box of Panini Contenders and again a womp womp with retired Mike McCray and 5th round pick Tyler Conklin in a box. Still I managed to have a good day with some ‘future considerations’ from Lance coming in this year, in the form of Eric Martin and Dalton Hilliard! +4

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