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.


2.970 -2018
3,333 -2019
3,826- 2020

1/2/21- That was fast! First response in 2021 is from Willie McGinest (obviously sent out in 2020)! +4

1/7/21- Closing in on completing out the Texas Upper Deck 2011 set completely, as I picked up an autograph from Chykie Brown! +1

1/8/21- A couple of certified autographs I got last year rolled in with Tim Lewis, Shon Mitchell, and Tom Campbell arriving! +3

1/9/21- The year is starting to pick up steam with a TTM from Ethan Horton and Danny Barrett! Also I added another certified from Tillman Holloway. +5

1/11/21- Billy Kilmer came through today as the second official ’21 return! +3

1/12/21- Today I got in a certified of UT Jack Collins and a paid signing for Robert Drummond! +3

1/13/21- After failing on him back in… 2018 or 2019 (I think), I got a response today from Bengals QB Ken Anderson today! +4

1/14/21- The streak continues with a TTM success from Archie Manning and a paid signing from Percy Snow! +7

1/15/21- Two HOF certifieds came in today with Andy Robustelli and Rosey Grier coming in! +2

1/19/21- Today two more UT Upper Deck 2011 found a home with me, as Jim Bertelsen and Derek Lewis joined the club! +2

1/23/21- After a bit of a TTM break, I got in a two fer today with Joe Jacoby and Donald Driver! +6

1/25/21- Solid kickoff for the week as I hauled in XFL TE Khari Lee, Rufus Porter, and help from two collectors in acquiring William Fuller, Reggie Rucker, and Flipper Anderson! +7

1/29/21- Mailman got an amazing stack out to me today. A super RARE 5-fer! Gary Plummer, Tobias Palmer, Jack Youngblood, Mike Barber, and Ken Anderson (responding to a request from 2018). +13

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2/1/21- First success of February comes from former Broncos/Texans QB Brock Osweiler! +2

2/2/21- Pat Leahy was kind enough to sign a STACK of cards for me today TTM! +5

2/5/21- The gem of the year so far came in today as I am ecstatic to announce the TTM return of Warren Moon! +3

2/8/21- I’ve entered into an agreement in principle to assist one of my friends locate some players from the Frankfurt Galaxy for autographs! In exchange he provided me a STACK of certified autographs from the NFLE 2000 Playoff Contenders subset, and a few others including some XFL01 and Dustin Vaughan and Younghoe Koo that I needed from the Topps AAF 2019 certified autograph set.

If that wasn’t all, I also got in a Super Bowl matchup twofer with Mike Alstott and Johnny Robinson signing cards as well. WHEW! +48!!!

2/9/21- Arrgh. I forgot to enclose a donation to Ottis Anderson for his autograph. Will try again.

2/11/21- Getting old. Mike Martz says I didn’t send him a card to sign. I did happen to add Alex Barrett though so there’s another boat off my list! +1

2/13/21- Today I welcome HOFer Carl Eller TTM! +1

2/20/21- After a break in the mail, Rueben Droughns came in today! +2

2/22/21- The hits are picking up again as one of my more frustrating retry/replies came through in Randal Hill! +3

2/23/21- Mark Duper slides in via a pickup from EBay! +1

2/24/21- Got another EBay find in Chris ‘Beanie’ Wells. +1

2/25/21- Billy Sims signed 2 cards today! +2

2/26/21- Isaac Curtis and Dexter Jackson came in today via EBay. +2

2/27/21- Donnell Woolford signed a few TTM today and a certified Peyton Hillis came in! +4

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3/1/21- March starts off with a bang with a nice 3-fer TTM. Finally crossed Ottis Anderson’s remaining cards I wanted off the list, including a beautiful Pro Set 1990 Super Bowl MVP card. I also got my first NFLE return from the Galaxy’s Decori Birmingham, and finally got back an autograph from Ben Roethlisberger! +6

3/3/21- Another big haul day as I got a twofer with Steve Tasker and Cris Dishman TTM! +6

3/4/21- Knocked another Upper Deck Legends 1997 off the list with Randy White! +1

3/5/21- Another one for the Whizzer White collection as Giants great George Martin signed TTM today! +1

3/6/21- Swung back around to the Cardiac Card himself Jim Hart for his Whizzer White autograph! +1

3/8/21- Finally got in two EBay pickups of Knowshon Moreno and Rey Maualuga! +2

3/9/21- Duval my friends… Kyle Brady signed 3 today! +3

3/11/21- Very nice return from coach Chris Palmer. He signed his card, and also wrote me a nice note, including a play! +1

3/15/21- Doing my best on these Upper Deck Legends 1997 with Mercury Morris arriving today! +1

3/17/21- Upper Deck Legends shower today as my recent pickoffs from EBay arrived in Mike Curtis, Randy Gradishar, and Reggie McKenzie! +3

3/23/21- Been very busy the past few days- well really, weeks, but I was able to haul in two repeat responses in Boomer Esiason and Stanley Morgan! +7

3/27/21- Another hard to find international WLAFer down as Dragons WR Xisco Marcos signed his card for me! +2

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4/4/21- My mail continues to be delayed which is a big issue. Even though I filled out a change of address, and it has been processed, I am still receiving my responses at my old address. Today I received a response from Frankfurt Galaxy RB Anthony Sherrell on his VHF German Card as part of the special project I am working on. Nice win! He asked for an extra copy of the card! +1

4/5/21- I thought this was a retry/reply here, but actually I got Jeff Query on my first try on some great cards TTM! +3

4/10/21- Again, the mailman seems to be sending my old TTM still to my old address without forwarding it, however I am grateful to get Sooner legend and DT Tony Casillas! With his success that puts me over 4k! +3

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