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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1/5/19- First success of calendar year 2019 came in today. A retry reply from 2018 in Super Bowl XXV QB Jeff Hostetler.   +2

1/7/19- With my Christmas giftcards I had enough money to get a box of Upper Deck 2011 College Legends. A set that I truly enjoy- it had autographs inside from Noel Devine and Greg Little. I also had my best single pull ever with the last autograph being Heisman Trophy Winner and Panthers QB Cam Newton. +3

1/11/19-Mark Carrier (WR) becomes my first true success of 2019, signing some great cards TTM. +4

1/14/19- At long last I’ve added former Penn State back and Seattle Seahawk legend Curt Warner. +2

1/17/19-Another retry reply in Raiders great Matt Millen! +3

1/19/19- First killer in person signing of the year was a doozy as I braved the cold to knock out Earl Thomas, to help me break the 3k mark! +3

1/22/19- 2011 responder Mike Rozier signed TTM in a short 10 days. +3

1/25/19- Joe Theismann signed some cards and I won a Keke Coutee off of EBay. +3

1/28/19- LA Rams great Ed Meador signed TTM today! +2

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2/4/19- Long orbit on former WLAFer Pat Marlatt who signed TTM from 2017 today! +1

2/10/19-An excellent day both TTM with a 3 fer and also at the first game of the AAF San Antonio Commanders! TTM I was able to snag Hoyle Granger, Carl Lee, and Joe Ferguson. While at the game I got autographs from Damien Mama, Eric Allen, and Hines Ward! +10

2/12/19- February has been encouraging so far that Heisman Trophy Winner Matt Leinart signed TTM today. +2

2/14/19- Former Falcons back John Settle signed c/o Wisconsin! +3

2/25/19- Today I received back autographs from Chargers legend John Hadl! +2

2/27/19- Picked up a certified Fozzy Whittaker autograph today. +1

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3/5/19- First success of March is an oldie but goodie in Patriots great Steve Grogan! +2

3/11/19– Steelers RB and 1975 Whizzer White winner Rocky Bleier signed TTM today! +3

3/13/19- At long last, my revenge is complete. Today I received back an autograph of Dave Krieg- which I used a secondary party to acquire through a pugnacious individual who refused to help me. He also enclosed 2 Steve Slaton certifieds, a Garrett Graham autograph and a paid Tiki Barber signing I did earlier this year. +6

3/16/19- Picked up a Walmart Gunslingers Blaster and inside was a multi-patch card and a Panini Prism autograph of Calvin Pryor. +1

3/20/19- Hauled in a treasure trove of autographs from the San Antonio Commanders of the AAF Wednesday as Mekale McKay, Cyril Richardson, Shaan Washington, Kenneth Farrow, Zack Sanchez, and Derron Smith all signed their cards! +12

3/22/19– Cracked a box of AAF trading cards and found autographs inside from Reggie Northrup (1/1!), Greer Martini, Gerald Christian, and Channing Stribling! +4

3/23/19Attended the Commanders vs the Stallions game over the weekend and got some autographs while I was there! Daryl Johnston, Michael Gray, Aaron Green, and Greg Ward Jr all signed cards for me! I also cracked a blaster of the AAF trading cards and inside was one from Donteea Dye Jr… but I scored the perfect trifecta when I got a TTM response from Rams G/C Tom Newberry as well!  +10

3/26/19- A blaster box of Topps AAF cards yielded Adonis Jennings WR of the Salt Lake Stallions! +1

3/30/19- Oops! Roosevelt Potts accidentally sent somebody else two of the cards I sent him. He has offered to sign anything else I send. +1

3/31/19- Ending the month I was able to snag Hotshots John Wolford, Justin Stockton, Sterling Moore, Jhurell Pressley, and Trevor Knight along with AAF CEO Charlie Ebersol at the Hotshots/ Commanders game! +7

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4/1/19- After an impressive March, how could I follow up but by getting two TTM successes from Paul Warfield and DeMarco Murray!  +5

4/2/19- Over the coming weeks I’ll be building out an AAF shrine on my website. Those 8 weeks were a lot of fun and it’s sad that a terrible financer like Tom Dundon closed the league up like that. On other news Mike Kenn signed a few cards for me. +3

4/4/19- One of the great under the radar wr journeymen of this era, Mike Furrey signed 2 cards for me! +2

4/5/19- Mack Brown signed some cards for me TTM! +2

4/6/19- Got a box of SAGE 19 and inside was Jakobi Meyers, Dexter Wright, and Dakota Allen. +3

4/9/19- Classic Rams QB Jim Everett signed 3 amazing cards TTM today! +3

4/10/19– Got a really nice D’Onta Foreman autograph today via EBay. +1

4/11/19- One of my new card friends hit me up with a few autographs of Shaun Rogers and Carl Bradford (AAF)! +3

4/13/19- Well I have a new contestant for worst autograph ever in Charles Omenihu on 2 cards. Also picked up Lil Jordan Humphrey and D’Onta Foreman today at the UT Coop! +5

4/18/19- Vikings and Chiefs sackmaster Jared Allen signed TTM today! +3

4/21/19- Added another box of Sage 19. Inside was Gerri Greer and Brad Mayes! +2

4/26/19- Got a TTM response from Miami Dolphins great Nat Moore today! +2

4/27/19- Solid day overall. Got another AAF Hobby Box and inside was Rajion Neal, John Wolford, and Zack Sanchez! In addition I had some TTM goodness hit with Roosevelt Potts clearing up that accident earlier in the year- and Tony Dorsett dropping an autograph on 1 of 2. +7

4/30/19- Got my first of hopefully many AAF TTM autographs with Salt Lake City Stallions WR Sam Mobley signing his card! +1

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5/2/19– Nabbed a few AAF guys via EBay that I wanted: Orion Stewart, Josh Stewart, Tarean Folson, and Aaron Green! +4

5/3/19- Good haul of TTM successes today as Doug Dieken, Kameron Kelly and Orion Stewart all signed cards! +5

5/5/19- I actually got excited when I saw a box of Panini Contenders 2018 sitting out at Walmart today. Inside were Austin Allen and Kamryn Pettway. Not bad. Intriguing slices of football history. +2

5/8/19- The league’s leading rusher in Jhurrell Pressley and WR Bug Howard landed today on their certifieds! +2

5/9/19- Former AAF Commanders QB Dustin Vaughan signed TTM today! +3

5/11/19- The defacto AAF MVP Garrett Gilbert signed today along with Fozzy Whittaker at a camp for me today! +5

5/13/19- Got a certified AAF Eric Pinkins today! +1

5/17/19- Shutdown corner Kermit Alexander shut me down for an autograph. At least I got the cards back unsigned.

5/23/19- Former Express QB Christian Hackenberg signed 3 today TTM! +3

5/24/19– CFHOF HC Dennis Erickson signed his Stallions card TTM! +1

5/26/19- The very first TTM I got when i came back to the game 10 years ago, Bart Starr, has passed away at 85 today.  Picked up a box of Panini Contenders ’18 and got Khaliq Hill.  +1

5/28/19– Former XFL and NFLE QB Pat Barnes signed 3 today! Also received back an RTS for Brandon Silvers who was cut by the Jets. +3

5/31/19- Love the longshots when they come back. Former WLAF DB JR Holland signed his Ultimate WLAF card for me TTM in 661 days! +1

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6/3/19- Kicking off the month with two more AAF successes in Joel Lanning (SA) and Eric Pinkins (SD)! +2

6/4/19- Womp Womp! Won an Aaron Murray authentic AAF autograph off of EBay super cheap. Seller cancelled order and told me that they can’t find it. – That just doesn’t make sense. Negative transaction filed. Don’t do business with apexsportscards. 

6/6/19- Finally got my Kameron Kelly AAF Topps certified autograph to complete the trifecta. +1

6/13/19- Received back Orlando Apollos’ TE Sean Price’s autograph. Also got in BJ Daniels and Cole Hunt certified’s! +3

6/14/19- Got a response from SLC receiver Adonis Jennings! Also picked up certifieds from Earl Okine, Will Davis, Dominick Jackson, JC Hassenauer, Marquise Williams, and Zac Stacy! +7

6/17/19– Finally. The certified AAF of Jordan Thomas showed up today. +1

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