Gallery: 2016 Panini National Treasures Collegiate football cards


Panini America’s latest nod to college football comes via a high-end brand arriving on Wednesday with some of the biggest names in the NFL game today — you know, guys like Ezekiel Elliott here — and big names from the past, too.

It’s 2016 Panini National Treasures Collegiate football and it will pack even more into every box than originally planned.

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Buzz Break Battle: 2015 Panini Alabama football vs. 2015 Panini Ohio State football (blaster boxes)

ohiostate-alabamaFrom time to time, Buzz will break a box of something and post the results here. Like this and want to see more? Or maybe there’s a box you’d want to see busted? Send Buzz an email at

The boxes: 2015 Panini Alabama Crimson Tide football cards vs. 2015 Panini Ohio State Buckeyes football cards (blaster boxes)
Where to buy: 
Check Panini’s webstore for NCAA cards from 2015-16.

Packs per box: 10
Cards per pack: 8
Cards in this box: 80
Base set completion: 63 of 80 (79 percent)
Duplicates: 12

Notables on base cards – Big Al, DeMeco Ryans, Eddie Lacy, Latrell Sprewell, Joe Namath, John Hannah, Julio Jones, Mo Williams, Mark Ingram, Robert Horry, Ozzie Newsome, A.J. McCarron, Amari Cooper, Antonio McDyess

Packs per box: 10
Cards per pack: 8
Cards in this box: 80
Base set completion: 49 of 49 (100 percent)
Duplicates: 27

Notables on base cards – Brutus Buckeye, D’Angelo Russell, Cris Carter, Evan Turner, James Laurinaitis, Jim Jackson, Paul Warfield, Rutherford B. Hayes, Ted Ginn Jr., A.J. Hawk

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Gallery: Signing scenes at NFLPA Rookie Premiere (updated)

The NFLPA Rookie Premiere is here and that means more than 40 newly drafted NFL players are already signing, signing and signing some more before donning their pro uniforms for trading cards.

Among those who have signed so far is Heisman Trophy winner Derrick Henry, who just might have the most-dynamic autograph of the bunch.

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Gallery: 2016 Leaf Ultimate Draft football cards

2016-leaf-ultimate-draft-football-15What happens when you take some memorable baseball card designs of the early 1990s, add the latest crop of potential NFL players and autographs?

You get 2016 Leaf Ultimate Draft.

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Gallery: 2016 Leaf Metal Draft football cards


Today may be Pro Day for the Ohio State Buckeyes, but Urban Meyer‘s top stars are already being found somewhere else besides the NFL.

They’re on eBay and on 2016 Leaf Metal Draft football cards after the brand arrived this week packing five autographs per box.

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Buzz Poll: Alabama’s Derrick Henry or Ohio State’s Ezekiel Elliott — which superstar will you collect?


Two of the top Heisman Trophy candidates this year already have cardboard and certified autographs thanks to the U.S. Army All-American Bowl sets from Leaf Trading Cards.

Alabama junior Derrick Henry set the Crimson Tide’s single-season rushing record in a dominating 271-yard, 46-carry day against the rival Auburn Tigers on Saturday. Ohio State’s Ezekiel Elliott also put up a dominating 214-yard day with a pair of touchdowns in a rout of the rival Michigan Wolverines.

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