CSG Certifies Throwback Cards Featuring Rookie Jacksonville Jaguars Quarterback
Posted on 6/23/2021
Recently, the experts at Certified Sports Guaranty® (CSG™) graded several highly coveted 2021 Trevor Lawrence football cards. The X Trevor Lawrence cards represent Topps’ first bid at a player-curated set for football. Sold directly to collectors, the set featured 50 cards, including 30 cards dedicated to classic Topps designs of the past. The remaining 20 cards showcase the artwork of Lawrence's brother and sister-in-law.
Trevor Lawrence went undefeated as a freshman at Clemson University, concluding with a victory in the 2019 National Championship Game. He set the Clemson record for career quarterback wins and was the first quarterback ever to win three ACC Championship games. In April 2021, he was the overall No. 1 pick in the NFL Draft, joining the Jacksonville Jaguars.
| 2021 Topps X Trevor Lawrence #15-A Black '74 Topps Footall card graded CSG 9.5 with a 10 Autograph grade
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CSG has authenticated a 2021 Topps X Trevor Lawrence #15-A Black '74 Topps Football card and graded it CSG 9.5 with a 10 Autograph grade. The card is designed to look like a vintage 1974 Topps Football card, with Lawrence’s photo framed by a set of goalposts. The 1974 football card design was featured originally on cards for players such as the only punter to be selected for the Pro Football Hall of Fame — Ray Guy.
|2021 Topps X Trevor Lawrence #27-A Orange '89 Topps Football card graded CSG 9.5 with a 10 Autograph grade
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CSG also certified a 2021 Topps X Trevor Lawrence #27-A Orange '89 Topps Football card graded CSG 9.5 with a 10 Autograph grade. It is designed to look like a vintage 1989 Topps Football card, with white borders and a sporty three-line stripe in the background near the top. The 1989 football card design was featured originally on cards for players such as Michael Irvin, Cris Carter and Tim Brown.
“We are honored to be given the opportunity to certify these unique and artistic cards,” said Westin Reeves, CSG Lead Modern Sports Card Grader. “Trevor Lawrence is a remarkable rookie, and his collaboration with Topps has produced some exciting cards that not only look cool but are also good representations of his down-to-earth and upbeat personality.”
Learn more about the CSG Grading Scale at CSGcards.com/scale.
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