Upper Deck has announced that they’ve signed some of the top talents in the upcoming draft class to trading card and autograph deals. Included in the list of players are Geno Smith, Matt Barkley, Tyler Wilson, Mike Glennon, Eddie Lacy, Giovani Bernard, Montee Ball, Cordarrelle Patterson, Denard Robinson, Tavon Austin, Damontre Moore, Tyler Eifert, and Manti Te’o. Rookie Cards and Rookie Card Autograph variations from these players will be in the upcoming 2013 Upper Deck Football, scheduled to release on April 9th! Collectors will have their chance at getting their hands on football cards of some of the top talent from the 2013 Draft Class.
Here’s more directly from Upper Deck’s Press Release regarding the announcement:
“Our athlete relations team has been working tirelessly not only to reach deals with this talented crop of new rookies, but also scheduling signing sessions with them as well,” said Brandon Miller, Upper Deck’s collegiate sports brand manager. “The next few weeks will be some of the busiest of the year for our football team, but it all pays off when we hear how excited our customers are when they open up new Upper Deck packs that are filled with great rookie content and autograph cards.”
Football fans can find tons of great rookie cards in 2013 Upper Deck Football with 2-3 Star Rookie cards per pack on average. There are limited autograph and crash-numbered sepiatone parallel Star Rookie cards collectors will love to chase. Upper Deck pays tribute to the 1995 SP Authentic set with Prospect autograph cards of these young stars too. And high-end collectors can look for hard-signed, crash-numbered Ultimate Collection rookie cards in the product as well. Most importantly, 2013 Upper Deck Football will have the deepest rookie checklist in the industry with 200 rookies captured in the set. The next great crop of Star Rookies are coming your way collectors! Who will you collect?
Check out some of the preview images here:
For full information on 2013 Upper Deck Football check out our 2013 Upper Deck Football Pre-Order Page.