The first pick overall was Cam Newton, and the first Running Back to be selected, 28th over all, was Mark Ingram. Already, these two have made it into the Fantasy Football rankings and they will play a significant role in the upcoming 2011 Football card release for Topps.
HTA Jumbo boxes of 2011 Topps Football, which is scheduled for a release in late July, will guarantee 2 Autographs and 1 Rookie Patch Relic. Here is a first look at Cam Newton featured on his Rookie Patch Relic.
In additional news, Topps has confirmed that Cam Newton and Mark Ingram, Heisman Trophy winners in 2010 and 2009, are signing autographs for their 2011 product lineup, including many that will be on-card.
We showed you this Mark Ingram Rising Rookies NFL Shield Patch Auto card when we posted the complete list of First Round Picks in the 2011 NFL Draft in Football Cards.
Here is a sneak peek at some of the other auto cards Topps will be producing.
Cam Newton - Mark Ingram Topps Inception Football Dual Rookie Autograph Card
Cam Newton Topps Football Rookie Premiere Red Ink Autograph Card
Cam Newton Topps Rising Rookies Football NFL Draft Autograph Patch Card