Justin Blackmon rookie cards will be great investments for those football collectors that are looking ahead to the 2012 NFL season. Justin Blackmon shredded the Stanford defense in the Fiesta Bowl putting his talents on display for NFL scouts. The St. Louis Rams and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are taking notes and one of these two teams will surely draft the OSU WR in the 2012 NFL draft. The Rams and Bucs are both still looking for a coach, which may have an impact on which player they draft in 2012. Both of these underachieving squads could use Blackmon’s big play abilities.
Blackmon was honored after his three-touchdown performance with Fiesta Bowl MVP honors. He compiled 232 receptions and 3,304 yards over his college career. Justin showed he knows how to get in the end zone scoring 38 touchdowns for Oklahoma State. Most scouts compare the big-bodied receiver to Dez Bryant but many scouts believe he is an all-around better receiver. Blackmon will give NFL quarterbacks like Sam Bradford and Josh Freeman a huge target that has soft hands and breakout speed. You can expect collectors to start purchasing his collectibles the day they hit the market.
Card manufactures like Topps, Upper Deck and Panini are sure to create some incredible cards of the OSU superstar. Collectors can expect rookie cards, autograph cards, jersey cards and limited edition inserts that are individually numbered in every set created in 2012.
Autographed Justin Blackmon rookie cards will probably be the most valuable as collectors tend to prefer these great collectibles to inserts and regular issued cards. These football cards won’t be cheap out of the gate and collectors should be prepared to purchase them before prices hit astronomical levels. Condition should always be viewed as the most important factor in any Justin Blackmon rookie card purchase. Buyers should always try to purchase cards in the best possible condition to protect their investment dollars.
If you are one of those collectors that does not like collecting wide receivers or has any doubts about Justin Blackmon’s ability you may want to watch the ESPN’s Sports Science video below. This will give you just a taste of this young stars incredible potential.