Ozzie Newsome

The Wizard of Oz

(1978-1990)

Ozzie Newsome Jr. (born March 16, 1956) is a former American football tight end for the Cleveland Browns. Newsome was the 23rd pick in the 1978 NFL Draft for the Cleveland Browns. He was named the Browns' Offensive Player of the Year his rookie year, the first time in 25 years that a rookie had received that honor. Newsome went to the Pro Bowl in 1981, 1984 and 1985. In 1984, Newsome set a franchise record for receiving yards in a game (191) that still stands to this day. In 1986, Newsome won the Ed Block Courage Award for playing with injuries, and in 1990 won the Byron "Whizzer" White NFL Man of the Year Award for his community service. Newsome did not miss a game in his 13-year NFL career, playing in 198 consecutive games as a Brown with 191 starts. He finished his career with 662 receptions and 7,980 yards, both Cleveland franchise records, and 47 touchdowns, fourth all-time. In 1999 Newsome was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

 

 


 

 

Autographs

1990 Score

TTM

#443

1999 Upper Deck

Retro Inkredible

#OZ

2001 Donruss

Classics

Significant Signatures

#161

2002 Playoff

Contenders

Legendary Contenders AU

35/125

#LC14

 

 

2003 Donruss

Gridiron Kings

Gridiron Cut Collection

42/100

#GC21

2004 Donruss

Classics

Significant Signatures Platinum

22/25

#135

2004 Leaf Certified

Materials

Fabric of the Game Jersey Nr

49/82

FG73

2004 Playoff

Prime Signatures

Signature Proofs Bronze

76/82

#24

2004 Playoff

Prime Signatures

Signature Proofs Silver

14/55

#24

2004 Playoff

Prime Signatures

Signature Proofs Gold

14/40

#24

2004 Upper Deck

Legends

Legendary Signatures

#LSON

 

 


 

 

Game Used

2001 Donruss

Classics

Stadium Stars

#SS7

2001 Upper Deck

Rookie F/X

Heroes of Football

Jerseys

#HFON

2003 Leaf

Certified

Materials Fabric of the Game

59/78

#46DE

2003 Leaf

Certified Materials

Fabric of the Game

22/25

#46LO

 

 

 

 

2004 Leaf

Certified Materials

Fabric of the Game Debut Year

51/78

#FG73

2005 Leaf

Certified Materials

Fabric of the Game Debut Year

75/78

#55

2005 Leaf

Limited Threads

52/75

#LT69

2006 Donruss

Classics

Classic Singles Jerseys

16/250

#18

2006 Playoff

National Treasures

Material Jersey Numbers

20/82

#67

 

 


 

 

Inserts & Serials

2001 Donruss

Classics

625/1425

#161

2001 Topps

Archives Reserve

#62

2003 Donruss

Gridiron Kings Silver

116/150

#172

2003 Donruss

Gridiron Kings Gold

19/75

#172

2003 Donruss

Gridiron Kings

Heritage Collection

#HC22

2004 Donruss

Classics

467/2000

#135

 

 


 

 

Commons

1979 Topps

Rookie Card

#308

1980 Topps

#110

1981 Topps

#435

1982 Topps

#55

 

 

 

1982 Topps

#67

1982 Topps

#68

1983 Topps

#254

1984 Topps

#58

1984 Topps

#59

1985 Topps

#193

1985 Topps

#232

1986 Topps

#191

1987 Topps

#85

1988 Topps

#92

1989 Topps

#151

1989 Pro Set

#451

1989 Score

#124

1990 Pro Set

#75b

1990 Topps

#168

1990 Topps

Tiffany

#168

1991 Action Packed

#50

1991 Pro Set

#699

2000 Fleer

Greats of the Game

#5

2000 Upper Deck

Legends

#12

2002 Fleer

Throwbacks

#28

2003 Donruss

Gridiron Kings

#172

2004 Fleer

Greats of the Game

#56

Hero Decks

Football Heroes

Playing Cards