Taysom Hill (8/23/1990) is known as the “Swiss Army Knife” and entered the NFK as an undrafted free agent on May 5th with the Green Bay Packers. He has since moved on to the New Orleans Saints agreeing to a two-year, $21 million extension that’ll keep him with the Saints through 2021.
In 2020 with the Saints Hill caught 8 balls for 98 yards, ran the ball 87 times for 457 yards, and had a total of 9 touchdowns. Many talking heads on ESPN flirted with the idea he will be the starting QB for the Saints in 2021… huh? We don’t see this happening but time will tell.
Best Taysom Hill Rookie Cards
Let’s take a look at the top-rated Taysom Hill rookie cards for investment purposes.
2017 Taysom Hill Panini Contenders Playoff Ticket Auto RC #249
Here is the only Taysom Hill rookie card as he wasn’t a huge star coming out of college. Numbered #249 the 2017 Panini Contenders Playoff Ticket rookie card shows Taysom running the ball downfield in the Green Bay Packers away jersey.
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His autograph is added to the bottom of the card and is not on the card itself. Still, a nice card if you think Taysom Hill is going to be the Saints starting QB once Drew Brees calls it quits.
2017 Taysom Hill Panini Contenders Cracked Ice RC #249
The same card as the one listed above but with the classic “Cracked Ice” look from Panini. Only 25 of the 2017 Taysom Hill Panini Contenders Cracked Ice rookie cards were printed so they will cost a decent amount more than the base Playoff Ticket RC shown above.[irp posts=”14427″ name=”Best 24 Patrick Mahomes Football Cards and Investment Advice”]
2017 Taysom Hill Panini Contenders Parralells: Playoff Ticket – /199, Championship Ticket – /49, Cracked Ice Ticket – /25, Printing Plate Black – 1/1, Printing Plate Cyan – 1/1, Printing Plate Magenta – 1/1, Printing Plate Yellow – 1/1, Super Bowl Ticket – 1/1
2020 Taysom Hill Panini Mosaic Genesis Prizm Silver #146
Although not a rookie card we still wanted to list it for two reasons; 1. There are not that many Taysom Hill rookie cards and 2. We wanted to include a card of Hill in the Saints uniform.
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Numbered #146 the card shows Taysom looking gangsta as hell in his black and gold Saints uniform. His name and team name are tucked away neatly in the bottom left corner while the Panini Mosaic logo is printed in the top right. A nice little card for collectors looking for a Taysom Hill football card with him in a Saint get up.
Taysom Hill Rookie Card Value
The most expensive Taysom Hill rookie card sold to date is the 2017 Contenders Cracked Ice Rookie Ticket RC /25 (sold for $1,525 on 12/14/2020 via eBay auctions).
Taysom Hill Rookie Card Checklist
- 2017 Panini Contenders Playoff Ticket Auto RC #249 (and parallels)
Taysom Hill Rookie Card: Buyers Guide and Investment Outlook
Is Taysom an exciting, fun football player to watch on TV? Yes. Do we think he will be a starting QB for the Saints next year? Maybe. Are we buying Taysom Hill rookie cards? Hell no and neither should you.
Investment Rating: Pass (1.3 out of 5)
Ownership Disclosure: None
Best Taysom Hill Rookie Card: 2017 Panini Contenders Cracked Ice RC #249
Whoever paid $1,525 for that Taysom RC better sell it soon as the long term value on that is garbage.