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The Evan Sharpley Trading Card

May 20, 2014, 3:21 PM EDT

In a partnership between Upper Deck and the University of Notre Dame, we will be presenting special Upper Deck trading cards to five members of the Irish family. After the first card was presented to Jack Nolan (@NDJackNolan), we moved to our next recipient, former quarterback and baseball player, Evan Sharpley (@EvanSharpley).

(To see Jack Nolan’s Upper Deck trading card, click here)

Why Sharpley?


It’s actually pretty simple. Without the back and forth banter between Evan and I on twitter, this whole campaign would not have gotten off of the ground. See how the idea was started during a twitter conversation during last football season.



The Presentation

The presentation of the card to Evan Sharpley was by former Notre Dame football running back and current manager of football relations for the Monogram Club, Reggie Brooks (’99) .



Evan Sharpley with Reggie Brooks





The Card



Who will be the next member of the Notre Dame family to receive their very own Upper Deck trading card? Send your thoughts to @NDFootball on twitter with the hashtag #NDUpperDeck and you could win some special cards from Upper Deck.

Upper Deck Notre Dame Football Box Setsource:

Celebrate the tradition of Notre Dame Football with a comprehensive Upper Deck trading card set featuring some of the most notable names in Fighting Irish history!

· Look for autographs from past Irish greats like: Joe Montana, Jerome Bettis, Tim Brown, Joe Theismann, Paul Hornung, Ricky Watters, Lou Holtz, Brady Quinn, and many more!

· Collect the entire 100-card set featuring players and memorable moments in ND history!

· Look for themed inserts like All-Time Alumni, NCAA All-Americans, National Champions and Golden Dome Glory Days.

· Available at the Notre Dame Hammes bookstore, Meijer and


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