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College coaches share spotlight in new Upper Deck set by Chris Olds

By Chris Olds | Editor

In the college ranks, there’s typically one man who stands above the rest.

The head coach.

While countless coaching legends have appeared on cards through the years, it’s in Collegiate Licensing Company-approved and draft pick products where the legends are often found. The likes of Bobby Knight, John Wooden, Bobby Bowden, Tom Osborne and many more have made their way into packs.

But there are still more to be found — and that’s where the latest effort from Upper Deck comes in.

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Box Busters: 2010 Upper Deck Soccer cards by Chris Olds

Join Beckett Media’s Tracy Hackler, Brian Fleischer and Dave Sliepka as they rip into a box of the forthcoming 2010 Upper Deck Soccer cards in this latest episode of Box Busters.

What will they find inside this hobby box?

Watch and find out …



First look: 2009 Upper Deck Major League Soccer by Chris Olds

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Upper Deck recently released images for its 2009 Major League Soccer set, which is set to arrive in shops in April.

The standard set will include 200 cards — including the first cards of the expansion Seattle Sounders — as well as game-used jersey cards and autographs for America’s version of “the other football.”

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