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cardcrazed
Today was a rare event for me, it was a 4 envelope day! The first envelope is from Louis Nix! Nix is currently a sophomore nose guard for my fighting Irish. Out of high school he was 4 star prospect and top 100 recruit from Florida. The next envelope is from Mike Washington, Mike is a former CB for the Baltimore Colts! He was a 3rd round draft pick in 1975! The third envelope is from Cliff Odom, Cliff played Linebacker for both Baltimore and Indianapolis Colts! The last envelope is from former Colts safety Keith Taylor! Keith was a 5th round pick by the Colts in 1988. I am extremely excited by these successes! Also I forgot to mention that if anyone needs any of the addresses that I have used just shoot me a pm!

Louis Nix - 1/1 - 43 days!
Mike Washington - 2/2 - 5 days!
Cliff Odom - 2/2 - 22 days!
Keith Taylor - 2/2 - 7 days!

Justin
cardcrazed
Today I received an envelope from current ND backup/potential starting QB Andrew Hendrix! Super pumped about this return as this is the only success I have had from any of the QB's on the roster!

Andrew Hendrix - 1/1 - 47 days!

Justin
cardcrazed
Today I received an envelope from Frank Reich! Frank had stints with the bills, panthers, jets, and lions as a QB! Frank is now involved in coaching and served as the Colts QB coach for the 2010 season, last season he was the Colts WR coach! Pretty awesome success!

Frank Reich - 1/1 - 37 days!

Justin
whalerfan
Nice addition with Reich!
cardcrazed
Thank you!

Justin
cardcrazed
This morning I found an oversized envelope on my front porch! This envelope was from Jim Irsay, owner of my COLTS!!!! Not only did Jim sign my card but he also signed a photo and paid the postage! Awesome success!

Jim Irsay - 2/1 - 20 days!

Justin
Gadsden86
Great stuff man. I've been on a droubt. almost a month w/ no returns. Sent out like 10 about 8 days ago so hoping monday may change my luck
cardcrazed
QUOTE(Gadsden86 @ Apr 7 2012, 03:50 PM)
Great stuff man. I've been on a droubt. almost a month w/ no returns. Sent out like 10 about 8 days ago so hoping monday may change my luck
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Thanks! I know what you mean, when I hit those droughts they last forever! It just motivates me to send out more! I've just been really lucky lately!!!

Justin
cardcrazed
Today was a great day for TTM's! I received 3 of my envelopes today. The first envelope is from Jeff Zgonina, Jeff is a DT who played for the Colts during the 1998 season! The second envelope is from Mike McGill, Mike is a former Linebacker for the Irish from 1964-1968. He was also a 2nd round draft pick by the Vikings in 1968 and is a member of the Indiana Football Hall of Fame! The last envelope is from Roy Hilton, Roy was a Defensive End for the Baltimore Colts! He played in Super Bowls III and V! All in all a pretty sweet mail day!

Jeff Zgonina - 1/1(signed my blank dummy card) - 30 days!
Mike McGill - 1/1 - 5 days!
Roy Hilton - 1/1 - 22 days!

Justin
cardcrazed
Today I received envelopes from 2 former Colts kickers! The first envelope is from Raul Allegre, Raul kicked for both Baltimore and Indianapolis Colts from 1983-1985. The next envelope is from Doug Brien, Doug was on the 2001 Colts roster. Overall extremely pleased with these 2 successes!

Raul Allegre - 1/1 - 8 days! (the last success I saw from him took over 100 days)
Doug Brien - 1/1 - 20 days!

Justin
cardcrazed
Today I received an envelope from Steve Walsh! Steve was on the Colts roster during the 1999 season. He was a 1st round pick out of Miami! I sent this request to the High School he coaches at, overall a great return!

Steve Walsh - 1/1 - 11 days!

Justin
Gadsden86
very nice congrats,.
cardcrazed
Thanks Justin!

Today I received an envelope from former Colt TE Mark Boyer! Mark was a 9th round draft pick by the Colts from USC! He was a Colt from 1985-1989. Mark not only signed my card but also added his own signed testimonial card! Pretty nice return!

Mark Boyer - 2/1 - 15 days!

Justin
cardcrazed
Today I received an envelope from Raymond Chester! Raymond played TE for the Baltimore Colts from 1973-1977. Pretty nice return from a Super Bowl winning TE!

Raymond Chester - 1/1 - 42 days!

Justin
cardcrazed
WOWSERS so the TE TTM Gods must be looking out for me! Today I received an envelope from Baltimore Colts TE Pat Beach! Pat played for the Colts from 1982-1991. He was a 6th round pick out of Washington State. I had to do some digging to find his address so this success is extra awesome!

Pat Beach - 1/1 - 8 days!

Justin
Gadsden86
Keep it up man. Gonna send my 1st group out since March. Benn kinda blah about it.
Need to get some new addys running low on fins stuff.
cardcrazed
Thanks buddy! I have received a few envelopes over the past week but haven't had time to post them, I have been sending more requests to my teams due to lack of new address successes from my teams on the sports collectors site. Keep sending em out!

Justin
cardcrazed
Been pretty busy lately and haven't had time to post my successes. Last week I received 3 of my envelopes. My first envelope was from former ND safety and current Kansas City Chief Kyle McCarthy! I originally sent this request to the Denver Broncos but the envelope is postmarked from kansas city. The second envelope is from Colts backup QB Drew Stanton!!! Drew was a 2nd round pick by the lions in 2007 out of Michigan St.! Stanton was briefly with the Jets until they traded for Tebow. The third envelope was from current Colts DT Cory Redding! Cory was a 3rd round pick by the lions in 2003 out of Texas. Last year Redding started on the D-line for the Ravens! Overall a pretty decent week for TTM's.

Kyle McCarthy - 1/1 - 133 Days!
Drew Stanton - 1/1 - 45 Days!
Cory Redding - 1/1 - 36 Days!

Justin

whalerfan
Nice day, good to see a couple of old Lions...
cardcrazed
Thanks Whaler!

This weekend I received a couple more envelopes! The first envelope is from former Notre Dame DE Ethan Johnson. Ethan went undrafted in this years draft and was signed as an undrafted free agent by the Chiefs (thats where I sent the request to). Not only did he sign me card but he wrote me a nice letter, I'm sure he doesn't get many requests but I'm glad I sent him one! The last envelope was from The Colts 5th round draft pick Josh Chapman!!! Josh is a Nose Tackle from Alabama who will have an immediate impact on our D-line! Overall a nice mail weekend!

Josh Chapman - 1/1 - 8 days! (my quickest return from the team)
Ethan Johnson - 1/1 - 20 days!

Justin
cardcrazed
Last week saw 3 more successes, the first envelope was from Tom Carter. Tom is a former Notre Dame CB and NFL safety. He played in the NFL from 1993-2001 with various teams. He currently works for the NFLPA, this is were I sent the request to. The second envelope is from Tim Ruddy. Tim played Center for my Irish, and was in the NFL from 1994-2003 with the Dolphins! Big "THANKS" goes out to Gadsden for this addy!!! The last envelope I got was from Bob Thomas. Bob is a former kicker for the Irish. Bob was in the NFL from 1975-1986 with various teams. Bob is currently a Supreme Court Justice. Overall a really nice TTM week!

Tom Carter - 2/2 - 12 days!
Tim Ruddy - 1/1 - 36 days!
Bob Thomas - 1/1 - 9 days!

Justin
Gadsden86
great returns. Your welcome for the addy.

I havent sent any out in like a month. Moving in aug so might not send any till after i move.
cardcrazed
Thanks!

Last week was kind of slow in that I only received 1 envelope. This envelope was from Frank Stams. Frank played linebacker for the Irish. He was also a member of the 1988 National Championship team! Brief stints in the NFL with Rams, Browns and Chiefs. Nice return, hope this week picks up!

Frank Stams - 1/1 - 26 days!

Justin
cardcrazed
Another slow week last week! Only one envelope, this envelope was from Frank Tripucka. Frank was a former QB for the Irish and a 1949 1st round draft pick by the Eagles! On a side note Peyton wouldn't be wearing the #18 in Denver if Tripucka hadn't given the Broncos permission to unretire his #18 jersey! Pretty cool return!

Frank Tripucka - 1/1 - 17 days!

Justin
cardcrazed
This week was a little better for TTM's I received 3 envelopes! The first envelope was from Mike Heldt. Mike played center for the Irish and one season with my Colts. The next envelope was from Andy Heck. Andy is a former offensive lineman for the Irish. He was a 1st round pick by Seattle, and currently he is the O-Line coach for The Jaguars. The last envelope is from former Colts coach Jim "Playoffs!?!" Mora. Overall pretty happy with these successes!

Mike Heldt - 1/1 - 12 days
Andy Heck - 2/2 - 14 days
Jim Mora - 1/1 - 23 days

Justin
ronaldinho0003
Nice successes lately, Justin!
cardcrazed
Saturday I received 2 envelopes, the first envelope is from former Colts QB Mike Pagel! Mike played for the Baltimore Colts from 1982-1985. The next envelope is from Reggie Barnett. Reggie played CB for the Irish from 1972-74. Overall some decent returns.

Mike Pagel - 1/1 - 72 Days!
Reggie Barnett - 1/1 - 33 Days!

Justin
cardcrazed
Today I received 2 more of my envelopes! The first envelope is from Coach Jim Tressel! Jim was the Colts Gameday Consultant for the 2011 season. The next envelope is from Cory Sauter. Cory is a former QB for the Colts from 2001-2003. He played for various NFL as well as NFL Europe teams. He is now the Head Coach for Southwest Minnesota State. Overall very happy with these quick returns!

Jim Tressel - 1/1 - 5 days!!!
Cory Sauter - 1/1 - 6 days!!!

Justin
whalerfan
Nice return from Sauter, the other not so much - just kidding!
stlramman
Jim who!? haha just kidding! Congrats!
cardcrazed
Thanks guys! I didn't say he was my favorite return laugh.gif, just felt like since he was associated with my Colts for a few games I should send to him!

Justin
stlramman
Yeah it's cool Justin. Whaler & I are just playing and showing our Michigan roots!
cardcrazed
stl,
yeah I should have seen that coming laugh.gif

So last week was by far my best TTM week ever, I received 10 of my envelopes back!!! I usually go into detail about each return but with 10 that would take forever so here is my list:

Brock Huard - 1/1 - 8 days - backup QB for the Colts
Robert Blanton - 1/1 - 72 days - CB for Irish and Vikings
Vince Phelan - 1/1 - 6 days - Punter for the Irish
Tom Clements - 1/1 - 8 days - QB for Irish, Coordinator for Packers
Ray Perkins - 1/1 - 10 days - Coach for the Colts
David Bruton - 1/1 - 301 days - Safety for Irish and Broncos
Earl Morral - 1/1 - 11 days - QB for the Colts
Ed Simonini -2/2 - 13 days - Linebacker for Colts
Alex Sandusky - 1/1 - 11 days - lineman for the Colts
Chandler Harnish - 1/1 - 12 days - Backup QB for Colts and 2012 Mr. Irrelevant!

Overall awesome week! So far this month I have sent out 22 requests!

Justin
whalerfan
Wow - now that's a week! At my present rate, that would be 3 months...
Gadsden86
congrats on all the returns
cardcrazed
Thanks guys!

Saturday brought another envelope, this one is from Kirk Lowdermilk! Kirk is a former Center for the Colts. He was on the Colt's roster from 1993-1996. Overall pretty happy to get something back!

Kirk Lowdermilk - 2/2 - 16 days!

Justin
cardcrazed
Well to say I have been slacking on updates is an understatement! Over the last month I have been busy but I have gotten some returns so I will just list them! For the month of August I have sent out 22 requests so I am crossing my fingers that I get some big returns!!!

Bob Livingstone - 1/1 - 14 days! RB for the Irish
Carl Mauck - 1/1 - 16 days! Center for the Colts
Bake Turner - 1/1 - 10 days! WR for the Colts
Dan Neal - 1/1 - 8 days! Center for the Colts
Ray Donaldson - 1/1 - 7 days! Center for the Colts, Coaches Indianapolis Tornados currently
Fred Thurston - 1/1 - 8 days! OL for the Colts
Fred Miller - 1/1 - 6 days! DL for the Colts
Wayne Edmonds - 1/1 - 10 days! DL for the Irish, Historically an amazing return!!
Ray Brown - 1/1 - 9 days! S, P, backup QB for Colts

Thanks for looking, by the way pack fillers look great when they are autographed!

Justin
cardcrazed
This week was a pretty good week in terms of quality of returns, I received 4 of my envelopes! Here they are:

Coby Fleener - 1/1 - 50 days! Colts 2012 2nd Rd pick, TE!
Mewelde Moore - 1/1 - 75 days! Current Colts RB!
Jimmy Orr - 2/2 - 13 days! RB for Baltimore Colts
Ralph Guglielmi - 1/1 - 10 days! Legendary QB for Notre Dame!

Thanks for looking! Keep sending em out!

Justin
Gadsden86
nice do you have the addy still for carl mauck? He was on the dolphins. Also i know you gave it to me once before but can also use the addy for Cotton Speyere.
Thanks.
cardcrazed
Thanks! PM sent.

Justin
cardcrazed
Wow what a long dry spell! Yesterday I finally received one of my envelopes in the mail! This envelope is from T.Y Hilton, The Colt's 3rd round draft pick this year. T.Y contributes as a WR and Kickoff/Punt return specialist. Pretty excited about this huge return! Also excited about just getting something back. Need to start sending more out just been real busy!!!

T.Y Hilton - 1/1 - 104 days!

Justin
stlramman
QUOTE(cardcrazed @ Dec 22 2012, 11:56 AM)
Wow what a long dry spell! Yesterday I finally received one of my envelopes in the mail! This envelope is from T.Y Hilton, The Colt's 3rd round draft pick this year. T.Y contributes as a WR and Kickoff/Punt return specialist. Pretty excited about this huge return! Also excited about just getting something back. Need to start sending more out just been real busy!!!

Justin
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Congrats! He's a good player and your Colts are having a nice year!
cardcrazed
Thank you! Yeah I am pretty surprised by how this season has gone, if we continue to improve we will definitely be a team to watch out for!

Justin
cardcrazed
Today I received 2 more envelopes in the mail. The first one is from Stan White, Stan played Linebacker for the Baltimore Colts. He was a 17th round draft pick and played from 1972-1979 with the Colts. The other envelope is from Joe Restic, Joe was an all american punter/safety for Notre Dame. He was a member of the 1977 National Championship team. Overall a pretty decent TTM day!

Stan White - 2/2 - 108 days!
Joe Restic - 1/1 - 13 days!

Justin
cardcrazed
I have been extremely busy lately and haven't had time to update my TTM mail so I thought I would just list the successes that I have had since my last update. Even though I have been busy I am still sending out so if you happen to come across Colts or Irish addresses I don't have please pass them along, I would greatly appreciate!

Roosevelt Leaks - Former Colt RB- 1/1 - 13 days!
Doug Widell - Former Colt Lineman- 1/1 - 16 days!
Greg Landry - Former Balt. Colt QB- 1/1 - 16 days!
Tom Schoen - Former Irish DB- 1/1 - 12 days!
Ted Burgmeier - Former Irish CB- 1/1- 12 days!
Brady Quinn - Former Irish QB- 1/1 - 7 days! Shocked by this one!
Reggie Ho - Former Irish Kicker- 1/1 - 14 days!
Bob Burger - Former Irish Lineman- 1/1 - 19 days!

Thanks for looking! Keep sending em out!

Justin
whalerfan
Nice day, those are the results to get you started up again...
larcha
You are inspiring me to get back into TTM
cardcrazed
Thanks guys! There is nothing like going out to the mail box and finding one of your envelopes waiting for you! Keep sending em out!

Justin
cardcrazed
Well guys here is my March update! It was a very good month for TTM success with one total shocker! Here is my list:

Rocky Bleier - former ND RB -1/1- 14 days!
Joe Ehrmann - former DL for Baltimore Colts- 1/1- 47 days!
Clyde Christenson - Current Colts QB coach- 1/1- 5 days!
John Dutton - former DL for Baltimore Colts- 1/1- 9 days!
Ricky Watters - former ND RB- 4/4- 804 days! Shocked to get these! Longest wait time for me!
Don Strock - former Baltimore Colts QB- 1/1- 9 days!
Ted Gradel - former ND kicker- 1/1- 10 days!
Bob Crable - former ND Linebacker- 1/1- 12 days!
Steve Niehaus - former ND DL- 1/1- 15 days!
Greg Manusky - Current Def. Coordinator for Colts- 1/1- 13 days!
Terry Eurick - former ND fullback- 1/1- 186 days!
Neil Worden - former ND fullback- 1/1- 24 days!
Jay Hayes - former LB Coach at ND- 1/1- 15 days!

Thanks for looking! I love TTM's!

Justin
whalerfan
Some nice names there, congrats!
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