2021 Panini Prizm Draft Picks Football Offers an Early Look at New Rookie Class


2021 Panini Prizm Draft Picks Football drops one of the first looks at the incoming crop of rookies. The collegiate release, Panini’s first of the year, has a lot of similar elements as its NFL counterpart, most notably an extensive list of Prizms parallels.

Regular hobby boxes are big on autographs as well, averaging one per pack (five in every five-pack box). There’s also 15 total parallels to go along with them.

2021 Panini Prizm Draft Picks Football Checklist Overview

The 2021 Prizm Draft Picks base set is divided up into a few sections. Veterans and college greats take up 100 spots on the checklist, all in their school threads. As far as prospects go, there are 60 players slated for the 2021 NFL Draft.

2021 Panini Prizm Draft Picks Football Blue Wave

The Crusade and All-Americans subsets both return, giving collectors more opportunities at key prospects.

Being Prizm, there’s a rainbow to build filled with colors and patterns. Hobby packs average three total Prizms — one Silver and two additional.

Different configurations deliver a different mix of exclusives.

Autographs and Other Inserts

Draft Picks Autographs are where collectors find the product’s ink. Like the base set, parallels are plentiful.

2021 Prizm Draft doesn’t have a lot of additional inserts. However, there is a new batch of Color Blast cards. These are extremely tough to pull. They average 1:10 hobby cases (approximately 1:800 packs). In Hobby Hybrid boxes, they’re 1:30 cases (1:7,200 packs).

2021 Panini Prizm Draft Picks Football cards at a glance:

Release date (subject to change): June 4, 2021
Cards per pack: Hobby – 8, Hobby Hybrid – 5
Packs per box: Hobby – 5, Hobby Hybrid – 12
Boxes per case: Hobby – 16, Hobby Hybrid – 20
Set size: TBA

What to expect in a hobby box:

  • Autographs – 5
  • Silver Prizms – 5
  • Additional Prizms – 10

What to expect in a hobby hybrid box:

  • Autographs – 1
  • Silver Prizms – 2

Recent Prizm Draft Picks Football releases:

The full 2021 Prizm Draft Picks Football checklist will be up as soon as it’s available, likely shortly before the set’s release.


Ryan Cracknell

A collector for much of his life, Ryan focuses primarily on building sets, Montreal Expos and interesting cards. He's also got one of the most comprehensive collections of John Jaha cards in existence (not that there are a lot of them). Got a question, story idea or want to get in touch? You can reach him by email and through Twitter @tradercracks.

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