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Mel Blount

Melvin Cornell Blount

Position: DB
Height: 6-3    Weight: 205 lbs.

Born: April 10, 1948 in Vidalia, GA
High School: Lyons
College: Southern   (school history)
Drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the 3rd round (53rd overall) of the 1970 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 101 (107th overall since 1950)
5-time Pro Bowler & 2-time First-Team All-Pro (fine print)
Inducted into Hall of Fame in 1989

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Mel Blount 1972 Game Log

1972 Game Log: Regular Season · Playoffs

Regular Season

Age is Years-Days
Def Interceptions
Rk G# Date Age Tm Opp Result Int Yds TD
1 3 1972-10-01 24-174 PIT @ STL W 25-19 1 7 0
2 7 1972-10-29 24-202 PIT @ BUF W 38-21 1 34 0
3 14 1972-12-17 24-251 PIT @ SDG W 24-2 1 34 0
3 Games 3-0-0 3 75 0

Playoffs

Age is Years-Days
Rk G# Date Age Tm Opp Result
1 15 1972-12-23 24-257 PIT OAK W 13-7
2 16 1972-12-31 24-265 PIT MIA L 17-21
2 Games 1-1-0