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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 1979 Game Log

1979 Game Log: Regular Season · Playoffs · vs.

Regular Season

Age is Years-Days
Def Interceptions
Rk G# Date Age Tm Opp Result Int Yds TD
1 7 1979-10-14 31-187 PIT @ CIN L 10-34 1 0 0
2 10 1979-11-04 31-208 PIT WAS W 38-7 1 1 0
3 13 1979-11-25 31-229 PIT CLE W 33-30 1 0 0
3 Games 2-1-0 3 1 0

Playoffs

Age is Years-Days
Rk G# Date Age Tm Opp Result
1 17 1979-12-30 31-264 PIT MIA W 34-14
2 18 1980-01-06 31-271 PIT HOU W 27-13
3 19 1980-01-20 31-285 PIT N RAM W 31-19
3 Games 3-0-0