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Mel Gray

Melvin Dean Gray

Position: WR
Height: 5-9    Weight: 175 lbs.

Born: September 28, 1948 in Fresno, CA
High School: Montgomery
College: Missouri   (school history)    (Gray college stats)
Drafted by the St. Louis Cardinals in the 6th round (147th overall) of the 1971 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 63 (765th overall since 1950)
4-time Pro Bowler & 1-time First-Team All-Pro (fine print)

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All-Pro

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Fine Details  · Last updated Jul 16, 2014 1:25PM
All-Time Rank: #566. Gary Johnson… #567. Fred Dryer… #568. Archie Manning… #569. MEL GRAY… #570. Leon Gray… #571. Norm Snead… #572. Tom Nalen… 

Receiving & Rushing

Receiving Rushing
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS Rec Yds Y/R TD Lng R/G Y/G Att Yds TD Lng Y/A Y/G A/G YScm RRTD Fmb AV
1971 23 STL KR 85 14 5 18 534 29.7 4 80 1.3 38.1 2 56 0 38 28.0 4.0 0.1 590 4 1 6
1972 24 STL 85 7 1 3 62 20.7 0 33 0.4 8.9 62 0 1 1
1973 25 STL WR 85 12 9 29 513 17.7 7 80 2.4 42.8 513 7 0 7
1974* 26 STL WR 85 14 14 39 770 19.7 6 80 2.8 55.0 770 6 0 11
1975*+ 27 STL WR 85 14 14 48 926 19.3 11 74 3.4 66.1 1 6 0 6 6.0 0.4 0.1 932 11 1 13
1976* 28 STL WR 85 11 11 36 686 19.1 5 77 3.3 62.4 686 5 0 8
1977* 29 STL WR 85 14 14 38 782 20.6 5 69 2.7 55.9 1 -1 0 -1 -1.0 -0.1 0.1 781 5 0 10
1978 30 STL WR 85 13 12 44 871 19.8 1 74 3.4 67.0 5 51 1 27 10.2 3.9 0.4 922 2 0 7
1979 31 STL WR 85 13 13 25 447 17.9 1 78 1.9 34.4 4 41 0 38 10.3 3.2 0.3 488 1 1 4
1980 32 STL WR 85 16 16 40 709 17.7 3 69 2.5 44.3 1 -3 0 -3 -3.0 -0.2 0.1 706 3 0 6
1981 33 STL WR 85 12 12 27 310 11.5 2 41 2.3 25.8 1 4 0 4 4.0 0.3 0.1 314 2 0 3
1982 34 STL 85 5 0 4 34 8.5 0 13 0.8 6.8 34 0 0 1
Career 145 121 351 6644 18.9 45 80 2.4 45.8 15 154 1 38 10.3 1.1 0.1 6798 46 4 77

Kick & Punt Returns

Punt Returns Kick Returns
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
1971 23 STL KR 85 14 5 30 740 0 65 24.7 1330
1972 24 STL 85 7 1 2 -4 0 0 -2.0 17 378 0 29 22.2 436
1973 25 STL WR 85 12 9 4 73 0 21 18.3 586
1975*+ 27 STL WR 85 14 14 7 53 0 27 7.6 985
Career 145 121 9 49 0 27 5.4 51 1191 0 65 23.4 8038

Defense & Fumbles

Def Interceptions Fumbles Tackles
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS Sk Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Tkl Ast Sfty
1971 23 STL KR 85 14 5 0 1 1 0 0
1972 24 STL 85 7 1 0 1 1 0 0
1973 25 STL WR 85 12 9 0 0 1 3 0
1975*+ 27 STL WR 85 14 14 0 1 3 0 0
1976* 28 STL WR 85 11 11 0 0 1 0 0
1979 31 STL WR 85 13 13 0 1 0 0 0
Career 145 121 0 4 7 3 0

Scoring Summary

Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
1971 23 STL KR 85 14 5 4 4 24
1973 25 STL WR 85 12 9 7 7 42
1974* 26 STL WR 85 14 14 6 6 36
1975*+ 27 STL WR 85 14 14 11 11 66
1976* 28 STL WR 85 11 11 5 5 30
1977* 29 STL WR 85 14 14 5 5 30
1978 30 STL WR 85 13 12 1 1 2 12
1979 31 STL WR 85 13 13 1 1 6
1980 32 STL WR 85 16 16 3 3 18
1981 33 STL WR 85 12 12 2 2 12
Career 145 121 1 45 46 276

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3 Roy Williams, Johnny Morris, Lamar Lundy, Bo Farrington, Cris Carter*, Ernest Wilford, Frank Lewis, Hassan Jones, Lawrence Dawsey, Bob Chandler
4 Johnnie Morton, Paul Warfield*, Hines Ward, Steve Smith, Calvin Johnson, Gary Collins, Chris Sanders, Deion Sanders*, Wes Chandler, Pete Brewster
5 Paul Warfield*, Hines Ward, John Taylor, Santonio Holmes, Gary Collins, Terry Glenn, Danny Abramowicz, Santana Moss, Jeff Graham, Vincent Jackson
6 Gary Collins, Paul Warfield*, Darrell Jackson, John Jefferson, John Taylor, Hines Ward, Johnny Robinson, Santana Moss, Fred Barnett, Laveranues Coles
7 Paul Warfield*, Johnnie Morton, Johnny Robinson, Darrell Jackson, Louis Lipps, Sonny Randle, Stanley Morgan, Hines Ward, John Jefferson, Santana Moss
8 Darrell Jackson, Jimmy Orr, Bobby Mitchell*, Johnnie Morton, Bernie Casey, Eric Metcalf, Laveranues Coles, Gary Garrison, Alfred Jenkins, Carl Pickens
9 Eric Metcalf, Jimmy Orr, Derrick Alexander, Bobby Mitchell*, Gary Garrison, Carl Pickens, Louis Lipps, Stanley Morgan, Isaac Curtis, Sonny Randle
10 Eric Metcalf, Jimmy Orr, Bobby Mitchell*, Gary Garrison, Terry Glenn, Isaac Curtis, Otis Taylor, Jim Doran, Santana Moss, Lynn Swann*
11 Jimmy Orr, Eric Metcalf, Bobby Mitchell*, Charlie Joiner*, Terry Glenn, Gary Garrison, Jim Doran, Curtis Conway, Jack Snow, Roy Green
12 Eric Metcalf, Jimmy Orr, Bobby Mitchell*, Terry Glenn, Gary Garrison, Roy Green, Jim Doran, Jack Snow, Amani Toomer, Terance Mathis
Career Terry Glenn, Bobby Mitchell*, Gary Garrison, Jimmy Orr, Jack Snow, Isaac Curtis, Laveranues Coles, Terance Mathis, Otis Taylor, Curtis Conway

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year Lg Value (Rank/All-Time)

All-Pro Teams

Fantasy

Year Age G FantPos FantPt VBD PosRank OvRank
1971 23 14 WR 83 14 25 63
1972 24 7 WR 6 80
1973 25 12 WR 93 37 11 31
1974 26 14 WR 113 57 4 20
1975 27 14 WR 159 100 1 8
1976 28 11 WR 99 30 15 41
1977 29 14 WR 108 45 8 24
1978 30 13 WR 104 20 20 51
1979 31 13 WR 55 51
1980 32 16 WR 89 39
1981 33 12 WR 43 67
1982 34 5 WR 3 101
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