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Mel Triplett

Melvin C. Triplett

Position: FB
Height: 6-1    Weight: 215 lbs.

Born: December 24, 1931 in Indianola, MS
Died: July 25, 2002 in Toledo, OH
High School: Girard
College: Toledo   (school history)
Drafted by the New York Giants in the 5th round (56th overall) of the 1955 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 10 (6864th overall since 1950)

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Mel Triplett Career Touchdown Log

Output includes all games from 1920 to 2014.

Career Touchdown Log: Regular Season · Playoffs

18 Touchdowns

14 Rushing, 4 Receiving, 8 Go-Ahead, 2 Tying, Long of 35 yards
Year Team Opponent Location Day of Week Quarter Distance Quarterback
19606
19566
19623
19581
19611
19591
Giants14
Vikings4
Cardinals6
49ers6
Cowboys1
Packers1
Browns1
Eagles1
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Road12
Home6
Sunday18
1st3
2nd5
3rd3
4th7
3 or fewer yards13
10-19 yards2
20-29 yards1
30 or more yards2
George Shaw2
Don Heinrich1
Fran Tarkenton1

Regular Season

Rk Year G# Date Tm Opp Result Quarter Type Dist Quarterback Score Before Score After
1 1956 1 1956-09-30 NYG @ SFO W 38-21 2 Receiving 35 Don Heinrich Lead 17-0 Lead 24-0
2 1956 1 1956-09-30 NYG @ SFO W 38-21 3 Rushing 1 Lead 24-7 Lead 31-7
3 1956 1 1956-09-30 NYG @ SFO W 38-21 4 Rushing 13 Lead 31-21 Lead 38-21
4 1956 2 1956-10-07 NYG @ CRD L 27-35 1 Rushing 2 Tied 0-0 Lead 6-0*
5 1956 2 1956-10-07 NYG @ CRD L 27-35 2 Rushing 2 Trail 6-7 Lead 13-7*
6 1956 2 1956-10-07 NYG @ CRD L 27-35 4 Rushing 1 Trail 13-35 Trail 20-35
Rk Year G# Date Tm Opp Result Quarter Type Dist Quarterback Score Before Score After
7 1958 4 1958-10-19 NYG CRD L 6-23 3 Rushing 1 Trail 0-6 Tied 6-6
Rk Year G# Date Tm Opp Result Quarter Type Dist Quarterback Score Before Score After
8 1959 2 1959-10-04 NYG @ PHI L 21-49 4 Rushing 1 Trail 7-42 Trail 14-42
Rk Year G# Date Tm Opp Result Quarter Type Dist Quarterback Score Before Score After
9 1960 1 1960-09-25 NYG @ SFO W 21-19 3 Rushing 1 Trail 7-14 Tied 14-14
10 1960 1 1960-09-25 NYG @ SFO W 21-19 4 Receiving 24 George Shaw Trail 14-17 Lead 21-17*
11 1960 2 1960-10-02 NYG @ STL W 35-14 4 Rushing 33 Lead 21-14 Lead 28-14
12 1960 5 1960-10-30 NYG STL L 13-20 2 Rushing 3 Trail 0-3 Lead 7-3*
13 1960 6 1960-11-06 NYG @ CLE W 17-13 2 Rushing 1 Trail 3-6 Lead 10-6*
14 1960 10 1960-12-04 NYG DAL T 31-31 1 Receiving 10 George Shaw Tied 0-0 Lead 7-0*
Rk Year G# Date Tm Opp Result Quarter Type Dist Quarterback Score Before Score After
15 1961 9 1961-11-12 MIN BAL W 28-20 1 Rushing 1 Tied 0-0 Lead 7-0*
Rk Year G# Date Tm Opp Result Quarter Type Dist Quarterback Score Before Score After
16 1962 5 1962-10-14 MIN GNB L 21-48 4 Rushing 1 Trail 14-34 Trail 21-34
17 1962 12 1962-12-02 MIN SFO L 12-35 2 Receiving 3 Fran Tarkenton* Trail 3-7 Lead 10-7*
18 1962 13 1962-12-09 MIN @ DET L 23-37 4 Rushing 3 Trail 16-37 Trail 23-37

Playoffs

Rk Year G# Date Tm Opp Result Quarter Type Dist Quarterback Score Before Score After
1 1956 13 1956-12-30 NYG CHI W 47-7 1 Rushing 17 Tied 0-0 Lead 7-0*
Rk Year G# Date Tm Opp Result Quarter Type Dist Quarterback Score Before Score After
2 1958 14 1958-12-28 NYG BAL L 17-23 3 Rushing 1 Trail 3-14 Trail 10-14