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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 1959 Touchdown Log

1 Touchdown

1 Rushing, Long of 1 yard
Team Opponent Location Day of Week Quarter Distance
Giants1
Eagles1
Road1
Sunday1
4th1
3 or fewer yards1

Regular Season

Rk G# Date Tm Opp Result Quarter Type Dist Quarterback Score Before Score After
1 2 1959-10-04 NYG @ PHI L 21-49 4 Rushing 1 Trail 7-42 Trail 14-42