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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 1960 Touchdown Log

6 Touchdowns

4 Rushing, 2 Receiving, 4 Go-Ahead, 1 Tying, Long of 33 yards
Team Opponent Location Day of Week Quarter Distance Quarterback
Giants6
Cardinals2
49ers2
Cowboys1
Browns1
Road4
Home2
Sunday6
1st1
2nd2
3rd1
4th2
3 or fewer yards3
10-19 yards1
20-29 yards1
30 or more yards1
George Shaw2

Regular Season

Rk G# Date Tm Opp Result Quarter Type Dist Quarterback Score Before Score After
1 1 1960-09-25 NYG @ SFO W 21-19 3 Rushing 1 Trail 7-14 Tied 14-14
2 1 1960-09-25 NYG @ SFO W 21-19 4 Receiving 24 George Shaw Trail 14-17 Lead 21-17*
3 2 1960-10-02 NYG @ STL W 35-14 4 Rushing 33 Lead 21-14 Lead 28-14
4 5 1960-10-30 NYG STL L 13-20 2 Rushing 3 Trail 0-3 Lead 7-3*
5 6 1960-11-06 NYG @ CLE W 17-13 2 Rushing 1 Trail 3-6 Lead 10-6*
6 10 1960-12-04 NYG DAL T 31-31 1 Receiving 10 George Shaw Tied 0-0 Lead 7-0*