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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 1962 Touchdown Log

3 Touchdowns

2 Rushing, 1 Receiving, 1 Go-Ahead, Long of 3 yards
Team Opponent Location Day of Week Quarter Distance Quarterback
Vikings3
49ers1
Packers1
Lions1
Home2
Road1
Sunday3
2nd1
4th2
3 or fewer yards3
Fran Tarkenton1

Regular Season

Rk G# Date Tm Opp Result Quarter Type Dist Quarterback Score Before Score After
1 5 1962-10-14 MIN GNB L 21-48 4 Rushing 1 Trail 14-34 Trail 21-34
2 12 1962-12-02 MIN SFO L 12-35 2 Receiving 3 Fran Tarkenton* Trail 3-7 Lead 10-7*
3 13 1962-12-09 MIN @ DET L 23-37 4 Rushing 3 Trail 16-37 Trail 23-37