Mel Blount

Melvin Cornell Blount
Born: April 10, 1948
Vidalia, GA USA
Position: DB
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 205
College: Southern
High School: Lyons (GA)
Career: 1970-1983
Drafted: 1970 in Round 3, #53 overall by the Pittsburgh Steelers
Elected to Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1989

Mel Blount played from 1970 to 1983 during his career with the Pittsburgh Steelers. Blount intercepted 57 passes for 736 yards in his career.

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Punt Returns:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1970NFL Pittsburgh Steelers15252.052 0
Totals15252.052 0

Kick Returns:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1970NFL Pittsburgh Steelers1853529.791 0
1971NFL Pittsburgh Steelers47619.035 0
1974NFL Pittsburgh Steelers515230.460 0
1975NFL Pittsburgh Steelers813917.423 0
1980NFL Pittsburgh Steelers199.00
Totals3691125.391 0

Interceptions:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1970NFL Pittsburgh Steelers144.00
1971NFL Pittsburgh Steelers2168.016 0
1972NFL Pittsburgh Steelers37525.034 0
1973NFL Pittsburgh Steelers48220.524 0
1974NFL Pittsburgh Steelers27437.052 1
1975NFL Pittsburgh Steelers1112111.047 0
1976NFL Pittsburgh Steelers67512.528 0
1977NFL Pittsburgh Steelers66510.837 0
1978NFL Pittsburgh Steelers45513.835 0
1979NFL Pittsburgh Steelers310.30
1980NFL Pittsburgh Steelers4287.017 0
1981NFL Pittsburgh Steelers610617.750 1
1982NFL Pittsburgh Steelers122.00
1983NFL Pittsburgh Steelers4328.021 0
Totals5773612.952 2

Defense and Fumbles:


Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Year Team Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
1972NFL Pittsburgh Steelers010006
1974NFL Pittsburgh Steelers010006
1981NFL Pittsburgh Steelers10006
1983NFL Pittsburgh Steelers010006
Totals000002200000024


Playing Career:


Awards

- Pro Football Hall of Fame 1st team All-1980s Team
1975 - AP Defensive Player of the Year

Honors

1975 - Associated Press All-Conference (1st Team)
1975 - United Press International All-Conference (1st Team)
1975 - The Sporting News All-Conference (1st Team)
1975 - Pro Football Writers Association All-NFL (1st Team)
1975 - Pro Football Weekly All-NFL (1st Team)
1975 - Pro Football Weekly All-Conference (1st Team)
1975 - Associated Press All-NFL (1st Team)
1975 - Newspaper Enterprise Association All-NFL (1st Team)
1976 - Newspaper Enterprise Association All-NFL (2nd Team)
1976 - United Press International All-Conference (1st Team)
1976 - Pro Football Weekly All-Conference (1st Team)
1976 - The Sporting News All-Conference (1st Team)
1976 - Pro Football Weekly All-NFL (1st Team)
1977 - Newspaper Enterprise Association All-NFL (1st Team)
1977 - The Sporting News All-Conference (1st Team)
1977 - United Press International All-Conference (2nd Team)
1978 - Associated Press All-NFL (2nd Team)
1978 - United Press International All-Conference (2nd Team)
1979 - Associated Press All-NFL (2nd Team)
1979 - United Press International All-Conference (2nd Team)
1979 - Newspaper Enterprise Association All-NFL (2nd Team)
1981 - Associated Press All-NFL (1st Team)
1981 - Pro Football Weekly All-Conference (1st Team)
1981 - United Press International All-Conference (1st Team)
1981 - Pro Football Writers Association All-NFL (1st Team)


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