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Mel Blount

Last mentioned in Vidalia : GA : USA
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Mel Blount's Biography

Melvin Cornell Blount (born April 10, 1948 in Vidalia, Georgia) is a former Pittsburgh Steelers defensive back, five-time Pro Bowler and Pro Football Hall of Fame inductee. Blount is considered one of the best cornerbacks to have ever played in the NFL. His physical style of play made him one of the most feared defensive backs in the game at a time when pass interference rules were less stringent.

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  • Super Bowl XIII: Steelers first 3-time winner in Super thriller, 35-31

      News Source: NY Daily News | 4 months ago
    Super Bowl, but they sure made up for it yesterday as the Steelers rode the record passing of Terry Bradshaw to a 35-31 victory over the defending champion Cowboys...Jackie Smith, the Cinderella man for Dallas, dropped a touchdown pass in the end
  • Super Bowl X: Pitt's 14-point 4th Trumps Cowboys

      News Source: NY Daily News | 4 months ago
    All the big plays, the wacky mistakes and the suspense right to the final play, today proved that a Super Bowl doesn't have to be dull. Super Bowl X finally shucked the thrill-sparse format of past years as the Cowboys ran out of miracles and the
  • Super Bowl IX: Pitt Defense, Franco's Runs Super, 16-6

      News Source: NY Daily News | 4 months ago
    The Steelers played exactly like a team that was taking out the frustration of 42 fruitless seasons today in humiliating, not just beating, the Vikings, 16-6, in Super Bowl IX. This roughhouse gang from Pittsburgh demolished the running attack of the

Mel Blount Blogs

  • 7 NFL Cornerbacks Who Revolutionized the Position

      Blog Source: | 4 months ago
    As another aggressive bump-and-run cornerback, Mel Blount was a four-time Super Bowl champion with the Pittsburgh Steelers in the 1970s. He was so physical with receivers that the NFL had to create a rule that prevented defensive players ...
  • Aging Steelers team could be at end of line | TribLIVE

      Blog Source: | 4 months ago
    Their 38-10 playoff loss to the Los Angeles Raiders marked the end of the Steelers careers of Hall of Famers Franco Harris, Mel Blount and Terry Bradshaw. Bradshaw blew out his elbow playing in his only game of the season a few weeks ...
  • Week 17: Steelers vs. Browns game highlights - Pittsburgh ...

      Blog Source: | 4 months ago
    Steelers Homecoming: Mel Blount & Franco Harris Dec 15, 2013. Steelers vs. Bengals: Le'Veon Bell 1-yd touchdown Dec 15, 2013. So You Think You Can Cheer - Seneca Valley Dec 15, 2013. Tunch's Keys to Steelers vs. Bengals Dec 15 ...

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