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  1. Mel Blount Melvin Cornell Blount (born April 10, 1948) is an American former professional football player who was a cornerback for the Pittsburgh Steelers of the National Football League (NFL) for fourteen seasons. A five-time Pro Bowler, he was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1989. [1]

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  3. Mel Blount - Wikipedia

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    Mel Blount Melvin Cornell Blount (born April 10, 1948) is an American former professional football player who was a cornerback for the Pittsburgh Steelers of the National Football League (NFL) for fourteen seasons. A five-time Pro Bowler, he was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1989. [1]

  4. Mel Blount Stats, Height, Weight, Position, Draft, College | Pro...

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    Mel Blount. Melvin Cornell Blount Position: DB 6-3, 205lb (190cm, 92kg) Born: April 10, 1948 in Vidalia, GA. College: Southern. Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 97 (172nd overall since 1960) High School: Lyons Draft: Pittsburgh Steelers in the 3rd round (53rd overall) of the 1970 NFL Draft.

  5. Mel Blount | Pro Football Hall of Fame Official Site - pfhof

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    Blount, a native of Vidalia, Georgia, wound up his career with 57 interceptions which he returned for 736 yards and two touchdowns. He intercepted at least one pass in all 14 NFL seasons and led the league in interceptions with 11 in 1975. Blount also was used as a kickoff returner early in his career.

  6. The Life And Career Of Mel Blount (Story)

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    Blount arrived in the Steel City in 1970, just before the Steelers began their ascent to the height of pro football. During his 14-year career, Blount became one of the best cover men in NFL history. Mel Blount was so good they had to change the rules 👀 @steelers pic.twitter.com/PuO7awADLP — NFL Legacy (@NFLLegacy) April 11, 2019

  7. Mel Blount's Biography - The HistoryMakers

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    Blount is a four time Super Bowl champion, a four-time All-AFC selection, and was named All-Pro from 1975 to 1979 and in 1981. He was also named the NFL's most valuable defensive player in 1975 by the Associated Press. In 1989, he was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame and the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame as well as the Georgia Sports Hall of Fame in 1990 and the Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame in 2012.

  8. Mel Blount makes bold claim on how many picks he'd have in...

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    The prototype for a perfect NFL cornerback, Blount had the size (6-foot-3 and 205 pounds), speed (he ran a low 4.4 in the 40-yard dash) and natural athletic skills to dominate opposing receivers....

  9. Steelers legend Mel Blount discusses his namesake NFL rule change...

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    Blount joined the podcast to discuss his reaction to that rule (which happened while he was still active), the vaunted 1976 Steelers defense, Terry Bradshaw's toughness and the role of HBCUs in...

  10. Steelers legend Mel Blount forever changed the NFL

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    So, in 1978, the Mel Blount Rule was put into place, as defensive backs could no longer draw contact with receivers past five yards. That same year, the league also furthered the distance between...

  11. Mel Blount: 'I Took It As An Insult' When NFL Introduced 'Mel...

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    Mel Blount: ‘I Took It As An Insult’ When NFL Introduced ‘Mel Blount Rule’ By Matthew Marczi Posted on March 22, 2021 at 9:00 am The 1970s Pittsburgh Steelers dynasty is one of the most iconic...

  12. Mel Blount Was ‘Really Disappointed’ To Be Drafted By Steelers

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    The Pittsburgh Steelers made one of the best draft picks in NFL history when they took Hall of Fame cornerback Mel Blount in the third round of the 1970 NFL Draft. Blount went on to have a...