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. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/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. 
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Mel Blount Melvin Cornell Blount Position: DB 6-3 , 205lb (190cm, 92kg) Born: April 10 in Vidalia, GA (Age: 75-158d) More bio, uniform, draft, salary info Hall of Fame 5x Pro Bowl 2x All-Pro 4x SB Champ HOF All-1980s Team 1975 AP Def. PoY 1975 UPI Def. PoY 47 SUMMARY Career G 200 AV 128 Int 57 Yds 736 TD 2 Mel Blount Overview Game Logs Career
In celebration of his 75th birthday (Blount was born on April 10, 1948), here are five fast facts about the Steelers legend. 1. The 'Mel Blount Rule' Blount and the Steelers had already begun...
Amongst the many colorful characters on the defense was cornerback Mel Blount. 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.
Steelers legend Mel Blount discusses his namesake NFL rule change, Pittsburgh's '70s defense and more The Steelers Hall of Famer terrorized wide receivers with an aggressive form of play By Eric...
Mel Blount was the prototype cornerback of his era and a major reason why the Steelers were the dominant team of the National Football League in the 1970s.
Biography Football player Mel Blount was born on April 10, 1948 in Vidalia, Georgia to Alice Sharpe Blount and James Blount. A natural athlete, Blount excelled in football, baseball and track at Lyons High School. He graduated in 1966, and received an athletic scholarship to attend Southern University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
Blount, Mel Biography. Mel Blount was voted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame as a member of the Class of 1989. Blount was also an inaugural member of the Steelers Hall of Honor as a member of the Class of 2017. There aren't many players who cause the NFL to change the rules because of their play, but there also weren't many players like Blount.
Blount, the Steelers third round draft pick in 1970 out of Southern University, came into the NFL with everything a coach would want…size, speed, quickness, mental and physical toughness and a work ethic that came from growing up working on a farm in Valdosta, Georgia.