Mel Blount

NFL Defensive Player of the Year, 1975
No. 36, The Sporting News’ 100 Greatest Players
Pro Football Hall of Fame, 1989

April 10, 1948-
Vidalia, Georgia
Southern University ‘70
Cornerback

5 Pro Bowls, 1975-76, ’78-79, ’81
4-time First Team All-Pro, 1975-77, ’81
2-time 2nd Team All-Pro, 1978-79
Pro Bowl, 1976
4-time Super Bowl Champion, Pittsburgh Steelers
NFL 75th Anniversary All-Time Team
NFL 1980s All-Decade Team