Mel Blount

United States

Football

B: April 10, 1948

Member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame

After playing defensive back at Southern University, Blount joined the NFL's Pittsburgh Steelers in 1970 as a third round draft pick. He became a major part of the "Steel Curtain" defense that led the Steelers to victories in Super Bowls IX, X, XIII and XIV. Blount led the NFL in interceptions with 11 in 1975. During his 14-year career, he played in 5 Pro Bowls, winning the game M.V.P. award in 1976, and was an All-Pro selection six times (1975-'79, '81). Blount had 57 career interceptions and returned them for 736 yards, a 12.9 average, scoring 3 touchdowns. He also returned 36 kickoffs for 911 yards, a 25.3 average. He was selected to the NFL All-Decade Team for the 1980's and the 75th Anniversary All-Time Team. Blount was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1989.

SUPERSTARS RECORD
EVENT

PLACE

POINTS

MONEY

EVENT WINS
1975 Superteams Football Preliminary

2

$4,000

1976 Superteams Football Preliminary

1

 

$6,200

 
1976 Superteams Final

1

 

$7,700

 
TOTALS

 

$17,900

PERSONAL BESTS

Superteams Obstacle Course
27.89
1976 Superteams Final

 

 

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