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"Cornerback was a challenging position to play, but I felt there was nobody I couldn’t cover. But there’s one thing for sure – you had to have nerves of steel to play cornerback.”
(Southern University)...6'3'', 205...Melvin Cornell Blount ... Third-round draft pick, 1970 ... Prototype cornerback of his era with superior speed, strength, intelligence ... All-Pro four years ... NFL Defensive MVP, 1975 ... Five Pro Bowls, 200 of 201 regular-season games ... Career totals: 57 interceptions, 736 yards, 13 opponents' fumble recoveries ... Started in four Super Bowl victories ... Had key interception in Super Bowl IX ... Born April 10, 1948, in Vidalia, Georgia.
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