Mel Blount's Career Capsule

Full Name: Melvin Cornell Blount

Birthdate: April 10, 1948

Birthplace: Vidalia, Georgia

High School: Lyons (GA)

Elected to Pro Football Hall of Fame: January 21, 1989

Enshrined into Pro Football Hall of Fame: August 5, 1989

Presenter: Dan Rooney, President, Pittsburgh Steelers

Other Members of Class of 1989: Terry Bradshaw, Art Shell, Willie Wood

Pro Career: 14 seasons, 200 games

Drafted: 3rd round (53rd overall) by Pittsburgh Steelers

Uniform Number: 47