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Mel Branch

Melvin Leroy Branch
Born: February 15, 1937
Leesville, LA
Deceased: April 21, 1992
High School: DeRidder (LA)
Position(s): DE
Height: 6'2" Weight: 230
College: LSU
Career: 1960-1968
Drafted: 1960 in Round 10, #118 overall by the San Francisco 49ers

Mel Branch played from 1960 to 1968 with the Dallas Texans, Kansas City Chiefs and Miami Dolphins.


Kick Returns:

YearTeamNo.YdsAvg.LongTDs
1966AFL Miami11515.015 0
Totals11515.015 0

Defense and Fumbles:

TacklesFumblesKicks
YearTeamTackleSoloAssistDefSTTFLTFL YdsBrupQBHFumF RecF Rec YdsFR TDFFK Blk
1967AFL Miami02000
1968AFL Miami01000
Totals000000000030000

Playing Career:

YearLeagueTeamGGS
1960AFLDallas Texans140
1961AFLDallas Texans140
1962AFLDallas Texans140
1963AFLKansas City Chiefs140
1964AFLKansas City Chiefs140
1965AFLKansas City Chiefs140
1966AFLMiami Dolphins140
1967AFLMiami Dolphins1414
1968AFLMiami Dolphins147

Honors

1960 - AFL All-AFL (1st Team)
1960 - Associated Press All-AFL (1st Team)
1960 - United Press International All-AFL (1st Team)
1962 - AFL All-AFL (1st Team)
1962 - Associated Press All-AFL (2nd Team)
1962 - United Press International All-AFL (2nd Team)
1963 - Associated Press All-AFL (2nd Team)
1963 - New York Daily News All-AFL (2nd Team)
1963 - United Press International All-AFL (2nd Team)