Mel Profit No. 75 Personal information Date of birth: (1941-07-30) July 30, 1941 (age 78) Place of birth: New York City, New York Career information No regular season or postseason appearances Career history Roster status: Retired Career highlights and awards N/A Mel Profit (born July 30, 1941 in New York, New York) was a football player in the CFL for six years. He was selected originally by the Los Angeles Rams in the 1963 NFL Draft. He starred as a tight end for the Toronto Argonauts. Mel authored a book entitled For Love, Money and Future Considerations which gave a player's view of the CFL. The book chronicled the 1971 season in which the Toronto Argonauts played in the Grey Cup, losing to the Calgary Stampeders. External linksEdit CFL Legends - Mel Profit v · d · eJeff Russel Memorial Trophy - MVP in the Interprovincial Rugby Football Union or Canadian Football League Eastern Conference (prior to 1973) Before re-purposing in 1973 the trophy was awarded to the player who best exemplified skill, sportsmanship, and courage in the IRFU or the CFL East 1928: Ernie Cox 1929: D. "Red" Wilson 1930: Frank Turville 1931: Gordie Perry 1932: Alex Denman 1933: Huck Welch 1934: Ab Box 1935: Abe Eliowitz 1936: Arnie Morrison 1937: Teddy Morris 1938: Wes Cutler 1939: Bill Davies 1940: Andy Tommy 1941: Tony Golab 1942-44: no award - World War II 1945: George Fraser 1946: Joe Krol 1947: Virgil Wagner 1948: Eric Chipper 1949: Royal Copeland 1950: Don Loney 1951: Bruce Cummings 1952: Vince Mazza 1953: Bob Cunningham 1954: Sam Etcheverry 1955: Avatus Stone 1956: Hal Patterson 1957: Dick Shatto 1958: Sam Etcheverry (2×) 1959: Russ Jackson 1960: Ron Stewart 1961: Bobby Jack Oliver 1962: George Dixon 1963: Garney Henley 1964: Dick Shatto (2×) 1965: Bernie Faloney 1966: Gene Gaines 1967: Ron Stewart (2×) 1968: Larry Fairholm 1969: Russ Jackson (2×) 1970: Bill Symons 1971: Mel Profit 1972: Garney Henley (2×) v · d · eLos Angeles Rams 1963 NFL Draft selections Terry Baker Rufus Guthrie Tom Nomina Dave Costa Johnny Baker John Griffin Joe Auer Roland Benson Don Chuy George Saimes Terry Monaghan Bill Zorn Anton Peters Mel Profit Curt Farrier Dave Theisen Billy Moody Al Hildebrand Alan Abruse Larry Campbell Walter Burden Jerrel Wilson Buddy Soefker Dornel Nelson Bill RedellTemplate:St. Louis Rams Draft template list This biographical article relating to Canadian football is a stub. You can help The American Football Database by expanding it.v · d · e Retrieved from "https://americanfootballdatabase.fandom.com/wiki/Mel_Profit?oldid=196114" Categories: 1941 births Living people Canadian football slotbacks Sportspeople from New York City Players of American football from New York (state) Toronto Argonauts players UCLA Bruins football players Canadian football biography stubs Add category Cancel Save Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.