|Born:||July 30, 1941|
New York City, New York, U.S.
|Height||6 ft 5 in (196 cm)|
|Weight||230 lb (100 kg)|
|NFL draft||1963 / Round: 9 / Pick: 113|
|Drafted by||Los Angeles Rams|
|Career highlights and awards|
|CFL East All-Star||1968, 1969, 1970, 1971|
|Awards||1971 - Jeff Russel Memorial Trophy|
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.
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