8 - Mel Farr
Mel Farr
Height: 5-9
Weight: 180
Year: Senior
Hometown: Bloomfield Hills, MI
High School: Detroit Catholic Central
Position: CB

Junior: Brown's starter at corner back who finished with 19 tackles, including 13 solo hits... Made six solo tackles and two assisted tackles against Stony Brook, also making an interception for 13 yards... Broke up two passes for the season... Sophomore: Earned a berth on the Bears' varsity travel roster... Saw action in games against Stony Brook, Yale and Columbia... Freshman: Gained valuable experience playing for the Junior Varsity team... Secondary School Background: A graduate of Detroit Catholic Central where he lettered in football... Named to the All Academic Catholic League... All Metro... All Catholic in track... Named to the honor roll for 4 years... Recipient of the Gabriel Richard Award for Academic Excellence for four years... National Achievement finalist... President of the Latin Club... Personal: Melvin Farr III, born October 20, 1990... Son of Sandra Watson-Farr and Mel Farr, Jr... His grandfather, Mel Farr, is a former NFL Rookie of the Year for the Detroit Lions, and his father, Mel Farr Jr., also played in the NFL...Enjoys languages, travel, and backyard football... Concentrating in Economics.