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Mel Renfro

Melvin Lacy Renfro

Position: DB-RB
Height: 6-0    Weight: 190 lbs.

Born: December 30, 1941 in Houston, TX
High School: Jefferson
College: Oregon   (school history)    (Renfro college stats)
Drafted by the Dallas Cowboys in the 2nd round (17th overall) of the 1964 NFL Draft.
Drafted by the Oakland Raiders in the 10th round (79th overall) of the 1964 AFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 98 (131st overall since 1950)
10-time Pro Bowler & 1-time First-Team All-Pro (fine print)
Inducted into Hall of Fame in 1996, finalist in 1993, 1994, 1995

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Fine Details  · Last updated Apr 17, 2014 1:25AM
All-Time Rank: #78. Jeff Saturday… #79. Curley Culp… #80. Walter Jones… #81. MEL RENFRO… #82. Paul Krause… #83. John Lynch… #84. Isiah Robertson… 

Kick & Punt Returns

Punt Returns Kick Returns
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd AV
1964* 23 DAL KR/PR/RS 20 14 32 418 1 69 13.1 40 1017 0 65 25.4 1435 15
1965* 24 DAL KR/PR/RS 20 14 24 145 0 35 6.0 21 630 1 100 30.0 775 12
1966* 25 DAL PR/RS 20 11 8 21 123 0 38 5.9 19 487 1 87 25.6 727 8
1967* 26 DAL RS 20 9 8 3 -1 0 7 -0.3 5 112 0 30 22.4 111 7
1968* 27 DAL RS 20 14 8 0 7
1969*+ 28 DAL RS 20 14 15 80 0 34 5.3 80 12
1970* 29 DAL RCB 20 14 14 13 77 0 29 5.9 77 11
1971* 30 DAL RCB 20 14 14 0 10
1972* 31 DAL RCB 20 14 13 0 12
1973* 32 DAL RCB 20 14 14 0 15
1974 33 DAL RCB 20 11 11 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 7
1975 34 DAL RCB 20 11 11 0 6
1976 35 DAL RCB 20 9 9 0 5
1977 36 DAL 20 11 0 0 3
Career 174 110 109 842 1 69 7.7 85 2246 2 100 26.4 3205 130

Defense & Fumbles

Def Interceptions Fumbles Tackles
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS Sk Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Tkl Ast Sfty
1964* 23 DAL KR/PR/RS 20 14 7 110 1 39 0 0 4 2 0 0
1965* 24 DAL KR/PR/RS 20 14 2 92 1 90 0 0 3 2 1 0
1966* 25 DAL PR/RS 20 11 8 2 57 0 33 0 0 2 0 0 0
1967* 26 DAL RS 20 9 8 7 38 0 30 0 0 0 2 28 0
1968* 27 DAL RS 20 14 8 3 5 0 5 0 0 0 1 6 0
1969*+ 28 DAL RS 20 14 10 118 0 41 0 0 2 0 0 0
1970* 29 DAL RCB 20 14 14 4 3 0 3 0 0 1 2 0 0
1971* 30 DAL RCB 20 14 14 4 11 0 7 0
1972* 31 DAL RCB 20 14 13 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 0
1973* 32 DAL RCB 20 14 14 2 65 1 35 0 0 0 2 0 0
1974 33 DAL RCB 20 11 11 1 6 0 6 0 0 0 1 6 0
1975 34 DAL RCB 20 11 11 4 70 0 22 0
1976 35 DAL RCB 20 9 9 3 23 0 23 0
1977 36 DAL 20 11 0 2 28 0 25 0
Career 174 110 52 626 3 90 0 0 12 13 44 0

Rushing & Receiving

Rushing Receiving
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS Att Yds TD Lng Y/A Y/G A/G Rec Yds Y/R TD Lng R/G Y/G YScm RRTD Fmb
1966* 25 DAL PR/RS 20 11 8 8 52 0 27 6.5 4.7 0.7 4 65 16.3 0 42 0.4 5.9 117 0 2
Career 174 110 8 52 0 27 6.5 0.3 0.0 4 65 16.3 0 42 0.0 0.4 117 0 12

Scoring Summary

Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
1964* 23 DAL KR/PR/RS 20 14 1 1 2 12
1965* 24 DAL KR/PR/RS 20 14 1 1 2 12
1966* 25 DAL PR/RS 20 11 8 1 1 6
1973* 32 DAL RCB 20 14 14 1 1 6
Career 174 110 1 2 3 6 36
NumYrs Players whose career was of similar quality and shape
3 Charles Woodson, Lemar Parrish, Kent McCloughan, Ed Reed, Roy Williams, Mark Johnston, Lynn Chandnois, Jake Scott, Mike Haynes*, Everson Walls
4 Charles Woodson, Steve Atwater, Lemar Parrish, Ed Reed, Louis Wright, Roy Williams, Gino Cappelletti, Lynn Chandnois, Champ Bailey, Roynell Young
5 Lemar Parrish, Ed Reed, Steve Atwater, Rick Volk, Roy Williams, Deion Sanders*, Butch Byrd, Dave Grayson, Champ Bailey, Everson Walls
6 Lemar Parrish, Deion Sanders*, Rick Volk, Roy Williams, Butch Byrd, Art Powell, Jack Butler*, Steve Atwater, Ed Reed, Everson Walls
7 Lemar Parrish, Butch Byrd, Jack Butler*, Art Powell, Abe Woodson, Rick Volk, Steve Atwater, Gino Cappelletti, Ray Mathews, Champ Bailey
8 Lemar Parrish, Jake Scott, Art Powell, Steve Atwater, Gino Cappelletti, Eric Allen, Willie Wood*, Jack Butler*, Champ Bailey, Ken Houston*
9 Jake Scott, Champ Bailey, Lemar Parrish, Ken Houston*, Gino Cappelletti, Eric Allen, Jack Butler*, Paul Krause*, Roger Wehrli*, Ed Reed
10 Johnny Robinson, Ronnie Lott*, Eric Allen, Willie Wood*, Seth Joyner, Night Train Lane*, Ken Houston*, Jake Scott, Paul Krause*, Lemar Parrish
11 Johnny Robinson, Ronnie Lott*, Ken Houston*, Lemar Parrish, Brian Dawkins, Seth Joyner, Willie Wood*, Eric Allen, Paul Krause*, Champ Bailey
12 Johnny Robinson, Ronnie Lott*, Ken Houston*, Lemar Parrish, Mel Blount*, Willie Wood*, Brian Dawkins, Seth Joyner, Eric Allen, Cornell Green
13 Brian Dawkins, Darren Sharper, Johnny Robinson, Ronnie Lott*, Ken Houston*, Mel Blount*, Eric Allen, Charles Woodson, Jimmy Johnson*, Ronde Barber
14 Brian Dawkins, Darren Sharper, Johnny Robinson, Mel Blount*, Ken Houston*, Ronnie Lott*, Jimmy Johnson*, Charles Woodson, Ronde Barber, Lemar Parrish
Career Ken Houston*, Ronnie Lott*, Ronde Barber, Lemar Parrish, Yale Lary*, Mel Blount*, Roger Wehrli*, Mike Haynes*, Aeneas Williams*, Cornell Green

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year Lg Value (Rank/All-Time)

All-Pro Teams