Mel Renfro

Cornerback, Safety

Mel Renfro

14 seasons
52 interceptions
2,246 kickoff return yards
5 All-Pro selections
10 Pro Bowls

14

seasons

52

interceptions

2,246

kickoff return yards

5

All-Pro selections

10

Pro Bowls
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"My whole game was beating the man in front of me…it was a matter of studying the opponent as well as you can and knowing the tendencies. You had to have the speed, agility and quickness to get the job done.”

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(Oregon)...6'0'', 190...Melvin Lacy Renfro ... No. 2 draft pick, 1964 ... College All-American, super track man ... Started as safety, finished as cornerback ... Return specialist early in career ... Earned Pro Bowl berth first 10 years ... All-Pro five years, All-conference seven times ... Career record: 52 interceptions, 842 punt return yards, 2,246 kickoff return yards ... Led NFL in interceptions, 1969, punt and kickoff returns, 1964 ... Born December 30, 1941, in Houston, Texas.