An All-America halfback at the University of Oregon, Renfro was drafted by the Cowboys in the second round of the 1964 NFL Draft.
Renfro was used as a kick returner as well as on defense early in his career with the Cowboys.
Mel returns a punt against the Giants. He led the NFL in punt return and kickoff return yardage as a rookie.
Renfro began his career at safety but switched to cornerback in his fifth season.
Renfro earned Pro Bowl bids in each of his first 10 NFL seasons.
As a rookie, Renfro led the Cowboys with seven interceptions. He also led the NFL with 10 interceptions in 1969.
Renfro intercepted 52 passes for 626 yards during his Hall of Fame career.
Renfro kept an eye on Eagles WR Don Zimmerman during a game at Philadelphia in 1973.
Mel played in eight NFL/NFC championship games and four Super Bowls during his career with Dallas.
Mel was elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1996. He selected Cowboys head coach Tom Landry to serve as his presenter.