Legends of the Mean Green : Ray Renfro #33

An All-American running back for North Texas in 1951 who went on to play 12 years in the NFL with the Cleveland Browns.  Renfro was the Browns’ most feared receiver in the mid-to-late 1950s, and he played in three Pro Bowls. Later, Renfro served as an assistant coach with the Dallas Cowboys and participated in Super Bowls V and VI.  He was inducted into the UNT Hall of Fame in 1988, and his No. 33 jersey was retired posthumously in 2000. Renfro died in 1997 at the age of 67.

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Page from The Yucca, Yearbook of North Texas State College, 1952 featuring Ray Renfro evading a tackle.

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Detail view of page from The Yucca, Yearbook of North Texas State College, 1952 featuring Ray Renfro.