Elza T. Renfro

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Elza T. Renfro
Sport(s) Football, basketball, baseball, track
Biographical details
Born (1902-04-03)April 3, 1902
Died September 21, 1935(1935-09-21) (aged 33)
Jackson, Mississippi
Playing career
1923 Arkansas
1923–1924 Arkansas
1924 Arkansas
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1933 Arkansas State
1935 Centenary (assistant)
Head coaching record
Overall 2–4–2

Elza Tillman Renfro (April 3, 1902 – September 21, 1935) was an American football, basketball, and baseball player and coach of football, basketball, and track. He served as the head football coach at Arkansas State College—now known as Arkansas State University—for one season in 1933, compiling a record of 2–4–2.[1]

Renfro died of blood poisoning in 1935.[2]

Head coaching record[edit]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Arkansas State Indians (Arkansas Intercollegiate Conference) (1933)
1933 Arkansas State 2–4–2
Arkansas State: 2–4–2
Total: 2–4–2


  1. ^ "To Arkansas Post". Sarasota Herald-Tribune. August 24, 1933. Retrieved August 2, 2011. 
  2. ^ "Coach E. T. Renfro of Centenary College Dies". The News-Star. Monroe, Louisiana. Associated Press. September 23, 1935. p. 3. Retrieved January 31, 2016 – via Newspapers.com open access publication – free to read. 

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