Scottie Bordelon is a reporter for WholeHogSports.com. A graduate of the University of Arkansas, Bordelon previously covered high school sports for the Times Record in Fort Smith and the Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette in Springdale. He is a member of the U.S. Basketball Writers Association and Football Writers Association of America, and was awarded 2022 Arkansas Sportswriter of the Year.
QB Renfro dismissed from Hogs' football team
Arkansas quarterback Kade Renfro throws a pass during a scrimmage Saturday, April 17, 2021, in Fayetteville.
FAYETTEVILLE — Quarterback Kade Renfro is no longer a member of the Arkansas football team, a team spokesman said Thursday.
Renfro’s dismissal came on the same day the athletics department announced in a press release it had become aware of unspecified allegations against a football player who was not identified.
“Upon gaining knowledge of the allegations against a student-athlete earlier this week, we immediately informed the University’s Title IX office of the allegations,” Arkansas Athletics wrote in a statement. “The student-athlete is no longer a member of the football team.”
The University of Arkansas also released a statement, noting that “relevant offices on our campus” were notified after being made aware of the allegations.
“Due to FERPA student privacy regulations, we are unable to provide more information at this time,” the UA release stated.
Gary Crain, captain of the UA Police Department, said in an email that his agency is not investigating Renfro and that no complaints have been filed against him.
Anthony Murphy, a sergeant for the Fayetteville Police Department, said in an email Friday that his agency does not have any records related to Renfro.
A walk-on quarterback, Renfro had two injury-plagued seasons at Arkansas after transferring from Ole Miss. He did not appear in any games in 2021 after injuring his knee, then he re-injured the knee and missed the 2022 season.
Matt Jones and Tom Murphy contributed
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