Famous Delaware State University Alumni People

Famous Delaware State University Alumni

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List Criteria: People on this list must have gone to Delaware State University and be of some renown.

List of famous alumni from Delaware State University, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from Delaware State University include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished Delaware State University alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended Delaware State University are at the top of the list. This directory is not just composed of graduates of this school, as some of the famous people on this list didn't necessarily earn a degree from Delaware State University.

List contains graduates like John Taylor, Clifford Brown.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Delaware State University?” and “Which celebrities are Delaware State University alumni?”
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    Clifford Brown is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Delaware State University Alumni
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    Clifford Brown, aka "Brownie", was an American jazz trumpeter. He died at the age of 25 in a car accident, leaving behind only four years' worth of recordings. Nonetheless, he had a considerable influence on later jazz trumpet players, including Donald Byrd, Lee Morgan, Booker Little, and Freddie ...more

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    • Profession: Musician, Trumpeter, Composer
    • Age: Died at 26 (1930-1956)
    • Birthplace: Wilmington, Delaware, United States of America
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    Wayne Gilchrest

    Wayne Gilchrest is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Delaware State University Alumni
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    Wayne Thomas Gilchrest is a former Republican member of the United States House of Representatives who represented Maryland's 1st congressional district. In 2008, the moderate Gilchrest was defeated in the Republican primary by State Senator Andy Harris. more

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    • Age: 69
    • Birthplace: Rahway, New Jersey, USA
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    Jamaal J. Jackson is a former American football center. He played for nine seasons for the Philadelphia Eagles of the National Football League. After playing college football for Delaware State, he was signed by the Eagles as an undrafted free agent in 2003. He was the Eagles' starting center from 2005 ...more

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    • Profession: American football player
    • Age: age 35
    • Birthplace: Miami, Florida, United States of America
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    Clarence Weathers is a former professional American football wide receiver in the National Football League. Weathers played nine seasons for the New England Patriots, the Cleveland Browns, the Indianapolis Colts, the Kansas City Chiefs, and the Green Bay Packers. more

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    • Profession: American football player
    • Age: 53
    • Birthplace: Greenville, South Carolina, United States of America
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    John Taylor is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Delaware State University Alumni
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    John Gregory Taylor is a former American football wide receiver with the San Francisco 49ers. Taylor attended Pennsauken High School and was one of six NFL players to come from PHS during the 1980s. Taylor attended Delaware State College and was a member of their football team, the Hornets. He was a ...more

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    • Profession: American football player
    • Age: 53
    • Birthplace: Pennsauken Township, New Jersey, United States of America
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    Rod Milstead

    Roderick Leon Milstead is a former American football guard in the National Football League for the San Francisco 49ers and the Washington Redskins. He played college football at Delaware State University. Milstead was drafted in the fifth round of the 1992 NFL Draft by the Dallas Cowboys. more

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    • Profession: American football player
    • Age: 46
    • Birthplace: Washington^! D.C., United States of America
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    Darnerien McCants

    Darnerien McCants is a former gridiron football wide receiver. He was drafted by the Washington Redskins in the fifth round of the 2001 NFL Draft. He played college football at Delaware State. McCants played for the Philadelphia Eagles, Hamilton Tiger-Cats, Baltimore Ravens and Montreal Alouettes. more

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    • Profession: American football player
    • Age: 38
    • Birthplace: Odenton, Maryland, United States of America
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    Emanual Davis

    Emanual Davis is a retired American professional basketball player. As a 6'4" point guard, Davis played college basketball at Delaware State University in Dover, Delaware. Davis was never drafted by an National Basketball Association team, and played in the Continental Basketball Association, Italian ...more

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    • Profession: Basketball player
    • Age: 47
    • Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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