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Famous Arkansas State University Alumni

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List Rules People on this list must have gone to Arkansas State University and be of some renown.

List of famous alumni from Arkansas State University, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from Arkansas State University include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished Arkansas State University alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended Arkansas 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 Arkansas State University.

List features George Kell, Rodger Bumpass and more.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Arkansas State University?” and “Which celebrities are Arkansas State University alumni?”
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Ron Bass is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Arkansas State University Alumni
Wrestler

Age: 70

Ronald Heard (December 21, 1948 – March 7, 2017) was an American professional wrestler, best known under the name "The Outlaw" Ron Bass. His gimmick was a Texan cowboy who entered ...more
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Bryan Hall is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Arkansas State University Alumni
Athlete, American football player

Age: 30

Birthplace: Carbondale, Illinois

Bryan Hall is a professional football player.
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Mike Beebe is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Arkansas State University Alumni
Politician, Lawyer

Age: 72

Birthplace: Amagon, Arkansas, United States of America

Mickey Dale Beebe (born December 28, 1946) is an American politician and attorney who served as the 45th Governor of Arkansas from 2007 to 2015.Born in Amagon, Arkansas, Beebe is a graduate of ...more
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Corey Williams is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Arkansas State University Alumni
American football player

Age: 35

Birthplace: Camden, Arkansas

Corey Williams (born August 17, 1980) is a former American football defensive tackle. He was drafted by the Green Bay Packers in the sixth round of the 2004 NFL draft. He played college football ...more
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Miller Williams is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Arkansas State University Alumni
Editor, Publisher, Poet

Age: 88

Birthplace: Hoxie, Arkansas

Stanley Miller Williams (April 8, 1930 – January 1, 2015) was an American contemporary poet, as well as a translator and editor. He produced over 25 books and won several awards for his poetry. ...more
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Dale Alford is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Arkansas State University Alumni
Politician, Ophthalmology

Age: Dec. at 84 (1916-2000)

Birthplace: Arkansas, United States of America

Thomas Dale Alford, Sr. (January 28, 1916 – January 25, 2000) was an American ophthalmologist and politician from the U.S. state of Arkansas who served as a conservative Democrat in the United ...more
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George Kell is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Arkansas State University Alumni
Baseball player, Sports commentator

Age: Dec. at 87 (1922-2009)

Birthplace: Swifton, Arkansas, United States of America

George Clyde Kell (August 23, 1922 – March 24, 2009) was an American Major League Baseball third baseman who played fifteen seasons for the Philadelphia Athletics (1943–46), Detroit Tigers ...more

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James W. Callaway is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Arkansas State University Alumni
Businessperson

Birthplace: Little Rock, Arkansas

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Cleo Lemon is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Arkansas State University Alumni
American football player

Age: 39

Birthplace: Greenwood, Mississippi

Cleo Lemon, Jr. (born August 16, 1979) is a former American football quarterback in the National Football League and Canadian Football League. He most recently played for the Toronto Argonauts. ...more
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Rodger Bumpass is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Arkansas State University Alumni
Actor, Voice acting

Age: 67

Birthplace: USA, Jonesboro, Arkansas

Rodger Bumpass (born November 20, 1951) is an American actor, voice actor and comedian. He is best known for his long-running role as Squidward Tentacles on the American animated television ...more
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Jon Bradley is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Arkansas State University Alumni
American football player

Age: 38

Birthplace: Helena-West Helena, Arkansas

Jon Bradley (born January 13, 1981) is a former American football defensive tackle. He spent his first years in the league as a defensive tackle before switching to fullback in 2007 Lions
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Arthur Agee is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Arkansas State University Alumni
Basketball player, Actor

Age: 46

Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

Arthur "Man" Agee Jr. (born October 22, 1972) is an American former Chicago-area high school basketball player. Agee was one of two Chicago-area high school basketball players whose ...more
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Oren O'Neal is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Arkansas State University Alumni
Oren O'Neal American football player

Age: 35

Birthplace: Stuttgart, Arkansas

Orenthal O'Neal (born September 8, 1983, in Stuttgart, Arkansas) is a former American football fullback. He was drafted by the Oakland Raiders in the sixth round of the 2007 NFL Draft.
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Beth Holloway is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Arkansas State University Alumni
Speech-language pathologist, Motivational speaker

Age: 58

Birthplace: Pine Bluff, Arkansas, United States of America

Elizabeth Ann Reynolds Holloway (born 1960) is an American speech pathologist and motivational speaker. She became widely known after her daughter, Natalee, disappeared while on a high school ...more
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Ray Brown is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Arkansas State University Alumni
American football player

Age: 56

Birthplace: Marion, Missouri

Leonard Ray Brown Jr. (born December 12, 1962) is an American football coach and former offensive lineman who served as the offensive line coach for the Arizona Cardinals of the National ...more
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Dennis Meyer is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Arkansas State University Alumni
American football player

Age: 68

Birthplace: Jefferson City, Missouri

John Dennis Meyer (born April 8, 1950, in Jefferson City, Missouri) is a former professional American football defensive back and coach. An All-American defensive back at Arkansas State, Meyer ...more
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Elbert Shelley is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Arkansas State University Alumni
American football player

Age: 54

Birthplace: Tyronza, Arkansas

Elbert Vernell Shelley (born December 24, 1964) is a former football player who was a safety for the Atlanta Falcons. He went to the Pro Bowl four times as a special teams player. Shelley's ...more
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Fred Barnett is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Arkansas State University Alumni
American football player

Age: 52

Birthplace: Gunnison, Mississippi

Fred Lee Barnett (born June 17, 1966 in Gunnison, Mississippi) is a former professional American football wide receiver in the National Football League for the Philadelphia Eagles and Miami ...more

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Demario Davis is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Arkansas State University Alumni
Demario Davis American football player

Age: 30

Birthplace: Brandon, Mississippi

DeMario Davis is an American football linebacker for the New York Jets of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Jets in the third round of the 2012 NFL Draft. He played college ...more

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Jason Jennings is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Arkansas State University Alumni

Age: 39

Birthplace: Bald Knob, Arkansas

Jason Jennings (born April 18, 1979) is an American professional basketball player. After attending college at Arkansas State University, Jennings was the 43rd pick of the 2002 NBA Draft, ...more
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Ken Jones is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Arkansas State University Alumni
Ken Jones American football player

Age: 66

Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri

Kenneth Eugene Jones (born December 1, 1952 in St. Louis, Missouri) is a former American football offensive lineman in the National Football League for the Buffalo Bills and the New York Jets. ...more
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Bill Bergey is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Arkansas State University Alumni
Bill Bergey American football player

Age: 70

Birthplace: South Dayton, New York

William Earl Bergey (born February 9, 1945) is a former American collegiate and Professional Football player. He played collegiately for Arkansas State University and for the American Football ...more
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Kyle Richardson is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Arkansas State University Alumni
Kyle Richardson American football player

Age: 45

Birthplace: Farmington, Missouri

Kyle Davis Richardson (born March 2, 1973) is a former National Football League punter. He played college football at Arkansas State University and went on to have a ten-year professional ...more
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Carlos Antoine Emmons is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Arkansas State University Alumni
Carlos Antoine Emmons American football player

Age: 45

Birthplace: Greenwood, Mississippi

Carlos Emmons may refer to: Carlos Emmons (politician) (1799–1875), American physician and politician Carlos Emmons (American football) (born 1973), American football linebacker
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Debbye Turner is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Arkansas State University Alumni
Veterinarian

Age: 53

Birthplace: Honolulu, Hawaii, USA

Debbye Turner Bell (born September 19, 1965 in Honolulu, Hawaii) is an American TV anchor, veterinarian, talk show host, former beauty queen and winner of the 1990 Miss America pageant three ...more