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Famous Boise State University Alumni

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

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

Alumni include Tera Patrick, Torrie Wilson and many additional graduates as well.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Boise State University?” and “Which celebrities are Boise State University alumni?”
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Torrie Wilson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Boise State University Alumni
Wrestler, Model

Age: 43

Birthplace: Boise, Idaho, United States of America

Torrie Anne Wilson (born July 24, 1975) is an American professional wrestler, model, fitness competitor, blogger, and actress. She is best known for her time in World Wrestling Entertainment ...more

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Orlando Jordan is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Boise State University Alumni
Wrestler, Actor

Age: 44

Birthplace: Richmond, Virginia, United States of America

Orlando Mason Jordan (born April 21, 1974) is an American Semi-retired professional wrestler. He is best known for his tenure in WWE, where he was a one-time United States Champion. He is also ...more

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Coby Karl is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Boise State University Alumni
Basketball player

Age: 35

Birthplace: Great Falls, Montana

Coby Joseph Karl (born June 8, 1983) is an American professional basketball coach and former American basketball player who is currently head coach for the South Bay Lakers of the NBA G League. ...more
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Nick Cunningham is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Boise State University Alumni
Bobsleigher, Athlete

Age: 33

Birthplace: Los Gatos, California

Nick Cunningham (born May 8, 1985) is an American bobsledder who has competed since 2008. Nick Cunningham is a Sergeant in the New York Army National Guard in the 1156 Engineering Company, ...more
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Bill Sali is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Boise State University Alumni
Politician, Lawyer

Age: 65

Birthplace: Ohio, United States of America, United States, with Territories, Portsmouth, + more

William Thomas Sali (born February 17, 1954) is a former American politician and former congressman from Idaho. A Republican, he served a single term in the United States House of ...more
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Chris Carr is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Boise State University Alumni
American football player

Age: 32

Birthplace: Reno, Nevada

Charles Christopher "Chris" Carr (born April 30, 1983) is a former American football cornerback, punt returner, and kick returner in the National Football League (NFL). He was signed ...more
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Daryn Colledge is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Boise State University Alumni
American football player

Age: 37

Birthplace: Fairbanks, Alaska

Daryn Wayne Colledge (born February 11, 1982) is a former American football offensive guard that played in the National Football League (NFL). He was selected in the second round of the 2006 NFL ...more
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Gary L. Bennett is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Boise State University Alumni
Physicist, Science writer, Engineer

Age: 79

Gary L. Bennett (born January 17, 1940) is an American scientist and engineer, specializing in aerospace and energy. He has worked for NASA and the US Department of Energy (DOE) on advanced ...more
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Jared Zabransky is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Boise State University Alumni
Jared Zabransky American football player

Age: 35

Birthplace: Hermiston, Oregon

Jared Zabransky (born December 4, 1983) is a former professional gridiron football quarterback in the National Football League and the Canadian Football League. He was signed by the Houston ...more
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Gerald Alexander is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Boise State University Alumni
Gerald Alexander American football player

Age: 34

Birthplace: Rancho Cucamonga, California

Gerald Alexander (born June 28, 1984) is a former American football safety. He was selected by the Detroit Lions in the second round of the 2007 NFL Draft. He played college football at Boise ...more
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William Agee is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Boise State University Alumni

Age: 81

Birthplace: Boise, Idaho

William McReynolds Agee (January 5, 1938 – December 20, 2017) was an American business executive. In 1976 at age 38, he was appointed president and chief executive officer (CEO) of the Bendix ...more
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Quintin Mikell is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Boise State University Alumni
American football player

Age: 38

Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana

Quintin Perry Mikell (born September 16, 1980) is a former American football safety who played for eleven seasons in the National Football League (NFL). After playing college football for Boise ...more
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Kimo von Oelhoffen is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Boise State University Alumni
American football player

Age: 48

Birthplace: Kaunakakai, Hawaii

Kimo K. von Oelhoffen (; born January 30, 1971) is a former American football defensive tackle who played in the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Cincinnati Bengals in the ...more
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Tanoka Beard is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Boise State University Alumni
Basketball player

Age: 47

Birthplace: Ogden, Utah

Tanoka Dwight Beard (born September 29, 1971) is an American former professional basketball player. During his career, he was able to play both the power forward and center positions. He earned ...more
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Wesley Moodie is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Boise State University Alumni
Wesley Moodie Tennis player

Age: 40

Birthplace: Scottburgh, South Africa

Wesley Moodie (born 14 February 1979) is a former professional tennis player from South Africa.
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Jeb Putzier is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Boise State University Alumni
Jeb Putzier American football player

Age: 40

Birthplace: Eagle, Idaho

Jebediah Lee Putzier (pronounced (PUTT-zeer)) (born January 20, 1979) is a former American football tight end. He was drafted in the 6th round of the 2002 NFL Draft by the Denver Broncos. ...more
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Korey Hall is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Boise State University Alumni
American football player

Age: 35

Birthplace: Mountain Home, Idaho

Korey Dean Hall (born August 5, 1983) is a former professional football player, a fullback in the National Football League. He was selected by the Green Bay Packers in the sixth round in the ...more
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Dave Wilcox is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Boise State University Alumni
American football player

Age: 76

Birthplace: Ontario, Oregon

David Wilcox (born September 29, 1942) is a retired professional football player, a linebacker with the San Francisco 49ers of the National Football League from 1964 through 1974. Wilcox was ...more

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Lori Easley is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Boise State University Alumni
Lori Easley

Age: 52

Birthplace: Pensacola, Florida

Lori Otter (née Easley) (born January 4, 1967) is an American educator, author, and former beauty queen who served as First Lady of Idaho from 2007 to 2019. She was crowned Miss Idaho USA ...more
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Butch Otter is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Boise State University Alumni
Politician

Age: 76

Birthplace: Caldwell, Idaho, United States of America

Clement Leroy "Butch" Otter (born May 3, 1942) is an American businessman and politician who served as the 32nd governor of Idaho from 2007 to 2019. A member of the Republican Party, ...more
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Markus Koch is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Boise State University Alumni
American football player

Age: 56

Birthplace: North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

Markus Koch (born February 13, 1963) is a German-born former American football defensive lineman in the National Football League for the Washington Redskins team which won a Super Bowl (1988). ...more
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Doug Martin is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Boise State University Alumni
American football player

Age: 30

Birthplace: Oakland, California

Doug Martin is an American football running back for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Buccaneers in the first round of the 2012 NFL Draft. He ...more
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Roland Woolsey is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Boise State University Alumni
Roland Woolsey American football player

Age: 65

Birthplace: Provo, Utah

Roland Bert Woolsey (born August 11, 1953) is a former professional American football cornerback in the NFL. Drafted by the Dallas Cowboys, he also played for the Seattle Seahawks, Cleveland ...more
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Tyrone Crawford is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Boise State University Alumni
American football player

Age: 29

Birthplace: Windsor, Canada

Tyrone Crawford is a Canadian, American Football defensive end for the Dallas Cowboys. He played college football at Boise State. The Cowboys drafted him in the 3rd round of the 2012 NFL Draft, ...more
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Ian Johnson is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Boise State University Alumni
Ian Johnson American football player

Age: 29

Birthplace: Monrovia, California

Ian Blake Johnson (born October 10, 1986) is a former American football running back. He played college football at Boise State.