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Famous Delaware State University Alumni

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List Rules 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
Musician, Trumpeter, Composer

Age: Dec. at 26 (1930-1956)

Birthplace: Wilmington, Delaware

Clifford Benjamin Brown (October 30, 1930 – June 26, 1956) was an American jazz trumpeter. He died at the age of 25 in a car accident, leaving behind four years' worth of recordings. He was also ...more

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Wayne Gilchrest is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Delaware State University Alumni
Wayne Gilchrest

Age: 72

Birthplace: Rahway, New Jersey, United States of America

Wayne Thomas Gilchrest (born April 15, 1946) is a former Republican member of the United States House of Representatives who represented Maryland's 1st congressional district. In 2008, the ...more
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Jamaal Jackson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Delaware State University Alumni
American football player

Age: 38

Birthplace: Miami, Florida

Jamaal J. Jackson (born May 8, 1980) is a former American football center. He played for nine seasons for the Philadelphia Eagles of the National Football League (NFL). After playing college ...more
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Clarence Weathers is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Delaware State University Alumni
American football player

Age: 53

Birthplace: Greenville, South Carolina

Clarence Weathers (born January 10, 1962 in Greenville, South Carolina) is a former professional American football wide receiver in the National Football League. Weathers played nine seasons for ...more
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John Taylor is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Delaware State University Alumni
John Taylor American football player

Age: 53

Birthplace: Pennsauken Township, New Jersey

John Gregory Taylor (born March 31, 1962) 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 ...more

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Rod Milstead is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Delaware State University Alumni
Rod Milstead American football player

Age: 49

Birthplace: Washington, D.C.

Roderick Leon Milstead (born November 10, 1969) is the current head football coach at Delaware State University. He is a former American football guard in the National Football League for the ...more
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Darnerien McCants is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Delaware State University Alumni
Darnerien McCants American football player

Age: 41

Birthplace: Odenton, Maryland

Darnerien Richard McCants (born August 1, 1977) 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 ...more
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Emanual Davis is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Delaware State University Alumni
Emanual Davis Basketball player

Age: 50

Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Emanual Davis (born August 27, 1968) is a retired American professional basketball player. As a 6'4" (1.96 m) point guard, Davis played college basketball at Delaware State University in ...more
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Lybrant Robinson is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Delaware State University Alumni
Lybrant Robinson American football player

Age: 54

Birthplace: Salisbury, Maryland

Lybrant G. Robinson (born August 31, 1964 in Salisbury, Maryland) is a former American football defensive end in the National Football League for the Washington Redskins. He played college ...more
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Reggie Barnes is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Delaware State University Alumni
Reggie Barnes

Age: 51

Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Born to Claude R. Barnes and Hattie Woodard, Reggie Barnes (born October 19, 1967 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) was a star running back in the Canadian Football League.Barnes attended the ...more
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Steve Davis is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Delaware State University Alumni
Steve Davis American football player

Age: 67

Birthplace: Virginia

Steven Davis (born 1985) is Northern Irish footballer who plays for Southampton. Steve, Stephen or Steven Davis may also refer to:
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Leroy Thompson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Delaware State University Alumni
American football player

Age: 48

Birthplace: Camden, New Jersey

Leroy Thompson (born January 23, 1971) is a former fullback/linebacker in the Arena Football League for 13 years. He has played for the Albany / Indiana Firebirds (1996–2004), the New Orleans ...more
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Clyde Bishop is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Delaware State University Alumni
Clyde Bishop

Birthplace: Wilmington, Delaware

Dr. Clyde Bishop is an American diplomat. He was the U.S. Ambassador to the Marshall Islands from 2006 to 2009. He is a member of the U.S. Senior Foreign Service and is class of Minister
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Shaheer McBride is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Delaware State University Alumni
Shaheer McBride

Age: 34

Birthplace: Chester, Pennsylvania

Shaheer McBride (born February 8, 1985) is a former American football wide receiver. He was signed by the Philadelphia Eagles as an undrafted free agent in 2008. He played college football at ...more
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David G. Turner is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Delaware State University Alumni
David G. Turner
David G. Turner (born 1945 in Toronto) is a Canadian astronomer and professor (emeritus) in the department of astronomy & physics at Saint Mary's University (Halifax). He was the editor of ...more
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Quincy A. Lucas is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Delaware State University Alumni
Quincy A. Lucas
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Walter Tullis is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Delaware State University Alumni
Walter Tullis

Age: 65

Birthplace: Americus, Georgia

Walter Tullis (born April 12, 1953) is a former wide receiver in the National Football League. He was drafted in the twelfth round of the 1976 NFL Draft by the Washington Redskins and later ...more
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Tom Davis is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Delaware State University Alumni
Tom Davis

Age: 49

Tom Davis is a former American basketball player who is best known for his college career at Delaware State University between 1987–88 and 1990–91. Davis grew up in Willingboro Township, New ...more