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

Examples include John Grisham and Mark Hudspeth.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Delta State University?” and “Which celebrities are Delta State University alumni?”

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John Grisham is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Delta State University Alumni
John Grisham Television producer, Novelist, Film Producer John Ray Grisham, Jr. is an American lawyer, politician, and author, best known for his popular legal thrillers. His books have been translated into forty-two languages. John Grisham graduated ...more

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Anthony Maddox is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Delta State University Alumni
Anthony Maddox American football player Anthony Maddox is a former American football defensive tackle. He was drafted by the Jacksonville Jaguars in the fourth round of the 2004 NFL Draft. He played college football at Delta State.

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William Eggleston is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Delta State University Alumni
William Eggleston Actor, Artist, Photographer William Eggleston, is an American photographer. He is widely credited with increasing recognition for color photography as a legitimate artistic medium to display in art galleries.

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Gerald Glass is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Delta State University Alumni
Gerald Glass Basketball player Gerald Damon Glass is a retired American professional basketball player. Graduating from Amanda Elzy High School in Greenwood at the age of sixteen, Glass flew under the radar as a player and ...more

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Jack Gregory is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Delta State University Alumni
Jack Gregory American football player Earl Jackson Gregory is a former American football defensive end in the National Football League who played for the Cleveland Browns and the New York Giants in a thirteen-year career that lasted ...more

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Jeremy Richardson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Delta State University Alumni
Jeremy Richardson Basketball player Jeremy Terrell Richardson is an American professional basketball player who is currently free agent. He is a 6'7", 210 lb. swingman and he has played in the National Basketball Association ...more

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Dusty Hughes is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Delta State University Alumni
Dusty Hughes Baseball player Dustin Robert "Dusty" Hughes is an American former professional baseball pitcher.

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Aubrey Matthews is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Delta State University Alumni
Aubrey Matthews American football player Aubrey Matthews, is a former professional football player in the National Football League.

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Eli Whiteside is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Delta State University Alumni
Eli Whiteside Baseball player Dustin Eli Whiteside is an American former professional baseball catcher. He stands 6 feet 2 inches tall, weighs 220 pounds. In addition, he has gray hair, his hair having changed during high ...more

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Lusia Harris is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Delta State University Alumni
Lusia Harris Lusia "Lucy" Harris-Stewart is a former American basketball player. Harris is considered to be one of the pioneers of women's basketball. She played for Delta State University and won ...more

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Steve Azar is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Delta State University Alumni
Steve Azar Singer-songwriter, Singer Stephen Thomas "Steve" Azar is an American country music artist. Azar was signed to River North Nashville in 1995, and he released his debut album on February 27, 1996. After leaving ...more

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Dwight Winstead is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Delta State University Alumni
Dwight Winstead Dwight Winstead is Group President of the Clinical Technologies and Services business segment of Cardinal Health.

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David P. Abney is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Delta State University Alumni
David P. Abney Businessperson David Abney is chief operating officer for UPS.

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Todd Mundt is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Delta State University Alumni
Todd Mundt Todd Mundt is a retired American professional National Basketball Association player. He played college basketball at Delta State University and University of Memphis. He was a 7'0" center. ...more

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Bob Dearing is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Delta State University Alumni
Bob Dearing Bob M. Dearing is a former Democratic member of the Mississippi Senate. He represented the 37th District from 1980 to 2011. In 2011, he was defeated by Republican Melanie Sojourner.

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William David McCain is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Delta State University Alumni
William David McCain William David McCain was a recognized leader of the Mississippi political establishment and a leader in its struggle in the 1950s and 1960s to maintain the "southern way of life". He ...more

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Felix Ibru is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Delta State University Alumni
Felix Ibru Politician Felix Ovudoroye Ibru is a Nigerian architect, Senator and former First democratic Governor of Delta State. Currently he holds the position of President General of the Urhobo Progressive Union. ...more

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Ann Hannaford Lamar is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Delta State University Alumni
Ann Hannaford Lamar Judge Ann Hannaford Lamar is an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of Mississippi. She represents District 3, Place 1. She is the third woman to serve on the Mississippi Supreme Court.

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Erica Spindler is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Delta State University Alumni
Erica Spindler Erica Spindler is a New York Times Best-Selling author, who specializes in romantic thrillers.

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Mark Hudspeth is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Delta State University Alumni
Mark Hudspeth Coach Mark Hudspeth is the current head football coach of the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. Previously, Hudspeth was a four-year football letterman at Delta State University, head coach at the ...more

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L. J. Castile is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Delta State University Alumni
L. J. Castile Le'Nard Damon Castile, Jr is an American football wide receiver for the Ottawa Redblacks of the Canadian Football League.