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Famous East Tennessee State University Alumni

Updated June 14, 2019 12.4k views56 items

List RulesPeople on this list must have gone to East Tennessee State University and be of some renown.

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

The list you're viewing is made up of graduates like Kenny Chesney and Tom Buchanan.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to East Tennessee State University?” and “Which celebrities are East Tennessee State University alumni?”
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    Kenny Chesney

    Songwriter, Musician
    Kenneth Arnold Chesney (born March 26, 1968) is an American country music singer, songwriter,...  more

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    Eric Axley

    Professional golfer
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    Timothy Busfield

    Television director, Theatre Director
    Timothy Busfield (born June 12, 1957) is an American actor and director. He has played Elliot...  more
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    Brennan Webb

    Professional golfer
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    David Lee Davis (born November 6, 1959) is a Republican politician from Tennessee and one-term...  more
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    Mike Hulbert

    Golfer
    Michael Patrick Hulbert (born April 14, 1958) is an American professional golfer and...  more
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    Richard Anthony "Ric" Keller (born September 5, 1964) is an American politician, and was a...  more
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    Gerald Sensabaugh

    American football player
    Gerald Lind Sensabaugh Jr. (born June 13, 1983) is a former American football safety. He was...  more
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    Amy Colley

    Amy Estella Colley is a beauty queen from Jonesborough, Tennessee who has competed in the Miss...  more
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    Darrell Lane Castle (born October 11, 1948) is an American politician and attorney from...  more
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    Earl Gladstone Hunt, Jr.

    Writer
    Earl Gladstone Hunt Jr. (1918–2005) was an American who distinguished himself as a Methodist...  more
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    Joseph R. Garber

    Novelist, Writer
    Joseph R. Garber (August 14, 1943 – May 27, 2005) was an American author, best known for his...  more
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    J. C. Snead

    Golfer
    Jesse Carlyle "J. C." Snead (born October 14, 1940) is an American professional golfer who has...  more
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    Keith Cate

    Journalist, TV Journalist
    Keith Alvin Cate has been a main anchor for WFLA-TV (Channel 8) in Tampa, Florida since...  more
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    Van Williams

    American football player
    George Van Williams (born March 15, 1959 in Johnson City, Tennessee) is a former American...  more
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    Dennis Law

    American football player
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    Larry Hinson

    Golfer
    Larry Hinson (born August 5, 1944) is an American professional golfer who played on the PGA...  more
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    Donnie Abraham

    American football player
    Nathaniel Donnell Abraham (born October 8, 1973) is an American football coach and former...  more
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    Earl Ferrell

    American football player
    Earl Thomas Ferrell (born March 27, 1958 in Halifax, Virginia), is a former professional...  more
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    Bud Phillips

    Lawyer
    Clarence Edward "Bud" Phillips (born April 8, 1950) is an American politician. A Democrat, he...  more
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    John Shulman

    Basketball Coach, Coach
    John Shulman (born June 28, 1966) is a former head varsity boys' basketball coach at The...  more
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    Besse Berry Cooper (née Brown; August 26, 1896 – December 4, 2012) was an American...  more
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    Roy Carter

    Politician
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    Keith Jennings

    Basketball player
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