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

List contains graduates like Emmitt Smith, Trent Richardson.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Escambia High School?” and “Which celebrities are Escambia High School alumni?”
Emmitt Smith is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Escambia High School Alumni
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Emmitt James Smith, III is an American former college and professional football player who was a running back in the National Football League for fifteen seasons during the 1990s and 2000s. Smith played college football for the University of Florida, where he was a unanimous All-American. A first-round pick in the 1990 NFL Draft, he played professionally for the Dallas Cowboys and Arizona Cardinals of the NFL, and is widely considered to be one of the greatest running backs in NFL history. During his long professional career, he became the NFL's all-time rushing leader, breaking the record formerly held by Walter Payton, and played for three Super Bowl-winning Dallas Cowboys teams. Smith is ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 48

Birthplace: Pensacola, Florida, United States of America

Also Ranked

#21 on The Best Football Players Ever

#4 on The Best NFL Running Backs of All Time

#50 on Athletes Who Spark the Most Fan Arguments

#1 on The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time

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Joe Durant is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Escambia High School Alumni
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Joe Durant

Joseph Scott Durant is an American professional golfer. Durant was born in Pensacola, Florida. He attended Huntingdon College in Montgomery, Alabama, where he majored in Marketing and graduated in 1987. At Huntingdon, he was a three-time NAIA All-American and won the 1987 NAIA Championship. Durant turned professional in 1987. He has won four times on the PGA Tour. Durant won the 2001 Bob Hope Chrysler Classic with a score of 324, setting the tournament record which stands today. He has featured in the top 50 of the Official World Golf Ranking. His best finish in a major is T18 at the 2007 PGA Championship. In 2007 and 2008, he finished No. 129 on the PGA Tour official money list, and began ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 53

Birthplace: Pensacola, Florida, United States of America

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#17 on Who's the Best Driver in Golf History?

Bill Butler is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Escambia High School Alumni
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William R. Butler is a former American football safety in the National Football League for the Green Bay Packers, the Dallas Cowboys, the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Minnesota Vikings. He played college football at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and was drafted in the 19th round of the 1959 NFL Draft. Butler was also selected by the Dallas Cowboys in the 1960 NFL Expansion Draft, but did not make the active roster. Butler currently lives in Berlin where he is the defensive coordinator for the Ripon High School football team as well an assistant track and field coach. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 80

Birthplace: Berlin, Wisconsin, United States of America

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Jim Presley is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Escambia High School Alumni
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James Arthur Presley is a former Major League Baseball infielder with an eight-year career from 1984 to 1991. He played for the Seattle Mariners of the American League and the Atlanta Braves and San Diego Padres of the National League. He was primarily a third baseman but also saw some time playing first base. His nickname was "Hound Dog". As a youth, he played baseball through the Dixie Youth association, first at Pensacola Brent then later Pensacola Myrtle Grove. He graduated from Escambia High School in 1978. He was named to the American League All-Star team in 1986 after hitting .265 with 27 home runs and a career high 107 RBIs. On December 21, 2005 he was signed to be the hitting coach ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 56

Birthplace: Pensacola, Florida, United States of America

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