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

List features Junkyard Dog, Darrell Armstrong and more.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Fayetteville State University?” and “Which celebrities are Fayetteville State University alumni?”
Junkyard Dog is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Fayetteville State University Alumni
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Sylvester Ritter was an American professional wrestler and professional football player, best known for his work in Mid-South Wrestling and the World Wrestling Federation as the Junkyard Dog, a nickname Ritter received while working in a wrecking yard. Entering the ring with his trademark chain attached to a dog collar, to the music of Queen's "Another One Bites the Dust," JYD regularly headlined cards that drew large crowds and regularly sold out the Louisiana Superdome and other major venues, becoming "the first black wrestler to be made the undisputed top star of his promotion". JYD was one of the most electrifying and charismatic wrestlers in the country, particularly during his peak in ...more

Age: Died at 46 (1952-1998)

Birthplace: Wadesboro, North Carolina, United States of America

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Marvin Willis Lucas, Jr. is a Democratic member of the North Carolina General Assembly representing the state's forty-second House district since 2001. His district includes constituents in Cumberland and Harnett counties. He serves as the House Democratic Conference Co-Chair. Lucas is a retired school principal from Spring Lake, North Carolina. ...more

Age: 76

Birthplace: Spring Lake, North Carolina, United States of America

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Darrell Armstrong is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Fayetteville State University Alumni
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Darrell Eugene Armstrong is a former American professional basketball player, who played 14 seasons in the National Basketball Association. He is currently an assistant coach for the NBA's Dallas Mavericks, who won the championship in the 2010–11 season. ...more

Age: 49

Birthplace: Gastonia, North Carolina, United States of America

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James Blair Bibby was an American Major League Baseball right-handed pitcher. During a 12-year baseball career, he pitched from 1972 to 1984 with the St. Louis Cardinals, Texas Rangers, Cleveland Indians, and Pittsburgh Pirates, with whom he was a member of its 1979 World Series Champions. He pitched a no-hitter against a team in the midst of a three-year dynasty. Also, in 1981, as a member of the Pirates, he missed out on a perfect game by just one hit, allowing a lead off single, before retiring the next 27 batters he faced. ...more

Age: Died at 66 (1944-2010)

Birthplace: Franklinton, North Carolina, United States of America

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