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List Rules People on this list must have gone to Georgia Southern University and be of some renown.

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

List ranges from Luke Bryan to Rob Bironas and more.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Georgia Southern University?” and “Which celebrities are Georgia Southern University alumni?”
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Mychael Knight is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Georgia Southern University Alumni
Fashion designer, Designer

Age: 40

Birthplace: Nuremberg, Germany

Michael Anthony Knight Jr. (April 11, 1978 – October 17, 2017) was an American fashion designer.
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Steve G. Jones is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Georgia Southern University Alumni
Psychologist, Actor, Hypnotherapist

Age: 51

Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States of America

Steve G. Jones is a clinical hypnotherapist based in Savannah, Georgia. He also has offices in New York and California. He has created numerous recordings and publications about hypnosis, ...more
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Rob Bironas is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Georgia Southern University Alumni
American football player

Age: Died at 36 (1978-2014)

Birthplace: Louisville, Kentucky

James Robert Douglas "Rob" Bironas (January 29, 1978 – September 20, 2014) was an American football placekicker. He holds the NFL record for field goals in a single game (8), set in ...more
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Charlie Norwood is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Georgia Southern University Alumni
Dentist

Age: Dec. at 66 (1941-2007)

Birthplace: Valdosta, Georgia, United States of America

Charles Whitlow "Charlie" Norwood, Jr., D.D.S. (July 27, 1941 – February 13, 2007) was an American politician, serving as a Republican member of the United States House of ...more
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Patrika Darbo is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Georgia Southern University Alumni
Actor, Voice acting

Age: 70

Birthplace: Jacksonville, USA, Florida

Patrika Darbo (born April 6, 1948) is an American actress. She is known for her roles as Nancy Wesley and Shirley Spectra in the television soap operas Days of Our Lives and The Bold and the ...more
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Michael Curry is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Georgia Southern University Alumni
Basketball player, Coach

Age: 50

Birthplace: Anniston, Alabama

Michael Curry may refer to: Michael Curry (basketball) (born 1968), retired player and coach Michael Curry (bishop) (born 1953), Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church Michael Curry (puppet ...more
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Rusty Joiner is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Georgia Southern University Alumni
Gymnast, Model, Actor

Age: 46

Birthplace: Montgomery, Alabama

Jason Russell "Rusty" Joiner (born December 11, 1972) is an American male fashion model, fitness model and actor. Born in Montgomery, Alabama, and raised in Atlanta, Georgia, Joiner ...more
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Mark Collier is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Georgia Southern University Alumni
Mark Collier Actor

Age: 48

Birthplace: Ocala, Florida, USA

Mark Christopher Collier is an American actor.
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Hala Moddelmog is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Georgia Southern University Alumni
Hala Moddelmog Businessperson

Age: 63

Hala Moddelmog (born January 3, 1956) became the first female president and CEO of the Metro Atlanta Chamber (MAC) in January 2014 following a career in the corporate and non-profit sectors. ...more
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Aron Price is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Georgia Southern University Alumni
Aron Price Golfer

Age: 36

Birthplace: Sydney, Australia

Aron Price (born 6 May 1982) is an Australian professional golfer. Price was born in Sydney, Australia. He played college golf at Georgia Southern University and turned professional in 2005. ...more
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Lee Rogers Berger is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Georgia Southern University Alumni
Professor

Age: 53

Birthplace: Shawnee Mission, Kansas

Lee Rogers Berger (born December 22, 1965) is an American-born South African paleoanthropologist and National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence. He is best known for his discovery of the ...more
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Buddy Alexander is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Georgia Southern University Alumni
Buddy Alexander Golfer, Coach

Age: 66

Birthplace: St. Petersburg, Florida

Stewart Murray Alexander (born February 20, 1953), nicknamed Buddy Alexander, is an American former college golf coach and amateur golfer. Alexander is the Florida Gators men's golf former head ...more
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Casey Cagle is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Georgia Southern University Alumni
Casey Cagle

Age: 53

Birthplace: Hall County, Gainesville, United States of America, United States, with Territories, + more

Lowell S. "Casey" Cagle (born January 12, 1966) is an American politician and businessman, who served as the 11th Lieutenant Governor of Georgia from 2007 to 2019. He is a member of ...more
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Jayson Foster is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Georgia Southern University Alumni
Jayson Foster American football player

Age: 33

Birthplace: Columbus, Georgia

Jayson D. Foster (born July 22, 1985) is a former American football wide receiver. He was signed by the Miami Dolphins as an undrafted free agent in 2008. He played college football at Georgia ...more
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Jodie Mudd is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Georgia Southern University Alumni
Jodie Mudd Golfer

Age: 58

Birthplace: Louisville, Kentucky

Joseph Martin "Jodie" Mudd (born April 23, 1960) is an American professional golfer who played on the PGA Tour. Mudd was born in Louisville, Kentucky. He attended Georgia Southern ...more
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Kiwaukee Thomas is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Georgia Southern University Alumni
Kiwaukee Thomas American football player

Age: 41

Birthplace: Warner Robins, Georgia

Kiwaukee Sanchez Thomas [kee-WA-kee] (born June 19, 1977 in Warner Robins, Georgia) is a retired American National Football League and Canadian Football League cornerback who is currently the ...more
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Earthwind Moreland is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Georgia Southern University Alumni
Earthwind Moreland American football player

Age: 41

Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia

Earthwind C. Moreland (born June 13, 1977 in Atlanta, Georgia) is a former National Football League cornerback for the New England Patriots and Arena Football League cornerback/wide receiver for ...more
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Fred Stokes is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Georgia Southern University Alumni
Fred Stokes American football player

Age: 54

Birthplace: Vidalia, Georgia

Louis Fred Stokes (born March 14, 1964) is a former American football defensive end who played ten seasons in the National Football League. He played professionally for the Los Angeles/St. Louis ...more
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Tracy Ham is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Georgia Southern University Alumni
American football player

Age: 54

Birthplace: Gainesville, Florida

Tracy Ham (born January 5, 1964) is a retired Canadian Football League quarterback for the Edmonton Eskimos, Toronto Argonauts, Baltimore Stallions, and the Montreal Alouettes. He was known for ...more
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Gene Sauers is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Georgia Southern University Alumni
Gene Sauers Golfer

Age: 56

Birthplace: Savannah, Georgia

Gene Craig Sauers (born August 22, 1962) is an American professional golfer, currently playing on the PGA Tour Champions. He had three wins on the PGA Tour and overcame a deadly skin condition ...more
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Elizabeth Cook is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Georgia Southern University Alumni
Singer

Age: 46

Birthplace: Wildwood, Florida

Elizabeth Cook (born July 18, 1972 in Wildwood, Florida) is an American country music singer. She made her debut on the Grand Ole Opry on March 17, 2000 and has since made over 400 appearances ...more
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Boris Takhir Khudayarov ... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Georgia Southern University Alumni

Age: 29

Birthplace: Baku, Azerbaijan

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Luke Bryan is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Georgia Southern University Alumni
Singer-songwriter, Singer

Age: 42

Birthplace: Leesburg, Georgia, United States of America

Thomas Luther "Luke" Bryan (born July 17, 1976) is an American country music singer and songwriter. He began his music career writing songs for Travis Tritt and Billy Currington – ...more

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Todd Greene is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Georgia Southern University Alumni
Todd Greene Baseball player

Age: 47

Birthplace: Augusta, Georgia

Todd Anthony Greene (born May 8, 1971) is a former Major League Baseball catcher. In an 11-year career, he played for the Anaheim Angels (1996-2000), Toronto Blue Jays (2000), New York Yankees ...more
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Julian Stanley is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Georgia Southern University Alumni
Julian Stanley Educator, Psychologist, Author

Age: Dec. at 87 (1918-2005)

Birthplace: Macon, Georgia

Julian Cecil Stanley (July 9, 1918 – August 12, 2005) was an American psychologist, an educator, and an advocate of accelerated education for academically gifted children. He founded the Johns ...more