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

Items on this list include Robert E. Howard and Mike Mitchell.

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

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Robert E. Howard is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Howard Payne University Alumni
Novelist, Author, Writer Robert Ervin Howard was an American author who wrote pulp fiction in a diverse range of genres. He is well known for his character Conan the Barbarian and is regarded as the father of the sword ...more

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Beth Moore is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Howard Payne University Alumni
Evangelist, Author, Teacher Wanda Elizabeth "Beth" Moore is an American evangelist, author, and Bible teacher. She is the founder of Living Proof Ministries, a Bible-based organization for women based in Houston, ...more

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Jimmy Harris is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Howard Payne University Alumni
American football player James C. Harris is a former American football cornerback in the National Football League for the Washington Redskins and the Cincinnati Bengals. He played college football at Howard Payne ...more

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Buddy West is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Howard Payne University Alumni
Businessperson, Business, Engineer George Edgar West, known as Buddy West, was a Republican member of the Texas House of Representatives from Odessa, Texas, who was known for his staunch support of his hometown University of ...more

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Bob Young is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Howard Payne University Alumni
American football player Robert Allen Young was an American football offensive guard who played 16 seasons in the National Football League, mainly for the St. Louis Cardinals, where he and other Cardinal offensive ...more

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Jim Harlan is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Howard Payne University Alumni
American football player James Thomas "Jim" Harlan is a former American football offensive tackle in the National Football League for the Washington Redskins. He played college football at Howard Payne ...more

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Ken Gray is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Howard Payne University Alumni
American football player Kenneth Don Gray was an offensive guard who played 13 seasons in the National Football League for the Chicago/St. Louis Cardinals and the Houston Oilers. Gray attended Howard Payne University.

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Ken Sanders is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Howard Payne University Alumni
Ken Sanders American football player Kenneth Sanders is a former American football defensive end who played 10 seasons in the National Football League, mainly for the Detroit Lions. Sanders attended Howard Payne University.

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Mike Mitchell is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Howard Payne University Alumni
American football player Michael George Mitchell is a former American football cornerback in the National Football League for the Washington Redskins and the New York Jets. He played college football at Howard Payne ...more

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Cynthia Clawson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Howard Payne University Alumni
Songwriter, Musician, Composer Cynthia Clawson is a Grammy Award-winning American gospel singer. She has been called "The most awesome voice in gospel music" by Billboard Magazine, and has received five Dove Awards, ...more

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Slim Harriss is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Howard Payne University Alumni
Baseball player William Jennings Bryan Harriss was a pitcher who played in Major League Baseball between the 1920 and 1928 seasons. Listed at 6 ft 6 in, 180 lb., Harriss batted and threw right-handed. A native ...more

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Gary DeLoach is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Howard Payne University Alumni
Gary DeLoach Gary DeLoach is an American football coach and former player. He served as defensive coordinator at the University of North Texas twice, from 2000 to 2002 and again from 2008 until 2010. Most ...more

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James R. Dixon is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Howard Payne University Alumni
James R. Dixon James Ray Dixon was Professor Emeritus and Curator Emeritus of Amphibians and Reptiles at the Texas Cooperative Wildlife Collection at Texas A&M University. He lived in El Campo, Texas ...more

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Coffey Anderson is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Howard Payne University Alumni
Coffey Anderson Record producer, Songwriter, Musician Coffey Anderson is an American singer-songwriter originally from Bangs, Texas. His unique brand of country music blends in distinct influences from pop, contemporary Christian, gospel and soul ...more

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Ray Jacobs is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Howard Payne University Alumni
Ray Jacobs Herschel Ray Jacobs is a former professional American football defensive tackle in the American Football League. After playing college football at Howard Payne, he was drafted by the Houston ...more

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Thomas Ice is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Howard Payne University Alumni
Thomas Ice Writer Thomas Ice is the executive director of the Pre-Trib Research Center on the campus of Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia. The research center was founded in 1994 by Tim LaHaye and Ice to ...more

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Rusty Russell is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Howard Payne University Alumni
Rusty Russell Harvey N. "Rusty" Russell was an American football coach. He is mostly known for head coaching Southern Methodist University from 1950-52 as well as the longtime head coach at an ...more