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Famous Louisiana Tech University Alumni

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List RulesPeople on this list must have gone to Louisiana Tech University and be of some renown.

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

Karl Malone and Terry Bradshaw are included in this list.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Louisiana Tech University?” and “Which celebrities are Louisiana Tech University alumni?”
  • 1
    Commentator, Voice acting


    BirthplaceShreveport, Louisiana, United States of America

    Terry Paxton Bradshaw (born September 2, 1948) is an American former football quarterback who played professionally in the National Football League (NFL). Since 1994, he has been a television sports...  more

    #713 of 904 Celebrity Death Pool 2021#16 of 120 The Best Quarterbacks Of All Time#1053 of 1,316 The Best Athletes Of All Time

  • 2
    Basketball player, Wrestler


    BirthplaceSummerfield, Louisiana, United States of America

    Karl Anthony Malone (born July 24, 1963) is an American retired professional basketball player. Nicknamed "The Mailman", Malone played the power forward position and spent his first 18 seasons...  more

    #14 of 289 The Top NBA Players Of All Time#41 of 107 The Greatest Lakers of All Time#4 of 168 The Best NBA Players With No Championship Rings

  • 3
    Songwriter, Musician


    BirthplaceSpringhill, Louisiana, USA

    Tracy Darrell Adkins (born January 13, 1962) is an American country singer and actor. In 1998, Adkins appeared on the PBS music program Austin City Limits (season 23). Adkins made his debut in 1996...  more
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    All Of Trace Adkins's Movie & TV Roles, Ranked#84 of 297 The Top Country Artists of All Time#85 of 213 Celebrities Who Should Run For President

  • 4
    Mandolinist, Songwriter


    BirthplaceShreveport, Louisiana, United States of America

    Leon Eric Brooks, III, known as Kix Brooks (born May 12, 1955), is an American country music artist, actor, and film producer best known for being one half of the duo Brooks & Dunn and host of...  more

    #105 of 145 The Best Hallmark Channel Actors#217 of 310 Hallmark Channel Actors and Actresses#4 of 49 The Best Country Singers From Louisiana

  • 5


    Michael B. McCallister is the Chairman of the Board of Humana a health insurance company, and also serves as Chairman of the Humana Foundation. He retired as Chief Executive Officer in December 2012....  more
  • 6


    BirthplaceUSA, Alexandria, Louisiana

    Muse Watson (born July 20, 1948) is an American stage and screen actor. He became known for his roles as Ben Willis, the primary antagonist in the I Know What You Did Last Summer franchise, Charles...  more
  • 7
    Politician, Lawyer

    AgeDec. at 81 (1884-1966)

    BirthplaceJonesboro, Louisiana, USA

    James Pinckney Pope (March 31, 1884 – January 23, 1966) was a Democratic politician from Idaho. He was mayor of Boise for four years and a one-term United States Senator, serving from 1933 to 1939....  more
  • 8
    Politician, Lawyer


    BirthplaceShreveport, Louisiana, United States of America

    James Otis McCrery III (born September 18, 1949) is an American lawyer, politician and lobbyist who served as a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives from 1988 to 2009. He...  more
  • 9
    Coach, Sports commentator


    BirthplaceLakewood, Ohio, United States of America

    Matt Dunigan (born December 6, 1960) is an American broadcaster and former professional football player and executive. He is a Canadian Football League (CFL) sportscaster for Canadian sports...  more
  • 10
    American football player


    BirthplaceDallas, Texas

    John Matthew "Matt" Stover (born January 27, 1968) is a former American Football placekicker. As of the start of the 2009 NFL season, he was the third most accurate kicker in the history of the...  more

    #28 of 95 The Best Baltimore Ravens of All Time#279 of 322 People Who Should Be in the Pro Football Hall of Fame#27 of 102 The Greatest NFL Kickers of All Time

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    American football player


    BirthplaceDallas, Texas

    Ryan Moats (born December 17, 1982) is a former American football running back. He was drafted by the Philadelphia Eagles in the third round of the 2005 NFL Draft. He played college football at...  more
  • 13
    Judge, Politician

    AgeDec. at 78 (1917-1995)

    BirthplaceMinden, Louisiana, United States of America

    Richard Harmon Drew Sr. (February 5, 1917 – December 18, 1995), was a fourth generation judge and a Democratic state representative who was descended from pioneer families of Webster Parish in North...  more
  • 14
    Politician, Lawyer

    AgeDec. at 81 (1927-2008)

    BirthplaceRayville, Louisiana, United States of America

    William Russell Boles Sr. (April 30, 1927 – August 16, 2008), known as Billy Boles, was a Monroe attorney and banker who, at twenty-four, served a single term in the Louisiana State Senate. He...  more
  • 15
    Insurance broker, Businessperson

    AgeDec. at 68 (1942-2010)

    BirthplaceAlexandria, Louisiana, United States of America

    Jesse Kendrick Hollis, Jr., known as Ken Hollis (March 13, 1942 – September 10, 2010), was a Republican Party member of the Louisiana State Senate from Metairie in Jefferson Parish in the New Orleans...  more
  • 16

    AgeDec. at 75 (1938-2014)

    BirthplaceRuston, Louisiana

    Wiley Wilson Hilburn, Jr. (February 20, 1938 – January 16, 2014), was a journalist in Ruston, Louisiana, whose communications career began in the middle 1950s when he was a student at Ruston High...  more
  • 17
    Businessperson, Politician

    AgeDec. at 85 (1916-2001)

    BirthplaceMississippi, United States of America

    Cecil Ray Blair (April 2, 1916 – July 6, 2001) was a Rapides Parish farmer and business who was a Democratic member of both houses of the Louisiana State Legislature during the 1950s, 1960s, and...  more
  • 18
    Businessperson, Politician

    AgeDec. at 43 (1966-2009)

    BirthplaceMonroe, Louisiana, United States of America

    Dewey Lee Fletcher, Jr. (April 29, 1966 – September 30, 2009), was an American political consultant and a talk radio host and blogger in Monroe, Louisiana, who was defeated by 974 votes in a 2002...  more
  • 19
    Politician, Lawyer


    BirthplaceWarren County, United States of America, United States, with Territories, Warrenton

    Clarence Saxby Chambliss (born November 10, 1943) is an American politician who was a United States Senator from Georgia from 2003 to 2015. A member of the Republican Party, he previously served as a...  more
  • 20
    American football player


    BirthplaceLafayette, Louisiana

    Hiram Eugene (born November 24, 1980) is a former American football safety in the National Football League (NFL). He was originally signed by the Oakland Raiders as an undrafted free agent in 2006...  more
  • 21

    AgeDec. at 33 (1938-1971)

    BirthplaceMinden, Louisiana

    Jack Wade Moreland, known as Jackie Moreland (March 11, 1938 – December 19, 1971), was an American basketball player for the Detroit Pistons and the former New Orleans Buccaneers....  more
  • 22
    American football player


    BirthplaceHouma, Louisiana

    Tramon Vernell Williams (born March 16, 1983) is an American football cornerback for the Green Bay Packers of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football for Louisiana Tech, and...  more

    #28 of 41 The 41 Hottest Men in the NFL#38 of 128 Athletes Who Retired In 2021#42 of 60 The Best NFL Players From Louisiana

  • 23
    Businessperson, Politician

    AgeDec. at 83 (1921-2005)


    John Sidney Garrett (October 29, 1921 – May 28, 2005) was a conservative Democratic member of the Louisiana House of Representatives who served from 1948 to 1972 under four gubernatorial...  more
  • 24
    Certified Public Accountant, Businessperson

    AgeDec. at 54 (1948-2003)

    BirthplaceMinden, Louisiana

    Larry Clinton Brewer was the offensive end for the Louisiana Tech University Bulldogs during the 1966, 1967, 1968, and 1969 football seasons....  more
  • 25
    American football player


    BirthplaceLongview, Texas

    Joshua Taylor Scobee (born June 23, 1982) is a former American football placekicker. He was drafted by the Jacksonville Jaguars in the fifth round of the 2004 NFL draft. He also played for the...  more