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

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

These graduates, like Joe Dumars and Clay Buchholz include images when available.

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

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Grady A. Dugas is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous McNeese State University Alumni
Businessperson, Inventor, Physician Grady A. Dugas, M. D., was a Louisiana physician who invented the "Safer Automatic Wheelchair Wheel Locks", a patented device designed for those who sometimes forget to lock their ...more

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Joe Dumars is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous McNeese State University Alumni
Basketball player Joe Dumars III is a retired American basketball player in the NBA. At 6'3" Dumars could play either shooting guard or point guard on offense and was a highly effective defender. He played ...more

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Doug Kershaw is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous McNeese State University Alumni
Songwriter, Musician, Fiddler Douglas James "Doug" Kershaw is an American fiddle player, singer and songwriter from Louisiana. Active since 1948, Kershaw has recorded fifteen albums and charted on the Hot Country

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Cecil Collins is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous McNeese State University Alumni
American football player Cecil J. P. "The Diesel" Collins is a former American football running back for the Miami Dolphins of the National Football League.

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Clay Buchholz is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous McNeese State University Alumni
Baseball player Clayton Daniel Buchholz is an American professional baseball pitcher with the Boston Red Sox of Major League Baseball. On September 1, 2007, in just his second major league start, he recorded a ...more

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Dan Richey is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous McNeese State University Alumni
Politician, Journalist, Lawyer Daniel Wesley "Dan" Richey is a Baton Rouge-based political consultant for "pro-family" candidates and organizations, including Louisiana Family Forum. From 1997 to 2004, ...more

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Keith Smith is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous McNeese State University Alumni
American football player Keith Smith is former American football cornerback. He was drafted by the Detroit Lions in the third round of the 2004 NFL Draft. He played college football at McNeese State. Smith was also a ...more

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Andre Dubus is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous McNeese State University Alumni
Biographer, Novelist, Author Andre Jules Dubus II was an American short story writer, essayist, and autobiographer.

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Kerry Joseph is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous McNeese State University Alumni
American football player Kerry Tremaine Joseph is a former Canadian football quarterback. He was born in New Iberia, Louisiana. Joseph was named the CFL's Most Outstanding Player in 2007 while leading the Saskatchewan ...more

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James David Cain is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous McNeese State University Alumni
Businessperson, Politician, Farmer James David Cain, Sr. is a retired farmer and rancher from the Dry Creek community in eastern Beauregard Parish, who is a Republican former member of the Louisiana State Senate. Term-limited, ...more

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Demond Mallet is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous McNeese State University Alumni
Demond Mallet Basketball player Dayon Demond Mallet is an American professional basketball player that plays with FIATC Joventut in the Spanish League. He is a 6'2" guard. Before that he played for ACB club Joventut ...more

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Willie Mount is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous McNeese State University Alumni
Willie Mount Businessperson Willie Landry Mount is an American politician from Louisiana who served as a Democratic member of the Louisiana State Senate from 2000 to 2012. She represented District 27, which includes parts ...more

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Don Breaux is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous McNeese State University Alumni
American football player Donald Carl Breaux is a former American football player and coach. He played college football at McNeese State College and in the American Football League. He served two stints as an assistant ...more

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Stephen Starring is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous McNeese State University Alumni
Stephen Starring American football player Stephen Starring is a former professional American football player who played wide receiver for six seasons for the New England Patriots, the Detroit Lions, and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. In past ...more

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Tierre Brown is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous McNeese State University Alumni
Tierre Brown Basketball player Tierre Brown is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for Gaiteros del Zulia of the Liga Profesional de Baloncesto.

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Tom Sestak is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous McNeese State University Alumni
American football player Thomas Joseph Sestak was an American football defensive lineman who played for the Buffalo Bills of the American Football League. In 1962, following an innovative AFL trend of drafting players ...more

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Zack Bronson is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous McNeese State University Alumni
American football player Robert Zack Bronson is a former professional American football safety in the National Football League. He played professionally for the San Francisco 49ers his entire NFL career from 1997 to

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Bryan Hicks is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous McNeese State University Alumni
Bryan Hicks American football player Bryan Hicks is a former American football safety who played five seasons with the Cincinnati Bengals in the National Football League.

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Buford Jordan is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous McNeese State University Alumni
Buford Jordan American football player Paul Buford Jordan is a former professional American football running back in the NFL for the New Orleans Saints. A four-time all-Southland Conference selection, Jordan left McNeese State in ...more

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B. J. Sams is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous McNeese State University Alumni
American football player Bradley Jamar "B. J." Sams is a former American football player who was a wide receiver and return specialist in the National Football League for five seasons. He played college ...more

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Leonard Smith is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous McNeese State University Alumni
American football player Leonard Phillip Smith was an American football defensive back who played for the Buffalo Bills and St. Louis/Phoenix Cardinals of the National Football League. He played college football at ...more

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Dick Harris is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous McNeese State University Alumni
American football player Dick Harris is a former American football defensive back who played six seasons in the American Football League with the Los Angeles/San Diego Chargers from 1960 to 1965. He was selected to the ...more

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Rosell Ellis is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous McNeese State University Alumni
Rosell Ellis Rosell Ellis is an American former professional basketball player.

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R. C. Slocum is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous McNeese State University Alumni
American football player Richard Copeland Slocum, better known as R. C. Slocum, is a former American football player and coach. He served as the head football coach at Texas A&M University from 1989 to 2002. He has ...more

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Ben Broussard is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous McNeese State University Alumni
Ben Broussard Baseball player Benjamin Isaac Broussard is an American former professional baseball first baseman. He is currently a musician. Broussard was drafted by the Cincinnati Reds in the second round of the 1999 Major ...more