READ

Famous Middle Tennessee State University Alumni

Reference
13.7k views 73 items

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

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

List features graduates like Amy Lee, Chely Wright, and many more

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Middle Tennessee State University?” and “Which celebrities are Middle Tennessee State University alumni?”
1
Amy Lee is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Middle Tennessee State University Alumni
Film Score Composer, Songwriter, Pianist
Amy Lynn Hartzler, known professionally as Amy Lee, is an American singer-songwriter and classically trained pianist. She is co-founder and lead vocalist of the rock band Evanescence. She cites ...more
2
Sondra Locke is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Middle Tennessee State University Alumni
Actor, Singer, Film Director
Sondra Locke is an American actress, singer and film director. She was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress in 1968 for her performance in The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter. She ...more
3
Chely Wright is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Middle Tennessee State University Alumni
Activist, Singer-songwriter, Author
Richell Rene "Chely" Wright is an American country music singer and gay rights activist. On the strength of her debut album in 1994, the Academy of Country Music named her Top New ...more
4
Michael Kearney is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Middle Tennessee State University Alumni
Michael Kevin Kearney is a former child prodigy known for setting several world records and teaching college at the age of 17.
5
Frédéric Niemeyer is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Middle Tennessee State University Alumni
Tennis player
Frédéric Niemeyer is a retired, veteran minor tour and Canadian Davis Cup tennis player who now is a Tennis Canada coach. Born in Campbellton, New Brunswick, Niemeyer hails from ...more
6
James M. Buchanan is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Middle Tennessee State University Alumni
Economist
James McGill Buchanan, Jr. was an American economist known for his work on public choice theory, for which he received the Nobel Memorial Prize in 1986. Buchanan's work initiated research on how ...more
7
Kelly Holcomb is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Middle Tennessee State University Alumni
American football player
Bryan Kelly Holcomb is a former American football quarterback of the National Football League. He was signed by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers as an undrafted free agent in 1995. He played college ...more
8
Bart Gordon is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Middle Tennessee State University Alumni
Barton Jennings "Bart" Gordon, is a lawyer and former U.S. Representative for Tennessee's 6th congressional district, serving from 1985 until 2011. The district includes several rural ...more
9
Joshua Holmes is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Middle Tennessee State University Alumni
Joshua Holmes Model
Joshua Holmes is an American model and ultramarathoner known primarily for his celebrity blog Bumpshack.com as well as for his appearances in Cosmopolitan magazine and on national TV. He ...more
10
Albert Gore, Sr. is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Middle Tennessee State University Alumni
Politician
Albert Arnold "Al" Gore, Sr. was an American politician, serving as a U.S. Representative and a U.S. Senator for the Democratic Party from Tennessee. Gore and his wife Pauline LaFon ...more
11
John W. Hendrix is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Middle Tennessee State University Alumni
John W. Hendrix
John Walker Hendrix is a retired United States Army four-star general, and served as Commander, United States Army Forces Command from 1999 to 2001.
12
Lane Davies is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Middle Tennessee State University Alumni
Theatre Director, Theatrical producer, Actor
Lane Davies is an American actor.
13
Dewon Brazelton is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Middle Tennessee State University Alumni
Dewon Brazelton Baseball player
Dewon Cortez Brazelton is an American former professional baseball pitcher in Major League Baseball. He played professionally for the Tampa Bay Rays and the San Diego Padres. He last pitched in ...more
14
Vernice Armour is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Middle Tennessee State University Alumni
Vernice Armour
Vernice Armour is a former United States Marine Corps officer who was the first African-American female naval aviator in the Marine Corps and the first African American female combat pilot in ...more
15
Bobby Payne is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Middle Tennessee State University Alumni
American football player
16
Jonathan Quinn is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Middle Tennessee State University Alumni
Coach, American football player
Jonathan Ryan Quinn is a former American football quarterback of the NFL. He was originally selected with the 25th pick of the third round of the 1998 NFL Draft out of Middle Tennessee State ...more
17
James Griffin is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Middle Tennessee State University Alumni
American football player
James Victor Griffin is a former American football defensive back who played seven seasons in the National Football League. He played college football at the Middle Tennessee State University.
18
Don Griffin is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Middle Tennessee State University Alumni
American football player
Donald Frederick Griffin is a former professional American football player who was drafted by the San Francisco 49ers in the sixth round of the 1986 NFL Draft. A 6'0", 176-lb. cornerback ...more
19
Marty Carter is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Middle Tennessee State University Alumni
Marty Carter American football player
Marty Carter is a retired safety in the NFL. He played from 1991-2001 for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Chicago Bears, Atlanta Falcons, and Detroit Lions.
20
Dwight Stone is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Middle Tennessee State University Alumni
American football player
Dwight Stone was an American football running back, wide receiver, and kick returner in the National Football League for the Pittsburgh Steelers, the Carolina Panthers, and the New York Jets. ...more
21
Dwone Hicks is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Middle Tennessee State University Alumni
Dwone Hicks American football player
Kenneth Dwone Hicks is a former American football running back in the National Football League. He was signed by the Tennessee Titans as an undrafted free agent in 2003 and was also a member of ...more
22
Mike Caldwell is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Middle Tennessee State University Alumni
Mike Caldwell Coach, American football player
Isaiah "Mike" Caldwell, Jr. is a former American football linebacker who played 11 seasons in the National Football League. He played college football at Middle Tennessee State ...more
23
Ray Oldham is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Middle Tennessee State University Alumni
American football player
Donnie Ray Oldham was an American football defensive back in the National Football League. He played professionally for the Baltimore Colts, Pittsburgh Steelers, New York Giants, and Detroit
24
ReShard Lee is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Middle Tennessee State University Alumni
ReShard Lee American football player
ReShard Lee is a former American football running back. He played college football for Middle Tennessee State University. ReShard Lee signed as an undrafted free agent in 2003 with the Dallas ...more
25
Brett Carroll is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Middle Tennessee State University Alumni
Brett Carroll Baseball player
Brett Michael Carroll is an American professional baseball outfielder for the Lancaster Barnstormers of the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball. After attending Middle Tennessee State ...more