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List Rules People on this list must have gone to Mississippi College and be of some renown.

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

List is made up of many different graduates, including Ted DiBiase, Jr. and Gregg Harper.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Mississippi College?” and “Which celebrities are Mississippi College alumni?”

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Ted DiBiase, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Mississippi College Alumni
Ted DiBiase, Jr. Wrestler, Actor Theodore Marvin "Ted" DiBiase Jr. is an American professional wrestler and actor, best known for his time with WWE. Part of the DiBiase wrestling family, he was trained by Chris ...more

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Barry Hannah is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Mississippi College Alumni
Barry Hannah Novelist, Author, Writer Howard Barry Hannah was an American novelist and short story writer from Mississippi. Hannah was born in Meridian, Mississippi, on April 23, 1942, and grew up in Clinton, Mississippi. He wrote ...more

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Albert G. Brown is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Mississippi College Alumni
Albert G. Brown Politician, Lawyer Albert Gallatin Brown was Governor of Mississippi from 1844 to 1848 and a United States Senator from Mississippi from 1854 through 1861 when he withdrew. In 1829, Brown entered Mississippi ...more

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Bernard Ebbers is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Mississippi College Alumni
Bernard Ebbers Businessperson, Teacher Bernard John "Bernie" Ebbers is a Canadian-born businessman. He co-founded the telecommunications company WorldCom and is a former chief executive officer of that company. In 2005, he ...more

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Ross Barnett is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Mississippi College Alumni
Ross Barnett Lawyer Ross Robert Barnett was the governor of Mississippi from 1960 to 1964. He was a prominent member of the Dixiecrats, Southern Democrats who supported racial segregation.

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Scott Leehy is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Mississippi College Alumni
Scott Leehy Judge, Politician, Lawyer Bernard Scott Leehy is a judge of the Louisiana Fourth Judicial District Court bench in Ouachita and Morehouse parishes. He was sworn into office on December 27, 2006. Leehy had been the Monroe ...more

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Andrew H. Longino is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Mississippi College Alumni
Andrew H. Longino Andrew Houston Longino was a Mississippi politician who served as a Democrat in the State Senate, the U.S. District Attorney's, and Governor's offices. He was born in Lawrence County, ...more

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Tommy Dickerson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Mississippi College Alumni
Tommy Dickerson Lawyer George T. "Tommy" Dickerson is a Democratic member of the Mississippi Senate, representing the 43rd District since 2008, and previously from 1993 through 2003.

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Fred McAfee is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Mississippi College Alumni
Fred McAfee American football player Fred Lee McAfee is a former American football running back who played for the New Orleans Saints, Arizona Cardinals, Pittsburgh Steelers and Tampa Bay Buccaneers of the National Football League. ...more

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Harry Craft is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Mississippi College Alumni
Harry Craft Baseball player Harry Francis Craft was an American Major League Baseball player and manager. Born in Ellisville, Mississippi, he was a center fielder for the Cincinnati Reds from 1937 to 1942. Craft attended ...more

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Gregg Harper is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Mississippi College Alumni
Gregg Harper Politician Gregory "Gregg" Harper is the U.S. Representative for Mississippi's 3rd congressional district, serving since 2009. He is a member of the Republican Party. The district includes the ...more

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Larry Evans is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Mississippi College Alumni
Larry Evans American football player Lawrence Eugene Evans in the 1976 draft. He played for the Broncos during their run to Super Bowl XII. During his career he picked off three passes and recovered four fumbles. He currently ...more

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Peggy Welch is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Mississippi College Alumni
Peggy Welch Registered nurse, Teacher Peggy M. Welch is a Democratic member of the Indiana House of Representatives, representing the 60th District since 1998. She is a native of Itawamba County, Mississippi who attended Terry ...more

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William N. Still, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Mississippi College Alumni
William N. Still, Jr. William Norwood Still, Jr., is an American maritime historian, who was the first director of the program in maritime history at East Carolina University and a noted author of works on U.S. Civil ...more

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Edwin Hale is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Mississippi College Alumni
Edwin Hale Edwin W. "Goat" Hale was an American football player for the Mississippi College Collegians who was elected to the College Football Hall of Fame. After playing he served many years as

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Henry L. Whitfield is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Mississippi College Alumni
Henry L. Whitfield Henry Lewis Whitfield was an American politician who was Governor of Mississippi from 1924 until his death.

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Morris Chapman is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Mississippi College Alumni
Morris Chapman Pastor Morris H. Chapman was elected president and chief executive officer of the Southern Baptist Convention Executive Committee on 1 October 1992. In September 2009 he announced that he would retire ...more

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Shelly Fairchild is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Mississippi College Alumni
Shelly Fairchild Singer-songwriter, Singer Shelly Fairchild is an American music recording artist. Signed to Columbia Records in 2004, she released her debut album Ride in early 2005. It produced the single "You Don't Lie Here ...more

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Charles Hillman Brough is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Mississippi College Alumni
Charles Hillman Brough Lawyer Charles Hillman Brough was the 25th Governor of the U.S. state of Arkansas from 1917 to 1921.

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Major Everett is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Mississippi College Alumni
Major Everett Major Donel Everett is a former professional running back and American football player in the National Football League for 5 seasons with the Philadelphia Eagles, Cleveland Browns and Atlanta ...more

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Michael Catt is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Mississippi College Alumni
Michael Catt Film Producer, Author, Actor Michael Catt is a producer, author and Senior Pastor of Sherwood Baptist Church since 1989. He was an executive producer for the 2008 film, Fireproof. He is an author and has written several ...more

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Tom Stewart Lee is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Mississippi College Alumni
Tom Stewart Lee Tom Stewart Lee is a United States federal judge. Born in Jackson, Mississippi, Lee received a B.A. from Mississippi College in 1963 and a J.D. from the University of Mississippi Law School in ...more

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Phil Bryant is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Mississippi College Alumni
Phil Bryant Dewey Phillip "Phil" Bryant is an American politician and member of the Republican Party from Mississippi. Bryant is the 63rd and current Governor of Mississippi, having defeated ...more

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Jake Allen is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Mississippi College Alumni
Jake Allen Jjathus Illimski "Jake" Allen is a former American football wide receiver. He was signed by the Green Bay Packers of the National Football League as an undrafted free agent in 2008. He ...more

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Shannon Garrett is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Mississippi College Alumni
Shannon Garrett Shannon Garrett is a former professional Canadian football defensive back and linebacker who played fourteen seasons in the Canadian Football League.

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Regina B. Schofield is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Mississippi College Alumni
Regina B. Schofield Regina B. Schofield is a former United States Assistant Attorney General for the Office of Justice Programs.

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Odell Pollard is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Mississippi College Alumni
Odell Pollard Lawyer Odell Pollard was an attorney in Searcy, the county seat of White County in central Arkansas, who was a pioneer in the revitalization of the Arkansas Republican Party.

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Nick Walters is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Mississippi College Alumni
Nick Walters

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Earle S. Banks is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Mississippi College Alumni
Earle S. Banks Lawyer Earle S. Banks is a Mississippi lawyer, funeral director, insurance agent, and has been a Democratic member of the Mississippi House of Representatives.

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J. Randall O'Brien is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Mississippi College Alumni
J. Randall O'Brien J. Randall O'Brien is the twenty-second president of Carson-Newman College in Jefferson City, Tennessee. The Board of Trustees unanimously elected him in July 2008. O'Brien succeeded Dr. James ...more