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

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

Items on this list include Jerry Rice and Deacon Jones.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Mississippi Valley State University?” and “Which celebrities are Mississippi Valley State University alumni?”
Jerry Rice is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Mississippi Valley State University Alumni
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Jerry Lee Rice is a former American football wide receiver who played 20 seasons in the National Football League. He is widely considered to be the greatest wide receiver in NFL history and among the greatest NFL players overall. On November 4, 2010, Rice was chosen by NFL Network's NFL Films ...more

Age: 54

Birthplace: Crawford, Mississippi, United States of America

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#2 on The Best Super Bowl MVPs of All Time

#2 on The Best College Football Wide Receivers of All Time

#1 on The Best Football Players Ever

#1 on The Best NFL Wide Receivers of the '90s

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Deacon Jones is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Mississippi Valley State University Alumni
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David D. "Deacon" Jones was an American football defensive end in the National Football League for the Los Angeles Rams, San Diego Chargers, and the Washington Redskins. He was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1980. Jones specialized in quarterback "sacks", a term which he coined. ...more

Age: Died at 75 (1938-2013)

Birthplace: Eatonville, Florida, United States of America

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#9 on The Greatest Defenders in NFL History

#28 on The Best Football Players Ever

#19 on The Greatest Defensive Tackles of All Time

#12 on The Best NFL Buys for the Money

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Ronald Fields is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Mississippi Valley State University Alumni
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Ronald Fields is a former American football nose tackle. He was drafted by the San Francisco 49ers in the fifth round of the 2005 NFL Draft. He played college football at Mississippi State. He has also been a member of the Denver Broncos, Miami Dolphins, and Carolina Panthers. ...more

Age: 34

Birthplace: Bogalusa, Louisiana, United States of America

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Alphonso Ford is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Mississippi Valley State University Alumni
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Alphonso Gene Ford was an American professional basketball player. A 1.93 m tall shooting guard, he was one of the greatest scorers in college basketball history. After a short stint in the NBA, Ford played professionally in Europe. In the Euroleague he confirmed his tremendous scoring ability and ...more

Age: Died at 33 (1971-2004)

Birthplace: Greenwood, Mississippi, United States of America

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