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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?”

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Jerry Rice is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Mississippi Valley State University Alumni
Jerry Rice Coach, Actor, American football player 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 ...more

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Deacon Jones is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Mississippi Valley State University Alumni
Deacon Jones Actor, Singer, American football player 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 ...more

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Ronald Fields is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Mississippi Valley State University Alumni
Ronald Fields American football player 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 ...more

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Alphonso Ford is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Mississippi Valley State University Alumni
Alphonso Ford Basketball player 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, ...more

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Katie Hall is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Mississippi Valley State University Alumni
Katie Hall Politician Katie Beatrice Hall, served as a U.S. Representative from Indiana from 1982 to 1985.

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Dewayne Jefferson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Mississippi Valley State University Alumni
Dewayne Jefferson Basketball player Dewayne Jefferson is an American former professional basketball player who grew up in West Point, Mississippi. He rose to prominence while playing college basketball at Mississippi Valley State ...more

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David Lee Jordan is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Mississippi Valley State University Alumni
David Lee Jordan Politician, Teacher David Lee Jordan is a Democratic member of the Mississippi State Senate, representing the 24th District since 1993.

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Ashley Ambrose is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Mississippi Valley State University Alumni
Ashley Ambrose Coach, American football player Ashley Avery Ambrose is a former professional American football cornerback for several NFL teams during the 1990s and early 2000s who is currently the corner backs coach for the Texas State ...more

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Joe Thomas is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Mississippi Valley State University Alumni
Joe Thomas American football player Joseph Earl "Joe" Thomas is a former American football player. He played for the New Orleans Saints as a wide receiver. He collegiately played for Mississippi Valley State Delta Devils ...more

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Ted Washington, Sr. is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Mississippi Valley State University Alumni
Ted Washington, Sr. American football player Theodore Bernard Washington is a former American football linebacker in the National Football League. He played eleven seasons with the Houston Oilers, playing outside linebacker. Washington ...more

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Vincent Brown is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Mississippi Valley State University Alumni
Vincent Brown American football player Vincent "The Undertaker" Brown is a former NFL linebacker who spent his entire career with the New England Patriots. He is currently on the coaching staff at the University of ...more

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Willie Totten is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Mississippi Valley State University Alumni
Willie Totten Coach, American football player Willie "Satellite" Totten is a former professional football player and current college football coach.Totten played his high school football at J.Z. George High School in North ...more

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Ricky Feacher is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Mississippi Valley State University Alumni
Ricky Feacher American football player Richard Feacher is a former professional American football wide receiver. Feacher played in nine National Football League seasons from 1976–1984, primarily for the Cleveland Browns. Holds the ...more

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Corey Holmes is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Mississippi Valley State University Alumni
Corey Holmes American football player Corey Holmes is a former professional Canadian football running back and the current mayor of Metcalfe, Mississippi.

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Tyrone Timmons is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Mississippi Valley State University Alumni
Tyrone Timmons American football player Tyrone Timmons is a former professional American football wide receiver. He was signed by the Kansas City Chiefs as an undrafted free agent in 2007. He played college football for the ...more

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Parnell Dickinson is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Mississippi Valley State University Alumni
Parnell Dickinson American football player Parnell Dickinson is a former American football quarterback who played in the National Football League for one season. Over the course of his career, he played in eight games for the Tampa Bay ...more

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Melvin Morgan is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Mississippi Valley State University Alumni
Melvin Morgan Melvin Morgan is a former American football defensive back in the National Football League. After playing college football for Mississippi Valley State University, Morgan was an 11th round ...more

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Bob Gaddis is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Mississippi Valley State University Alumni
Bob Gaddis Robert C. Gaddis is a former professional American football wide receiver. He was the 13th round draft pick of the Pittsburgh Steelers in the 1975 NFL Draft. He would play wide receiver with the ...more

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James Haynes is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Mississippi Valley State University Alumni
James Haynes James Haynes, commonly known as Jim Haynes, is a former figure in the British "underground" and alternative/counter-culture scene of the 1960s. He was involved with the founding of ...more

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Marcus Mann is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Mississippi Valley State University Alumni
Marcus Mann Marcus L. Mann is an American Southern Baptist minister who is best known for his time as a college basketball player for Mississippi Valley State University.

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Fred Bohannon is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Mississippi Valley State University Alumni
Fred Bohannon Frederick Jerome Bohannon was a American football defensive back who played one season in the NFL with the Pittsburgh Steelers.

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Darryl Watson is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Mississippi Valley State University Alumni
Darryl Watson Darryl Watson is a retired American basketball player and coach. He is best known for leading NCAA Division I in rebounding as a senior in 1980–81. That season, he averaged 14.0 rebounds per ...more

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Patricia Hoskins is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Mississippi Valley State University Alumni
Patricia Hoskins Patricia Hoskins is a retired collegiate basketball player, who at one time held the record for NCAA Division 1 women's basketball points scored in a career.

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Sam Washington is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Mississippi Valley State University Alumni
Sam Washington Sam Washington is a former professional American football player who played defensive back for four seasons for the Pittsburgh Steelers and Cincinnati Bengals. He is now a defense coordinator ...more

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George Ivory is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Mississippi Valley State University Alumni
George Ivory Basketball Coach, Coach George Ivory is the current head men's basketball coach at the University of Arkansas-Pine Bluff. He was appointed as head coach on March 27, 2008. Previously, Ivory was an assistant at ...more

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Thaddeus Coleman is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Mississippi Valley State University Alumni
Thaddeus Coleman Thaddeus Coleman is an American football offensive lineman who is currently a member of the Edmonton Eskimos of the Canadian Football League. He was signed by the Arizona Cardinals as an ...more

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Danta Whitaker is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Mississippi Valley State University Alumni
Danta Whitaker Danta Whitaker is a former professional American football tight end. He was drafted by the New York Giants in the seventh round of the 1988 NFL Draft. He played college football at Mississippi ...more