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

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

This list includes Phil Simms, Kenneth Faried and more graduates.

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

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Chuck Woolery is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Morehead State University Alumni
Talk show host, Game Show Host, Actor Charles Herbert "Chuck" Woolery is an American game show host, occasional actor and talk show host, and former musician. He has had long-running tenures hosting several different game ...more

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Ron Lewis is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Morehead State University Alumni
Politician Ronald E. "Ron" Lewis is an American retired politician who was a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives from 1994 to 2009, having represented the 2nd ...more

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Phil Simms is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Morehead State University Alumni
Commentator, Announcer, American football player Phillip Martin "Phil" Simms is a retired American football quarterback who spent his entire 14-year career playing for the New York Giants of the NFL. He is currently a television ...more

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Rocky Adkins is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Morehead State University Alumni
Public Relations Executive Rocky Adkins is a Democratic member of the Kentucky House of Representatives, representing the 99th District since 1987. He is currently Majority Floor Leader. Adkins represents a district in ...more

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Gary Shirk is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Morehead State University Alumni
Gary Shirk American football player Gary Lee Shirk is a former professional American football tight end. He played with the New York Giants of the National Football League for seven seasons. He also played in the World Football ...more

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Jon Rauch is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Morehead State University Alumni
Baseball player Jon Erich Rauch is an American professional baseball pitcher. At 6 feet 11 inches, he is the tallest player in Major League Baseball history. He is also an Olympic Gold Medalist.

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Gary L. Arthur, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Morehead State University Alumni
Gary Arthur serves as Senior Vice President of Retail Marketing of Valero Energy Corporation. He has led numerous initiatives to improve the companys supply, marketing and transportation ...more

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Henry Akin is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Morehead State University Alumni
Henry T. Akin is a retired American basketball player. Born in Detroit, Michigan, the 6'10", 225 lbs forward-center played collegiately for Morehead State University. He was selected by the ...more

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Steve Kazee is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Morehead State University Alumni
Actor Steve Kazee is a Tony and Grammy Award-winning American actor and singer.

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Chad McKnight is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Morehead State University Alumni
Chad McKnight is an American professional basketball player, who has signed as the Player-Coach for the 2009-10 British Basketball League season with the Guildford Heat. The 6 ft 8 in Forward ...more

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Robin L. Webb is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Morehead State University Alumni
Robin L. Webb Lawyer Robin L. Webb is a former Kentucky State Representative for District 96. She is currently the State Senator for 18th district of Kentucky. She also has a law office based in Grayson, Kentucky ...more

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Chris Offutt is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Morehead State University Alumni
Novelist, Actor, Writer Christopher John "Chris" Offutt is an American writer. He is most widely known for his short stories and novels, but he has also published two memoirs and nonfiction articles. In 2005, ...more

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Steve Hamilton is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Morehead State University Alumni
Steve Hamilton Baseball player Steven Absher Hamilton was a Major League Baseball and NBA player. He was mostly a relief pitcher during his 12 MLB seasons, including a stint as the New York Yankees closer during the 1968 ...more

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Kelly Kulick is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Morehead State University Alumni
Kelly Kulick Bowler Kelly Kulick is an American professional bowler from Union Township, New Jersey. She has won nine professional women's bowling titles and one PBA Tour title.

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Bob McCann is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Morehead State University Alumni
Basketball player Robert "Bob" Glen McCann was an American professional basketball player. He was listed as a power forward at 6'7" and 244–248 lbs. McCann died in July 2011. McCann was born in ...more

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Brian Shimer is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Morehead State University Alumni
Coach Brian Shimer is an American bobsledder who competed from 1985 to 2002. Competing in five Winter Olympics, he won the bronze medal in the four-man event at Salt Lake City in 2002. Shimer also won ...more

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Denny Doyle is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Morehead State University Alumni
Denny Doyle Baseball player Robert Dennis "Denny" Doyle is a former Major League Baseball second baseman who played for the Philadelphia Phillies, California Angels and Boston Red Sox. He batted left-handed and ...more

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Donnie Tyndall is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Morehead State University Alumni
Donnie Tyndall Basketball Coach, Coach Donald Joseph "Donnie" Tyndall is an American college basketball coach. His teams are known for pressing and playing an unconventional match-up zone, a highly successful variation of ...more

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Noah Adams is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Morehead State University Alumni
Noah Adams Journalist, Writer Noah Adams is an American broadcast journalist and author, known primarily for his more than thirty years of experience on National Public Radio. A former co-host of the daily All Things ...more

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Dan Swartz is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Morehead State University Alumni
Dan Swartz Daniel S. Swartz was an American basketball player born in Owingsville, Kentucky. A 6'4" forward from Morehead State University, Swartz played one season in the National Basketball ...more

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Brett Roberts is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Morehead State University Alumni
Brett Roberts Brett Roberts is a former American basketball player best remembered for leading NCAA Division I in scoring as a senior in 1991–92 and then getting selected by the Sacramento Kings in that ...more

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Kenneth Faried is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Morehead State University Alumni
Basketball player Kenneth Bernard Faried Lewis is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Denver Nuggets of the National Basketball Association. He played center at Morehead State ...more

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Mike Gottfried is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Morehead State University Alumni
Mike Gottfried Coach, Footballer, Sports commentator Mike Gottfried is a sportscaster and former American football player and coach. Gottfried is currently a college football color analyst and color commentator for ESPN. He served as the head ...more

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Steve Inskeep is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Morehead State University Alumni
Steve Inskeep is one of the current hosts of Morning Edition on National Public Radio. He, along with co-host Renée Montagne, were assigned as interim hosts to succeed Bob Edwards after ...more

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Dennis M. Cavanaugh is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Morehead State University Alumni
Dennis M. Cavanaugh Judge Dennis Michael Cavanaugh is a retired federal United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey.

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Johnny Ray Turner is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Morehead State University Alumni
Johnny Ray Turner Johnny Ray Turner is a Democratic member of the Kentucky Senate, representing the 29th District since 2000. He is currently Minority Caucus Chair.

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Nick Nighswander is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Morehead State University Alumni
Nick Nighswander Nicholas M. Nighswander is a former professional American football player who played Center in 1974 for the Buffalo Bills.

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Earl Harrison is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Morehead State University Alumni
Earl Harrison Earl Harrison is a retired American professional basketball player. He was a 2,01m power forward and played collegiately at the Morehead State University. Harrison was selected with the 21 pick ...more

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Josh Teater is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Morehead State University Alumni
Josh Teater Josh Teater is an American professional golfer currently playing on the PGA Tour. Teater was born in Danville, Kentucky. He attended the Morehead State University, where he had one collegiate ...more

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Dixie L. Martino (Jeffers) is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Morehead State University Alumni
JohnJeffers added Dixie L. Martino (Jeffers) Women's Basketball Coach 654 – Dixie Jeffers Stands Alone in All-Time Wins Among OAC Coaches  
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