READ Famous Texas A&M University Alumni

Reference
92.1k views 83 items

List Rules People on this list must have gone to Texas A&M University and be of some renown.

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

Famous Aggies include Eva Longoria, Rick Perry and more. Texas A&M has some truly distinguished alumni.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Texas A&M University&” and “Which celebrities are Texas A&M University alumni."

Take a look at this list of famous Texas A&M University students.

1
Rick Perry is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Texas A&M University Alumni
Rick Perry Politician, Farmer James Richard "Rick" Perry (born March 4, 1950) is an American politician who is the 14th and current United States Secretary of Energy, serving in the Cabinet of Donald Trump. Prior ...more

2
Johnny Manziel is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Texas A&M University Alumni
Johnny Manziel American football player Jonathan Paul Manziel, also known by his nickname "Johnny Football", is an American football quarterback for the Cleveland Browns of the National Football League. He was drafted by the ...more

3
Sammy Davis is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Texas A&M University Alumni
Sammy Davis American football player Sammy James Davis, Jr. is a former American football cornerback. He is a businessman and owner of the Austin Capitals, an American Basketball Association franchise. He was drafted by the San ...more

4
Rip Torn is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Texas A&M University Alumni
Rip Torn Actor, Voice acting Elmore Rual "Rip" Torn, Jr. is an American actor, voice artist, and comedian. Torn received an Academy Award nomination as Best Supporting Actor for his role in Cross Creek. His work ...more

5
Lyle Lovett is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Texas A&M University Alumni
Lyle Lovett Record producer, Songwriter, Musician Lyle Pearce Lovett is an American country singer-songwriter and actor. Active since 1980, he has recorded thirteen albums and released 21 singles to date, including his highest entry, the number ...more

6
Cliff Pennington is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Texas A&M University Alumni
Cliff Pennington Baseball player Clifton Randoulph Pennington is an American professional baseball infielder for the Arizona Diamondbacks of Major League Baseball. He previously played for the Oakland Athletics.

7
Steven Swanson is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Texas A&M University Alumni
Steven Swanson Flight engineer, Astronaut, Engineer Steven Ray Swanson is an American engineer and a NASA astronaut. He is married and has three children. Steven has received numerous awards and honors. These include the NASA Exceptional ...more

8
T. Boone Pickens, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Texas A&M University Alumni
T. Boone Pickens, Jr. Businessperson, Investor, Entrepreneur Thomas Boone Pickens, Jr., known as T. Boone Pickens, is an American business magnate and financier. Pickens chairs the hedge fund BP Capital Management. He was a well-known takeover operator ...more

9
Jason Castro is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Texas A&M University Alumni
Jason Castro Singer-songwriter, Drummer, Singer Jason Castro is a Hispanic-American, Christian musician; mostly known as the drummer of the Dallas, Texas-based band Keeping Lions. Castro is also well known as the primary love interest of ...more

10
Dahr Jamail is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Texas A&M University Alumni
Dahr Jamail Journalist, Author Dahr Jamail is an American journalist who was one of the few unembedded journalists to report extensively from Iraq during the 2003 Iraq invasion. He spent eight months in Iraq, between 2003 to ...more

11
Martellus Bennett is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Texas A&M University Alumni
Martellus Bennett Athlete, American football player Martellus Demond Bennett is an American football tight end for the Chicago Bears of the National Football League. He was drafted in the second round of the 2008 NFL Draft by the Dallas Cowboys ...more

12
George P. Mitchell is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Texas A&M University Alumni
George P. Mitchell Businessperson, Entrepreneur George Phydias Mitchell was an American businessman, real estate developer and philanthropist from Texas credited with pioneering the economic extraction of shale gas. According to The ...more

23 Toys That Prove Your Parents Didn't Love You

13
Ilan Mitchell-Smith is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Texas A&M University Alumni
Ilan Mitchell-Smith Actor, Teacher Ilan Mitchell-Smith is an American academic and former actor best known as the co-star of the film Weird Science.

14
Neal Boortz is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Texas A&M University Alumni
Neal Boortz Pilot, Commentator, Radio personality Neal A Boortz, Jr. is an American author, attorney, and former radio host. His nationally syndicated talk show, The Neal Boortz Show, which ended in 2013, was carried throughout the United ...more

15
Andrew Davis Bruce is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Texas A&M University Alumni
Andrew Davis Bruce Soldier, Military Officer Andrew Davis Bruce was an American academic and soldier who served as the third president of the University of Houston. He retired from the United States Army in 1954 as a lieutenant general ...more

16
Patricia Gras is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Texas A&M University Alumni
Patricia Gras Talk show host, Songwriter, Journalist Patricia Elizabeth Gras is an American journalist, television anchor, reporter and producer.

17
William A. Pailes is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Texas A&M University Alumni
William A. Pailes Astronaut, Computer scientist William Arthur Pailes was a USAF astronaut in the Manned Spaceflight Engineer Program during the mid-1980s. He served as a Payload Specialist on STS-51-J Atlantis.

The Best Texas A&M Football Players of All Time

18
Mike Montgomery is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Texas A&M University Alumni
Mike Montgomery Basketball Coach, Coach Michael John Montgomery is a retired American college basketball coach. He was the men's basketball coach at Stanford from 1986 to 2004 and at the University of Montana for eight seasons prior ...more

19
Steve Largent is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Texas A&M University Alumni
Steve Largent Politician, American football player Steven Michael "Steve" Largent is a retired American football player, enshrined in the Pro Football Hall of Fame, and a former Republican politician, having served in the U.S. House of ...more

20
Michael E. Fossum is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Texas A&M University Alumni
Michael E. Fossum Astronaut Michael Edward Fossum is an American astronaut. He flew into space on board the NASA Space Shuttle missions STS-121 and STS-124 and served as a mission specialist of Expedition 28 and commander ...more

21
Henry Cuellar is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Texas A&M University Alumni
Henry Cuellar Politician, Lawyer Henry Roberto Cuellar is the U.S Representative for Texas's 28th congressional district, a position he has held since 2005. He is a member of the Democratic Party. The district extends from the ...more

22
Acie Law is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Texas A&M University Alumni
Acie Law Basketball player Acie Law IV is an American professional basketball player who is currently a free agent. He last played for Olympiacos of the Greek Basketball League. In his four seasons at Texas A&M ...more

The Most Beautiful Japanese Models

23
Shane Lechler is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Texas A&M University Alumni
Shane Lechler American football player Edward Shane Lechler is an American football punter for the Houston Texans of the National Football League. He played college football for Texas A&M University, and was drafted by the ...more

24
C. Wright Mills is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Texas A&M University Alumni
C. Wright Mills Sociologist Charles Wright Mills was an American sociologist, and a professor of sociology at Columbia University from 1946 until his death in 1962. Mills was published widely in popular and intellectual ...more

25
Ray Rothrock is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Texas A&M University Alumni
Ray Rothrock Venture capitalist Ray joined Venrock in 1988 and after nearly 20 years and over 40 investments, his passion for building companies continues. His venture capital career has its roots at Yankee Atomic Electric as ...more

26
Louie Gohmert is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Texas A&M University Alumni
Louie Gohmert Judge, Politician, Lawyer Louis Buller "Louie" Gohmert, Jr. is an American politician and current Republican U.S. Representative from Texas's First Congressional District. On January 4, 2015, Gohmert announced ...more

27
Jeb Hensarling is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Texas A&M University Alumni
Jeb Hensarling Politician, Economist Jeb Hensarling is an American politician who has served as a member of the United States House of Representatives from Texas's 5th congressional district since 2003. A member of the Republican ...more

The Hottest Women Currently In Prison

28
Don McLeroy is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Texas A&M University Alumni
Don McLeroy Dentist John Donald "Don" McLeroy is a dentist in Bryan, Texas, and a Republican former member of the Texas State Board of Education. The SBOE establishes policy for the state public school ...more

29
Robert Ferguson is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Texas A&M University Alumni
Robert Ferguson American football player Robert Charles Ferguson is a former American football wide receiver who played in the National Football League. He was drafted by the Green Bay Packers in the second round of the 2001 NFL Draft. ...more

30
Rocky Bernard is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Texas A&M University Alumni
Rocky Bernard American football player Robert "Rocky" Eugene Bernard, Jr. is a former American football defensive tackle who was drafted by the Seattle Seahawks in the fifth round of the 2002 NFL Draft. He played college ...more

31
Johnny Jolly is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Texas A&M University Alumni
Johnny Jolly American football player Johnny Ray Jolly, Jr. is an American football defensive end. He has previously played for the Green Bay Packers. He was drafted in the sixth round of the 2006 NFL Draft out of Texas A&M

32
George P.
George P. "Bud" Peterson Professor, Engineer George P. "Bud" Peterson is the 11th president of the Georgia Institute of Technology. Peterson is a graduate of Kansas State University, where he earned B.S. degrees in Mechanical ...more

The Very Best of the Overly Attached Girlfriend Meme

33
Henry Cisneros is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Texas A&M University Alumni
Henry Cisneros Politician Henry Gabriel Cisneros is an American politician and businessman. He served as the mayor of San Antonio, Texas, from 1981 to 1989, the second Latino mayor of a major American city and the city's ...more

34
Pat Williams is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Texas A&M University Alumni
Pat Williams American football player Patrick "Pat" Williams Sr. is a former American football defensive tackle who played in the National Football League for fourteen seasons. He played college football for Texas A&M ...more

35
Billy Yates is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Texas A&M University Alumni
Billy Yates American football player Billy LaQuayne Yates is a former American football guard. He was signed by the Miami Dolphins as an undrafted free agent in 2003. He played college football at Texas A&M. Yates also played ...more

36
Chet Edwards is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Texas A&M University Alumni
Chet Edwards Politician Thomas Chester "Chet" Edwards is an American politician who was a United States Representative from Texas, representing a district based in Waco, from 1991 to 2011. Previously, he ...more

37
Steven C. Hackett is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Texas A&M University Alumni
Steven C. Hackett Economist Steven C. Hackett is an American economist. He began his career at the rank of Assistant Professor at Indiana University in Bloomington in 1989. He currently holds the rank of Professor of ...more

The Hottest Celebrity Lesbians

38
Jimmie Don Aycock is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Texas A&M University Alumni
Jimmie Don Aycock Businessperson, Politician, Veterinarian Jimmie Don Aycock is a semi-retired veterinarian, rancher, and businessman in Killeen who is a Republican member of the Texas House of Representatives. He was elected in District 54 on November ...more

39
Danny Mason is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Texas A&M University Alumni
Danny Mason Golfer, Teacher Danny Raymond Mason was a golf coach and physical education professor who was affiliated with Texas Tech University in Lubbock for more than three decades. Under Mason's leadership, the Tech ...more

40
Ty Warren is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Texas A&M University Alumni
Ty Warren American football player Ty'ron "Ty" Markeith Warren is a former American football defensive tackle who played ten seasons in the National Football League. He played college football for Texas A&M ...more

41
Gene Wolfe is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Texas A&M University Alumni
Gene Wolfe Novelist, Writer Gene Rodman Wolfe is an American science fiction and fantasy writer. He is noted for his dense, allusive prose as well as the strong influence of his Catholic faith. He is a prolific short-story ...more

42
Mark Moseley is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Texas A&M University Alumni
Mark Moseley American football player Mark DeWayne Moseley is a former professional American football placekicker in the National Football League who played for the Philadelphia Eagles, the Houston Oilers, the Washington Redskins, ...more

The Best Actresses in Film History

43
Forrest Mims is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Texas A&M University Alumni
Forrest Mims Author Forrest M. Mims III is an amateur scientist, magazine columnist, and author of the popular Getting Started in Electronics and Engineer's Mini-Notebook series of instructional books that was ...more

44
Dante Hall is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Texas A&M University Alumni
Dante Hall American football player Damieon Dante Hall is a former American football return specialist and wide receiver who played nine seasons in the National Football League. Hall is considered one of the greatest return ...more

45
Sam Adams is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Texas A&M University Alumni
Sam Adams American football player Sam Adams is a former professional football player who was a defensive tackle in the National Football League for fourteen seasons. He played college football at Texas A&M University, and ...more

46
Geoff Hangartner is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Texas A&M University Alumni
Geoff Hangartner American football player Geoffrey Thomas Hangartner is a former American football offensive lineman for the Carolina Panthers of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Panthers in the fifth round of the ...more

47
Aaron Glenn is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Texas A&M University Alumni
Aaron Glenn American football player Aaron Devone Glenn is a former American college and professional football player who was a cornerback in the National Football League for fifteen seasons. He played college football for Texas ...more

48
Jeff Wentworth is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Texas A&M University Alumni
Jeff Wentworth Politician, Lawyer Earl Jeffrey Wentworth, known as Jeff Wentworth, is a Republican former member of the Texas Senate from San Antonio. He represented District 25 in the upper legislative chamber from January 1997 ...more

49
Mike Conaway is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Texas A&M University Alumni
Mike Conaway Accountant, Politician Kenneth Michael Conaway, known as Mike Conaway, is the U.S. Representative for Texas's 11th congressional district, serving since 2005. He is a member of the Republican Party. The district is ...more

50
Frank Ford is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Texas A&M University Alumni
Frank Ford Businessperson, Farmer, Social activist Jesse Frank Ford, known as Frank Ford, was a Texas farmer and health-foods advocate who in 1960 founded Arrowhead Mills, the largest natural foods wholesaler in the United States. The company is ...more