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

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

Examples include Brett Favre and Jimmy Buffett.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to The University of Southern Mississippi?” and “Which celebrities are The University of Southern Mississippi alumni?”

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Brett Favre is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous The University Of Southern Mississippi Alumni
Actor, Athlete, American football player Brett Lorenzo Favre is a former American football quarterback who spent the majority of his career with the Green Bay Packers of the National Football League. He was a 20-year veteran of the ...more

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Jimmy Buffett is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous The University Of Southern Mississippi Alumni
Film Score Composer, Businessperson, Guitarist James William "Jimmy" Buffett is an American singer–songwriter, author, actor, and businessman. He is best known for his music, which often portrays an "island escapism" ...more

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Cat Cora is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous The University Of Southern Mississippi Alumni
TV chef, Chef Catherine Ann "Cat" Cora is an American professional chef best known for her featured role as an "Iron Chef" on the Food Network television show Iron Chef America and as ...more

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Marcus Dupree is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous The University Of Southern Mississippi Alumni
Wrestler, American football player Marcus L. Dupree is a former American football player. He played high school football at Philadelphia High School. He was a highly touted and sought after college football recruit and ultimately ...more

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Trishelle Cannatella is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous The University Of Southern Mississippi Alumni
Model, Art Model, Actor Trishelle Cannatella is an American reality TV contestant, Playboy model, and actress, known for her appearances on the MTV reality television series The Real World: Las Vegas, and the Real ...more

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Patrick Surtain is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous The University Of Southern Mississippi Alumni
American football player Patrick Frank Surtain is a former American football cornerback who played eleven seasons in the National Football League. He played college football for the University of Southern Mississippi. ...more

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Jerrel Wilson is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous The University Of Southern Mississippi Alumni
American football player Jerrel "Thunderfoot" Wilson was an American football player. He was a punter who spent sixteen professional seasons, fifteen of them with the Kansas City Chiefs, in the American ...more

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Ray Guy is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous The University Of Southern Mississippi Alumni
American football player William Ray Guy is a retired American football punter for the Oakland/Los Angeles Raiders of the National Football League. Guy was a unanimous All-American selection in 1972 as a senior at the ...more

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Jeremy Bridges is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous The University Of Southern Mississippi Alumni
American football player Jeremy Eugene Bridges is a former American football guard. He was drafted by the Philadelphia Eagles in the sixth round of the 2003 NFL Draft. He played college football at Southern Mississippi. ...more

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John Eubanks is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous The University Of Southern Mississippi Alumni
John Eubanks American football player John Eubanks is a former professional American and Canadian football cornerback. He most recently played for the Saskatchewan Roughriders of the Canadian Football League. He was signed by the ...more

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Michael Boley is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous The University Of Southern Mississippi Alumni
American football player Michael Jerome Boley is an American football linebacker who is currently a free agent. He played college football at Southern Miss and was drafted by the Atlanta Falcons in the fifth round of ...more

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Sammy Winder is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous The University Of Southern Mississippi Alumni
American football player Sammy Winder is a former professional American football running back who spent his entire professional career playing for the Denver Broncos, from 1982 to 1990. The son of a farmer, Winder ...more

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Gene Taylor is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous The University Of Southern Mississippi Alumni
Politician Gary Eugene "Gene" Taylor is an American politician who was the U.S. Representative for Mississippi's 4th congressional district from 1989 to 2011. He was defeated for re-election in ...more

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Mike Katrishen is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous The University Of Southern Mississippi Alumni
American football player William Michael Katrishen was an American football guard in the National Football League for the Washington Redskins. He played college football at the University of Southern Mississippi and was ...more

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Chad Bradford is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous The University Of Southern Mississippi Alumni
Baseball player Chadwick Lee "Chad" Bradford is a former Major League Baseball relief pitcher. He was well known for his extreme submarine-style pitching, and his success in MLB despite his ...more

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Joe Courtney is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous The University Of Southern Mississippi Alumni
Basketball player Joseph Pierre "Joe" Courtney is an American former professional basketball player. He attended both the University of Southern Mississippi and Mississippi State University. He played ...more

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David Baria is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous The University Of Southern Mississippi Alumni
Lawyer David Baria is an American politician, attorney, and contractor. Baria is a Democratic member of the Mississippi House of Representatives representing the 122nd district. Baria was a member of ...more

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Adalius Thomas is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous The University Of Southern Mississippi Alumni
American football player Adalius Donquail Thomas is a former American football player who was a linebacker in the National Football League for ten seasons. He played college football for the University of Southern ...more

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Neil R. McMillen is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous The University Of Southern Mississippi Alumni
Neil R. McMillen Historian Neil R. McMillen is an American historian, and professor emeritus at University of Southern Mississippi.

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Antoine Cash is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous The University Of Southern Mississippi Alumni
Antoine Cash American football player Antoine Cash is a former American football linebacker. He was signed by the Atlanta Falcons as an undrafted free agent in 2005. He played college football at Southern Mississippi.

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T. J. Slaughter is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous The University Of Southern Mississippi Alumni
T. J. Slaughter American football player Tavaris Jermell "T. J." Slaughter is a former American football linebacker. He was drafted by the Jacksonville Jaguars in the third round of the 2000 NFL Draft. He played college ...more

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Bobby Hamilton is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous The University Of Southern Mississippi Alumni
American football player Bobby Hamilton is a former American football defensive end. He was originally signed by the Seattle Seahawks as an undrafted free agent in 1994. He played college football at Southern

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Harold Shaw is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous The University Of Southern Mississippi Alumni
American football player Harold Lamar Shaw is a professional American football fullback and occasional linebacker with the New England Surge of the Continental Indoor Football League. Shaw attended University of ...more

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Michael Jackson is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous The University Of Southern Mississippi Alumni
American football player Michael Dwayne Jackson is an American former professional football player who was selected by the Cleveland Browns in the sixth round of the 1991 NFL Draft. A 6'4", 195 lbs. wide receiver ...more

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Byron Bradfute is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous The University Of Southern Mississippi Alumni
American football player Byron Gilbert Bradfute is a former American football offensive tackle in the National Football League for the Dallas Cowboys. He played college football at The University of Southern Mississippi ...more

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Jeff Posey is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous The University Of Southern Mississippi Alumni
Jeff Posey American football player Jeffery Lavell Posey is a former American football linebacker in the National Football League. He was signed by the San Francisco 49ers as an undrafted free agent in 1998. He played college ...more

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Cedric Scott is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous The University Of Southern Mississippi Alumni
Cedric Scott Cedric A. Scott is a Canadian Football League defensive tackle for the Edmonton Eskimos. He also played in the National Football League for the New York Giants and the Cleveland Browns, as well ...more

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Jeremy Parquet is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous The University Of Southern Mississippi Alumni
American football player Jeremy Michael Parquet is a former professional gridiron football player. He was drafted by the Kansas City Chiefs in the seventh round of the 2005 NFL Draft. He played college football at ...more

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Randolph Keys is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous The University Of Southern Mississippi Alumni
Basketball player Randolph Keys is a retired American professional basketball player who was selected by the Cleveland Cavaliers in the 1st round of the 1988 NBA Draft. Keys played in 5 NBA seasons in his career ...more

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Chad Williams is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous The University Of Southern Mississippi Alumni
American football player Chad Kelton Williams is an American football safety who played five seasons in the National Football League. He attended college at The University of Southern Mississippi. He played for the ...more

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Clarence Weatherspoon is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous The University Of Southern Mississippi Alumni
Basketball player Clarence Weatherspoon, Sr. is a former American professional basketball player in the NBA born in Crawford, Mississippi. After a college career at the University of Southern Mississippi, ...more

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Rod Davis is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous The University Of Southern Mississippi Alumni
Rod Davis American football player Rod Davis is a professional gridiron football linebacker who is currently a free agent. He was selected in the fifth round of the 2004 NFL Draft by the Minnesota Vikings. He played college ...more

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Daryl Terrell is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous The University Of Southern Mississippi Alumni
Daryl Terrell American football player Daryl Lamon Terrell is a former American football offensive lineman in the National Football League for the New Orleans Saints, the Jacksonville Jaguars, and Washington Redskins. He played ...more

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Don Hultz is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous The University Of Southern Mississippi Alumni
American football player William Donald Hultz is a former American football defensive lineman in the National Football League. He is the child of Wilfred R. and Faye Hultz. As a teenager, Hultz began playing football at ...more

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Todd Pinkston is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous The University Of Southern Mississippi Alumni
American football player Todd Pinkston is a former American football wide receiver in the National Football League. He played five seasons with the Philadelphia Eagles where he caught 184 passes for 2,816 yards and 14 ...more

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Don Owens is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous The University Of Southern Mississippi Alumni
American football player Donald Fred Owens was an American football defensive and offensive tackle in the National Football League for the Washington Redskins, the Philadelphia Eagles, and the St. Louis Cardinals. Born ...more

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Louis Lipps is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous The University Of Southern Mississippi Alumni
Athlete, American football player Louis Adam Lipps is a former American football wide receiver in the NFL who played nine seasons in the NFL, eight for the Pittsburgh Steelers and one for the New Orleans Saints. He was drafted ...more

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Tom Roussel is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous The University Of Southern Mississippi Alumni
Tom Roussel American football player Thomas James Roussel is a former American football linebacker in the National Football League for the Washington Redskins, the New Orleans Saints, and the Philadelphia Eagles. He played college ...more

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Tom Walters is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous The University Of Southern Mississippi Alumni
Tom Walters American football player Thomas Herrin Walters is a former American football safety in the National Football League for the Washington Redskins. He played college football for The University of Southern Mississippi. He ...more

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Tommy Dickerson is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous The University Of Southern Mississippi Alumni
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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Greg Brooks is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous The University Of Southern Mississippi Alumni
Greg Brooks American football player Greg Brooks is a former American football cornerback with the Cincinnati Bengals in the National Football League.

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Tony Smith is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous The University Of Southern Mississippi Alumni
Tony Smith American football player Tony Smith is a former professional American football player who played running back for three seasons for the Atlanta Falcons. Smith was chosen in the first-round in the 1992 NFL Draft. Atlanta ...more

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Hanford Dixon is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous The University Of Southern Mississippi Alumni
American football player Hanford Dixon is a former professional American football cornerback who played his entire career for the Cleveland Browns of the NFL. Dixon made the Pro Bowl three times, in 1986, 1987 and 1988. ...more

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Michael B. Thornton is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous The University Of Southern Mississippi Alumni
Michael B. Thornton Judge Michael B. Thornton is the Chief Judge of the United States Tax Court.

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Fred Cook is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous The University Of Southern Mississippi Alumni
Fred Cook American football player Fred Harrison Cook is a former American football player. He played defensive end for the Baltimore Colts from 1974 through 1980.

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Amos Fowler is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous The University Of Southern Mississippi Alumni
Amos Fowler American football player Amos Emanuel Fowler is a former American football center who played seven seasons for the Detroit Lions in the National Football League.

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Norris Thomas is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous The University Of Southern Mississippi Alumni
Norris Thomas American football player Norris Thomas is a former professional American football player who played cornerback for nine seasons for the Miami Dolphins and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

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Damion Fletcher is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous The University Of Southern Mississippi Alumni
Damion Fletcher American football player Damion Fletcher was an American football running back at Southern Mississippi.

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Harold Hays is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous The University Of Southern Mississippi Alumni
Harold Hays American football player Leo Harold Hays is a former American football linebacker who played seven seasons in the National Football League for the Dallas Cowboys and the San Francisco 49ers. He played college football ...more

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Jay Paul Gumm is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous The University Of Southern Mississippi Alumni
Real Estate Broker, Consultant Jay Paul Gumm is an American economic development professional from Bryan County, Oklahoma who served eight years as a member of the Oklahoma State Senate.