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Famous The University Of Southern Mississippi Alumni

Updated June 14, 2019 8.5k views87 items

List RulesPeople 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?”
  • 1

    Brett Favre

    Actor, Athlete
    Brett Lorenzo Favre ( (listen); FARV; born October 10, 1969) is a former American football...  more

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  • 2

    Jimmy Buffett

    Film Score Composer, Businessperson
    James William Buffett (born December 25, 1946) is an American singer, songwriter, musician,...  more

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  • 3

    Cat Cora

    TV chef, Chef
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  • 4

    Marcus Dupree

    Wrestler, American football player
    Marcus L. Dupree (born May 22, 1964) is a former American football player. He was born and...  more
  • 5

    Trishelle Cannatella

    Model, Art Model
    Trishelle Cannatella (born November 4, 1979) is an American reality television contestant,...  more
  • 6

    Patrick Surtain

    American football player
    Patrick Frank Surtain (; born June 19, 1976) is a former American football cornerback who...  more
  • 7

    Jerrel Wilson

    American football player
    Jerrel Douglas Wilson (October 4, 1941 – April 9, 2005) was an American football a punter who...  more
  • 8

    Ray Guy

    American football player
    William Ray Guy (born December 22, 1949) is an American former football punter for the...  more
  • 9

    Jeremy Bridges

    American football player
    Jeremy Eugene Bridges (born April 19, 1980) is a former American football guard. He was...  more
  • 10

    John Eubanks

    American football player
    John Eubanks (born July 13, 1983) is a former professional American and Canadian football...  more
  • 11

    Michael Boley

    American football player
    Michael Jerome Boley (born August 24, 1982) is a former American football linebacker who...  more
  • 12

    Sammy Winder

    American football player
    Sammy Winder (born July 15, 1959) is a former professional American football running back who...  more
  • 13

    Gene Taylor

    Gary Eugene Taylor (born September 17, 1953) is an American politician who was the U.S....  more
  • 14

    Mike Katrishen

    American football player
    William Michael Katrishen (May 7, 1922 – March 1980) was an American football guard in the...  more
  • 15

    Chad Bradford

    Baseball player
    Chadwick Lee Bradford (born September 14, 1974) is a former Major League Baseball (MLB) relief...  more
  • 16

    Joe Courtney

    Basketball player
    Joseph Pierre Courtney (born October 17, 1969) is an American former professional basketball...  more
  • 17
    David Wayne Baria (born December 4, 1962) is an American politician, attorney, and former...  more
  • 18

    Adalius Thomas

    American football player
    Adalius Donquail Thomas (; born July 18, 1977) is a former American football player who was a...  more
  • 19

    Neil R. McMillen

    Neil R. McMillen is an American historian, and professor emeritus at University of Southern...  more
  • 20

    Antoine Cash

    American football player
    Antoine Cash (born March 5, 1982) is a former American football linebacker. He was signed by...  more
  • 21

    T. J. Slaughter

    American football player
    Tavaris Jermell "T. J." Slaughter (born February 20, 1977) is a former American football...  more
  • 22

    Bobby Hamilton

    American football player
    Bobby Hamilton (born July 1, 1971) is a former American football defensive end. He was...  more
  • 23

    Harold Shaw

    American football player
    Harold Lamar Shaw (born September 3, 1974) is a professional American football fullback and...  more
  • 24

    Michael Jackson

    American football player
    Michael Dywane Jackson Dyson (April 12, 1969 – May 12, 2017) was an American professional...  more
  • 25

    Byron Bradfute

    American football player
    Byron Gilbert Bradfute (born December 12, 1937 in Beeville, Texas) is a former American...  more