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

List is made up of graduates like DeMarcus Ware and James Thomas, Jr..

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

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Kevin A. Ford is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Troy University Alumni
Kevin A. Ford Astronaut Kevin Anthony Ford is a retired United States Air Force Colonel and a NASA astronaut. Ford has received a number of special honors and awards, some of which are the Air Force Meritorious Service ...more

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James Thomas, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Troy University Alumni
James Thomas, Jr. Cattle Rancher James "J. T." Thomas, Jr. is an American television personality known for his appearances as a contestant on the American television show Survivor. He first appeared in the 18th ...more

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DeMarcus Ware is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Troy University Alumni
DeMarcus Ware American football player DeMarcus Omar Ware is an American football defensive end for the Denver Broncos of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Dallas Cowboys with the 11th overall pick in the 2005 NFL ...more

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Lynne Koplitz is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Troy University Alumni
Lynne Koplitz Talk show host Lynne Koplitz is an American stand-up comedian and actress. Koplitz was host of Telepictures' nationally syndicated dating show Change of Heart, guest host on NBC's Later, co-host of the Food ...more

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Bobby Bright is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Troy University Alumni
Bobby Bright Lawyer Bobby Neal Bright, Sr., is an American politician who served as U.S. Representative for Alabama's 2nd congressional district from 2009 to 2011. He is a member of the Democratic Party. The ...more

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Lawrence Tynes is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Troy University Alumni
Lawrence Tynes American football player Lawrence James Henry Tynes is a Scottish-born former American football placekicker. He played college football at Troy and was signed by the Kansas City Chiefs as an undrafted free agent in ...more

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Osi Umenyiora is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Troy University Alumni
Osi Umenyiora American football player Ositadimma "Osi" Umenyiora is a British-born American football player who is an outside linebacker of the National Football League. He played college football for Troy University, and ...more

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Manuel H. Johnson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Troy University Alumni
Manuel H. Johnson Economist Manuel H. "Manley" Johnson is an American economist, who served as the vice chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System in the mid-1980s. Since 1990, he has been ...more

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Al Lucas is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Troy University Alumni
Al Lucas American football player Albert Lucas was an American football player in the National Football League and Arena Football League who died during a game while playing for the Los Angeles Avengers.

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Michael Moore is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Troy University Alumni
Michael Moore Film Producer, Screenwriter, Actor Michael Francis Moore is an American documentary filmmaker, screenwriter, author, journalist, actor, and liberal political activist. He is the director and producer of Fahrenheit 9/11, a ...more

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Brannon Condren is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Troy University Alumni
Brannon Condren American football player Brannon Condren is a former American football safety. He was drafted by the Indianapolis Colts in the fourth round of the 2007 NFL Draft. He played college football for Troy. Condren has been a ...more

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Alfred G. Hansen is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Troy University Alumni
Alfred G. Hansen Alfred Gustav Hansen is a retired United States Air Force four-star general who served as Commander, Air Force Logistics Command from 1987 to 1989.

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Bobby Jon Drinkard is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Troy University Alumni
Bobby Jon Drinkard Television producer, Presenter Bobby Jon Drinkard was a contestant on Survivor: Palau and Survivor: Guatemala. Bobby Jon graduated from Troy University in Troy, Alabama, in 2003 with a degree in journalism. While at Troy, he ...more

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Jonathan Carter is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Troy University Alumni
Jonathan Carter American football player Jonathan Carter is an American football wide receiver in the National Football League.

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Kerry Jenkins is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Troy University Alumni
Kerry Jenkins American football player Kerry Jenkins was a National Football League offensive lineman from 1997 through 2001 with the New York Jets and 2002 through 2004 with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. He officially retired from the ...more

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Virgil Seay is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Troy University Alumni
Virgil Seay American football player Virgil LeVan Seay is a former American football wide receiver in the National Football League for the Washington Redskins and the Atlanta Falcons. He played college football at Troy State ...more

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Jonathan Massaquoi is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Troy University Alumni
Jonathan Massaquoi American football player Jonathan Massaquoi is an American football player for the Tennessee Titans of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Atlanta Falcons in the fifth round of the 2012 NFL Draft. He ...more

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Davern Williams is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Troy University Alumni
Davern Williams American football player Davern L. Williams is a former American football defensive tackle in the National Football League for the Miami Dolphins and New York Giants. He played college football at Troy State University ...more

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Russel L. Honoré is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Troy University Alumni
Russel L. Honoré Russel L. Honoré is a retired Lieutenant General who served as the 33rd commanding general of the U.S. First Army at Fort Gillem, Georgia. He is best known for serving as commander of ...more

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Jill Dobson is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Troy University Alumni
Jill Dobson Journalist, Actor Jill Susan Dobson is an American journalist. She is currently a contributor for CBS's The Early Show and HLN. She also is a former television entertainment correspondent for the Fox News

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Alfred Malone is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Troy University Alumni
Alfred Malone American football player Alfred Wayne Malone is a former American football defensive tackle. He was signed by the Houston Texans as an undrafted free agent in 2005. He played college football at Troy. Malone has also ...more

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Willie Tullis is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Troy University Alumni
Willie Tullis American football player Willie James Tullis. He was an American football defensive back in the National Football League. He played eight seasons for the Houston Oilers, the New Orleans Saints, and the Indianapolis ...more

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Gary Banks is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Troy University Alumni
Gary Banks Gary Rashad Banks is a former American football wide receiver who played for the San Diego Chargers of the National Football League. He was signed by the Chargers as an undrafted free agent in ...more

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Cam Ward is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Troy University Alumni
Cam Ward Lawyer Cam Ward is a Republican member of the Alabama Senate. He has represented District 14 since 2010.

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Charles F. Wald is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Troy University Alumni
Charles F. Wald General Charles "Chuck" F. Wald is the former Deputy Commander of United States European Command. He retired on July 1, 2006, and was succeeded by General William E. Ward.

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Tom Foreman is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Troy University Alumni
Tom Foreman Journalist Tom Foreman is a broadcast journalist for CNN whose reporting experience spans more than three decades. Beginning as a local television reporter in Montgomery, Alabama at WSFA, he continued on ...more

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William Harrison Martin is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Troy University Alumni
William Harrison Martin Lawyer William Harrison "Howdy" Martin was a Texas State Senator, U.S. Representative from Texas and veteran of the Confederate States Army who served under Robert E. Lee.

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Harri Anne Smith is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Troy University Alumni
Harri Anne Smith Harri Anne Smith is an independent member of the Alabama Senate, representing the 29th District since 1998. She has been elected to three terms in the State Senate and is also a former mayor of ...more

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John Perzel is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Troy University Alumni
John Perzel Politician John Michael Perzel is an American politician and member of the Republican Party. Perzel represented 172nd Legislative District in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives from 1978 until 2010. ...more

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Leodis McKelvin is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Troy University Alumni
Leodis McKelvin American football player Leodis Anquan McKelvin is an American football cornerback and punt returner for the Buffalo Bills of the National Football League. He played college football for Troy University. McKelvin was ...more

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Matt Allen is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Troy University Alumni
Matt Allen Matt Allen is a former American football punter in the NFL who played for the New York Giants. He played college football at Troy State.

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Marcus Richardson is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Troy University Alumni
Marcus Richardson Marcus Richardson is a former professional American and Canadian football free agent linebacker. He was signed as an undrafted free agent by the Houston Texans in 2008. He played college ...more

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Robert W. Smith is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Troy University Alumni
Robert W. Smith Arranger, Composer, Teacher Robert W. Smith is an American composer, arranger, and teacher.

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Rod Walker is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Troy University Alumni
Rod Walker Roderick Dion Walker is a former professional American football player who played defensive tackle for three seasons for the Green Bay Packers.

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Clifford Ivory is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Troy University Alumni
Clifford Ivory Clifford Ivory is a former cornerback in the Canadian Football League with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats and the Toronto Argonauts. He once shared the Argonauts' record for most interceptions returned ...more

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Kim Swan is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Troy University Alumni
Kim Swan Hubert "Kim" E. Swan JP MP is a Bermudian professional golfer and politician, elected under the United Bermuda Party who served as the Leader of the Opposition of Bermuda from 21 ...more

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Gordon S. Holder is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Troy University Alumni
Gordon S. Holder Gordon S. Holder was a Vice Admiral in the United States Navy. He was a Senior Vice President at Booz Allen Hamilton. Prior to his retirement from the Navy Holder served as Commander of the ...more

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Perry Griggs is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Troy University Alumni
Perry Griggs Perry Griggs is a former professional American football player who played wide receiver in 1977 for the Baltimore Colts.

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Brandon Lang is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Troy University Alumni
Brandon Lang American football player Brandon Montez Lang is a gridiron football defensive end. He attended Troy University, where he graduated from in 2010. After going undrafted in the 2010 NFL Draft, he signed as an undrafted ...more

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Pratt Lyons is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Troy University Alumni
Pratt Lyons Pratt Gilbert Lyons, Jr. is a former professional American football player who played defensive end for two seasons for the Tennessee Titans.

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Todd Greeson is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Troy University Alumni
Todd Greeson Farmer Todd Greeson is a member of the Alabama State House of Representatives. A Republican, Greeson has been a member of the Alabama House of Representatives since 1998 when he defeated incumbent ...more

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Chase Riddle is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Troy University Alumni
Chase Riddle Manager, Coach Charles Ludy "Chase" Riddle was an American baseball player, coach, manager and scout. Riddle made his mark in both professional baseball, where he had a 36-year career, mostly with ...more

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Leonard Wheeler is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Troy University Alumni
Leonard Wheeler Leonard Tyrone Wheeler is a former American football safety in the National Football League. He was drafted by the Cincinnati Bengals in the third round of the 1992 NFL Draft. He played college ...more

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Steve Southerland is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Troy University Alumni
Steve Southerland Businessperson, Politician, Funeral director William Steve Southerland, II is an American politician and member of the Republican Party who served as the U.S. Representative for Florida's 2nd congressional district from 2011 to 2015. The ...more

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Bill Johnson is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Troy University Alumni
Bill Johnson Politician William Leslie "Bill" Johnson is an American politician who has been the U.S. Representative for Ohio's 6th congressional district since 2011. He is a member of the Republican Party.

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Jerrel Jernigan is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Troy University Alumni
Jerrel Jernigan American football player Jerrel Marquis Jernigan is an American football wide receiver who is currently a free agent. He was drafted by the New York Giants in the third round of the 2011 NFL Draft. He played college ...more

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Elbert Mack is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Troy University Alumni
Elbert Mack American football player Elbert Mack is an American football cornerback who is currently a free agent. He was signed as an undrafted free agent by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. He played college football at Troy. He has ...more

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Paul Bussman is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Troy University Alumni
Paul Bussman Dentist Paul D. Bussman is a state senator from the U.S. state of Alabama.

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Jorrick Calvin is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Troy University Alumni
Jorrick Calvin Jorrick Raydell Calvin is an American football cornerback who is currently a free agent. He was drafted by the Arizona Cardinals in the sixth round of the 2010 NFL Draft. He played college ...more

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Levi Brown is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Troy University Alumni
Levi Brown American football player Jacob Levi Brown is a Canadian football quarterback that is currently a free agent. Brown last played for the Saskatchewan Roughriders of the Canadian Football League, playing 1st string ...more