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Famous University Of Arkansas Alumni

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List RulesPeople on this list must have gone to University of Arkansas and be of some renown.

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

List includes Joe Johnson, Derek Fisher and more.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to University of Arkansas?” and “Which celebrities are University of Arkansas alumni?”
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    Jason Peters

    American football player
    Jason Raynard Peters (born January 22, 1982) is an American football offensive tackle for the...  more
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    Shawn Andrews

    American football player
    Shawn Cornelius Andrews (born December 25, 1982) is an American former college and...  more
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    Miller Williams

    Editor, Publisher
    Stanley Miller Williams (April 8, 1930 – January 1, 2015) was an American contemporary poet,...  more
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    Mack McLarty

    Thomas F. "Mack" McLarty, III (born June 14, 1946) is an American business and political...  more
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    Tyson Gay

    Track and field athlete
    Tyson Gay (born August 9, 1982) is an American track and field sprinter who competes in the...  more
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    John Boozman

    Optometry, Politician
    John Nichols Boozman (; born December 10, 1950) is the senior United States Senator for...  more
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    Mike Ross

    Michael Avery Ross (born August 2, 1961) is an American businessman and politician. He is a...  more
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    Smokie Norful

    Songwriter, Pianist
    Rev. W.R. "Smokie" Norful, Jr. is an American gospel singer and pianist, best known for his...  more

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    Jim W Nokes

    J.W. (Jim) Nokes was appointed to Tesoros Board of Directors in 2007. He retired from...  more
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    Ellen Gilchrist

    Poet, Novelist
    Ellen Gilchrist (born February 20, 1935) is an American novelist, short story writer, and...  more
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    Felix Jones

    American football player
    Felix Jones, Jr. (born May 8, 1987) is a former American football running back in the National...  more
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    Jim C. Walton

    James Carr Walton (born June 7, 1948) is an heir to the fortune of Walmart, the world's...  more
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    William Asa Hutchinson II (born December 3, 1950) is an American businessman, attorney, and...  more
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    Chris Houston

    American football player
    Christopher Don Houston (born October 18, 1984) is a former American football cornerback who...  more
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    Barry Hannah

    Novelist, Author
    Barry Hannah (April 23, 1942 – March 1, 2010) was an American novelist and short story writer...  more
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    Ray Thornton

    Politician, Sailor
    Raymond Hoyt "Ray" Thornton Jr. (July 16, 1928 – April 13, 2016) was an American attorney and...  more
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    For the British Musician, see Rodney Slater (musician).Rodney Earl Slater (born February 23,...  more
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    Eddie Jackson

    American football player
    Eddie Jackson (born December 19, 1980) is an American chef and former football cornerback. He...  more
  • 44

    Lee Mayberry

    Basketball player
    Orva Lee Mayberry Jr. (born June 12, 1970) is a retired American professional basketball...  more
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    Ed Bethune

    Politician, Lawyer
    Edwin Ruthvin Bethune Jr. (born December 19, 1935), known as Ed Bethune, is an American lawyer...  more
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    Mitch Mustain

    American football player
    Mitchell Stewart Mustain (born February 27, 1988) is a former professional football and...  more
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    Tony Ugoh

    American football player
    Anthony Ike "Tony" Ugoh, Jr. (born November 17, 1983) is a former American football offensive...  more
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    Houston Nutt

    American Football coach, Coach
    Houston Dale Nutt Jr. (born October 14, 1957) is a former American football coach and former...  more
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    David Barrett

    American football player
    David Barrett (born December 22, 1977) is a former American football cornerback who played...  more
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    Veronica Campbell-Brown

    Track and field athlete
    Veronica Campbell Brown C.D (born 15 May 1982) is a Jamaican track and field sprinter, who...  more