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Famous University Of Maryland Eastern Shore Alumni

Updated October 13, 2018 5.0k views23 items

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

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

List ranges from Clarence Clemons to Art Shell, plus much more.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to University of Maryland Eastern Shore?” and “Which celebrities are University of Maryland Eastern Shore alumni?”
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    Clarence Clemons is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous University Of Maryland Eastern Shore Alumni

    Clarence Clemons

    Musician, Actor

    AgeDec. at 69 (1942-2011)

    BirthplaceUSA, Virginia

    Clarence Anicholas Clemons Jr. (January 11, 1942 – June 18, 2011), also known as The Big Man,... more

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    Clifford Brown is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous University Of Maryland Eastern Shore Alumni

    Clifford Brown

    Musician, Trumpeter

    AgeDec. at 26 (1930-1956)

    BirthplaceWilmington, Delaware

    Clifford Benjamin Brown (October 30, 1930 – June 26, 1956) was an American jazz trumpeter. He... more

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    #81 of 152 The Greatest Musicians Who Died Before 40#2 of 177 The Greatest Trumpeters of All Time

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    Art Shell is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous University Of Maryland Eastern Shore Alumni

    Art Shell

    Coach, American football player

    Age73

    BirthplaceCharleston, South Carolina

    Arthur Lee Shell Jr. (born November 26, 1946) is an American former professional football... more

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    #111 of 1,323 The Best Football Players Ever#38 of 42 The Worst NFL Coaches of All Time

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    Roger Brown is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous University Of Maryland Eastern Shore Alumni

    Roger Brown

    American football player

    Age83

    BirthplaceVirginia

    Roger Lee Brown (born May 1, 1937) is a former American football defensive tackle. He played... more
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    Anthony Jones is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous University Of Maryland Eastern Shore Alumni

    Anthony Jones

    Coach, American football player

    Age60

    BirthplaceBaltimore, Maryland

    Anthony Andrew Jones (born May 16, 1960) is an American football coach and former player. He... more
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    Gerald Irons is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous University Of Maryland Eastern Shore Alumni

    Gerald Irons

    American football player

    Age73

    BirthplaceGary, Indiana

    Gerald Irons (born May 2, 1947 in Gary, Indiana) is a former American professional football... more
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    Jim Duncan is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous University Of Maryland Eastern Shore Alumni

    Jim Duncan

    American football player

    AgeDec. at 26 (1946-1972)

    BirthplaceLancaster, South Carolina

    Jim Duncan (August 3, 1946 – October 21, 1972), nicknamed "Butch", was a professional American... more
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    Johnny Sample is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous University Of Maryland Eastern Shore Alumni

    Johnny Sample

    American football player

    AgeDec. at 68 (1937-2005)

    BirthplaceCape Charles, Virginia

    John B. Sample Jr. (June 15, 1937 – April 26, 2005) was an American football defensive back... more
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    Moses Denson is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous University Of Maryland Eastern Shore Alumni

    Moses Denson

    American football player

    Age76

    BirthplaceVredenburgh, Alabama

    Moses Denson (born July 6, 1944) is a former American football running back in the National... more
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    Sherman Plunkett is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous University Of Maryland Eastern Shore Alumni

    Sherman Plunkett

    American football player

    AgeDec. at 56 (1933-1989)

    BirthplaceOklahoma City, Oklahoma

    Sherman Eugene Plunkett (April 17, 1933 – November 18, 1989) was an American football... more
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    Carl Hairston is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous University Of Maryland Eastern Shore Alumni

    Carl Hairston

    Coach, American football player

    Age67

    BirthplaceMartinsville city, Virginia

    Carl Blake Hairston (born December 15, 1952) is a former professional American football player... more
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    Charlie Stukes is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous University Of Maryland Eastern Shore Alumni

    Charlie Stukes

    American football player

    Age77

    BirthplaceChesapeake, Virginia

    Charlie Stukes (born September 13, 1943), is a former professional American football defensive... more
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    Emerson Boozer is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous University Of Maryland Eastern Shore Alumni

    Emerson Boozer

    Actor, American football player

    Age77

    BirthplaceAugusta, Georgia, United States of America

    Emerson Boozer (born July 4, 1943) is a former running back in the American Football League... more

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    Mack Alston is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous University Of Maryland Eastern Shore Alumni

    Mack Alston

    American football player

    Age73

    BirthplaceGeorgetown, South Carolina

    Mack C. Alston Jr. (April 27, 1947 – December 24, 2014) was a professional American football... more
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    Hoover J. Wright is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous University Of Maryland Eastern Shore Alumni

    Hoover J. Wright

    Coach

    Age92

    BirthplaceHebron, Maryland

    Hoover J. Wright (July 1928 – March 7, 2003) was an American football and track and field... more
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    Meredith Smith is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous University Of Maryland Eastern Shore Alumni
    Meredith Smith (born July 28, 1942) was the head men's basketball coach at the University of... more
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    Earl Christy is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous University Of Maryland Eastern Shore Alumni

    Earl Christy

    Earl Oliver Christy (born March 19, 1943) is a former professional American football player... more
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    Merrecia James is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous University Of Maryland Eastern Shore Alumni

    Merrecia James

    Merrecia James (born September 16, 1985) is a track and field middle distance athlete,... more
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    Bill Belk is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous University Of Maryland Eastern Shore Alumni

    Bill Belk

    William Arthur Belk (born February 19, 1946 in Lancaster, South Carolina) is a former American... more
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    Bill Thompson is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous University Of Maryland Eastern Shore Alumni

    Bill Thompson

    American football player

    Age73

    BirthplaceGreenville, South Carolina

    William Allen Thompson is a former American football cornerback and safety in the National... more
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    Curt Gentry is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous University Of Maryland Eastern Shore Alumni

    Curt Gentry

    Curtis William Gentry (born August 8, 1941) is a former American football player and coach. ... more
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    Charlie Mays is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous University Of Maryland Eastern Shore Alumni

    Charlie Mays

    Charles "Charlie" Mays Sr. (February 3, 1941 – April 11, 2005) was an American Olympic athlete... more
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    Ira Smith is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous University Of Maryland Eastern Shore Alumni

    Ira Smith

    Ira Smith (born August 4, 1967) is a former college and minor league baseball player from... more
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