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Famous University Of Tennessee At Chattanooga Alumni

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

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

List is made up of a variety of graduates, including Terrell Owens and Dennis Haskins.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to University of Tennessee at Chattanooga?” and “Which celebrities are University of Tennessee at Chattanooga alumni?”
  • 1
    Actor, Athlete


    BirthplaceAlexander City, Alabama, USA

    Terrell Eldorado Owens (; born December 7, 1973), popularly known by his initials, T.O., is a former American football wide receiver who played in the National Football League (NFL) for 16 seasons. A...  more

    #126 of 1,323 The Best Football Players Ever#16 of 214 The Best Wide Receivers of All Time#321 of 362 The Greatest Entertainers Of All Time

  • 2
    American football player


    BirthplaceChattanooga, Tennessee

    Terdell Sands (born October 31, 1979) is a former American football defensive tackle. He was drafted by the Kansas City Chiefs in the seventh round of the 2001 NFL Draft. He played college football...  more
  • 3
    Actor, Singer


    BirthplaceChattanooga, Tennessee, USA

    Dennis Haskins (born November 18, 1950) is an American actor known for his role as principal Richard Belding in the teen sitcom Saved by the Bell, which ran from 1989 to 1993 on NBC. He then went on...  more
  • 4
    Burwell Baxter (B. B.) Bell III (born April 9, 1947) is a U.S. Army four-star general....  more
  • 5
    Novelist, Author


    BirthplaceTampa, Florida

    Cherie Priest (born July 30, 1975) is an American novelist and blogger living in Seattle, Washington....  more
  • 6
    American football player

    AgeDec. at 86 (1923-2009)


    Eugene O. "Choo-Choo" Roberts (January 20, 1923 – July 6, 2009) was an American football running back for the New York Giants of the National Football League (NFL) from 1947 to 1950. Roberts played...  more
  • 7
    Basketball player


    BirthplaceAtlanta, Georgia

    Gerald Bernard Wilkins (born September 11, 1963) is a retired American professional basketball player. A 6'6" (1.98 m) shooting guard/small forward, who played collegiately at Moberly Area Community...  more
  • 8


    BirthplaceChattanooga, Tennessee

    C.L. "Gibby" Gilbert II (born January 14, 1941) is an American professional golfer who has won tournaments on both the PGA Tour and Champions Tour. Gilbert was born and raised in Chattanooga,...  more
  • 9
    Television director, Actor

    AgeDec. at 73 (1909-1982)

    BirthplaceLawrence, Kansas, USA

    Eugene Hugh Beaumont (February 16, 1909 – May 14, 1982) was an American actor, television director, and writer. He was also licensed to preach by the Methodist church. Beaumont is best known for...  more
  • 10
    American football player


    BirthplaceSt. Clairsville, Ohio

    James Alfred Bradshaw (born January 13, 1939) is a former professional American football safety for five seasons for the Pittsburgh Steelers in the National Football League. He graduated in 1958 from...  more
  • 11
    Novelist, Author

    AgeDec. at 70 (1922-1992)

    BirthplaceChattanooga, Tennessee

    Mary Quintard Govan Steele (May 8, 1922 – July 6, 1992) was a noted American author and naturalist. She wrote over twenty books: some adult-style, but mostly children's books. One of her books,...  more
  • 12
    American football player


    BirthplaceOkolona, Mississippi

    Jack Gregory may refer to: Jack Gregory (cricketer) (1895–1973), Australian cricketer Jack Gregory (athlete) (1923–2003), British sprinter Jack Gregory (footballer, born 1925) (1925–2008), English...  more
  • 13
    Barry Moser (born 1940) is an artist, known as a printmaker and illustrator of numerous works of literature. He is also the owner, operator, and proprietor of Pennyroyal Press....  more
  • 14
    American football player


    BirthplaceWest Point, Mississippi

    John Edward Green (October 12, 1937 – April 24, 2019) was an American collegiate and professional football quarterback who played four American Football League seasons from 1960 to 1963 for the...  more

    #26 of 46 The Best Buffalo Bills Quarterbacks of All Time#50 of 51 The Best New York Jets Quarterbacks of All Time

  • 15
    American football player


    BirthplaceBerlin, Wisconsin

    William R. Butler (born July 10, 1937 in Berlin, Wisconsin) is a former American football safety in the National Football League for the Green Bay Packers (1959), the Dallas Cowboys (1960), the...  more
  • 16
    Kim Hixson (born July 26, 1957) was a Democratic Party member of the Wisconsin State Assembly, representing the 43rd Assembly District 2007-2011. He chaired the Colleges and Universities Committee...  more
  • 17
    American football player


    BirthplaceRome, Georgia, United States of America

    Mike Hogan may refer to: Mike Hogan (American football) (born 1954), former NFL running back Mike Hogan (athlete) (born 1943), British Olympic hurdler Mike Hogan (The Cranberries) (born 1973),...  more
  • 18
    American football player


    BirthplaceFyffe, Alabama

    Charles Long (born April 6, 1938 – December 16, 1989) was an American football guard. He played college football for the University of Chattanooga. In 1961, he joined the Boston Patriots of the...  more
  • 19
    Journalist, Historian

    AgeDec. at 96 (1908-2004)

    BirthplaceSweetwater, Tennessee

    Horace North Callahan (August 7, 1908 – December 20, 2004) was an American journalist, historian and scholar....  more
  • 20


    BirthplaceChattanooga, Tennessee

    William Muecke Barker (born September 13, 1941 in Chattanooga, Tennessee) was Chief Justice of the Tennessee Supreme Court from 1995-2009....  more
  • 21
    American football player


    BirthplaceCovington, Kentucky

    Fred Rayhle (born April 9, 1954 in Covington, Kentucky) is a former professional American football player who played in one NFL season in 1977 for the Seattle Seahawks....  more
  • 22
    American football player

    AgeDec. at 80 (1905-1986)

    BirthplaceWhiting, Indiana

    Joseph Edwards "Joe" Kopcha (December 23, 1905 – July 29, 1986) is a former professional American football player. Kopcha played eight years in the National Football League, mainly for the Chicago...  more
  • 23
    American football player


    BirthplaceCharleston, Mississippi

    Eldra Clemond Buckley (born June 23, 1985) is former American football running back. He was signed by the San Diego Chargers as an undrafted free agent in 2007, after playing college football at the...  more
  • 24
    Professor, Essayist

    AgeDec. at 84 (1922-2007)

    BirthplaceSioux City, Iowa

    John W. Aldridge (September 26, 1922 – February 7, 2007) was an American writer, literary critic, teacher and scholar. He was a professor of English at the University of Michigan, director of the...  more
  • 25
    Curtis Lamar Rouse (July 13, 1960 – May 3, 2013) was an American football offensive lineman who played six seasons in the National Football League with the Minnesota Vikings and the San Diego...  more
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List Rules: People on this list must have gone to University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and be of some renown.