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List Rules People on this list must have gone to Youngstown State University and be of some renown.

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

This is a list that includes graduates like Ron Jaworski and Ed O'Neill.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Youngstown State University?” and “Which celebrities are Youngstown State University alumni?”
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James Traficant is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Youngstown State University Alumni
Politician, Police officer
James Anthony Traficant, Jr. was a Democratic, and later independent, politician and member of the United States House of Representatives from Ohio. He represented the 17th Congressional ...more
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Ronald A. Parise is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Youngstown State University Alumni
Astronaut, Scientist
Ronald Anthony Parise Ph.D. was an Italian American scientist who flew aboard two NASA Space Shuttle missions as a payload specialist. Parise was born in Warren, Ohio to Henry and Catherine ...more
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Linda R. Gooden is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Youngstown State University Alumni
Businessperson
Linda Gooden is Executive Vice President of Lockheed Martin Information Systems Global Services (ISGS) business area and an officer of Lockheed Martin Corporation.
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Ed O'Neill is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Youngstown State University Alumni
Actor, American football player, Teacher
Edward Leonard "Ed" O'Neill is an American actor. He is best known for his role as the main character, Al Bundy, on the Fox Network sitcom Married... with Children, for which he was ...more
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Ron Jaworski is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Youngstown State University Alumni
Commentator, Actor, American football player
Ronald Vincent "Ron" Jaworski is a former American football quarterback and currently an NFL analyst on ESPN. He is also CEO of Ron Jaworski Golf Management, Inc., based out of ...more
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Jeff Wilkins is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Youngstown State University Alumni
American football player
Jeffrey Allen Wilkins, nicknamed "Money", is a former American football placekicker for the San Francisco 49ers, Philadelphia Eagles and St Louis Rams of the National Football League. ...more
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Matt Quinn is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Youngstown State University Alumni
TV Journalist
Matt Quinn was a former reporter for ABC News and at WFAA in Dallas who died in a wildfire on April 9, 2009 in Montague County, Texas.
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Sean Jones is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Youngstown State University Alumni
Musician, Bandleader, Composer
Sean Jones is an American trumpeter and composer featured on the 2007 Grammy Award-winning Turned to Blue from Nancy Wilson. As a bandleader, Jones has released five albums under the Mack Avenue ...more
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Jay Williams is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Youngstown State University Alumni
Politician
Roy Kojo Jawara "Jay" Williams is the U.S. Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Economic Development. As the administrator of the Commerce Department’s Economic Development ...more
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Nanette Lepore is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Youngstown State University Alumni
Fashion designer, Designer
Nanette Lepore is an American fashion designer based in New York City. New York magazine has said that "her gypsy-influenced designs are feminine and youthful. The looks are full of bold ...more
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Tim Hagan is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Youngstown State University Alumni
Tim Hagan Politician
Timothy Hagan, is a Democratic politician in Ohio. He served as Cuyahoga County Commissioner and other local offices from the 1980s through 2000s, and was his party's nominee for the ...more
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Nathaniel R. Jones is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Youngstown State University Alumni
Nathaniel R. Jones Judge, Lawyer
Nathaniel Raphael Jones has served as a lawyer, jurist, academic, and public servant. He was a judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit before his retirement in March 2002. As ...more
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Paul McFadden is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Youngstown State University Alumni
Paul McFadden American football player
Paul McFadden is a former American football placekicker in the National Football League. He gained recognition at the collegiate level as a kicker at Youngstown State University. McFadden became ...more
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Quentin Lowry is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Youngstown State University Alumni
Quentin Lowry American football player
Quentin Ivory Lowry is a former American football linebacker in the National Football League for the Washington Redskins and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. He played college football at Youngstown ...more
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Cliff Stoudt is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Youngstown State University Alumni
Cliff Stoudt American football player
Clifford Lewis Stoudt is a former American football quarterback for Youngstown State University and the NFL's Pittsburgh Steelers. Drafted in the fifth round by the Steelers, Stoudt was the ...more
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Justin Thomas is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Youngstown State University Alumni
Baseball player
Justin Joseph Thomas is an American professional baseball pitcher in the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim organization. He has pitched in MLB for the Seattle Mariners, Pittsburgh Pirates, Boston ...more
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Mark Mangino is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Youngstown State University Alumni
Mark Mangino American Football coach, Coach
Mark Thomas Mangino is an American football coach, currently serving as offensive coordinator and tight ends coach at Iowa State University. Previously, Mangino served as the head football coach ...more
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Bob Davie is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Youngstown State University Alumni
American Football coach, Coach, American football player
Robert Edwin "Bob" Davie, Jr. is an American football college coach and former player, currently the head football coach at New Mexico. He previously served as the head football coach ...more
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Charles J. Carney is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Youngstown State University Alumni
Politician
Charles Joseph Carney was a U.S. Representative from Ohio. Born in Youngstown, Ohio, Carney attended schools in Youngstown and neighboring Campbell, Ohio. He later attended Youngstown State ...more
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Ed McGlasson is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Youngstown State University Alumni
Ed McGlasson American football player
Edward Tandy McGlasson is a former American football offensive lineman in the National Football League and pastors the Stadium Vineyard Church in Anaheim, California. Born and raised in Potomac, ...more
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Russell Stuvaints is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Youngstown State University Alumni
American football player
Russell Stuvaints, is an American football defensive back for Team Arkansas of the All American Football League, and formerly for the Pittsburgh Steelers of the National Football League.
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Harry Meshel is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Youngstown State University Alumni
Politician
Harry Meshel is an American retired Democratic politician. He served as the president of the Ohio State Senate and chairman of the Ohio Democratic Party. Meshel is noted for his legislative ...more
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Willis Marshall is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Youngstown State University Alumni
Willis Marshall American football player
Willis Thurman Marshall III is a former Arena football wide receiver / defensive back. He played college football at Youngstown State. In his career, Marshall has played for the Calgary ...more
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Noah Cicero is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Youngstown State University Alumni
Noah Cicero Novelist, Writer
Noah Cicero is an American novelist, short-story writer. He lives in Las Vegas, Nevada. He is the author of six books of fiction and two ebooks. Cicero's stories, poetry, and essays have been ...more
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Harold Danko is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Youngstown State University Alumni
Jazz Pianist, Musician
Harold Danko is an American jazz pianist. Danko attended Youngstown State University. Among his credits are work in the big bands of Woody Herman and Thad Jones/Mel Lewis, as well as smaller ...more