Marshall University Notable Alumni

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Discover the notable alumni of Marshall University. The list includes people like Randy Moss, Robert Byrd, Carwood Lipton, Harley Morenstein & Michael W. Smith. This list of notable alumni is loosely sorted by popularity and has people from different domains of life, such as film & theater personalities, musicians, sportspersons, singers and leaders etc.
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Randy Moss
(American football player)
Randy Moss
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 13, 1977
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Rand, West Virginia, United States
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
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Billy Crystal
(Actor, Comedian & Directed Who Has Hosted the Academy Awards Nine Times)
Billy Crystal
10
Birthdate: March 14, 1948
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 3 
Brad Dourif
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Birthdate: March 18, 1950
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Huntington, West Virginia, USA
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 4 
Conchata Ferrell
(Best Known for Her Role as ‘Berta’ in the TV Series ‘Two and a Half Men’)
Conchata Ferrell
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Birthdate: March 28, 1943
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Loudendale, West Virginia, United States
Died: October 12, 2020
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 5 
Soupy Sales
(Comedian)
Soupy Sales
3
Birthdate: January 8, 1926
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Franklinton, North Carolina, United States
Died: October 22, 2009
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 6 
Byron Leftwich
(American Football Coach and Former Quarterback)
Byron Leftwich
5
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 14, 1980
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
 7 
Hassan Whiteside
(Basketball player)
Hassan Whiteside
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 13, 1989
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
Height: 7'0" (213 cm)
 8 
Robert Byrd
(United States Senator from West Virginia (1959-2010))
Robert Byrd
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 20, 1917
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: North Wilkesboro, North Carolina, United States
Died: June 28, 2010
 9 
Homer Hickam
(Aerospace Engineer)
Homer Hickam
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Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: February 19, 1943
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Coalwood, West Virginia, United States
 10 
Michael W. Smith
(Singer, Songwriter, Composer, Musician, Actor, Pianist)
Michael W. Smith
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: October 7, 1957
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Kenova
 11 
Carwood Lipton
(United States Army Officer)
Carwood Lipton
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 30, 1920
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Huntington, West Virginia
Died: December 16, 2001
 12 
Mike D'Antoni
(Basketball player)
Mike D'Antoni
5
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 8, 1951
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Mullens, West Virginia
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 13 
John Fiedler
(Actor, Dub actor, Stage actor, Television actor)
John Fiedler
2
Birthdate: February 3, 1925
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Platteville
Died: June 25, 2005
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 14 
Chad Pennington
(American Football Player)
Chad Pennington
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 26, 1976
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Knoxville, Tennessee, USA
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 15 
Troy Brown
(American football player)
Troy Brown
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 2, 1971
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Barnwell, South Carolina, United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 16 
Craig Johnson
(Author Who Writes Mystery Novels)
Craig Johnson
3
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 16, 1961
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Huntington, West Virginia, United States
 17 
Harley Morenstein
(Internet Personality & Vvlogger)
Harley Morenstein
3
Birthdate: July 20, 1985
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
 18 
Hal Greer
(Basketball player)
Hal Greer
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 26, 1936
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Huntington, West Virginia, United States
Died: April 14, 2018
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 19 
Justin Rohrwasser
(American football player)
Justin Rohrwasser
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 7, 1996
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Clifton Park, New York, United States
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 20 
Ahmad Bradshaw
(American football player)
Ahmad Bradshaw
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 19, 1986
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Bluefield, West Virginia, United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 21 
Vinny Curry
(American football player)
Vinny Curry
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 30, 1988
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Neptune City, New Jersey, United States
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 22 
Kaare Vedvik
(Football player)
Kaare Vedvik
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 16, 1994
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Stavanger, Norway
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 23 
Kevin Keatts
(Basketball coach, Basketball player)
Kevin Keatts
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 28, 1972
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Lynchburg, Virginia, United States
 24 
Josh Ball
(American football player)
Josh Ball
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 15, 1998
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Fredericksburg, Virginia, United States
Height: 6'7" (201 cm)
 25 
C. J. Reavis
(American Football Player)
C. J. Reavis
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 27, 1995
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Chester, Virginia, United States
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 26 
Ajdin Penava
(Basketball player)
Ajdin Penava
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 11, 1997
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Height: 6'9" (206 cm)
 27 
Frank Gatski
(Football Player)
Frank Gatski
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 18, 1921
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Farmington, West Virginia, United States
Died: November 22, 2005
 28 
William Ferrel
(American Meteorologist Who Developed Theories That Explained the 'Mid-Latitude Atmospheric Circulation Cell')
William Ferrel
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: January 29, 1817
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Pennsylvania, United States
Died: September 18, 1891
 29 
Alex Bazzie
(Football player)
Alex Bazzie
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 5, 1990
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Liberia
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 30 
Lea Ann Parsley
(Skeleton racer)
Lea Ann Parsley
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 12, 1968
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Logan, West Virginia, United States
Marshall University is one of the most talked about coeducational public research university Huntington, West Virginia. It got its name in 1837 after the fourth chief justice of Supreme Court, John Marshall. It also runs its own cancer research institution, in an attempt to do their bit for the society. It is basically an institution that was intended in giving out graduation education. It also runs three other institutions for undergraduate programs namely, the Southern Mountain Center, the Southern West Virginia Community College and the YMCA in Gilbert. The basic goal of the institution is to, transfer of technical information from the academic divisions to private sectors in order to support job development. Most people of the current generation dream to graduate from this institution to carve a niche for themselves. Most of alumni of this institution have made it big in the field of sports, entertainment, politics and arts. With every new batch that graduates, the bar of excellence goes a notch higher only to becoming idols in the eyes of others. Some of the famous alumni of this institution are, the famous footballer, Randy Moss or the Chad Pennington, the footballer, Troy Brown. They have shown the world that with hard work and dedication, impossible is just a word.