28 Notable alumni of
Jacksonville State University

Jacksonville State University is 1361st in the world, 486th in North America, and 456th in the United States by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 28 notable alumni from Jacksonville State University sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates and former students along with research and academic staff.

  1. Danny Willett

    Danny Willett
    Born in
    United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom
    Years
    1987-.. (age 35)
    Occupations
    golfer
    Biography

    Daniel John Willett is an English professional golfer who plays on the European Tour. In April 2016, he won his first major championship at the 2016 Masters Tournament, becoming only the second Englishman to achieve the feat and the first European in 17 years to win at Augusta National.

  2. Randy Owen

    Randy Owen
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1949-.. (age 73)
    Occupations
    songwriterradio personalitysinger
    Biography

    Randy Yeuell Owen is an American country music artist. He is best known for his role as the lead singer of Alabama, a country rock band that saw tremendous mainstream success throughout the 1980s and 1990s. Alabama became the most successful band in country music, releasing over 20 gold and platinum records, dozens of number 1 singles, and selling over 75 million records during their career. Owen also maintains a career as a solo performer. He released his solo debut One on One in late 2008 and charted two singles from it.

  3. Eric Davis

    Eric Davis
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1968-.. (age 54)
    Occupations
    American football playerjournalist
    Biography

    Eric Wayne Davis is a former professional American football player who was drafted by the San Francisco 49ers in the second round of the 1990 NFL draft. Davis played in 13 NFL seasons from 1990 to 2002. He played college football at Jacksonville State. In October 2008, he was elected to the Division II College Hall of Fame. In May 2013, he was inducted into the Alabama Sports Hall of Fame.

  4. Heather Whitestone

    Heather Whitestone
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1973-.. (age 49)
    Occupations
    beauty pageant contestantmodelballet dancerwriter
    Biography

    Heather Leigh Whitestone McCallum is a former beauty queen and conservative activist who was the first deaf Miss America title holder, having lost most of her hearing at age 18 months.

  5. Mike D. Rogers

    Mike D. Rogers
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1958-.. (age 64)
    Enrolled in Jacksonville State University
    In 1981 graduated with Bachelor of Arts
    In 1984 graduated with Master of Public Administration
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
    Biography

    Michael Dennis Rogers is an American lawyer and politician serving as the U.S. representative for Alabama's 3rd congressional district since 2003. He is a member of the Republican Party of Alabama. Since 2021, he has served as the Ranking Member of the House Armed Services Committee. From 2019 to 2021, he served as the Ranking Member of the House Homeland Security Committee.

  6. Bill Clark

    Bill Clark
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1968-.. (age 54)
    Occupations
    American football coachhead coach
    Biography

    Bill Bradford Clark is an American football coach. He is the head football coach at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB), a position he has held since 2014 season.

  7. Matt Wallace

    Matt Wallace
    Born in
    United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom
    Years
    1990-.. (age 32)
    Occupations
    golfer
    Biography

    Matthew Wallace is an English professional golfer currently playing on the European Tour and the PGA Tour.

  8. James Elisha Folsom, Jr

    James Elisha Folsom, Jr
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1949-.. (age 73)
    Occupations
    politicianbusinessperson
    Biography

    Jim Elisha Folsom Jr. is an American politician who was the 50th governor of Alabama from April 22, 1993 to January 16, 1995. He has also served as the lieutenant governor of Alabama on two occasions. He is a member of the Democratic Party.

  9. Reynolds Wolf

    Reynolds Wolf
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1970-.. (age 52)
    Occupations
    weather presenter
    Biography

    Reynolds Scott Wolf is an American meteorologist and journalist currently employed by The Weather Channel. He formerly worked for CNN, where his forecasts could usually be seen on CNN Saturday Morning, CNN Sunday Morning, and weekend editions of CNN Newsroom. He also served as a weather correspondent and reporter on other CNN programs.

  10. Harlan Mathews

    Harlan Mathews
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1927-2014 (aged 87)
    Occupations
    lawyerjuristpolitician
    Biography

    Harlan Mathews was a Democratic United States Senator from Tennessee from 1993 to 1994. He had previously served in the executive and legislative branches of state government in Tennessee for more than 40 years beginning in 1950.

  11. Albert Patterson

    Albert Patterson
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1894-1954 (aged 60)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
    Biography

    Albert Love Patterson was an American politician and attorney in Phenix City, Alabama. He was assassinated outside his law office shortly after he had won the Democratic nomination for Alabama Attorney General on a platform of reforming the rife corruption and vice in Phenix City.

  12. John Rheinecker

    John Rheinecker
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1979-2017 (aged 38)
    Occupations
    baseball player
    Biography

    John Philip Rheinecker was an American professional baseball pitcher. He played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Texas Rangers.

  13. Robert Stacy McCain

    Robert Stacy McCain
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1959-.. (age 63)
    Occupations
    journalist
    Biography

    Robert Stacy McCain is an American conservative journalist, writer, and blogger. McCain is a former assistant national editor and reporter for The Washington Times and co-author (with Lynn Vincent) of the 2006 book Donkey Cons: Sex, Crime, and Corruption in the Democratic Party. He is proprietor of the blog, The Other McCain.

  14. Norbertas Giga

    Norbertas Giga
    Born in
    Lithuania Flag Lithuania
    Years
    1995-.. (age 27)
    Occupations
    basketball player
    Biography

    Norbertas Giga is a Lithuanian professional basketball player for Juventus Utena of the Lithuanian Basketball League (LKL). He played college basketball for Jacksonville State University and graduated in 2018.

  15. Walker Russell, Jr

    Walker Russell, Jr
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1982-.. (age 40)
    Occupations
    basketball player
    Biography

    Walker Dwayne Russell Jr. is an American former professional basketball point guard. A native of Pontiac, Michigan, he played college basketball for Chipola College and Jacksonville State University.

  16. F. Richard Spencer

    F. Richard Spencer
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1951-.. (age 71)
    Occupations
    Catholic priest
    Biography

    Frank Richard Spencer is an American prelate of the Roman Catholic Church. Formerly a priest of the Archdiocese of Baltimore and a U.S. Army chaplain, he was appointed an auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese for the Military Services by Pope Benedict XVI on May 22, 2010. He currently serves as the vicar for all military chapels (and U.S. State Department embassies) in Europe and in Asia for the archdiocese.

  17. Jeffrey A. Parker

    Jeffrey A. Parker
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    20th Century
    Occupations
    business executive
    Biography

    Jeffrey Alan Parker was an American businessman and education philanthropist.

  18. James R. Bennett

    James R. Bennett
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1940-2016 (aged 76)
    Occupations
    politicianjournalist
    Biography

    James R. Bennett was an American Republican politician from Alabama. From 1978 to 1983, he served as a member of the Alabama House of Representatives and as a member of the Alabama Senate between 1983 and 1993. He went on to serve as Secretary of State of Alabama, from 1993 to 2003 and from 2013 to 2015.

  19. Donovan Hand

    Donovan Hand
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1986-.. (age 36)
    Occupations
    baseball player
    Biography

    Donovan Jay Hand is an American former professional baseball pitcher. He played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Milwaukee Brewers and Cincinnati Reds and in the Chinese Professional Baseball League (CPBL) for the Brother Elephants.

  20. Sam Jones

    Sam Jones
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1947-.. (age 75)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Samuel Leon Jones is an American politician who is a member of the Alabama House of Representatives representing district 99. Jones was the first African-American mayor of Mobile, Alabama, serving from September 2005 until August 2013. He ran on a platform of safety, efficient government, historic preservation and bringing new employers to the city.

  21. James Joyner

    James Joyner
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1965-.. (age 57)
    Occupations
    journalist
    Biography

    James Joyner is a political scientist who runs the weblog Outside The Beltway.

  22. Suzanne Francis

    Suzanne Francis
    Born in
    United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom
    Years
    1959-.. (age 63)
    Occupations
    writer
    Biography

    Suzanne Francis is an English science fiction and fantasy author. She was born in King's Lynn, Norfolk, and now lives in Dunedin, New Zealand. She has been married twice and has four children.

  23. Monte Lewis

    Monte Lewis
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1988-.. (age 34)
    Occupations
    Canadian football player
    Biography

    Monte Lewis is an American football defensive lineman who is currently a free agent. He played college football at Jacksonville State University and attended Abbeville High School in Abbeville, Alabama. He has also been a member of the Washington Redskins, Hamilton Tiger-Cats, Ottawa Redblacks, San Jose SaberCats, Orlando Predators and Tampa Bay Storm.

  24. William B. Bowling

    William B. Bowling
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1870-1946 (aged 76)
    Occupations
    judgelawyerpolitician
    Biography

    William Bismarck Bowling was a U.S. Representative from Alabama.

  25. Fred L. Blackmon

    Fred L. Blackmon
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1873-1921 (aged 48)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
    Biography

    Fred Leonard Blackmon was a U.S. Representative from Alabama.

  26. Virginia Bass Wetherell

    Virginia Bass Wetherell
    Years
    1947-.. (age 75)
    Occupations
    politicianbusinessperson
    Biography

    Virginia Bass "Ginger" Wetherell is an American businesswoman and politician.

  27. R.D. Alba

    R.D. Alba
    Born in
    Philippines Flag Philippines
    Years
    1978-.. (age 44)
    Occupations
    television directorfilm director
    Biography

    José Simplicio Yap Alba or José Simplicio Alba III, better known as R. D. Alba after his parents' initials, is a film and television director. He was born in Cebu, Philippines on September 4, 1978 to parents Drs. Disi Yap and Rey Cadagat Alba. He is the eldest of five children.

  28. Ronald E. Adams

    Ronald E. Adams
    Years
    1943-.. (age 79)
    Enrolled in Jacksonville State University
    Graduated with Bachelor of Science in business administration
    Occupations
    military officer
    Biography

    Ronald Emerson Adams is a retired lieutenant general of the United States Army who served as commander of the Stabilisation Force in Bosnia and Herzegovina from October 1999 to September 2000. He previously served as commanding general of the United States Army Aviation Center from July 1994 to September 1996.