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Oct 21 2010
1 R.E.M., popular alternative rock band; all four members attended the university: Michael Stipe, Peter Buck, Mike Mills, and Bill Berry. 11159
2 Ryan Seacrest, American Idol host 9297
3 Bill Goldberg, professional football player, professional wrestler and actor 7404
4 Kim Basinger, actress 5549
5 Colonel James R. Lockett - Awarded two Silver Stars during the Spanish American War. World War II Camp Lockett was named in his honor 3744
6 Alton Brown, host of Good Eats 3012
7 Josh Holloway, actor 2531
8 Wayne Knight, actor "Newman" from Seinfeld 1634
9 Lieutenant General Jack L. Rives - The 15th Judge Advocate General of the Air Force 1484
10 Deborah Norville, television journalist 1180
11 Chip Caray, baseball announcer. 965
12 Ralph Reed, conservative activist and candidate for Lt. Governor of Georgia 923
13 Mark Richt, current football head coach. 915
14 Chee Soon Juan, Secretary-General of the Singapore Democratic Party. 833
15 Parvati Shallow, Survivor: Micronesia winner. 827
16 Sonny Shroyer, actor (The Dukes of Hazzard, Forrest Gump, Ray) 741
17 Sonny Perdue, Georgia Governor 551
18 Vince Dooley, football coach and Athletic Director 546
19 Phil Gramm, former U.S. Senator from Texas 498
20 Amy Robach, co-anchor for Weekend Today and former MSNBC anchor. 483
21 Zell Miller, U.S. Senator, Governor of Georgia, and founder of the HOPE Scholarship 466
22 Pandora Peaks, former adult model and actress. 440
23 Dean Rusk, former US Secretary of State 420
24 Tiffany Dupont, actress, most known for roles in One Night with the King and Greek 401
25 Saxby Chambliss, U.S. Senator 398
26 Brooke Anderson, a news anchor for CNN 375
27 Colleen Haskell, former reality show contestant and actress 367
28 Stuart Woods, novelist 317
29 Colonel Michael D. Steele - former commander of the 101st Airborne, veteran of the Battle of Mogadishu and Operation Iraqi Freedom. 275
30 Bobbie Eakes, soap opera actress and singer 263
31 Richard Russell, Jr., Governor of Georgia and U.S. Senator 254
32 Lewis Grizzard, humorist 234
33 Abraham Baldwin, President (1785 - 1801; 16 years) 223
34 Judith Ortiz Cofer, internationally recognized writer, and Regents' and Franklin Professor of English and Creative Writing 214
35 Mike Chapman, co-creator of Homestar Runner' 207
36 Ralph Jordan, 1946-1950 men's basketball head coach. 200
37 Jim Donnan, football coach 199
38 Deborah Roberts, ABC News producer and correspondent 191
39 Michael Houser, former lead guitar player and vocalist for Widespread Panic 167
40 Pylon, post-punk band; all four members attended the university: Vanessa Briscoe Hay, Randall Bewley, Curtis Crowe, and Michael Lachowski. 166
41 Ray Goff, football coach 163
42 Tubby Smith, 1995-1997 men's basketball head coach, assistant coach for the 2000 U.S. Olympic men's basketball team in Sydney, Australia. 151
43 Howell Cobb, Governor of Georgia and US Representative, Speaker of the House in 31st Congress 145
44 Leonard Postero, creator of Leonard's Losers, a syndicated football prognistication radio show 145
45 Herman Talmadge, Governor of Georgia and U.S. Senator 144
46 Fred Newman, voice actor, composer - sound effects artist on A Prairie Home Companion 134
47 John Bell, lead singer for band Widespread Panic 132
48 Alonzo S. Church, President (1829 – 1859; 30 years) 130
49 Carl Sanders, Governor of Georgia 123
50 Dave Schools, Bass player and vocalist for Widespread Panic 119
51 Eugene Odum, zoologist and groundbreaking pioneer in study of ecology, author of first textbook on the subject, deceased 113
52 Eugene Talmadge, Governor of Georgia 106
53 Herschel Vespasian Johnson, Governor of Georgia, U.S. senator, Confederate senator, and candidate for U.S. vice president 100
54 Joe Frank Harris, Governor of Georgia 87
55 Wally Butts, football coach 86
56 Damon Evans, Athletic Director and alumnus 73
57 Hala Moddelmog, president of Church's Chicken and Susan G. Komen for the Cure. Graduate of Master of Arts in journalism and mass communications from the University of Georgia. 70
58 Hugh Kenner, literary scholar and prolific critic, elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences 69
59 Hervey M. Cleckley, psychiatrist and co-author of The Three Faces of Eve 68
60 Julie Moran, host of Entertainment Tonight 68
61 Henry F. "Fritz" Schaefer, chemistry, elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences 65
62 Charlayne Hunter-Gault, CNN International bureau chief in Johannesburg, South Africa.In 1961 Hunter-Gault and Hamilton E. Holmes were the first African-American students to attend the University of Georgia, ending racial segregation at that institution. 64
63 Jim Harrick, 1999-2003 men's basketball head coach. 63
64 Cathy Cox, Secretary of State for the state of Georgia 61
65 Carl Pomerance, former professor of mathematics at University of Georgia, a distinguished number theorist (Lenstra-Pomerance-Wagstaff conjecture). 60
66 William Tapley Bennett Jr. - US Ambassador to the Dominican Republic, to Portugal and to NATO 56
67 Pat Mitchell, former president of Public Broadcasting Service and current president of The Paley Center for Media in New York City 55
68 Billy Payne, President of Augusta National 54
69 Brent Berlin, anthropologist, elected to National Academy of Sciences, American Academy of Arts and Sciences 54
70 Ellis Arnall, Governor of Georgia 51
71 Cynthia Kenyon, professor of biochemistry , biophysics, University of California-San Francisco, member National Academy of Sciences 50
72 Tituss Burgess, Broadway actor and singer, perhaps best known for originating the role of Sebastian in The Little Mermaid 49
73 Ernest Vandiver, Governor of Georgia 48
74 Hugh Durham, head basketball coach from 1979-1995. 46
75 John Marshall Slaton, Governor of Georgia 45
76 Thomas J. Stanley, New York Times Best-selling Author of The Millionaire Next Door and The Millionaire Mind 45
77 Tom Cousins, founder of Cousins Properties 44
78 Mark Schlabach, ESPN college football and basketball columnist, formerly of the Atlanta Journal Constitution and Washington Post 42
79 Andrew A. Lipscomb, Chancellor (1860 – 1874; 15 years) 42
80 Karen Holbrook, former Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost at the University of Georgia. 41
81 Deborah Blum, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author 40
82 Mark Fox, 2009 men's basketball head coach. 39
83 Andrew Granville, professor of mathematics and David C. Barrow Chair of Mathematics at the University of Georgia from 1991 until 2002. 39
84 Jack Davis, cartoonist and illustrator for Mad Magazine 37
85 Charles Wadsworth, classical pianist and composer 37
86 Suzanne Yoculan, women's gymnastics coach 37
87 Mark Taylor, Georgia Lieutenant Governor 37
88 Kate Michael, Miss District of Columbia 2006 36
89 Parker Gispert, lead singer and Julian Dorio, drummer for the band, The Whigs 34
90 John Milledge, Governor of Georgia, U.S. Senator and US Representative 33
91 Henry King Stanford, Interim President (1986 - 1987; 1 year) 32
92 Melvin E. Thompson, Governor of Georgia 32
93 Robert Finley, President (1817; 1 year) 31
94 Josiah Meigs, President (1801 – 1810; 9 years) 30
95 Michael F. Adams, President (1997-present; 13+ years) 30
96 Julius Curtis Lewis, Jr., President of J.C. Lewis Enterprises and Lewis Broadcasting Corp. 29
97 Andy Landers, women's basketball coach 28
98 Terri Williams-Flournoy, former assistant coach women's basketball. 27
99 Bernard Ramsey, former senior vice president and chairman of the executive committee of Merrill Lynch 25
100 William Crosby Dawson, U.S. Senator, judge, politician 24
101 Charles Boynton Knapp, President (1987 – 1997; 10 years) 24
102 Moses Waddel, President (1819 – 1829; 10 years) 24
103 Charles H. Bronson, Florida Commissioner of Agriculture and Consumer Services. 24
104 Tommy Tomlinson, columnist for the Charlotte Observer; finalist for the 2005 Pulitzer Prize in commentary. 23
105 Benjamin M. Palmer -- Class of 1838, South Carolina native, first national moderator of Presbyterian Church, longtime pastor of First Presbyterian of New Orleans (1856-1902) 23
106 Robert Benham, first African-American chief justice of the Supreme Court of Georgia 22
107 Herman Stegeman, former basketball, football and athletics coach, including 17 years coaching track and field, and in 1929 became athletics director. Stegeman Hall (now demolished) and Stegeman Coliseum were dedicated in his honor. 22
108 Freddy Wittop, Tony Award-winning costume designer 22
109 Brown L. Whatley, Chairman of Arvida Corp., President of Mortgage Bankers Association of America 22
110 Jack Bauerle, swimming and diving coach 22
111 Hamilton E. Holmes, orthopedist, professor and associate dean of Emory University School of Medicine 21
112 Dan Magill, tennis coach 21
113 John Avise, genetics researcher, elected to National Academy of Sciences, American Academy of Arts and Sciences, formerly a member of faculty at University of Georgia, now a Distinguished Professor at University of California, Irvine 21
114 Tevester Anderson, former associate head coach and chief recruiter for the Georgia Bulldogs from 1986-1995, now serves as head coach at Jackson State University. 20
115 David Crenshaw Barrow, Jr., Chancellor (1906 – 1925; 20 years) 20
116 Frederick Corbet Davison, President (1967 – 1986; 9 years) 19
117 Steadman Vincent Sanford, President (1932 — 1935; 3 years) 18
118 Norman Allinger chemist, elected to National Academy of Sciences, awarded the Franklin Medal 17
119 Patrick Hues Mell, Chancellor (1878 – 1888; 10 years) 17
120 Fred B. Rooney, US Representative from Pennsylvania 17
121 Ying Xu, bioinformatician, elected to the American Association for the Advancement of Science 17
122 Henderson Lovelace Lanham - U.S. Congressman 16
123 William Yates Atkinson, Governor of Georgia 16
124 Henry Holcombe Tucker, Chancellor (1874 – 1878; 4 years) 16
125 Walter Barnard Hill, Chancellor (1899 – 1905; 6 years) 16
126 Garland T. Byrd - Lt. Governor of Georgia 15
127 William S. McFeely, professor of humanities, elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences 15
128 James Johnson, Governor of Georgia and U.S. Representative 15
129 Omer Clyde Aderhold, President (1950 – 1967; 17 years) 15
130 Robert D. McTeer, former president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas (1991–2005) 15
131 Wilbur Howard Duncan, botanist, Fellow of American Association for the Advancement of Science 14
132 George Foster Pierce - Bishop of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South, President of Georgia Female College and Emory College 14
133 Charles S. Sanford, Jr., Retired Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Bankers Trust 13
134 Howell Peacock, 1912-1916 men's basketball head coach. 13
135 Donna Alvermann, educator, currently university-appointed Distinguished Research Professor of Language and Literacy Education at University of Georgia. 13
136 Susan R. Wessler, botanist and geneticist, elected to National Academy of Sciences 12
137 Tom Deitz, novelist 12
138 Harmon White Caldwell, President (1935 – 1948; 13 years) 12
139 Pete Herrmann, 2003-2009 men's basketball associate head coach, 2009 interim head coach 12
140 William Ellison Boggs, Chancellor (1889 – 1898; 9 years) 12
141 Allan Armitage, horticulturist, recipient of the National Educator Award from the American Horticultural Society. 11
142 Murray S. Blum, entomologist, recipient of Lamar Dodd Award, authority on chemical ecology and pheromones 11
143 Philip Lee Williams, novelist, poet, essayist and composer 10
144 Mark Slonaker, 1975–1979 men's basketball player, who returned as assistant men's basketball coach 1989–1995. 10
145 Norman S. Fletcher, Georgia State Supreme Court Chief Justice 10
146 The B-52's, New Wave rock band 9
147 Nathaniel E. Harris, Governor of Georgia 8
148 Ron Jirsa, men's basketball coach, 1995-1997, associate head coach, 1997-1999 heach coach. 8
149 Abdul Karim al-Iryani, Prime Minister of Yemen 8
150 Guy G. Hurlbutt, United States Attorney for Idaho from 1981 until 1984 and a former federal judicial nominee to the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit 6
151 Jonathan Clark Rogers, President (1949 – 1950; 2 years) 6
152 Richard Mandell, Golf Architect, Writer, and Radio Show personality 6
153 Jeffrey Bennetzen, molecular geneticist, elected to National Academy of Sciences 6
154 Tom Poland, author and journalist 6
155 Tomlinson Fort, Jr. - Head of Chemical Engineering, Carnegie-Mellon and Vanderbilt. Provost and Vice President of Cal Poly 5
156 Charles Melton Snelling, Chancellor (1925 – 1932; 7 years) 5
157 Donald R. Eastman III, served as the Vice President for University Relations at the University of Georgia from 1991 until 1998 and Vice President for Strategic Planning and Public Affairs at the University of Georgia between 1998 and 2001. 5
158 La'Keshia Frett, former collegiate and professional basketball player and current assistant coach for the women's basketball team at the University of Georgia. 5
159 Lamar Dodd, nationally recognized artist 5
160 Crawford W. Long, inventor of anesthesia < 5
161 Michael Hamilton, former chief financial officer of Kodak < 5
162 Joe Campbell, PhD, National Sales-Marketing-Customer Service Manager Watson Engineering < 5
163 Alexander Stephens, White Supremacist, Governor of Georgia and later Vice-President of the Confederate States of America < 5
164 D.W. Brooks, founder and chairman emeritus of Gold Kist < 5
165 Charlton Griffin, narrator, 4-time Audie Award winner < 5
166 Willian F. Prokasy, served as Vice President for Academic Affairs at the University of Georgia from 1988 to 1998. He came from the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana where he had been Dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences from 1980 to 1988. < 5

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