List of University of Louisiana at Lafayette people

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This is a partial list of notable people affiliated with the University of Louisiana at Lafayette.

Alumni[edit]

Arts and entertainment[edit]

Business[edit]

Law, government and politics[edit]

Military, science and technology[edit]

Religion[edit]

Sports alumni[edit]

American football[edit]

  • Michael Adams, cornerback, Arizona Cardinals (2007–present)
  • Louis Age, offensive tackle, Chicago Bears (1992)
  • Patrise Alexander, linebacker, Washington Redskins (1996–1998)
  • James Atkins, offensive tackle, Seattle Seahawks (1994–2097), Baltimore Ravens (1998–1999), Detroit Lions (2000)
  • D'Anthony Batiste, offensive tackle, Carolina Panthers (2006), Atlanta Falcons (2007–08), Washington Redskins (2008–2009)
  • Bill Bentley, cornerback, Detroit Lions (2013–present)
  • Bill Blackburn, center, Chicago Cardinals (1946–1950)
  • C. C. Brown, safety, Houston Texans (2005–2008), New York Giants (2009–present)
  • Chris Cagle (deceased), halfback, New York Giants (1930–1932), Brooklyn Dodgers (1933–1934), College Football Hall of Fame (1954)
  • Anthony Clement, offensive tackle, Arizona Cardinals (1998–2005), San Francisco 49ers (2005), New York Jets (2006–2007)
  • Kenyon Cotton, running back, Baltimore Ravens (1997–1998)
  • Richie Cunningham, place kicker, Dallas Cowboys, Carolina Panthers, Jacksonville Jaguars (1997–2002)
  • Joe DeForest, linebacker, New Orleans Saints (1987)
  • Jake Delhomme, quarterback, New Orleans Saints (1998–2002), Carolina Panthers (2003–2009), Cleveland Browns (2010–present)
  • Tyrell Fenroy, running back; school, state and Sun Belt Conference all-time leading rusher; one of eight NCAA FBS players with four consecutive 1,000 yd seasons
  • Ladarius Green, tight end, San Diego Chargers (2013–2015), Pittsburgh Steelers (2016-present)
  • Mark Hall, defensive end, Green Bay Packers (1989–1990)
  • Kyries Hebert, defensive back, Houston Texans (2002), Cincinnati Bengals (2008–present)[9]
  • Keno Hills, tackle, New Orleans Saints (1996–1998)
  • Weldon Humble (deceased), offensive lineman, Cleveland Browns (1947–1950), Dallas Texans (1952), College Football Hall of Fame (1961)
  • Elvis Joseph, running back, Jacksonville Jaguars (2001–2002)
  • Randy McClanahan, linebacker, Oakland Raiders (1977), Buffalo Bills (1978), Oakland/Los Angeles Raiders (1980–1982)
  • Brian Mitchell, running back, Washington Redskins (1990–1999), Philadelphia Eagles (2000–2002), New York Giants (2003)
  • Donovan Morgan, wide receiver, Houston Texans (2005)
  • Todd Scott, defensive back, Minnesota Vikings (1991–1994), New York Jets (1995), Tampa Bay Buccaneers (1995–1996), Kansas City Chiefs (1997)
  • Rafael Septien, place-kicker, Dallas Cowboys (1978–1986)
  • Antwain Spann, cornerback for the New England Patriots (2006–2008)
  • Brandon Stokley, wide receiver, Baltimore Ravens (1999–2002), Indianapolis Colts (2003–06), Denver Broncos (2007–2009), Seattle Seahawks (2010)
  • Ike Taylor, defensive back, Pittsburgh Steelers (2003–2014)
  • Orlando Thomas, defensive back, Minnesota Vikings (1995–2001)
  • Charles Tillman, cornerback, Chicago Bears (2003–present)
  • Clarence Verdin, wide receiver, Washington Redskins (1986–1987), Indianapolis Colts (1988–1993), Atlanta Falcons (1994)
  • Melvin White, cornerback, Carolina Panthers (2013–present)

Baseball[edit]

  • Jose Alvarez, player for the Atlanta Braves (1977–1978)
  • Gene Bacque, only non-Japanese player to receive the Eiji Sawamura Award; Hanshin (Japan) Tigers (1962–1968), Kintetsu Buffaloes (1969)
  • Paul Bako, player for the Detroit Tigers, Houston Astros, Florida Marlins, Atlanta Braves, Milwaukee Brewers, Chicago Cubs, Los Angeles Dodgers, Kansas City Royals (1998–2009)
  • Alvin Dark, former shortstop and manager in Major League Baseball
  • Phil Devey, Canadian baseball pitcher
  • Scott Dohmann, player for the Colorado Rockies (1999–2000)
  • Ron Guidry, Cy Young Award winner; player for the New York Yankees (1969–1970)
  • Gary Haught, player for the Oakland Athletics (1991–1992)
  • Xavier Hernandez, player for the Toronto Blue Jays (1984–1986)
  • Chris Howard, player for the Seattle Mariners (1988-1988)
  • Jonathan Lucroy, player for the Milwaukee Brewers (2010–present)
  • B. J. Ryan, player for the Baltimore Orioles (1997–2005), Toronto Blue Jays (2006–2009) Chicago Cubs (2009–present)
  • Donne Wall, player for the Houston Astros (1988–1989)

Basketball-NBA[edit]

  • Kevin Brooks, player for Milwaukee Bucks, Denver Nuggets, Adelaide 36ers (1990s)
  • Bo Lamar, former Detroit Pistons and ABA player
  • Elfrid Payton, player for Orlando Magic (2014)
  • Fred Saunders, former Phoenix Suns (1974–1976) and Boston Celtics player (1976–1978)
  • Andrew Toney, former player for Philadelphia 76ers (1980–1988)
  • Marv Winkler, former player for Milwaukee Bucks (1970–71), Indiana Pacers (1971–72)

Basketball-WNBA[edit]

  • Kim Perrot (deceased), former player with Houston Comets

Golf[edit]

  • Mike Heinen, professional golfer
  • Craig Perks, professional PGA golfer; 2002 New Zealand Sportsman of the Year

Tennis[edit]

  • Tony Minnis, UL Lafayette's all-time winningest singles player with a 94-40 college career; Louisiana Coach of the Year 1995 and 1999

Track and field[edit]

  • Hollis Conway, high-jump athlete; Olympic medalist, 1988 silver, 1992 bronze
  • John McDonnell, UL Lafayette track athlete (1966–69); coached Arkansas to 42 NCAA championships

Trampoline[edit]

  • Leigh Hennessy, two-time world champion and record-holder for most national championships

Other[edit]

Faculty[edit]

References[edit]

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