Share “Famous BYU alums”

Jake Trotter Published: August 29, 2009
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→Orrin Hatch (’58): Famous U.S. senator from Utah.

→Mitt Romney (’71): Former BYU valedictorian and Massachusetts governor fell short in bid for presidency in 2008 Republican primary, but still hopes to run in 2012.

→Danny Ainge (’81): Former Boston Celtics star now general manager of the franchise.

→Andy Reid (’82): Head coach of the Philadelphia Eagles.

→Mike Leach (’83): Former Sooner offensive coordinator now head coach at Texas Tech.

→Steve Young (’83): Former QB of the San Francisco 49ers; now in the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

→Mike Weir (’92): PGA golfer winner of The Masters in 2003.

→Aaron Eckhart (’94): Played Julia Roberts’ flame in "Erin Brockovich” and Harvey Dent in "The Dark Knight.”

→Ken Jennings (’00): Became the all-time game-show leading money-winner after winning 74 consecutive Jeopardy! games.

→Jon Heder (’04): Showed off his dance moves as the star of "Napoleon Dynamite.”