Famous Sigma Nu alumni have included men of note in the arts, media, politics, sports, and numerous other fields. Some of the most well known are listed below.

Performing arts, literature, and media

Chip Arndt Beta Alpha Yale University Amazing Race 4 Winner
Bob Barker Epsilon Beta Drury University Emmy-winning host of "The Price is Right" game show since 1972; has served as emcee for Miss Universe and Rose Bowl parade
David Birney Delta Beta Dartmouth College Award-winning actor/director whose career has embraced a substantial list of performances in both contemporary and classical roles in theatre, film and television.
Joe Buck Beta Eta Indiana University Sportscaster on FOX television network
William Daniels Gamma Beta Northwestern University Emmy Award winning actor starred in St. Elsewhere and Boy Meets World, and was the voice of "KITT" in the television show Knight Rider.
Adam Duritz Zeta Xi University of California, Davis Lead singer for the Counting Crows
Harrison Ford Zeta Tau Ripon College Starred in some of the most successful films ever made, including Star Wars, The Empire Strikes Back, Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, and The Fugitive. Also the 1985 Oscar best actor nominee for Witness
Zane Grey Beta Rho University of Pennsylvania Western novelist (Riders of the Purple Sage)
Dave Guard Beta Chi Stanford University Guitar player who helped form the Kingston Trio. The Kingston Trio won the 1959 Grammy for best folk performance.
William Inge Nu University of Kansas Noted poet and playwright. Earned a Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 1953 for his play Picnic. Also won an Academy Award for Writing Original Screenplay in 1961 for The Dark at the Top of the Stairs.
Jamey Johnson Iota Lambda Jacksonville State University Country Music Singer, co-writer of the CMA and ACM 2007 Song of the Year "Give It Away," recorded by George Strait
Tom Johnson Mu University of Georgia President of CNN; has also served as President and CEO of the Los Angeles Times.
Curt Menefee Beta Epsilon Coe College Sportscaster on FOX television network
Al Michaels Zeta Upsilon
Eta Kappa
Arizona State University
San Diego State University
Play by play sportscaster for NBC's Sunday Night Football; formerly announced ABC's Monday Night Football from 1986 until it ended in 2005; one of only two men to have broadcasted for the championships of the four major American pro sports (NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL)
Glenn Miller Gamma Kappa University of Colorado at Boulder Leader of the Glenn Miller Orchestra, received the GRAMMY Hall of Fame Award in 1983 (In the Mood) and 1991 (Moonlight Serenade)
Brian Mistler Delta Mu Stetson University American philosopher and writer, Gestalt psychologist who studied with M. Pat Korb
Tom Poston Epsilon Bethany College Won 1959 Emmy as best supporting actor in a comedy series for The Steve Allen Show. Featured in To Tell the Truth, Mork and Mindy, and Newhart. He received best supporting actor Emmy nominations in 1984, 1986, and 1987.
Burton Rascoe Gamma Rho University of Chicago Editor and literary critic
Paul Rudd Nu University of Kansas Actor in films such as Anchorman, The 40 Year Old Virgin, Clueless, and The Shape of Things
Josh Saviano Beta Alpha Yale University Actor; played Paul Pfeiffer on the sitcom The Wonder Years
Shadoe Stevens Epsilon Kappa University of North Dakota Host of ABC radio's American Top 40; voice of Hollywood Squares.
Boyd Tinsley Beta University of Virginia Violinist of Dave Matthews Band fame.

Political figures

Michael D. Antonovich Eta Phi California State University, Los Angeles Mayor of Los Angeles County; Member of Board of Supervisors
Bill Baarsma Zeta Alpha University of Puget Sound Current Tacoma, WA Mayor
Lloyd Bentsen Upsilon University of Texas at Austin Former Senator from Texas, Vice Presidential candidate in 1988, and former Secretary of the Treasury
Quentin N. Burdick Gamma Tau University of Minnesota, Twin Cities D — North Dakota
Alan Cranston Beta Chi Stanford University D — California
Tom Coburn Epsilon Epsilon Oklahoma State University - Stillwater R — Oklahoma
Norm Dicks Gamma Chi University of Washington Member of the United States House of Representatives (1976–present) (D — Washington)
Walter F. George Eta Mercer University D — Georgia
Jim Gibbons Delta Xi University of Nevada, Reno Current Nevada Governor
Bob Graham Epsilon Zeta University of Florida Governor of Florida (1978–1986); U.S. Senator (1986–2005) (D — Florida)
Clifford P. Hansen Epsilon Delta University of Wyoming R — Wyoming
Clarence M. Kelley Nu University of Kansas Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation from July 9, 1973 through February 23, 1978. Kelley, who was Kansas City police chief when he received the appointment, had been an FBI Agent from 1940 to 1961. Kelley also served in the United States Navy (22 July 1944 - 9 April 1946) having been granted military leave from the FBI.
Trent Lott Epsilon Xi University of Mississippi Senate Republican Whip (R — Mississippi)
James A. McClure Delta Omicron University of Idaho R — Idaho
George J. Mitchell Delta Psi Bowdoin College Former Senate majority leader and past chairman of The Walt Disney Company
Jody Powell Eta Gamma Georgia State University President Carter's Press secretary
E. Clay Shaw Jr. Delta Mu Stetson University Former Republican member of the United States House of Representatives from 1981-2006, representing the 22nd District of Florida
Steve Symms Delta Omicron University of Idaho R — Idaho
Eugene Talmadge Mu University of Georgia Governor of Georgia (1933–1937 and 1941–1943; elected in 1946 but did not serve
Herman E. Talmadge Mu University of Georgia Governor of Georgia (1949–1955); U.S. Senator (1957–1981) (D — Georgia)
Joe Trippi Zeta Iota San Jose State University Campaign manager for Howard Dean in 2004; worked on other Democratic campaigns from the 1980s onward
Roger Wicker Epsilon Xi University of Mississippi United States Representative (1995–2007). United States Senator (2008 to present). (R — Mississippi)

Sports figures

Felix "Doc" Blanchard Psi University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Three time All-American and 1945 Heisman trophy winner for Army (after joining Sigma Nu at UNC)
Paul "Bear" Bryant Theta University of Alabama Coached several college football teams (most notably, his alma mater Alabama) for a career record of 323-85-17
Cedric Dempsey Gamma Gamma Albion College President of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) from 1993 to 2002
Bobby Dodd Epsilon Eta University of Tennessee Coached Georgia Tech football team to 165-64-8 record; All-American quarterback for Tennessee; one of only two men in the College Football Hall of Fame as both a coach and a player
Walt Dropo Epsilon Phi University of Connecticut American League rookie of the year in 1950; played twelve seasons for the Red Sox
Dallas Green Delta Kappa University of Delaware Major League baseball player; manager of Chicago Cubs and New York Mets; managed 1980 Philadelphia Phillies to first World Series title
Al Groh Beta University of Virginia Former head coach of the New York Jets, current head coach of the University of Virginia football team
John Hadl Nu University of Kansas A professional American football player who is now an associate athletic director in the University of Kansas (Jayhawks) athletic department
Dick Howser Zeta Zeta Florida State University American League Rookie of the Year in 1961; managed the Kansas City Royals to first World Series title
Lindy Infante Epsilon Zeta University of Florida Green Bay Packers head coach 1988–1991
Chet Jastremski Beta Eta Indiana University 1964 Olympic Bronze Medalist; made the cover of Sports Illustrated; member of the swimming hall of fame
Hayes Alan Jenkins Gamma Beta Northwestern University Olympic figure skating Gold Medalist, 1956
Norm Johnson Epsilon Pi University of California, Los Angeles Ranks fifteenth all time in points scored in NFL history
Stan Jones Delta Phi University of Maryland NFL Hall of Famer
Guy Lewis Zeta Chi University of Houston University of Houston Basketball coach with 27 straight winning seasons
Archie Manning Epsilon Xi University of Mississippi Professional quarterback for the New Orleans Saints
Eli Manning Epsilon Xi University of Mississippi Professional quarterback for the New York Giants
Mike McCormack Nu University of Kansas NFL Hall of Famer
Wayne Munn Delta Eta University of Nebraska-Lincoln World Heavyweight Wrestling Champion in 1925
Rick Neuheisel Epsilon Pi University of California, Los Angeles Former college football head coach; current (as of 2006) quarterbacks coach for the Baltimore Ravens
Pat Riley Gamma Iota University of Kentucky NBA head coach for Los Angeles Lakers, New York Knicks, and currently the Miami Heat; served as head coach for five NBA championship teams, and as a player or assistant coach on two more
Bill Stanfill Mu University of Georgia NFL All-Pro defensive end for Miami Dolphins; college football All-American and Outland Trophy winner for Georgia Bulldogs
Steve Stenstrom Beta Chi Stanford University Stanford quarterback and a Heisman trophy candidate
Greg Swindell Upsilon University of Texas at Austin MLB — Houston Astros; named to Baseball American's all time college all-star team
Tommy Vardell Beta Chi Stanford University Cleveland Browns running back
Bill Yoast Eta Mercer University Coach portrayed in Remember the Titans

Other famous members

Daniel Amos Mu University of Georgia CEO of AFLAC Insurance
Vance Brand Gamma Kappa University of Colorado at Boulder Astronaut — flew on ASTP, commander of STS-5 and STS-41B
Ronald Evans Nu University of Kansas NASA astronaut and Pathfinder to the Stars who piloted Apollo 17
Robert L. Gernon Nu University of Kansas Kansas Supreme Court Justice 2003-2005
Chet Huber Eta Mu Kettering University Current President of Onstar
Don Malarkey Gamma Zeta University of Oregon Member of Easy Company of the 101st Airborne Division during World War II and is prominently featured in the Steven Ambrose book Band of Brothers which was made into a very popular HBO mini series.
Johnny L Morris Epsilon Beta Drury University Founder and Owner of Bass Pro Shops outdoor retailer
Charles R. Schwab Beta Chi Stanford University Founder, Chairman and CEO of Charles Schwab Corporation Retail Stock Brokerage
General Paul Tibbets Epsilon Zeta University of Florida Pilot of the Enola Gay, the plane that dropped the first atomic bomb used in warfare on Hiroshima in 1945
Don Tyson Gamma Upsilon University of Arkansas - Fayetteville Chairman of Tyson Foods

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