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People 23 Hall of Famers

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Ashley Berggren

Illinois Athletics HOF

Now living in London

Chuck Bowsher

U.S. comptroller general

Reagan appointee (1981-96)

Tonja Buford-Bailey

3-time Olympian

1992 NCAA hurdles champ

Dick Butkus

UI retired his No. 50

Pro, College Football HOF

John Cioffi

‘The father of DSL’

Internet Hall of Famer

Annie Crawley

Underwater photographer

Women Divers Hall of Famer

Doug Dossey

Managing partner

Tensile Capital Management

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Jean Driscoll

8 Boston Marathon wins

USOC Hall of Famer

Perdita Felicien

2-time Summer Olympian

Illini Athletics HOF

Darrin Fletcher

14-year MLB catcher

Illini Athletics HOF

Jenna Hall

Illinois Athletics HOF

Ohio State assistant coach

Yoshi Hayasaki

USA Gymnastics HOF

Won ’89 NCAA title

Lou Henson

Winningest basketball coach

423-224, 11 NCAA bids

James Holzhauer

Professional sports gambler

Won $2,464,216 on 'Jeopardy!'

Paul Ingrassia

Shared 1993 Pulitzer for beat reporting

Died in 2019 at age 69

Mannie Jackson

Basketball Hall of Famer

CEO, Harlem Globetrotters

Steve Kang

Former UI engineering dean

Silicon Valley Hall of Famer

Ed Krol

Internet Hall of Famer

‘Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Internet’ author

Nancy Thies Marshall

1972 Olympic gymnast

Illini Athletics HOF

Larry McCarren

Packers Hall of Famer

All-Big Ten center

John Schlitt

Original lead vocalist

Head East

Don Scifres

Laser physics pioneer

UI Engineering HOF

Mary Eggers Tendler

Illini Athletics HOF

Volleyball coach, Elon

Deon Thomas

UI's career scoring leader

Basketball radio analyst