Location: Memphis, Tenn.
Colors: Blue and gray
Famous Memphis athletes: Patriots kicker Stephen Gostkowski; Carolina Panthers running back DeAngelo Williams; Atlanta Braves second baseman Dan Uggla; New Orleans Pelicans guard Tyreke Evans; former NBA guard Penny Hardaway; Chicago Bulls guard Derrick Rose; former NFL receiver Isaac Bruce.
Other famous alumni: Actor and politician Fred Thompson; actress Dixie Carter; Wink Martindale; record producer Jack Hale; conductor Willie Anthony Waters; assistant dean of the Shanghai Conservatory of Music Xio-Ou Zhao.
Celebrity who attended: Actor Michael Jeter.
Colors: Red and blue
Famous SMU athletes: Pro Football Hall of Famers Eric Dickerson, Raymond Berry and Doak Walker; former Patriots running back Craig James; former PGA Tour golfer Payne Stewart; former NFL quarterback/ broadcaster Don Meredith; Kansas City Chiefs founder Lamar Hunt; Indianapolis Colts CEO James Irsay.
Other famous alumni: Former first lady Laura Bush; Florida Gov. Rick Scott; actress Kathy Bates; actress Lauren Graham; actor Powers Boothe.
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