Famous People from Corinth, TX

Corinth is home to a number of notable individuals including artists, musicians, Politicians, scholars, entrepreneurs, philanthropists, and many more. Below are some of the most famous people from Corinth, TX.

Dusty Dvoracek

Dusty was born in March of 1983, and he is a retired American football nose tackle who played in the National Football League. A third-round pick of the Chicago Bears of the National Football League in the 2006 NFL Draft, he played collegiate football at Oklahoma before going on to play professionally with the Bears from 2006 to 2009, and then with the Omaha Nighthawks of the United Football League in 2010–11.

In the years since he retired from football, Dvoracek has served as a color analyst for FOX Sports Southwest, FOX Sports Oklahoma, and ESPN, as well as an analyst for SiriusXM and KWTV, among other networks. Dvoracek co-hosted a sports radio show on Oklahoma City's WWLS until the end of 2020 when he announced his retirement.

Dvoracek went to the University of Oklahoma, where he studied business administration and management. Dvoracek appeared in 49 games for the Sooners, starting 28 of them. At the conclusion of his career, he has 136 tackles (44 for loss), 16 sacks, one interception, and three fumble recoveries to his credit.

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In 2003 and 2005, he was a unanimous selection to the Big 12 All-Star team. When Dvoracek was suspended from the Sooners in 2004, it was because of an alleged attack that resulted in the hospitalization of a long-time high school acquaintance, then 21-year-old Matthew Wilde, who had been a long-time friend of Dvoracek.

The future Chicago Bears teammate Tommie Harris enlisted his services as a backup, and he took the ring ahead of future WWE World Heavyweight Champion Jack Swagger.

Joshua Randall Jackson

In April 1996, Joshua was born in Kansas City, Missouri, and is an American football cornerback who plays for the Kansas City Chiefs of the National Football League (NFL). He attended Iowa and was selected by the Green Bay Packers in the second round of the 2018 NFL Draft. He played college football for the Hawkeyes.

Jackson went to Lake Dallas High School in Corinth, Texas, where he was a cornerback and wide receiver in high school football. He graduated from Lake Dallas in 2012. He made a commitment to play collegiate football at the University of Iowa, where he currently resides.

With the exception of one game in his debut year at Iowa in 2014, Jackson appeared in all 14 games in 2015 and recorded eight tackles. In 2016, he appeared in 12 games, making one start and racking up a total of 10 tackles.

During his junior season in 2017, Jackson was awarded Big Ten Defensive Back of the Year and was a nominee for the Jim Thorpe Award after making his debut as a starter. Earlier this month, on January 3, 2018, Jackson announced his plan to enter the 2018 NFL Draft.

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