Brent Yarina, Senior Editor, June 30, 2014

Andrew Weber-USA TODAY Sports
Andrew Weber-USA TODAY Sports

Big Ten sports fans probably know that Gary Williams is a Maryland graduate. Boomer Esiason, too. But did you know David Simon, the creator of "The Wire," and Jim Henson – yes, that Jim Henson – are Terps, too? See some of the school's most notable alumni in this post.

[ MORE: View's complete list of notable alumni ]

Jim Henson ?60, home economics
Creator, the Muppets

Connie Chung ?69, journalism
Emmy-winning journalist

[ MORE: Gallery: See every uniform combo Maryland wore in 2013 ]

Robert Basham ?70, business administration
Co-founder, Outback Steakhouse, Bonefish Grill, Carrabba?s Italian Grill

Larry David ?70, history
Co-creator, ?Seinfeld,? ?Curb Your Enthusiasm?

David Simon ?83, undergraduate studies
Creator, ?Homicide: Life on the Street? and ?The Wire?

Kevin Plank ?97, business administration
Founder & CEO, Under Armour