6) Iain Dowie
Iain Dowie studied Engineering at Southampton University, before his career took off. The former striker even managed to land a job at British Aerospace. Thereafter, he tried to keep up with football and played in a non-league for Cheshunt. Luton Town recognized the striker’s talents and deployed him as their target man. From there on, there was no stopping Dowie. He was capped 59 times by Northern Ireland, along with a successful spell with Southampton.