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10 Famous Male College Cheerleaders

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Cheerleading is not a sport reserved solely for squads of women in skirts.

Cheerleading actually started as a male sport at the very end of the 19th century. It's only in recent decades that it has been perceived as a sport with teams of women in semi-revealing outfits. The Guardian, as well as others, attribute the shift to the 1970s rise in popularity of the Dallas Cowboys cheerleaders.

However, finding men on the cheerleading squads in college is nothing unusual. In fact, there have been a number of celebrities and politicians who spent time cheering in college.

Check out 10 famous male cheerleaders:

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