05/18/2010 08:48 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Lingerie Football League Tryouts Caught On Tape (VIDEO)

The Lingerie Football League may be best known for its annual Lingerie Bowl, but casual fans may not realize that sport is quite physical.

KDAF in Dallas-Fort Worth took a peek inside the Dallas Desire's tryout process, and the station's cameras were rolling as they watched aspiring players practice.

League founder Mitchell Mortaza says, "Last year we had models trying to play football. This year we're going to have athletes that happen to be beautiful playing football."

One Desire player downplayed the Lingerie Football League's skimpy attire. "Our uniforms actually cover more than Olympic volleyball players, swimmers and gymnasts," she said. Scroll down to see the full report.