Does this story sound eerily similar to every high school sports team ever? When an athlete reaches the top-tier of their sport, you can sometimes find these individuals dating models and celebrities, though there are those who prefer to reminisce about their days of old and date a cheerleader. The women who cheer for professional teams are the cream of the crop, all boasting a beauty and talent combination that can make any person jealous.
So, it should not really come as a surprise that athletes wind up dating cheerleaders even when they reach the top of their sport. For this list, we tracked down 15 insanely gorgeous cheerleaders who wound up dating professional athletes.
We have a little bit of everything, ranging from football cheerleaders, hockey cheerleaders, and even a rugby cheerleader. Each of these women has a unique story about dating these athletes, and we have all the juicy details for your viewing pleasure.
While this list may not inspire you to hit the gym anytime soon, it just might have you wishing that you went pro as opposed to quitting sports to hang out and play video games back in high school.
After all, they may in fact be the most famous cheerleaders in the NFL, and the Cowboys organization is a breeding ground for star players. Their dynasty in the early s is as revered as any, and it was led by legendary quarterback Troy Aikman. Normally, you see cheerleaders dating athletes who are at the top of their games as opposed to dating one that has since retired. Abigail Klein is a gorgeous blonde who was a Dallas Cowboys cheerleader.
Even though the team had plenty of talent, Klein opted to pursue a bona fide legend. Because of their difference in age, news of their relationship spread like wildfire. They may not get the same amount of coverage or recognition as football cheerleaders, but we still appreciate what they do for the sport. If you find yourself wondering whether or not hockey cheerleaders are gorgeous, just take a look at this photo of Amanda Vanderpool, a former cheerleader for the Mighty Ducks.
She is a total babe, and when Ladislav Smid was on a road trip with his team in Anaheim, he and Vanderpool met, eventually beginning a relationship. Ladislav Smid was drafted by the Mighty Ducks, but he was traded before he took the ice with the team. Vanderpool has worked in modelling and for local television in Los Angeles.
The pair had known each other since they were children, and both would find plenty of success in their careers. Middlebrooks would then begin dating sideline reporter Jenny Dell, and they would eventually marry in Ann Lux has since moved on as well, and she is now a happily-married mother of two. Outside of cheerleading for the Dallas Cowboys, Brooke was also a choreographer for the Miami Dolphins. She and Laynce Nix would eventually wed, and the two are still together to this day.
If you were hoping to ogle at pictures of her on her Instagram, we hate to be the bearers of bad news, but her account is private. She served as a cheerleader for the Canaberra Raiders, and she would eventually use her athletic talents to play football in the Lingerie Football League. Not only did she play professional football, but she has since moved on to play professional rugby back in Australia. She played for the National Team in This incredibly gorgeous athlete got her start as a cheerleader, and it is alleged that she struck up a relationship with player Travis Waddell during her time as a cheerleader for the Canaberra Raiders.
She is currently in a relationship with rugby player Tim Grant who plays for the Wests Tigers. Granted, this is mainly speculation, but usually where there is smoke, there is fire. It is rumoured that former Redskins player Chris Cooley left his first wife after meeting cheerleader Christy Oglevee.
While everything seemed hunky dory at first, Christy would soon get a nasty wake up call. Nevertheless, Oglevee and Cooley eventually got married, and all appeared to be going well for the pair. If Cooley did in fact leave his wife for Oglevee, let this serve as a reminder that this type of nonsense never works out in the end. Back before he was the number one pick in the NFL Draft, Matthew Stafford was a star quarterback at Georgia who struck up a relationship with a cheerleader named Kelly Hall.
He has thrown for over 31, career yards as well as career touchdowns, and Kelly has been with him every step of the way. Stafford and Kelly finally married in April of , and they recently had twin girls earlier in The Lions recent success is largely attributed to Stafford taking the next step in his career, and he holds a number of Lions records as well as NFL records.
Now that he is a father, we could very well see Stafford step his game up even more.