8 Celebrities You Probably Didn't Know Were Athletes in College

Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson

Before his A-list movie career, Dwayne Johnson was a college football star for the University of Miami.

Bradley Cooper

If you hadn't pegged him for an athlete, think again. Bradley Cooper rowed crew while he was a student at Georgetown University.

Mahershala Ali

Before he won any Oscars, Mahershala Ali was known to drain some points on the basketball court. The actor attended St. Mary's, a Division I team, on a basketball scholarship in the '90s.

Joel McHale

The Community star didn't just attend the University of Washington, he was a tight end on the school's football team.

Channing Tatum

If you ever wondered why 22 Jump Street star Channing Tatum looked so natural in a football uniform, it may have to do with his past.

Jon Stewart

Jon Stewart may be known for his comedic wit today, but back in the day the entertainer earned accolades on the soccer field.

George W. Bush

While studying at Yale University, George W. Bush was a member of the Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity and the Skull and Bones Society.

2 Chainz

Before his career as a rapper, 2 Chainz attended Alabama State University on an athletic scholarship for their Division I basketball team.