Video: 9-Year-Old Utah Girl Tears Up Youth Football League – Sam Gordon

This 60 lb girl is really fast and, apparently, hard to tackle. Here’s more on Sam from USA Today (video from Good Morning America below): Imagine a mix of in their prime versions of Barry Sanders and Bo Jackson combined with The Waterboy’s Bobby Boucher and you’ll get an idea of the type of havoc young Sam Gordon wrought on her youth boys league this season.  The youngster from the greater…

November 9, 2012

Grandma, 55, to Try Out to be Dallas Cowboys Cheeleader – Sharon Simmons

Sharon Simmons wants to try out for the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders
March 2, 2012

Okay, so we should probably file this under our seldom used “Good Jocks” category. After all, Sharon Simmons, 55, hasn’t done anything wrong. In fact, the Texas grandmother has taken such good care of her body she’s doing something no one even close to her age has done before: auditioning to become an NFL cheerleader. And not just any squad: the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders who are so popular, their tryouts…


Georgia’s “Muscle” Cheerleader Turns Down $75K Fitness Contract Over Supplements – Anna Watson

UGA cheerleader Anna Watson flexing her arms
February 4, 2012

By now, most of you have seen the picture of the University of Georgia cheerleader Anna Watson, flexing her arms in a classic body builder pose. And, as you can see from the photo, she’s not your average cheerleader. According to reports, Anna can bench press 155 pounds and was in such good shape she was offered a fitness-modelling contract worth $75,000 . . . but turned it down. Allegedly…


Good Jock: Michigan Girl Named Homecoming Queen, Kicks Game Winning Field Goal

Every once and a while we like to post a “Good Jock” story, to remind everyone that there are good stories in sports out there.  Take this one about Brianna Amat, the first female to play on Pinckney High School’s (Michigan) varsity football team. She also stars on the school’s girls soccer team and decided one day she wanted to see what it was like to kick a football. She…

October 4, 2011

GoodJocks: Two College Lady #Wrestlers Tackle Hit & Run Driver

A very unusual story for us. Not only because these jocks did some thing Good, instead of something Bad, but also because it involves female wrestlers on a college team! We think their story deserves a little more attention: Two Oklahoma City University wrestlers are being hailed as heroes after tackling a man who had fled the scene of an accident.  But what makes this story unusual is that the…

August 26, 2011