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

Esquire Logo By Charlotte Chilton of Esquire | Slide 1 of 38: We know them as singers or actors, Oscar winners even, but some of these celebrities have been hiding their athletic talents. Whether they earned college athletic scholarships or walked onto the team, all of these celebs had what it took to compete at the collegiate level—sometimes at insanely elite schools. From Billy Crystal's baseball past to Dwayne Johnson's original career path, these are the stars you probably didn't know played sports in college.

We know them as singers or actors, Oscar winners even, but some of these celebrities have been hiding their athletic talents. Whether they earned college athletic scholarships or walked onto the team, all of these celebs had what it took to compete at the collegiate level—sometimes at insanely elite schools. From Billy Crystal's baseball past to Dwayne Johnson's original career path, these are the stars you probably didn't know played sports in college.

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