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Thursday, September 24, 2009
Cowboys struggle with cheerleader exam

By Dan Graziano

Posted by's Matt Mosley

If you're someone who becomes upset when we write about anything off the field, now's a good time to stop reading.

OK, ESPN The Magazine's Rick Reilly obtained a copy of the written exam that prospective Cowboys Cheerleaders take during tryouts -- and it's not as easy as one might imagine.

Reilly asked 12 Cowboys players to take the exam -- and only defensive end Marcus Spears passed with flying colors. The other players struggled with questions that involved Texas and Cowboys history as well as world affairs. Here are some of the lowlights: