The 2011 College Football Season draws near, which means that one of our greatest traditions draws near as well:
Cheerleaders bring us spirit, fun chants, fancy dance moves, acrobatic leaps, pom-poms, fashionable uniforms, weird triangle-based formations, and conversations revolving around male cheerleaders that ultimately end with someone saying, "Listen, that guy gets to hang out with cheerleaders—he's cool with me."
All of the above is why we love cheerleaders. I can't think of any other reason why cheerleaders are so popular with sports fans.
Maybe as you click through this slideshow you'll think of something.