White (Film School, '01) regularly attends Bruins basketball games and is unlikely best buds with former UCLA wideout Freddie Mitchell. UW guard Brandon Roy once said he enjoyed playing at Pauley Pavilion because of the celebrity sightings and thought it was "pretty funny" when he looked over and saw Urkel in the stands.
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Letterman ('69) was presented with a game ball after he gave an on-air pep talk, in 2000, to the football team before it snapped the longest losing streak in the country (21 games) with a 15-10 win over Miami of Ohio. "I'd like to think I had something to do with it," Dave said.
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"Let's start with my Iowa Hawkeyes. They are my Iowa Hawkeyes because they were my Grandpa Tom's Iowa Hawkeyes. I went to my first game when I was four," said Arnold, who revealed that "on my desk, in front of my wife's picture, is a football signed by ... the legendary 1939 Iowa team."
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"I'm trying to be for Cincinnati basketball what Ashley [Judd] is for UK basketball," said Lachey, whose family has numerous members who attended Cincinnati. Last season the former 98 Degrees star wrote an angry editorial in the Cincinnati Enquirer calling out president Nancy Zympher for firing Bob Huggins.
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Ferrell, who majored in sports information at USC but never received a degree, was on the sidelines for the Trojans' 41-38 Rose Bowl loss this year and may even have been responsible for Matt Leinart returning for his senior year. "I threatened him," said Ferrell. "I called him every week and I told him, 'Look, don't be stupid.'"
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A former track-and-field star and cornerback on the football team, Cosby ('71) has been known to make recruiting calls for his alma mater and reportedly flew to Clemson to help convince assistant Ron Dickerson to take the Owls' head coaching job in 1992.
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After scoring a TD against Washington State last season, LenDale White tossed the ball to Snoop, later remarking, "Where else can you do that besides L.A.?" In 2004 the Long Beach native surprised the team at practice by running drills with the offense and defense.
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The mob-boss actor served as Rutgers' honorary captain for the 2005 Insight Bowl and has appeared in commercials and on billboards supporting the athletic program. While in New Brunswick for a 19-14 win over MSU in 2004, Gandolfini ('83) was involved in an auto accident with a suspected drunken driver.
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Reynolds, who played halfback for the Seminoles before injuring his knee, has an athletic dorm at FSU named in his honor and is close friends with Bobby Bowden, whose private office Reynold's often watches games from. Reynolds, who donated the team's uniforms one year, has participated in the legendary pregame flaming spear ritual.
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"In my estimation, the most famous and most spirited fan is Regis Philbin," said Joe Garner, whose book "Echoes of Notre Dame Football" was narrated by Philbin ('53). In 1998 Philbin, a frequent guest of honor at school pep rallies, launched the Lou Holtz Hall of Fame in Ohio Valley.
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The Indy rocker is a Bloomington resident and frequently attends Hoosiers football and basketball games with his wife. The school's indoor practice facility and training center is the Mellencamp Pavilion and Johnny Cougs has been known to organize pick-up football games inside.
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"All my songs are Cal-inspired," said the Counting Crows frontman, who asks for Saturdays off in the fall so he can follow Bears football. Duritz, who attended Cal but never graduated, often flies with the football team and gave the Bears a motivational speech before their triple-overtime victory over USC in 2003.
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"After the Cats beat IUPUI 95-64 in the first round of the 2003 NCAA tournament in Nashville, the team came to my house and I cooked for them," wrote Judd ('90) in her ode to UK in SI. "The fellas signed a wall that runs along the staircase to the basement ... and what they wrote is almost as dear to me as my grandmother's pearls."
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The Sexiest Man Alive is a fixture on the Longhorns' sideline and in the locker room. He was front and center in a pre-Rose Bowl team picture last season. In a video segment on "Oprah," Mack Brown revealed that McConaughey ('93) said that the Rose Bowl win was "much better than winning an Oscar."
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