WATCH: College athletes won't always make it to the NFL, but every now and then, they'll fare even better in Hollywood.
With college football in full swing and the NFL season kicking off Thursday, Circa investigates seven A-listers with NCAA prowess.
Dwayne Johnson won a football title at Miami before becoming the world's highest-paid actor.
"Community" star Joel McHale was a walk-on for the University of Washington's football team.
A wide receiver at Columbia, Matthew Fox played a football coach in "We Are Marshall."
"Brooklyn Nine-Nine" star and Western Michigan alum Terry Crews played in the NFL.
In 2010, Emma Watson traded her script for a stick for Brown University's field hockey team.
"The Office's" Steve Carell was a hockey goalie in high school and at Denison University.
Carell's old boss, former "Daily Show" host Jon Stewart, excelled at soccer at William & Mary.
Which celebrity's college-athlete history is most surprising to you?
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