The funny man, pictured second in the lineout in the dark-striped uniform, played while in college at Marquette. In Tommy Boy he wore a Marquette Rugby jacket as an apparent ode to his college days.
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The RUGBYMag forensics team is still researching whether or not the man pictured with head gear and kneeling on the ball is indeed the guerilla leader. Other similar pics exist.
Perhaps not a hosuehold name any longer, Pete Dawkins was the toast of the country in 1958 when he won the Heisman trophy as a cadet at West Point. Upon graduation he was awarded a Rhodes scholarship, which he cashed in at Oxford, where he picked up the hooligan's game. Dawkins is still credited with popularizing the overhand lineout pass that is still used today.
The man standing in the back row on the far left side is senator Ted Kennedy, who strapped on the boots during his time at Harvard.
The Polish powerhouse was crowned the World's Strongest Man five times. Who wants to see that guy catching a crash ball?
Chris Farley isn't the only SNL alum to play our game. Pictured in the forefront is Kevin Nealon of Happy Gilmore, SNL, Weeds and countless other shows and movies. Nealon was a longtime member of the CT Yankees.
George W. Bush
President Bush is pictured above as he was shown in the Yale Daily News years ago, slugging one of the Bulldogs' opponents.
Cuban's time as a rugby player at Indiana University has gained recent fame with the release of some not-so-family-frienly photos. Here he's shown tackling a Purdue alum at an old-timers game.
Without the whiskers was how Kristofferson appeared in a 1953 issue of Sports Illustrated. He was lauded in the publication for his athletic prowess in many sports while at Pomona College, rugby included. Kristofferson is credited with founding the Santa Monica Rugby Club.
There's no evidence of the Hoff ever actually playing rugby, but apparently he was cheering on the Welsh during the Rugby World Cup, as he posted this photo on his twitter in honor of his Welsh girlfriend.
Rumor has it The Rock played a little rugby before taking his gridiron talents to Miami, his culinary talents to the WWE and his muscles to the big screen. Here he is posing in a league jersey.
Did the Scottish actor ever actually play rugby? Quite possibly. This photo was taken from an ad shoot for L'Oreal.
The Kansas City-raised actor gave rugby a shot in a deleted scene from I Love You Man. The video is easy to find online.