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Grandma tries out to be cheerleader

Susie Sanchez failed in her attempt to make the Cowboys cheerleading squad.
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Think you’ve discovered the fountain of youth? You better check with Susie Sanchez.

EYE CANDY

We're not just watching the field on Sunday. NFL cheerleaders provide the perfect sideshow.

Name doesn’t ring a bell? She’s the 39-year-old cheerleader who made the Raiders cheer squad when she was 37. But Sanchez was far from done.

Sanchez, who is now a grandmother, was one of more than 400 women to try out for the Dallas Cowboys’ cheerleading squad, according to the Dallas News.

"The year I was on that team, some of the girls were born the year I graduated," Sanchez said told the paper. “If you look at the numbers, it’s ‘What am I doing?'"

Though she gave it her best shot, Sanchez did not make the squad.

"This year I decided this was going to be it for me,” Sanchez said. “I was telling myself, I’m going to end it here."

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