Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is one of the biggest stars, not only in Hollywood but across the globe.


The Rock is a major worldwide superstar who’s not only popular but is pretty open about his life. That makes it pretty easy to think you know just about everything you can possibly know about him, but there’s a good chance some things weren’t well-known until now.


If you’re a fan of The Rock there are a lot of things you do know. For instance, you know he played football for the Miami Hurricanes in the early 90’s, was a WWE champion a few times, got his first Hollywood role as the Scorpion King in 2001’s The Mummy Returns, and works out constantly to get that phenomenal physique at 45 years old.


Are you enough of a fan to know these 10 facts about The Rock?

10. He Played In The Canadian Football League


The Rock wasn’t drafted into the NFL due to a pretty severe knee injury cut his football dreams a little short while at Miami. However, he did make it to the CFL’s Calgary Stampeders roster for a little while. Talking to the Cheat Sheet, Johnson called getting cut from Calgary “very sobering” when he was told he wasn’t good enough.


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