Get Excited For Football With 25 Hot Pictures of NFL and NCAA Cheerleaders

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Are You Ready For Some Football Cheerleaders?

(Kirby Lee/USA Today Sports)

After months of waiting—the 2013 football season is finally here. The summertime can be a difficult time for sports fans as they know how close they are to football finally be here and say what you want about other sports, but there’s no question there’s no better sport to watch than football.

The 2013 NFL Hall of Fame game between the Miami Dolphins and Dallas Cowboys will get everything underway on Sunday night and hopefully—the next couple of weeks will fly by so fans can experience the real games in September.

Whether you happen to be a bigger fan of the NFL or college level, football is football at the end of the day and fans will be excited just to see action once again after waiting all offseason. As much as fans enjoy watching the games each weekend, let’s not forget about the lovely ladies on the sidelines that fans enjoy watching as well in between plays.

In honor of the 2013 football season getting under way, we decided to have some fun and dedicate an article specifically to the lovely cheerleaders who are on the sidelines each week. Enjoy football fans as we provide you with 25 beautiful photos—both from the NFL and college football—to help you get even more excited about the 2013 football season finally getting under way.

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Miami Dolphins Cheerleaders

(Steve Mitchell/USA Today Sports)

The Miami Dolphins hope the addition of Mike Wallace will make them contenders in the AFC East next season.

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Oklahoma Sooners Cheerleaders

(Kevin Jairaj/USA Today Sports)

The Oklahoma Sooners finished 10-3 last season and hope to be contenders for the national title once again in 2013.

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Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders

(Kirby Lee/USA Today Sports)

They've fallen just short of the playoffs in each of the last two seasons and the pressure will be high once again for the Dallas Cowboys to succeed this season--especially with all of the money invested in Tony Romo.

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Alabama Crimson Tide Cheerleaders

(Matthew Emmons/USA Today Sports)

When considering the fact that Alabama has won three of the last four National Championships, it's safe to say this squad will have plenty to cheer about in 2013.

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New England Patriots Cheerleaders

(Kirby Lee/USA Today Sports)

It's safe to say no team has had a more interesting offseason than the New England Patriots and it will be interesting to see how they adjust to all of the transitions.

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Clemson Tigers Cheerleaders

(Joshua S. Kelly/USA Today Sports)

The Clemson Tigers hope to be one of the top teams in the ACC once again in 2013 after finishing 7-1 in the conference last year.

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Denver Broncos Cheerleaders

(Chris Humphreys/USA Today Sports)

After finishing with the best record in the AFC last year during the regular season, the Denver Broncos have their eyes set on making a run at the Super Bowl this season.

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Texas Longhorns Cheerleaders

(Matthew Emmons/USA Today Sports)

It's no secret football is big in Texas and the lovely ladies of the Longhorns always have plenty to cheer about.

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Washington Redskins Cheerleaders

(Geoff Burke/USA Today Sports)

Hopefully, Robert Griffin III returns in time for Week 1 and the Washington Redskins have a better shot at defending their NFC East title.

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North Carolina State Cheerleaders

(Jim Brown/USA Today Sports)

North Carolina State hopes to build off last year's disappointing 4-4 finish within the conference.

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San Francisco 49ers Cheerleaders

(Kelley L. Cox/USA Today Sports)

After falling just short of winning the Super Bowl last year, the San Francisco 49ers will be anxious to make another run in 2013.

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TCU Horned Frogs Cheerleaders

(Jerome Miron/USA Today Sports)

It's safe to say the TCU football program has emerged as one of the top teams in college football over the last couple of years and their cheerleaders are certainly beautiful to look at.

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Atlanta Falcons Cheerleaders

(Daniel Shirey/USA Today Sports)

The Atlanta Falcons realize how close they were to reaching the Super Bowl last year and they certainly have the talent to make another run next season--especially with Matt Ryan under center.

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Louisville Cardinals Cheerleaders

(Jamie Rhodes/USA Today Sports)

With the way Teddy Bridgewater played last season, expectations are high for the Louisville Cardinals heading into the 2013 season. In fact, Bridgewater could find himself in the running to win the Heisman trophy when it's all said and done.

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Houston Texans Cheerleaders

(Kirby Lee/USA Today Sports)

The Houston Texans have made progress by reaching the playoffs in each of the last two seasons and they'll look to be one of the top contenders in the AFC once again this season.

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Sam Houston State Bearkats Cheerleaders

(Jerome Miron/USA Today Sports)

They may not be up there with teams like Alabama and Ohio State from a football perspective, but the cheerleaders of the Sam Houston State Bearkats are absolutely gorgeous.

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Seattle Seahawks Cheerleaders

(Steven Bisig/USA Today Sports)

The Seattle Seahawks are early favorites to win this year's Super Bowl--which means these lovely ladies could have plenty to cheer about once the playoffs get under way.

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Brigham Young Cougars Cheerleaders

(Brian Losness/USA Today Sports)

The BYU Cougars hope to build off of their 8-5 finish from last season in 2013.

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Tennessee Titans Cheerleaders

(Jim Brown/USA Today Sports)

Will the Tennessee Titans be able to keep up with the Jacksonville Jaguars and Indianapolis Colts in the AFC South? Let's hope Chris Johnson can return to his old dominant level from a few years ago so they can do so.

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Boise State Broncos Cheerleaders

(Brian Losness/USA Today Sports)

It's amazing to see how far along the Boise State Broncos have come along in the national spotlight over the last couple of seasons and that should be the case once again this season.

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Indianapolis Colts Cheerleaders

(Brian Spurlock/USA Today Sports)

The Indianapolis Colts and their cheerleaders should consider themselves lucky for having a quarterback like Andrew Luck calling the shots under center.

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Ohio State Buckeyes Cheerleaders

(Jeff Hanisch/USA Today Sports)

After going undefeated last season, expectations are eye for Urban Meyer and the Ohio State Buckeyes this season.

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Baltimore Ravens Cheerleaders

(Kirby Lee/USA Today Sports)

The Baltimore Ravens had plenty to cheer about last season after making a miraculous run in the playoffs to finish the year as Super Bowl Champions, but it won't be as easy to defend their title in 2013 with the numerous changes made to the team during the offseason.

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Texas Tech Red Raiders Cheerleaders

(Jerome Miron/USA Today Sports)

Despite their 8-5 finish overall, the Texas Tech Raiders only won four games in the conference last year--so let's hope things turn out differently in 2013.