The Lafayette area is known for incredible food, hospitality, Cajun music, zydeco, and more.

It's also home to great sports, with an impressive list of current and former professional athletes.

Here are 29 of them.

29 Pro Athletes From the Lafayette Area

10 Famous People You Didn't Even Know Were From Lafayette

30 famous people you might not know were college athletes

Stacker dug deep to find 30 celebrities who were previously college athletes. There are musicians, politicians, actors, writers, and reality TV stars. For some, an athletic career was a real, promising possibility that ultimately faded away due to injury or an alternate calling. Others scrapped their way onto a team and simply played for fun and the love of the sport. Read on to find out if your favorite actor, singer, or politician once sported a university jersey.

11 Players With Louisiana Ties on Super Bowl 56 Rosters

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