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45 College Athletes Are Trying Out For The WWE

A WWE belt.

NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 09: WWE Championship Belt presented during the Beyond Sport United 2016 at Barclays Center on August 9, 2016 in Brooklyn, New York. (Photo by Roy Rochlin/Getty Images)

The WWE is looking for a few new recruits. This weekend, 45 college athletes will be trying out ahead of WrestleMania.

The WWE has always been interested in signing former college athletes. Look no further than Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, who played college football at Miami.

Could the next Johnson be trying out this weekend? It's plausible.

WWE is hosting a three-day tryout at the Dallas Cowboys' headquarters this weekend. 45 current and former college athletes will be in attendance, per ESPN's report.

"The three-day tryout, taking place at Dallas Cowboys headquarters in Frisco, Texas, will include evaluations for performance and promotion as well as interviews and technical sessions in the ring," ESPN's Adam Rittenberg writes.

"The tryout, along with the name, image and likeness program WWE launched in December, is designed to identify and sign younger athletes for its development program. All 53 participants at this week’s tryout — 29 men and 24 women — are 25 or younger.

"Eight participants did not compete collegiately but stood out in MMA and CrossFit."

A few notable college football players will be in attendance and trying out. Players from TCU, Washington State, Kentucky, San Diego State and UCLA will be at the event.

Will WWE find its next "The Rock" at the three-day tryout this weekend?