Because they "lead" the fans to support ("cheer") the team. :D
Cheerleaders don't only cheer for football. There is also competitive cheer leading and cheering for other sports.
to cheer on a team
"UCA Cheer Camp" is held by college cheerleaders. These competition cheerleaders give up their time to go around the nation & teach new things. It's very fun.
Pom poms and their voices.
The Dallas Cowboys
"cheer stick, cheer stick, let the turtles rise."
They are role models for girls
no not really because cheerleaders cheer for sport teams.
Cheerleaders motivate sports players to try their best! That is what cheerleading is all about!
In order to stay together in their cheer routine.