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Tri-State native competing to become Dallas Cowboys Cheerleader

(Source: Jalyn Stough family) (Source: Jalyn Stough family)
DALLAS (WFIE) -

All eyes are on a local woman as she competes to become a Dallas Cowboys Cheerleader.

Jalyn Stough is a contestant on the CMT reality show "Dallas Cowboy's Cheerleader: Making the Team". The competition follows hopeful cheerleaders through their auditions and training camp until the final squad is chosen.

Stough cheered with the New York Jets while she was in college.

Those who know Stough say the surprise and support from the community was shocking.

"Last night when it aired I got several text messages and Facebook messages and saw several people in the community watching and posting screenshots of her on air and I think people get excited in our community to see somebody be out there and be successful," explained Amy Stough, Jalyn's stepmother.

This is the 13th season for the show. and there are several more weeks of competition remaining.

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