10 of the Deseret News' oddest stories from the last two years

Published: Friday, June 22 2012 9:07 p.m. MDT

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From the story: He wasn't this popular during a short stint in the NFL, but thanks to the creative minds behind the Old Spice commercial, "The Man Your Man Could Smell Like," Isaiah Mustafa was ranked the sixth sexiest man in Hollywood, according to a recent Fox News poll.

His commercial has spawned several spoofs, including one at BYU that has garnered attention not only on campus but on YouTube, where it has had more than 2 million views.

Ironically, the creator of the Old Spice phenomenon is a BYU graduate.

That's right. As No. 3 in the lineup of eight kids, ad man Jason Bagley says his father was more worried about him achieving success than any other of his siblings. After all, he didn't graduate from BYU until he was 27 years old, with a major in advertising and a minor in English.

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