That's what Sean Gregory suggests in a Time article. As we know, gender quotas often result in dumping male sports, rather than increasing female opportunities. Read more here.
The NCAA, however, currently does not recognize competitive cheerleading as a sport. So under Title IX, White is not counted as a female athlete. That's shortsighted. Schools seeking to pass the Title IX proportionality test will sometimes resort to roster management because football teams are so bloated. Some have over 100 players, so budget-strapped athletic departments need to find a similar number of spots on women's teams. Those 10 dudes who practice with the women's hoops team surely help. So instead of resorting to such trickery, why not offer a genuine athletic opportunity to 30 or so young women on a competitive-cheering team?