(Thanks to Mr. I reader puttsfromtherough for this shocking revelation.)
Update: 100% Injury Rate explains via email why those pointer and middle fingers are so far apart:
“I’ve been informed by a few ASU grads that the cheerleaders aren’t actually giving the shocker, but instead the ASU pitchfork hand symbol.
I’m not sure what’s funnier, that a school adopts a hand symbol that’s basically the shocker, or attending an ASU game where 70,000 people are all giving the shocker at once.”