Morning News is reporting
that former Dallas Cowboys head coach
Jimmy Johnson will be one of the castaways on the upcoming season of Survivor
set in Nicaragua. CBS isn't commenting and will announce the cast in
August, but if true, Johnson will certainly be the most famous celebrity
to compete on Survivor
The show has featured pseudo-celebrities before like NFL player Gary Hogeboom and poker pro Jean-Robert Bellande, but Jimmy Johnson is in another league. He's won two Super Bowls and, if you're not a football fan, he now has a second career as a spokesperson for Extenz, the male enhancement pill that makes you bigger "down there."
On the bright side, maybe eating cow testicles or falling into a pit of mud during a challenge will replace his job as a penis-enlargement pitchman as the new most embarrassing moment of his career.
The biggest question is whether a successful football coach has a shot at winning Survivor
. It seems unlikely that anyone would vote for him to win, and if anyone hates the Cowboys, voting him out could be a dream come true. On the other hand, bringing him to the end could be smart because of the fact that no one would probably vote for him.
Can Jimmy Johnson outwit, outplay and outlast the other castaways on Survivor: Nicaragua
? Probably not, but with the show moving to Wednesday nights, adding a football legend to the cast is a surefire way to attract plenty of male viewers.
Source: Dallas Morning News(Image courtesy of ESPN)