This is really interesting. Jacoby Jones is, by no means, an NFL star. Not on the field; not off of it. What Jacoby Jones is, though, is an NFL player who loves to dance after touchdowns. And a member of the Super Bowl winning Ravens, which is a combination that, apparently, is good enough to garner him a spot on ABC‘s “Dancing with the Stars.” From Pro Football Talk:
Ravens receiver Jacoby Jones won a Super Bowl and arguably should have been named the MVP of the game. For his encore, he’ll join the cast of Dancing With The Stars. The announcement was made in a commercial break during the Academy Awards of the Oscars or whatever in the hell they want us to call it now. Jones and the rest of the cast for the upcoming tournament will be announced on Tuesday. It’ll be interesting to see how the Ravens react to the situation. If Jones is successful, he’ll miss a big chunk of the offseason program — which could make the Ravens at least consider dumping his $3 million salary, if they don’t like the idea of Jones missing “voluntary” offseason work.
And, in case you’ve forgotten what Jones’s moves look like, here’s a pretty good sample.