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January 22, 2009
by Jeff Briggs
Yes, you read that title right. Irvin, the former embattled star WR for the Dallas Cowboys, will be hosting a show on Spike TV. As reported via Born Horn of the Dallas Morning News Sports Media Blog:
"[The show] features twelve amateur hopefuls who will move to Dallas and compete against one another to earn a shot at a coveted spot in Dallas Cowboy training camp next summer and potentially a spot on the team..."
Irvin's show will feature six wide receivers and six defensive backs broken into two teams competing for a spot at Cowboys training camp (where they will likely be cut within two weeks).
This idea could be interesting, as Irvin has always been known for his incredible work ethic and will surely push the contestants to their physical limits. But another large media spotlight on the Cowboys, making them seem even more like a Hollywood operation than a football team is probably the last thing they need.
Irvin's special challenges will include: multiple stripper pick-up, illicit drug-use competitions, ruining charity events, punching teammates, the "who can cheat on their wife the most" race, and of course, finding a new sharp instrument with which to stab teammates.
Image from With Leather.
Info from With Leather and Awful Announcing.