Former Dallas Cowboys Coach to Compete on ‘Survivor’

by | July 21, 2010 at 12:41 PM | RealityTV, Survivor, TV News

Former Dallas Cowboys Head Coach Jimmy Johnson (Photo: Frank Micelotta/Getty Images)

Former Dallas Cowboys Head Coach Jimmy Johnson (Photo: Frank Micelotta/Getty Images)

Jimmy Johnson is back in the game. Sort of.

Former Dallas Cowboys head coach Jimmy Johnson will be a contestant on ‘Survivor: Nicaragua,’ ESPN is reporting.

The NFL star will play the game of ‘Survivor,’ trying to outwit, outplay and outlast a group of strangers for 39 days to score the grand prize of $1 million.

Johnson, 67, ranks as one of the oldest contestants to appear on the grueling series, which is said to be one of his favorite shows.

According to reports, the 21st season of ‘Survivor’ began filming at the end of June in San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua.

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Johnson, who coached the Dallas Cowboys from 1989-1993, has two Super Bowl Championships under his belt. He also coached the Miami Dolphins and currently appears as an analyst on ‘Fox NFL Sunday.’

What do you think of the legendary NFL coach joining the cast of ‘Survivor’?