“As long we do the work in the studio and really practice hard, then he can do whatever he likes on the dance floor.” Owens, an Alabama native, played for NFL teams including the San Francisco 49ers, Dallas Cowboys, and Philadelphia Eagles.
He ended his 15-year NFL career with 1,078 receptions, 15,935 yards, and 153 touchdowns, according to his website.
Her celebrity partner for both tours was Drew Lachey. Her partner was Las Vegas entertainer Wayne Newton.
They were the third couple eliminated from the competition on October 9, 2007.
She won her second championship with retired football star Emmitt Smith in the third season.
Former NFL star Terrell Owens announced on “Good Morning America” Tuesday that he is set to join the cast of “Dancing With the Stars” alongside professional partner Cheryl Burke for the show’s 25th season.
“I’m hoping to put up some big numbers with this lovely lady right here,” he said, referring to Burke, who announced her return to “DWTS” Monday.
“If I can handle Bill Parcells then I can handle Cheryl,” Owens said, referring to his former Dallas Cowboys coach. Yesterday we got our first start at trying to learn some steps, so that’s the challenge.” Burke said Owens is all about “lights, camera, action,” which could help them bring home the Mirror Ball trophy.
“He’s a performer so I’m definitely going to use that to my advantage,” she said.