Jimmy Johnson to compete on ‘Survivor’

Former NFL coach joins cast of CBS reality show

NEW YORK (AP) — Former NFL coach Jimmy Johnson will be a contestant on the reality television show “Survivor” this season.

CBS announced Monday the 67-year-old Johnson will be one of 20 castaways sent to Nicaragua. The premiere will air Sept. 15.

Johnson will be part of a team of 10 contestants over the age of 40 who will compete against a group aged 30 and under.

Johnson won a college national championship at the University of Miami, then won two Super Bowls with the Dallas Cowboys. He also coached the Miami Dolphins. Johnson is now an NFL commentator for Fox.

Filed Under:

Want to read more articles like this one? SUBSCRIBE TO VARIETY TODAY.
Post A Comment 0

Leave a Reply

No Comments

Comments are moderated. They may be edited for clarity and reprinting in whole or in part in Variety publications.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More TV News from Variety

Loading