8:15pm PT by Michael O'Connell
'Dancing With the Stars' Reveals First Season 16 Competitor During Oscars
Dancing With the Stars might not be revealing the upcoming cast of Season 16 until Tuesday morning, but the ABC show took the opportunity of the Academy Awards to leak one of the names.
A mid-Oscar commercial for Dancing With the Stars revealed recent Super Bowl winner Jacoby Jones is among the new pack. The Baltimore Ravens wide receiver joins the esteemed ranks of NFL players who've made the move to DWTS. Donald Driver, Hines Ward and Emmitt Smith all went on to win their respective seasons.
The news doesn't come as much of a surprise considering ABC had all but planted the rumor on a recent episode of Jimmy Kimmel Live! The host asked Jones about possibly joining the show during his post-Super Bowl victory tour.
His curious response: "Do polar bears poo on ice?"
It appears they do. Look for Jones when Dancing With the Stars returns March 18.