#GlobalNews: “NFL welcomes its first male cheerleaders this season – National”


We’ll be seeing extra males on the soccer sidelines this season, however they gained’t be within the stands. Rather, for the primary time in NFL historical past, they’ll be dancing alongside the cheerleaders as a part of the squad.

The Los Angeles Rams and the New Orleans Saints will welcome their first male cheerleaders this season. Unlike the Baltimore Ravens and Indianapolis Colts, who’ve males on their squads to carry out stunts, these new male additions to the spirit squads can be dancing alongside their feminine colleagues.

WATCH BELOW: Here are the foundations some NFL cheerleaders reportedly need to observe

Quinton Peron and Napoleon Jinnies will carry their skilled dance coaching to the Rams group, which they joined in March, whereas Jesse Hernandez joins New Orleans’ Saintsations squad.

In an interview with Good Morning America after making the group, Peron and Jinnies detailed their expertise.

“I thought, ‘Why not me? Why can’t I do this?’” Peron stated about his choice to audition for the squad.

They had been amongst 76 finalists, 40 of whom made the group.

“This [audition] was about three weeks long and we had a bunch of rehearsals in between and an extensive interview process, but it was really humbling and amazing to be invited every time you came back,” Jinnies stated.

As it turned out, their story additionally served as an impetus for Hernandez to check out.

READ MORE: Behind the pom-poms: The life of a professional soccer cheerleader

In an interview with KATC, Hernandez stated that his mom alerted him to the information about Jinnies and Peron, which impressed him to provide it a go.

“She told me it was my time to shine,” he stated in a YouTube video main as much as his ultimate audition. “The process has been great. Everyone has been really nice to me and I can’t wait to see where this goes.”

© 2018 Global News, a division of Corus Entertainment Inc.

Note: “Previously Published on: 2018-08-08 13:17:40, as ‘NFL welcomes its first male cheerleaders this season – National’ on GLOBALNEWS CANADA. Here is a supply hyperlink for the Article’s Image(s) and Content”.

Global News Canada

Copyright © 2017 Global News, a division of Corus Entertainment Inc. Corus News. All rights reserved. Distributed by PressOcean Global Media (pressocean.com). Contact the copyright holder directly for corrections — or for permission to republish or make other authorized use of this material... Articles and commentaries that identify PressOcean.com as the publisher are produced or commissioned by PressOcean. To address comments or complaints, please Contact us.


No comments!

There are no comments yet, but you can be first to comment this article.

Leave reply

Leave a Reply, an Opinion or a Comment: