Emmitt Smith
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May 15, 1969


Football player


Cheryl Burke

Emmitt Smith (born May 15, 1969) is a retired American football player. He, along with season 2 runner up Jerry Rice, have more than one thousand points. He won season 3 with Cheryl Burke defeating Mario Lopez and his partner Karina Smirnoff and Joey Lawrence. The top three in season 3 had no females, but Taylor McKessie almost made it to the finals with Louis Van Amstel.

On August 24, 2012, it was announced that Smith will participate in Ben and Toad's Contest. His partner was Cheryl Tiegs until week 12 when Koto Okubo gets up and says "Love the way you lie! I can't have you Team Belleville! She f**kin' hates the cast!". In week 12, his partner was Cheryl Burke, who was his partner from season 3 and season 15 because Cheryl Burke was Allen Ford's partner and they were eliminated in week 3 and they got fired by Koto Okubo and Donald Trump on October 7, 2012. On September 15, 2012, one week before it starts, he chose the co-host to be Koto Okubo and two people think that he chose Jiroemon Kimura. He placed second in the show, losing out to season 1 winner Kelly Monaco.


Smith retired from playing football in 2004 when he was like in his late 30s.

Emmitt Smith won season 3 with Cheryl Burke. He has the same partner in season 15 and he will place higher than last. He came in last place in week 3 of season 3 and week 6 of season 15. He toppled the chart for the first week of the season.

Emmitt and Cheryl's highest score: Cha Cha Cha, Samba and Mambo (30)

Emmitt and Cheryl's lowest score: Tango (less than 20)