UT’s Ricky Williams could be the next ‘Celebrity Apprentice’

Ricky Williams is inducted in the College Football hall of Fame (KXAN Photo)
Ricky Williams is inducted in the College Football hall of Fame (KXAN Photo)

AUSTIN (KXAN) – Heisman Trophy winner for the University of Texas and former NFL running back Ricky Williams is set to compete on the next season of ‘The Celebrity Apprentice.’

Williams, a 2015 College Football Hall of Fame inductee and current ESPN analyst for the Longhorn Network, will be trying to impress new boardroom leader Arnold Schwarzenegger, who took over for Donald Trump after he was fired.

Williams played for the Longhorns from 1995 to 1998 and was drafted to the NFL in 1999. He retired from the Baltimore Ravens in 2015. He’ll be playing for his Austin-based charity, the Ricky Williams Foundation, which seeks to help at-risk, low-income youth and concussed retired football players.

He’ll face off against other celebrities like Boy George, Jon Lovitz, Snooki and Vince Neil for the $250,000 check.

NBC has not announced when the show will premiere.

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