Psych! He's just a very burly choreographer who is also good at convincing us he plays football.
Fake football player joins cheerleaders for dance routine
MUST SEE: Check out this "football player" during a break in the action at an Arena League football game.MORE: http://wp.me/p5Mgbw-7ZdPosted by NBC4 on Tuesday, August 18, 2015
Oscar Hernandez is the choreographer for the NBA’s Detroit Pistons Dancers and he looks like he could pick you up and twist you into a pretzel. Watch this video and face your own biases. Just because a giant man dressed like a football player, during a football game, interrupts a bunch of football cheerleaders and joins their dance, doesn't mean he is a football player!!!
The more I think about it, the stranger it seems that I was fooled at all. I mean, he is an incredible dancer! Not just his moves, but his stage presence. He knows that routine better than the Rattlesnake dancers, and it's because he created it. Though it was delightful to believe Oscar Hernandez was an athlete with a second, incredible talent, being a good choreographer is probably enough. And a pretty smart self-promoter: