The new cast of “Survivor: Nicaragua” was unveiled Monday on “The Early Show,” and yes, it’s confirmed: former Dallas Cowboys and Miami Dolphins head coach Jimmy Johnson is part of a new crop of castaways that pits the young against the old.
Johnson, at 67, is the oldest contestant on the show.
“Survivor: Nicaragua” will split the 20 castaways into two tribes. The Espada Tribe will be comprised of contestants 40 and above; The La Flor Tribe consists of contestants 30 and younger.
You can catch a new season of “Survivor” one month from now on September 15th. Also, the show moves from Thursday nights to Wednesdays this year.
Below, meet the 20 new castaways on “Survivor: Nicaragua.”
Occupation: ER Doctor
Current Residence: Erie, Penn.
Occupation: Dog Trainer
Current Residence: Jackson Spring, N.C.
Occupation: Fire Captain
Current Residence: Inglewood, Calif.
Occupation: Goat Rancher/Retired Army Officer
Current Residence: Fromberg, Mont.
Occupation: Swim Coach
Current Residence: Eureka, S.D.
Occupation: TV Sports Broadcaster/Former Football Coach
Current Residence: Islamorada, Fla
Occupation: Real Estate Executive
Current Residence: Water Mill, N.Y.
Occupation: Technology Executive
Current Residence: Mill Valley, Calif.
Current Residence: Kansas City, Mo.
Occupation: Commercial Fisherman
Current Residence: Gloucester, Mass.
LA FLOR TRIBE
Current Residence: Venice, Calif.
Occupation: Medical Student
Current Residence: Durham, N.C.
Occupation: Pest Control Co. Owner
Current Residence: Lafayette, La.
Ben “Benry” Henry
Occupation: Club Promoter
Current residence: Los Angeles, Calif.
Matthew “Sash” Lenaham
Occupation: Real Estate Broker
Current Residence: New York, N.Y.
Occupation: Paddleboard Co. Owner/Ex-NFL Cheerleader
Current Residence: Miami, Fla.
Occupation: Physical Education Teacher
Current Residence: Los Angeles, Calif.
Occupation: Pro Race Car Jackman/Singer
Current Residence: Charlotte, N.C.
Occupation: Nursing Student
Current Residence: Mesa, Ariz.
Occupation: Art Student
Current residence: Downey, Calif
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