Originally posted on Backyard Sports Blog  |  Last updated 1/28/13
Former Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Hines Ward will be making a guest appearance in the television show "The Walking Dead."  If you remember correctly Ward has also played a role in the newest batman movie "The Dark Knight Rises"  so it's nothing new to the retired football player. "It was an amazing experience," said Mr. Ward, who will be a zombie extra when AMC's hit series "The Walking Dead" returns to haunt. "Just being in makeup preparing me for my role was cool. I actually scared myself when I looked in the mirror for the first time after." AMC scored big in ratings when it ran the first half of Season 3. It was the top basic cable program in terms of total viewers, as well as adults ages 18-49. IronE Singleton, the actor who played the character T-Dog -- played being the operative word, as poor T-Dog went out in a blaze of glory a few months back, saving one of his friends in a zombie attack -- attended the University of Georgia on academic and football scholarships. "A former Georgia teammate of mine is one of the stars of the show, and my agent thought it would be something fun and different for me to do," Mr. Ward said.  Post  If I had one choice to do a movie role, it would have to be a zombie right??  Easily the coolest characters on tv these days.  Plus you could scare the crap out of your friends with the awesome makeup.  Win win situation. Check out our Home Page for more stories and follow us on Twitter and Facebook
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