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Irish Dancing Got Quite A Few Mentions During Last Night's NFL Game

Irish Dancing Got Quite A Few Mentions During Last Night's NFL Game

"THAT'S WHY YOU IRISH DANCE RIGHT THERE!" is one of the more unexpected sentences to hear Tony Romo shout during an NFL game.

The former Dallas Cowboys quarterback, now a commentator for CBS, was on duty for last night's game between the Miami Dolphins and Baltimore Ravens.

Running back Alex Collins - who ran for 118 yards and also caught two passes for 30 yards - was one of the stars for the Ravens in the 40-0 win.

Collins came to the attention of Irish people who are not NFL fans recently for his love of Irish dancing. After helping a young Irish dancer who had been bullied, Collins took it up as a pastime. The 23-year-old believes it helps his footwork and conditioning.

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During last night's game, Romo declared that he is nicknaming Collins 'The Irish Dancer'.

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