Saturday 15 December 2018

WATCH - 'That's why you Irish dance!' - NFL star shows fancy footwork and the commentators love it

Baltimore Ravens running back Alex Collins (34) runs past Miami Dolphins safety Michael Thomas (31) during the second quarter at M&T Bank Stadium. Credit: Tommy Gilligan-USA TODAY Sports
Baltimore Ravens running back Alex Collins (34) runs past Miami Dolphins safety Michael Thomas (31) during the second quarter at M&T Bank Stadium. Credit: Tommy Gilligan-USA TODAY Sports
Independent.ie Newsdesk

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Baltimore Ravens' running back Alex Collins has a new nickname... 'The Irish Dancers'.

Irish people unfamiliar with the NFL may be unaware of Collins' love for Irish dancing.

The 23-year-old showed the Miami Dolphins last night that he is not just fleet of foot on the dancefloor as he ran for 118 yards and also caught two passes for 30 yards in a comprehensive 40-win.

Former Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo turned CBS commentator is clearly putting Collins' superb form down to his mastery of our traditional dance.

"That's why you Irish dance, right there," he yelled.

Watch below:

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