At Episcopal School Of Dallas, This Football Player Also Cheers On His Team
Meet Armand Fernandez-Pierre. He’s 6-foot-3 and 335 pounds, and he plays nose tackle for the Episcopal School of Dallas football team. But when he’s not on the field, he’s on the school’s cheer squad. Yes, Armand is both a football player and cheerleader. “I am really loud, trust me,” Armand said of his cheering skills. “And I’m also one of the nicest, upbeat guys in our school. “But when it comes to football, I’m a scary guy to mess with.” The Dallas Morning News and KDFW-TV have featured him in recent days. Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly requested video of Armand in action.
While the Episcopal School of Dallas football Eagles toiled under the afternoon sun, 6-foot-3, 335-pound nose tackle Armand Fernandez-Pierre intently trained near the north end zone with his other team. The cheer squad. Seriously, 17-year-old senior Fernandez-Pierre is a football player/cheerleader and wholeheartedly dedicated to both pursuits.