Go Toward The Light, Emmitt

You thought that finishing his career flat on the turf of Sun Devil Stadium was the most embarassing final image of all-time rushing champ Emmitt Smith one could come up with.

As you should have known from Jerry Rice, it can always get much, much worse

TMZ has learned that retired NFL running back Emmitt Smith and former child star Joey Lawrence are the latest "stars" to jump aboard the ABC groove train and will shake their moneymakers on the TV juggernaut this fall.

And you thought judging a Miss Universe contest was bad. We're not going to say the words "Roberto Clemente" and simply point out that we wish that those old Charles Schwab commercials were true, and that retired athletes all just played shuffleboard and took cruises together. Of course, we bet they'd get a reality show out of that too.

Will Joey Lawrence Be The Next Stacy Keibler? [TMZ]
Emmitt Smith Encourages You To Keep Looking At Him [Deadspin]