Jesse Hernandez made history on Friday night as he took the field for the New Orleans Saints Saintsations dance squad. He’s one of three male NFL cheerleaders joining the league this season.
NOLA.com reports: “By the third quarter the booming Saints announcer had not called particular attention to the crucial change in the 2018 Saintsations. As Hernandez marched along the sideline passing close to the crowd with the rest of the dancers, fans seemed to cry out, but it was unclear if they cheered for Jesse particularly or for all the glittering black and gold cheerleaders. A new normal seemed to have immediately dawned.”
Quinton Peron and Napoleon Jinnies are set to join the L.A. Rams this season as well.
From last April: