'Dancing with the Stars' 2019: Ray Lewis, Lamar Odom among cast

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Ray Lewis is set to take his famous swag to the dance floor.

The Hall of Fame linebacker will appear on the upcoming 28th season of ABC's "Dancing with the Stars," the network announced Wednesday on "Good Morning America."

Lewis joins retired NBA star Lamar Odom as the only professional athletes to compete this season.

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It's a safe bet that Lewis will break out his classic intro shuffle during the first episode.

A number of NFL players have found success on this show, as past winners include Emmitt Smith, Hines Ward, Rashad Jennings and Donald Driver. That might be why sportsbetting.ag installed Lewis as the early favorite to win this season's competition:

DWTS Season 28 Odds

Ray Lewis 4-1
James Van der Beek 9-2
Karamo Brown 10-2
Ally Brooke 6-1
Kel Mitchell 6-1
Lauren Alaina 7-1
Mary Wilson 12-1
Christie Brinkley 12-1
Kate Flannery 14-1
Hannah Brown 14-1
Lamar Odom 25-1
Sean Spicer 50-1

Which contestant will be eliminated first?

Lamar Odom 1/2
Ray Lewis 3/2

Will Sean Spicer say "Trump" in the first episode?

Yes 10/1
No 1/25

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The 28th season is scheduled to premiere Sept. 16 on ABC.

The full list of participants can be viewed here.

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