Former University of Texas football player and Heisman Trophy winner Ricky Williams gives the hook-em-horns sign to Alumni and supporters on hand to hear new UT football coach Charlie Strong speak at Union Station in Dallas, Texas on Tuesday, April 22, 2014. 

Former University of Texas football player and Heisman Trophy winner Ricky Williams gives the hook-em-horns sign to Alumni and supporters on hand to hear new UT football coach Charlie Strong speak at Union Station in Dallas, Texas on Tuesday, April 22, 2014. 

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Two athletes with ties to Texas will be on the upcoming season of Celebrity Apprentice.

Hall of Famer Eric Dickerson, who played football at Southern Methodist University, and Heisman trophy winner Ricky Williams of the University of Texas join the cast of famous faces who will try to impress Arnold "The Governator" Schwarzenegger with their business acumen. 

Schwarzenegger replaces presidential candidate Donald Trump as the bigwig who decides who's hired and who's fired.

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After college, Dickerson went on to play pro ball with the Los Angeles Rams, Indianapolis Colts and Atlanta Falcons. Williams was a running back for the Miami Dolphins, New Orleans Saints and Baltimore Falcons before becoming an ESPN sports analyst.

Other celebrity competitors include Laila Ali, Boy George, Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi, Brooke Burke-Charvet, Matt Iseman, Carrie Keagan, Carson Kressley, Lisa Leslie, Jon Lovits, Vince Neil, Kyle Richards, Chael Sonnen, Porsha Williams and Carnie Wilson.

According to Reality Blurred, the season began filming Jan. 25. A premiere date has yet to be released.

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