Simone Biles spends Sunday as a Houston Texans cheerleader

With plenty of time to spare before the next Summer Olympics, gold medalist Simone Biles is trying out a different routine — cheering on her hometown Houston Texans.

Honorary cheerleader Simone Biles stands on the field before the Houston Texans and San Francisco 49ers game. (AP)
Honorary cheerleader Simone Biles stands on the field before the Houston Texans and San Francisco 49ers game. (AP)

Biles was welcomed by the Texans as an honorary cheerleader for Houston’s game against the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday and has been documenting the journey on social media.



officially ready for game day now that I got my legendary red boots

A post shared by Simone Biles (@simonebiles) on Dec 8, 2017 at 11:08am PST




This is a cool move by the Texans and an awesome way to get a hometown hero involved in the city’s sports scene. While there’s no question Biles has skills on the sidelines, nothing surpasses the excitement of seeing her in action at the Olympics.

The 2020 games in Tokyo can’t come soon enough.

Blake Schuster is a writer for Shutdown Corner on Yahoo Sports. Have a tip? Email him at blakeschuster@yahoo.com or follow him on Twitter!

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