Last offseason Kamerion Wimbley went on television and flexed his muscles.
This year he’s licking his chops.
The Tennessee Titans defensive end is one of three current NFL players featured in Friday’s episode of the Rachel Ray Show (3 p.m., WTVF-TV Ch. 5), which focuses on football — in particular game day dishes — in advance of Super Bowl XLVII on Sunday.
The Wichita, Kan., native serves up his Andouille Sausage and Shrimp over Creamy Cheese Grits against offerings from Indianapolis defensive end Dwight Freeney and New York Giants tight end Martellus Bennett.
Former NFL defensive tackle and current broadcaster Tony Siragusa appears as a guest judge and picks which dish he thinks is best.
Cooking is a hobby for Wimbley, a seven-year veteran who joined the Titans as a free agent last season, and he has honed his craft, in part, by watching 30 Minute Meals with Rachel Ray on the Food Network. He also credits his parents and grandmother as culinary influences.
Last summer the admitted fan of reality television advanced out of the Southeast Region on American Ninja Warrior, on which contestants must negotiate an obstacle course that gets the best of the majority who attempt it.