Giants' Brandon Jacobs to appear on TNA Impact Thursday

Brandon Jacobs screams as he warms up prior

Brandon Jacobs screams as he warms up prior to playing the New England Patriots during Super Bowl XLVI at Lucas Oil Stadium. (Feb. 5, 2012) (Credit: Getty Images)

Giants running back Brandon Jacobs is trading in his shoulder pads for wrestling boots.

Jacobs will appear on "TNA Impact Wrestling" this Thursday on Spike TV at 9 p.m. (EST). The appearance was originally filmed this past Monday in Orlando. Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul was first offered the role but pulled out.

Earlier today former TNA Champion and Olympic gold medalist Kurt Angle tweeted "Superbowl Champion Brandon Jacobs Will Be On #IMPACTWRESTLING this thursday Night On Spike Tv 9/8c. Also Ur Olympic Hero Returns. Lol."

Brian Urlacher, Bart Scott, Kyle Vanden Bosch, Frank Wycheck, Adam "Pacman" Jones and Bryan Cox are just a few NFL stars that have stepped into the square circle.

Check back here tomorrow night and Friday for more news and information on Jacobs' appearance.

Tags: TNA , Brandon Jacobs , Kurt Angle

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