A former Texas A&M football player will be among the contestants on a CBS reality show this summer.
Clay Honeycutt, who played safety for the Aggies from 2011-2014, will be among the competitors on the 17th season of Big Brother.
The show, which puts 14 strangers in a house together and follows them through competitions and weekly evictions, premieres June 24 at 7 p.m.
The house is outfitted with microphones and cameras that are constantly recording. The last remaining "houseguest" wins the grand prize, typically $500,000.
The show airs several times a week, and a live feed of four cameras from the house is also available at www.cbs.com/shows/big_brother/live_feed. The show is hosted by Julie Chen.
Other contestants on the show include a professional poker player from Las Vegas, a Pennsylvania dentist, a retail associate from Wichita Falls and a professional wrestler from California.
A bio on the show's website lists Honeycutt as a graduate student at Texas A&M and says he grew up on a Texas ranch with a mom who rescued exotic animals.
The 23-year-old described himself as driven, sarcastic and athletic on the show's web page and said the most difficult part of living in the house will be not seeing or communicating with his family. "Oh, yeah, and the fact that there will be cameras on you 24/7."
Honeycutt was recruited to Texas A&M as a quarterback from Dickinson High School, but moved to defense for the Aggies. His father, Lynn Honeycutt, played defensive back for the Aggies in 1978 and 1979.
Honeycutt and the other cast members of the show have been sequestered from the media and the public, as is typical for the show prior to the start of filming.
His Big Brother Twitter account is @clayhoneycutt97; his personal account is @C_Honey25.