Why Dancing's Stars Are Excited for the BallroomSeason 12 contestants like Kendra, Kirstie and Wendy reveal their reasons for joining the competition, which kicks off March 21 on ABC

HINES WARD

He's a star on the playing field, but the Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver, 34, is wary of his new turf – the ballroom – so he focused on the immediate task at hand. "I don't want to get eliminated first," he says. "That's the ultimate no-no."