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Saints Dance Team Classics–2007 Interview with 1967 Cheerleader Leslie Smith

Saints Dance Team Classics–2007 Interview with 1967 Cheerleader Leslie Smith


SAINTS FANS AT HART WHO WAS ON THE SIDELINE FROM THE START. LESLIE SMITH HAS LIVED IN THE WINDY CITY FOR 30 YEARS.>>I LOVE NEW ORLEANS. THE PEOPLE AND THE HISTORY IT IS AMAZING TO ME.>>Reporter: AND THERE IS A SPECIAL PLACE IN HER HEART FOR THE SAINTS. IN 1967 WHEN SHE WAS IN HIGH SCHOOL, SHE TRIED OUT FOR THE VERY FIRST CHEERLEADING TEAM, AND MADE IT.>>I DID NOT THINK I HAD A CHANCE AT ALL, SO WHEN I GOT THE LETTER, I WAS VERY, VERY SURPRISED. AND SO WAS MY FAMILY, I THINK. LAUGH.>>Reporter: AND MOST PEOPLE SAY THEY WERE THERE WHEN JOHN GILLIAM MADE HIS PLAY, SHE HAS PROVE.>>I THOUGHT WE WERE GOING TO THE SUPER BOWL. AND EVERYONE SAID NO WAY. BUT [email protected] POSSIBLY WE WILL BE ABLE TO.>>Reporter: LESLIE’S BROTHER MID-CITY HOUSE HAD WATER ON THE SECOND FLOOR. HE KNOWS WHAT HE GOES THROUGH ON A DAILY BASEIS EXCEPT ON SUNDAY WHEN THE GAME IS ON.>>JUST IT IS A FEW HOURS THEY DON’T HAVE TO DEAL WITH THE INSURANCE, AND THE CONTRACTORS. IT HAS BEEN A GODSEND.>>Reporter: HER ADDRESS MIGHT SAY CHICAGO, HER LOYALTIES COME SUNDAY –>>DEFINITELY THE SAINTS. I AM NOT EACH

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