It was a tough, cutthroat season, but when it was announced that Donald Driver won ABC’s hit show “Dancing With the Stars” on Tuesday, not many were surprised. Am audience favorite from the beginning, the Super Bowl winner and his partner Peta Murgatroyd showed off their skills during the freestyle segment and wowed with a sexy cha-cha. The 37-year-old wide receiver for the Green Bay Packers was joined by former competitors Sherri Shepherd, Jaleel White, and Gladys Knight who performed as well.

According to judge Bruno Tonioli, Driver “peaked at the right time” using his strength, athleticism, and willingness to learn to win the dancing competition. His opponents Telenovela star William Levy and opera singer Katherine Jenkins did a phenomenal job as well, earning perfect scores from the judges. Driver's win was determined by the viewers. According to ABC, the next round of "DWTS" will feature contestants from past seasons.