ATLANTA - As the countdown to Super Bowl LIII at Mercedes-Benz Stadium hits the 200 day mark, the Atlanta Super Bowl Host Committee announced Wednesday that former Atlanta Falcon, Warrick Dunn, will serve as honorary captain of Team ATL.
Dunn will be tasked with leading an expected 10,000 Super Bowl volunteers who will be a apart of Team ATL. The Super Bowl Host Committee is looking for high energy, passionate volunteer who will be responsible for welcoming an expected 1 million visitors to Atlanta.
According to the Super Bowl host committee's official website volunteers will be needed starting January 25 through the day of the Super Bowl, February 3, 2019. Volunteers must be 18 years or older The host committee has officially started interviewing applicants at volunteer headquarters at the Georgia World Congress.
Dunn was drafted byt he Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the 1997 NFL draft and went on to play six seasons with Tampa Bay over two stints. He was a free-agent signee with th Atlanta Falcons in 2002 and played in Atlanta from 2002-2007. He was inducted into the Falcons' Ring of Honor during a December 7 halftime ceremony at Mercedes-Benz Stadium.
Volunteer applications are still open. For more information and to sign up to be a part of Team ATL click here.