Tampa, FL (PressExposure) November 18, 2008 -- With the announcement of the 2009 Athletes in Action Super Bowl Breakfast comes great excitement from the fans of those NFL players and coaches who are set to attend. The official Super Bowl XLIII sanctioned event is on the calendar for Saturday, January 31, 2009 at 8:00 a.m. when the USF Sun Dome is expected to host nearly 6,000 guests, sponsors and celebrities in attendance to hear from distinguished NFL athletes and coaches and to see the awarding of the prestigious Bart Starr Award.
The Athletes in Action Bart Starr Award is voted on by the NFL players and honors one player who best exemplifies outstanding character and leadership in the home, on the field and in the community. The award, bearing the name of NFL Hall of Famer Bart Starr, honors Starrâs lifelong commitment to serving as a positive role model to his family, teammates and community. Past winners include the likes of NFL Greats LaDainian Tomlinson, Derrick Brooks, John Lynch, Aeneas Williams and Reggie White.
âItâs inspiring for young fans to see their athletic heroes being recognized not just for their physical skills, but for a combination of emotional, intellectual and moral qualities on and off the field,â said 2009 Super Bowl Breakfast Chairman Ed Kobel. âThe Breakfast is a truly encouraging and uplifting event in the midst of all the Super Bowl excitement.â
The 2009 breakfast program features NFL athletes and coaches, including Tony Dungy, head coach for Super Bowl winning team Indianapolis Colts, NFL Hall of Famers Bart Starr and Anthony Munoz, Tampa Bay Buccaneer Derrick Brooks and former San Francisco 49er Brent Jones as emcee.
Tickets cost $20 and are available on Ticketmaster.com or by calling 1-866-448-7849.
About the Athletes in Action Super Bowl Breakfast
The Super Bowl Breakfast is an Athletes in Action Sports Legend Series event. The Sports Legend Series is comprised of four premier events designed to honor athletes and coaches who model exemplary character, values and integrity. The Bart Starr Award honors Starr's lifelong commitment to serving as a positive role model to his family, teammates and community. The winner of the Bart Starr Award is determined by NFL player balloting at the end of the regular season, making the award one of the few individual honors selected by the players themselves. Press Release Submission By Press Release Point