Falcons vs. 49ers
In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month the National Anthem will be sung by Miranda, who is of Puerto Rican descent. The 19 year-old Chattanooga, TN native began her music career at an early age. In 2003, Miranda and her family relocated to Atlanta in hopes that Miranda's dream would become a reality. While she attended Georgia State University she caught the eye of BuVision CEO/Def Jam's VP A&R, Bu Thiam who eventually signed her to Island Def Jam. Miranda has shared the stage with some of the biggest names in entertainment such as Chris Brown, Ne-Yo, T.I. and Young Jeezy and is continuing to develop has an up and coming artist and songwriter. * The Atlanta Fire Rescue Department (AFRD) Honor Guard Team was established in 1979 to primarily perform color guard functions during departmental ceremonies and special programs. The AFRD Honor Guard Team has presented our nation's colors during the pregame of local professional sporting events such as, the Atlanta Falcons Football, Atlanta Braves Baseball, Atlanta Hawks Basketball, Atlanta Dream Basketball of the WNBA and Atlanta Thrashers Hockey.
The Atlanta Falcons will honor past players that have been named to the NFC Pro Bowl teams throughout club history at halftime as part of the their celebration of alumni weekend. The former Pro Bowl Falcons are being recognized in connection with "Throwback Weekend," which features current players donning the team's original 1966 uniforms that were introduced last season for the first time. Pro Bowlers from different era's in Falcons history will be in attendance, including DE Claude Humphrey, S Rolland Lawrence, RB Gerald Riggs, QB Steve Bartkowski, CB Scott Case, WR Terance Mathis, and RB Warrick Dunn, among others.