Local college students headed to New Orleans for the Super Bowl
2013 Jan 24Baltimore Ravens linebacker D.J. Bryant won’t be the only JMU Duke in New Orleans next week for Super Bowl XLVII between the San Francisco 49ers and the Baltimore Ravens. 11 students from James Madison University's School of Hospitality, Sport and Recreation Management will be in New Orleans next week serving as volunteers for events leading up to the big game. The JMU students will be working four events during the days leading up to Super Bowl XLVII: NFL Experience: Assist with interactive stations such as autograph stage, punt/pass/kick events, youth clinics, NFL memorabilia display and Super Bowl trophy exhibit. Super Bowl Boulevard: Welcome tourists into the city and assist them in any way possible, communicating game, event, transportation and hospitality information. Celebrity Beach Bowl: Assist with a flag football game among NFL greats and Hollywood’s brightest stars. NFL Tailgate: Assist guests during official tailgate party of the NFL, which includes current and former NFL players, VIPs and football fans.