After leading the league in receptions with 115, wide receiver Roddy White’s national profile continues to rise.
He will participate in the eighth annual ESPN The Weekend at the Walt Disney World Resort on Friday through Sunday.
The event is a sports-themed weekend where fans have an opportunity meet White, several other players, sports figures and ESPN personalities.
This year’s lineup at Disney’s Hollywood Studios features more than 35 athletes and ESPN stars, including former University of Florida football coach and current ESPN college football analyst Urban Meyer, Cincinnati Bengals receiver Chad Ochocinco, N.Y. Jets running back LaDainian Tomlinson, Arizona Cardinals receiver Larry Fitzgerald, NBA Hall of Famer Julius “Dr. J” Erving and MLB Hall of Famer Cal Ripken, Jr., plus former NFL star Derrick Brooks, ex-NBA great Alonzo Mourning and current Orlando Magic players.
For more information on ESPN The Weekend at Walt Disney World Resort, visit www.espntheweekend.com.
–D. Orlando Ledbetter, The Atlanta Falcons beat blog