Pro Bowl tight end Vernon Davis arrives at curling

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Vernon Davis is in the house.

The Pro Bowl tight end from the San Francisco 49ers has arrived at Vancouver Olympic Center to cheer on the winless American men's curlers against France on Friday and serve as their honorary captain for two matches.

The opportunity came about after Davis gave curling a try in November and loved it, capturing the attention of USA Curling officials in Wisconsin. The 26-year-old Davis recently participated in some public service announcements for the sport following a career year on the football field and his first Pro Bowl selection.