Team Logo. The Atlanta Silverbacks are a team in the North American Soccer League. They got their name from Willie B., a silverback gorilla who was the star attraction at Zoo Atlanta. They folded in 2015 and were replaced by the MLS Atlanta United FC. Retrieved from "https://prosportsteams.fandom.com/wiki/Atlanta_Silverbacks?oldid=15985" Categories: Former NASL Teams USL1 Teams A-Lg Teams Teams in Georgia Teams in DeKalb County Add category Cancel Save Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.