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The Birthsong Project: Volume III

Seven of Florida’s professional athletes have a birthday this week. What was the number one song on the day each of them were born? Starting with the oldest first:

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Albert HaynesworthTampa Bay Buccaneers – DT – 2/17/79 – Da Ya Think I’m Sexy – Rod Stewart
The question is, "Do you think he’s got another year or two after washing out from New England and Washington."

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Mike MillerMiami Heat – G – 2/19/80 – Do That To Me One More Time – Captain ’n Tenille
One more time, every game, Miller will knock ’em down from outside.

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Brett HayesMiami Marlins – C – 2/13/84 – Karma Chameleon – Culture Club
Hayes built up some good Karma winning the gold for the US in 2004.

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Preston Parker – Tampa Bay Buccaneers – WR – 2/13/87 – Open Your Heart – Madonna
Parker gained 554 yards this season as the number three receiver on the Bucs, and opens his heart on a regular basis, working with Ministries’ for underprivileged kids.

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Tom PyattTampa Bay Lightning – C – 2/14/87 – Livin’ On A Prayer – Bon Jovi
The Bolts’ need a prayer to make the playoffs this season.

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Shawn Matthias – Florida Panthers – C – 2/19/88 – Could’ve Been – Tiffany
Matthias could be seeing the playoffs for the first time this season.

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Charles ClayMiami Dolphins – FB – 2/13/89 – Straight Up – Paula Abdul
Clay scored three touchdowns in his rookie season for the Dolphins, and is the straight up favorite to lead the depth chart in 2012.

Photographs by cstreet.us, thelastminute, turtlemom nancy , fesek, kthypryn, justinwright, sue_elias, pointnshoot, and scrapstothefuture used in background montage under Creative Commons. Thank you.