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Happy Birthday:
Nick Fairley

January 23, 1988 – Nicholas Lachester Fairley is an American football defensive tackle for the Detroit Lions of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football for Auburn University, was recognized as an All-American, and was a member of a BCS National Championship team. He was drafted by the Lions in the first round of the 2011 NFL Draft.

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Happy Birthday:
Warren Sapp

December 19, 1972 – Warren Carlos Sapp is a former American college and professional football player who was defensive tackle in the National Football League (NFL) for thirteen seasons. He played college football for the University of Miami Hurricanes, was recognized as a consensus All-American and won multiple awards. He was drafted by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the 1995 NFL Draft as the 12th overall pick, and played professionally for the Buccaneers and the Oakland Raiders of the NFL. He spent nine seasons with the Buccaneers where he earned seven trips to the Pro Bowl and a Super Bowl ring in 2002. He moved to the Raiders in 2004.

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Happy Birthday:
Cornelius Griffin

December 3, 1976 – Cornelius Griffin is a former American football defensive tackle. He was drafted by the New York Giants in the second round of the 2000 NFL Draft. He played college football at Pearl River Community College and Alabama.
Griffin has also played for the Washington Redskins

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Happy Birthday:
Richard Seymour

October 6, 1979 – Richard Vershaun Seymour is an American football defensive tackle for the Oakland Raiders of the National Football League. He was drafted by the New England Patriots sixth overall in the 2001 NFL Draft. He played college football at Georgia.