Tom Brady's #12 is #1 in the Sunshine State?

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The Jaguars, Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Miami Dolphins are rebuilding and on the cusp of post-season bliss.  Maybe.   But despite two of these teams having QBs that played college ball in THIS STATE, and one of those guys winning the National Title and Heisman Trophy, Floridians have decided that Tom Brady is THEIR guy.  

Courtesy of the Miami Herald:  

If jersey sales are a good gauge, Brady might be more popular in the state of Florida than any Dolphins player.

Brady’s blue No. 12 was not only the best-selling NFL jersey in  the country in May, it ranked No. 1 in Florida — a state with three NFL  teams, including the Dolphins.

That’s according to rankings compiled by

It’s not just Florida that loves Brady. He ranks first in 16 other states, including three that have their own NFL franchises.