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    Puppy Bowl X Player Suri Gets Game Day Inspiration From Miley Cyrus, Crushes on Her Dog Floyd

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    Some Denver Broncos and Seattle Seahawks players get pumped up listening to music before Sunday's Super Bowl XLVIII game, and the dogs competing in Animal Planet's Puppy Bowl X do, too!

    Suri, a 14-week-old husky starting in Animal Planet's cutest competition, gets her game day inspiration from Miley Cyrus! The blue-eyed beauty told E! News "We Can't Stop" is her favorite training jam, followed closely by "Wrecking Ball" and "Party in the USA." 

    "Miley is a free spirit, just like me," Suri said. "She does her own thing and doesn't let the haters bring her down!"

    VIDEO: Stephen Colbert plays in the Puppy Bowl!

    The furry footballer wishes people would stop being so hard on the 21-year-old pop star, too, because "she's young, having fun and she really loves her dogs!" When asked more about Miley's pups, a blushing Suri admitted that Floyd, a Alaskan Klee Kai, "is a total babe."

    "He's even been in a music video," she said bashfully, referring to Floyd's cameo in the director's cut of "We Can't Stop." She also said with a huge grin that "maybe he'll see me playing in the Puppy Bowl and think I'm cute, too!"

    Ah, puppy love! Suri isn't the only game day competitor with Hollywood dreams, though. Danny, a 12-week old Papillon mix, said he would consider joining One Direction for a leg of their tour. 

    PHOTOS: A look back at the 2013 Puppy Bowl!

    Harry Styles, Miley Cyrus Splash News/Keith Barraclough/Animal Planet

    "They seem like pretty cool dudes," he said of the fivesome, "and I'm a chick magnet, soooooo I'm sure they wouldn't mind having me around!"

    In exchange for his wingman skills, Danny would like to learn the secret to Harry Styles' famous mop top. "I want hair like that!" he said, pointing out that his puppy fur is "still growing in" but he's aiming for Harry-esque locks in the near future.

    Don't worry, though, Danny, Suri and their teammates haven't just been daydreaming: They've been training hard for the tenth annual Puppy Bowl, even working out with Michelle Obama and first dogs Sunny and Bo! They've also been raising awareness for pet adoption.

    PHOTOS: Bo and Sunny train with Puppy Bowl players at the White House!

    All of the dogs playing in Sunday's Puppy Bowl X are adopted pets. Animal Network also partnered with the ASPCA to educate and encourage responsible owners to work with rescue organizations when they're ready to find their next family member. 

    Part of this partnership included a pre-game Puppy Bowl Experience at Discovery Times Square where precious, adoptable pups scrimmaged on the field all week long. There was live doggy action, tail-gating, the Puppy Bowl Hall of Fame, a kiss cam and, most importantly, on-site adoption events that introduced dogs not in the game to potential owners, too.

    Clearly Super Bowl Sunday has gone to the dogs! Puppy Bowl X airs Sunday, Feb. 2 at 3 p.m. ET.

    PHOTOS: Stars who've adopted their pets!

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