'The Missouri defensive end could become the first openly gay player in the NFL.
Missouri All-American Michael Sam says he is gay, and the defensive end could become the first openly homosexual player in the NFL.
In interviews with ESPN, The New York Times and Outsports, Sam says he came out to his teammates and coaches at Missouri in August.
Sam says: “I am an openly, proud gay man.”'
All-American Michael Sam says he is gay - latimes.com
Gutsy guy. I hope this does not in any way hurt his career or his life.
But it is about time someone in the NFL came out...so big kudos to him...it must not have been an easy decision.