He was a very good college football player but we're talking about pro football now. There are plenty of great college football players who make terrible professional athletes. It's not even remotely uncommon. SEC Co-Defender of the Year? Have any of you looked at the awards Tim Tebow won while at college? His college career blows Sam's out of the water but he now co-hosts SEC Nation.
I don't doubt that Sam's a nice guy but he's not a NFL caliber player and we wouldn't be talking about him if not for his sexuality.