Twitter reacts to Michael Sam being drafted by the St. Louis Rams
NFL player and University of Missouri alum Michael Sam was drafted by the St. Louis Rams on Saturday, making him the first openly gay player to be drafted by the NFL.
ESPN revisits high school football captain coming out 15 years later
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NFL prospect comes out as gay
University of Missouri's Michael Sam, a football defensive end, today told ESPN that he is gay, becoming one of the nation's first openly LGBT NFL prospects.
Conner Mertens came out to his college football team last night. Now he comes out publicly.
A place kicker at Willamette University in Oregon, Conner Mertens publicly came out as bisexual. He began his coming out journey by sharing about being bisexual with the head coach of his football team.