Jason Collins, the NBA player who came out last summer, met with Michael Sam a few days before he came out and announced he’s gay. Collins said it himself:
For the past 2 days I have met with @MikeSamFootball  here in LA. He is a great young man who has shown tremendous courage and leadership
— Jason Collins (@jasoncollins34) February 10, 2014 
Collins says he can’t wait to cheer him on in the NFL, which ever team he gets drafted into. He says he hopes it’s the Indianapolis Colts — his favorite team.
— Jason Collins (@jasoncollins34) February 10, 2014