Michael Sam

Rams Select Michael Sam in the 7th Round of the NFL Draft

In the seventh round of the NFL Draft, the St. Louis Rams selected Missouri defensive end Michael Sam, making him the first openly gay player to be drafted in the NFL. He was the 249th of 256 draft selections. Thank you to the St.

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NFL Reacts to Michael Sam’s Decision to Come Out

Present, former, and future players of the NFL react to Michael Sam's decision to come out as an openly-gay athlete