One of the biggest stories right now in sports is surrounding a prospect in the NFL Mike Sam, who just announced before the 2014 NFL Draft that he was gay. While this shouldn’t be a huge story because there should be equality in the NFL its not always that easy but when you have fellow NFL player support that always takes some weight of your shoulders. Check out below the NFL’s statement plus the players reactions.
From the NFL,
“We admire Michael Sam’s honesty and courage. Michael is a football player. Any player with ability and determination can succeed in the NFL. We look forward to welcoming and supporting Michael Sam in 2014.”
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
Congratulations to Michael Sam. Best of luck… and thanks.
Former Baltimore Ravens even chimed in…
After getting to know Michael Sam over the course of the last few weeks, I am very impressed with what I learned…
Followed up by this pic…
I don’t know Michael Sam but I think he wants to be known as a gr8 FB player, that happens to be gay.Big ups M.Sam, make us proud.
I could care less about a man’s sexual preference! i care about winning games and being respectful in the locker room!
Hats off to you Michael Sam, that takes some guts #respect
Check out Mike Sam’s story plus some of his highlights below..
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