Michael Sam, led the SEC Conference in sacks with 11.5 and 19 tackles for loss. He was an All-American and the Associated Press' Defensive Player of the Year. Right now, Sam is rated as the 12th-best outside pass rusher in the draft by ESPN Scouts Inc. With all of this hype about Michael Sam, there is one more thing he can add to his story. Yesterday in an interview with ESPN Outside the Lines, Sam told the world that he is an openly gay man.
Sam, who said came out to his teammates and coaches last August during preseason training camp decided to come out to the world Sunday. Right now Michael Sam is preparing for the NFL Draft. Being Drafted will mean that Sam will be the first openly gay player in the history of the NFL.