Michael Sam made transient stints on two NFL follow squads after he got here out as homosexual previous to the 2014 NFL draft. Nevertheless, each groups finally determined Sam wasn’t expert sufficient to make the lower.
Months later, Sam is outwardly suggesting that his sexual orientation might have had one thing to do with him being minimize and why no different NFL groups have signed him
“Do you suppose that you just popping out had something to do with it, or do you assume it was simply the extent of expertise you went up towards after school?” TMZ asked.
“I suppose I used to be the SEC Defensive Participant of the 12 months final 12 months … so I don’t suppose it needed to do with expertise,” Sam replied.
Sam confirmed that his first precedence remains to be enjoying within the NFL. He additionally stated the fact present that he was presupposed to star in previous to the draft will doubtless not occur.
Sam made headlines after turning into the primary-ever overtly homosexual participant to be drafted by an NFL workforce.