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NFL Prospect Comes Out of Closet

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Missouri All-American football player is out of the closet and into the spotlight

Michael Sam says he is gay, which sets him up to become the first openly-homosexual player in the NFL.

"I am an openly, proud gay man," Sam told ESPN and others today. He had already come out to his coaches and teammates in August.

Sam led the SEC this past season with 11.5 sacks and 19 tackles. He is entered in the upcoming NFL Draft.

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