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Michael Sam says there are 'a lot' of gay players in NFL
Michael Sam says there are 'a lot' of gay players in NFL

Michael Sam may have been the first openly gay player to be drafted by an NFL team, but he says there are "a lot" of gay players in the league. While speaking during a question-and-answer session in Dallas on Thursday, Sam said he has spoken to multiple NFL players who are gay who reached out to him after he made his announcement in February 2014. "I'm just saying there is a lot of us," Sam said, according to the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. "I respect the players that did reach out to me and had the courage to tell me that they were also gay, but they do not have the same courage as I do to come out before I even played a down in the NFL. ...

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