Michael Sam

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  • Birth Place: Galveston, Texas, United States
  • Profession: Football player
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Fast Facts

  • Named SEC Defensive Player of the year in 2013.
  • Became the first openly gay player ever selected in the NFL draft in 2014.
  • Drafted by the St. Louis Rams in the seventh round of the 2014 draft; he played three preseason games with the team before being released. 
  • Finalist for Sports Illustrated 's Sportsman of the Year in 2014.
  • Partnered with Peta Murgatroyd on Dancing With the Stars in 2015.

Relationships

  • JoAnn Sam — Mother
  • Vito Cammisano — Ex-fiancé
  • Josh Sam — Brother
  • Michael Sam Sr. — Father
  • Russell Sam — Brother
  • Julian Sam — Brother

College

  • University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri, United States (BS in Parks, Recreation and Tourism, 2014)

Details

  • Birth Place: Galveston, Texas, United States
  • Profession: Football player

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