Saturday, May 10, 2014

Michael Sam Got The Call!

Michael Sam will play for....

The possibility of the first openly gay football star being picked is......happening!

Many figured that the former MIZZOU star was going to be the first in history.

Michael Sam will be closer to his alma mater. He will be a member of the St. Louis Rams.

That Guy Who Throws Shit To The Wall sound the alarm that the openly gay football star will be a part of a NFL team. The real reason for this is basically the conservative agitator calling the St. Louis Ram (last place in the NFC West division) a bunch of pussies.

The siren went off today confirming that Sam was the 249th pick in the seventh round of the 2014 NFL Draft.

Sam was a consensus All-American and the Southeastern Conference Defensive Player of the Year as a senior at Missouri.

Sam came out as gay in media interviews earlier this year. His team and coaches knew his secret and kept it for his final college season.

“I looked in their eyes, and they just started shaking their heads — like, finally, he came out,” Sam told The New York Times earlier this year — the first time he had spoken publicly about his sexual orientation.

Tension mounted throughout the day whether or not Sam would get drafted. Sam was the 249th out of 256 picks in the draft.

According to STATS, there were 530 undrafted free agents on NFL rosters during week 17 of last season.

There was a total of 404 players on rosters who had been drafted in rounds five through seven, though the pool of undrafted players from year to year is much larger than those drafted in those three rounds.

Sam has said he wants to be evaluated solely on his athletic ability and NFL executives and coaches, all the way up to Commissioner Roger Goodell, have said publicly that will be the case.

Goodell told ESPN that he wants to see Sam succeed in the league.

“I want to see Michael Sam get an opportunity to play in the NFL,” Goodell told ESPN Thursday before the first round of the NFL Draft. “We like to say the NFL is the ultimate meritocracy. If you can play football, they want to see you play. The teams want you. The fans want you. And that’s ultimately what it’s all about.”

Goodell continued: “I have great respect for Michael, his courage, his decision to become public, and I’m optimistic that he’s going to get that opportunity, and hopefully he can play at this level.”

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