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Out Football Players. When Kansas State offensive tackle and NFL hopeful Scott Frantz came out to the nation as gay last week, he shared that his teammates.

Michael Alan Sam Jr. (born January 7, 1990) is an American former defensive end in American and Canadian football. He played college football for the University of Missouri and was drafted by He became the first publicly gay player to be drafted in the NFL. The Rams cut him during the final preseason roster cutdowns.

Homophobia has been widespread in association football, also known as soccer, throughout the world. Journalist Matt Williams stated that being a gay professional player in football is still a taboo.

The openly gay and bi NFL players have been trailblazers in the a blip and shows the stigma that still surrounds people who play football.