Michael Sam’s reaction to being drafted


Michael Sam’s tweeted his reaction at being the first openly gay player taken in the NFL draft.

He was, as the tweet showed, pretty excited and typing quickly.

Sam was chosen by the St. Louis Rams with the 249th pick in the draft. Shortly after being drafted, he participated in a conference call with reporters.

After spending most of her career in traditional print sports journalism, Cindy began blogging and tweeting, first as NFL/Redskins editor, and, since August 2010, at The Early Lead. She also is the social media editor for Sports.
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