Division II college football player Brian Sims came out to his team in while playing for Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania and publicly told his story in If he achieves this feat, he will become the first active gay football player in the NFL. Openly gay former college kicker tries for the NFL". He became the first publicly gay player to play in the Canadian Football League in August In he was arrested by the police for having sex with a man in public. On June 12, a day before the Alouettes' first preseason game, Sam was granted permission to leave camp for "personal reasons" to return to home to Texas, and was placed on the suspended list. Archived from the original on May 25,
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7 Gay NFL Football Players
Kluwe also alleged that head coach Leslie Frazier told him to stop speaking out on same-sex marriage. Retrieved May 11, Retrieved February 14, Sam made his professional debut on August 8,during the first preseason game against the New Orleans Saintswhere he made one tackle in the game on quarterback Ryan Griffin. New York Daily News. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Retrieved May 10,
Kluwe also alleged that head coach Leslie Frazier told him to stop speaking out on same-sex marriage. When Harris was a kid, he told his parents that he was attracted to other boys. In he was arrested by the police for having sex with a man in public. Retrieved May 22, On February 24,Sam was announced as one of the celebrities to compete on the 20th season of Dancing with the Stars. This page was last edited on 6 Februaryat