LEXINGTON, KY - NOVEMBER 9: Michael Sam #52 of the Missouri Tigers celebrates with fans after the game against the Kentucky Wildcats at Commonwealth Stadium on November 9, 2013 in Lexington, Kentucky. Missouri won 48-17. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)
Michael Sam #52 of the Missouri Tigers (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)
Former Mizzou defensive end Michael Sam became the first openly gay player in NFL history, after the Rams took him with the 249th pick on Saturday.
Much of the talk has been about his TV appearance following the selection.