Biography - A Short Wiki
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You might remember Michael Sam Jr, one of the most famous American former professional football player who got into headlines as he was the first openly gay player to be picked in the NFL draft. He also played one of the seasons for Montreal Alouettes in the CFL. He was the Defensive Player of the Year for Missouri, and he signed the deal with Montreal in 2015, and he was the first gay player to play in the CFL.
Michael Sam has been very successful throughout the years.
Sam then accepted the scholarship offer from the University of Missouri, and he attended this school from the year 2009 to 2013. He used to play for the Tigers, and in his first year, where he was able to compete in the Big 12 Conference.
Family and Personal Life
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In 2014, Sam was interviewed on his coming out as till then no one else came out as a gay player in NFL. Sam also has seven other siblings, and he was born to JoAnn and Alan Sam, who parted away when Sam was young. His two brothers died, and two are in prison right now. He’s one of the sisters who died during infancy. Sam used to argue a lot of times when he talked about playing football, and he was the first member of the family to attend college.
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|Full/Real Name||Michael Alan Sam Jr.|
|Age (as of today)||33 years|
|Date of Birth||January 7, 1990|
|Place of Birth||Galveston, Texas, USA|
|Weight||116 kg, 255.5 lbs|
|Net Worth / Wealth||$200 Thousand|
|Occupation||Professional Football Player|
Height, Weight, and Age
Michael Sam weighs 116 kg. Being born on January 7, 1990, translates to an age of 33 years as of todays date (November 19, 2023).
My family was very notorious in the town that we lived in. Everyone would say, ‘There goes those damn Sams.’ I didn’t want to paint that ill picture of me. I knew the good in my family. They didn’t know our background and the adversity we had to endure. I wanted to succeed and be a beacon of hope in my family.Michael Sam
I’m not afraid to tell the world who I am. I’m Michael Sam: I’m a college graduate. I’m African American, and I’m gay. I’m comfortable in my skin.Michael Sam
I’ll say this: I want to become a distraction! And what I mean is by making big plays and doing good stuff on the field. Although nobody would print that, because that’s not a story. Gotta keep bringing up the locker-room situation because he’s gay.Michael Sam
There will always be haters. Small heroes can change society every day. It just takes time.Michael Sam
I didn’t even dream of going to college. College was not in my definition. If somebody told me I was going to play for the Missouri Tigers in 2009, I would laugh at them.Michael Sam