Missouri DE Michael Sam is a first team All-American and the 2013 SEC Defensive Player of the Year. He is headed for the NFL this May as a highly-touted prospect who should be taken sometime on Day Two of the draft, in either the second or third round.
His admission this week that he is gay may or may not have an impact on his draft status this spring. Yesterday, the Giants' ownership stated Sam's admission has not changed his position on their draft board.
The Daily News Live panel talk about Michael Sam's ESPN interview and his impact as an openly gay athlete playing in professional sports: