|NFL Combine: Sam needs no introduction|
|News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County|
INDIANAPOLIS — Michael Sam needed no introduction.
He provided one anyway, subtly spelling out his desire to be known simply as a football player whose sexuality isn’t a national story.
“Good afternoon. My name is Michael Sam. I play football for the University of Missouri,” he said to commence his first public appearance since announcing he’s gay.
Sam smiled and laughed often during a 12˝-minute news conference at Lucas Oil Stadium, looking relaxed, jovial and confident while taking questions from the hundreds of reporters surrounding the podium.
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