Former Missouri standout Michael Sam announced he is gay, and already, there are projections about how it will affect his draft stock.
According to Bovada, an online gambling website, the over/under on Sam’s draft position has been set at 125.5, or in the middle of the fourth round.
This discussion will rage for months. It’s difficult to predict where any player will get drafted, but especially a middle-round talent who might not have the size needed to stick with his college position.
Add in the fact he’d be the first openly gay player ever in an NFL locker room, and it becomes more difficult to read the situation.
What they’re saying about Sam’s draft prospects
USA TODAY Sports’ Tom Pelissero:
“The teams I’ve spoken with say Sam has a Day 3 grade, meaning Rounds 4 through 7. He’s on the small side for…
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