Michael Sam's reaction to being drafted by the St. Louis Rams -- and, thus, becoming the first openly gay player in NFL history -- was real, raw and emotional.
FOR THE RECORD
An earlier version of this post incorrectly said Michael Sam was drafted by the Cincinnati Bengals.
And, for some people, it was too much. At least too much to be aired on national TV.
With just eight picks remaining in the entire draft, Sam received the phone call he had been waiting three days to get. He broke down in tears, so much so that he could barely stand up.
Another man rushed to comfort the SEC defensive player of the year...
Helmets are lined up on the sideline as the Miami Dolphins warm up on the first day of practice at Miami Dolphins Training Camp in Davie