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Michael Sam and the Seahawks

Mizzou Football Media DayOn Sunday, Feb. 9th, Missouri defensive end and 2014 NFL hopeful Michael Sam became the first Division I football player to come out as gay.

Like any announcement of this significance, the moment was met with a variety of reactions across the public spectrum. Pundits and players alike weighed in on Sam’s revelation, with most initial offerings proving to be fairly positive in nature.

Seahawks linebacker (and Super Bowl MVP) Malcolm Smith was one of the first and most prominent athletes to share his take on the news, providing the following comments via Twitter:

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