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Any NFL team that drafts Michael Sam will be taking on much more than a rookie pass-rusher.
COLUMBIA, Missouri - Michael Sam was just another recruit when he left his small Texas hometown and arrived in Missouri. Playing for the Tigers, he turned into a private loquacious leader ready to make a trailblazing announcement.