Support pours in for Michael Sam on social media

Michael Sam's former Mizzou teammates stand up in support of Michael Sam via social media.

Michael Sam says he came out to his teammates and coaches at Missouri in August.

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ST. LOUIS -- Michael Sam's news had Twitter buzzing on Sunday.

The former University of Missouri defensive end announced to the world that he is gay in interviews with the New York Times and ESPN and the social media world responded to the news.

Here is some of the support Sam received from his school and former teammates:


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