Laces Out NFL Blog Now you can bet on Michael Sam's draft position The Missouri defensive end is pegged as a third-round pick. Bookmakers see him going later than that. Feb 10, 2014 at 11:34a ET Michael Sam’s announcement on Sunday that he’s gay has everyone, including bookmakers, looking to get in on the action. Hours after the Missouri defensive end’s decision to come out, Bovada.lv has set odds on his draft position. The line is set at 125.5 overall, which equates to the second half of the fourth round. Draft prognosticators have Sam pegged anywhere from a third-round possibility to an undrafted free agent. Sam finished 2013 with 48 tackles and 12 sacks in Missouri’s run to the SEC Championship Game. He was the conference's co-defensive player of the year.