Cowards Tweet Disgusting Responses To Michael Sam Coming Out, Too Scared To Say It To His Face [NSFW Language]

While it takes a real man to come out to the entire world not knowing what kind of reaction or fallout they might receive, it takes a real coward to log on to a twitter account and fire off a hate filled message about such a courageous person.

Missouri All-American defensive end Michael Sam courageously announced he was gay Sunday night, potentially setting himself on a path to become the first publicly gay player in the National Football League.

Below are a few of the ugliest tweets from some of the internet’s biggest cowards, who would never have the ‘balls’ to say these things to Michael Sam’s face (Sam is 255-pounds and leads the SEC in sacks (11.5) and tackles for loss (19):

Kent State wrestler, Sam Wheeler, thinks Michael Sam is a ‘fag’:
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But grabbing another man’s ass and c*ck is totally not gay:

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UPDATE: Kent State Head Wrestling Coach Jim Andrassy issued the following statement this afternoon: “As an alum of Kent State University and as Sam’s head coach, I was surprised and offended by what I read on Twitter. I have spoken to Sam personally, and while he is remorseful, he will be suspended indefinitely while we determine the best course of action moving forward.

After sharing our story, Sam had gone on the attack and called porn star Steve Pena and others ‘fags’ and ‘queers’:

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Many defended the star college football player, challenging them to call him a ‘fag’ to his face:

Not all responses where filled with such hatred. Dozens of current and former NFL players came out in support of Sam. Even Michelle Obama joined in the praise:

To which Michael Sam responded:

Read more NFL player’s tweets here.