Sam announced he was gay following his senior season.
Rams head coach Jeff Fisher said during a press conference Saturday that it “was not a difficult decision” to release Sam.
“This was a football decision. Mike fit in very, very well. I was pulling for him and it didn’t work out,” Fisher said.
Michael Sam celebrates his selection in the NFL draft with a kiss for his boyfriend Vito Cammisano.
The Michael Sam and boyfriend celebration story can be found here.
The Michael Sam release by the Rams report is here.