Sam says he's 'determined to be great'

(AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

ST. LOUIS (AP) The overflow crowd at Rams Park did not intimidate Michael Sam.

He seemed almost eager for the attention and scrutiny.

The first openly gay player drafted by an NFL team was confident and engaged Tuesday as he was formally introduced by the St. Louis Rams, handling questions and scrutiny with aplomb well beyond that of a typical seventh-round pick.


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