Eli Apple

After openly gay athlete Michael Sam used the NFL as his coming out party, it makes sense that NFL teams want to tackle similar stunts to avoid surprises.

That’s probably what the Atlanta Falcons were thinking when they asked Ohio State cornerback Eli Apple if he was gay.

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Manti Te'o

Former Notre Dame star Manti Te’o isn’t having a good week at the NFL Combines. The NFL scouting Combine, which ended yesterday in Florida, is where the top college player’s display their best skills for the pros to determine how high they are chosen in next week’s NFL draft.

If you recall, Te’o was in the news for mourning a dead girlfriend who existed only on his computer screen.

A male friend later stepped forward to say he was responsible for the dead girlfriend’s fake online profile, which he says he created because he was in love with Te’o. The bizarre incident led to speculation that Te’o himself was gay.

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