Michael Sam is congratulated by teammates

October 12, 2013 | 2:32 p.m. CDT
Missouri defensive lineman Michael Sam, second from right, is congratulated by teammates after he returned a forced fumble for a touchdown in the first half on Saturday. Sam, the Southeastern Conference defensive player of the year, was selected Tuesday to the AP's All-American team as a defensive end.

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