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Missouri quarterback James Franklin prepares to pass

February 10, 2014 | 8:48 p.m. CST
Missouri quarterback James Franklin prepares to throw the ball during the first half of the Missouri vs. Kentucky game Nov. 9 in Lexington, Ky. Franklin's former teammate Michael Sam announced that he is gay. Franklin, whose father is an evangelical minister, said after the announcement Sam joked around with the players and the players joked around with him. The announcement didn't change the way he interacted with teammates.

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