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Michael Sam Signs On for 'Dancing with the Stars' Season 20!

Michael Sam Signs On for 'Dancing with the Stars' Season 20!

Michael Sam has just been drafted as the next contestant on Dancing with the Stars, TMZ reports!

The 25-year-old football player, who became the first openly gay football player drafted in the NFL, will take part in season twenty of the hit dance competition show, which kicks off in March.

The full cast will be announced tomorrow morning so stay tuned to JustJared.com to find out all of the contestants and who their dancers will be!

Michael has vowed to get back into the NFL after being cut from the St. Louis Rams and the Dallas Cowboys practice squad.

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  • sydney jane

    They should pair him with a male dancer.

  • Baseliner

    if this is true, it shows that he clearly wants fame more than football

  • Aj Walkin

    It amazes me how everyone praises Michael Sam for being the first openly G a y NFL player yet everyone bashes Tim Tebow for being Christian

  • noneyabusiness

    I think this great!!!

  • Guest

    I don’t like Michael Sam to be on this show , still thinking he should entirely focus on NFL, but, hey, if this is what he wants to do, I’m rooting for him.
    Best of luck to Michael.
    But still hoping this is just a rumor…

  • kellyf

    Ooooooof course he did.

  • suzybel

    Well I guess if they don’t want you in the NFL, you can always dance.