Friday, October 25, 2002
Former NFL Defensive Linesman Coming Out

This story at ESPN says that Esera Tuaolo, who played for Green Bay, the Panthers, the Vicking, the (one season only) mighty Jags, and the Falcons (with whom he went to the Super Bowl) is gonna come out on HBO's Real Sports show.

The blurb at Real Sports says:
REAL SPORTS tackles head-on one of the most explosive issues in professional team sports - the notion of having a gay athlete on the squad. Correspondent Bernard Goldberg talks to a former NFL veteran, burdened with keeping his homosexuality closeted during his long career, who has now chosen to reveal his long-kept secret.

ESPN link from Drudge.