Michael Sam's former rep rejected interviews with a poem

Thursday February 5th, 2015

When Michael Sam announced he was gay ahead of the NFL combine last year, he became the biggest story in sports, and as such a great number of reporters were hoping to interview him.

One of those reporters was The MMQB's Robert Klemko, who shared the Seussian denial he received from Sam's then-publicist Howard Bragman.

I am the rep for Michael Sam
I am

He would not like to chat with the press
In a suit or in a dress

He would not like them
Here or there
He would not like them

He would not like them
in a house
He would not like them
with a mouse

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It continues on from there describing Sam's Green Eggs and Ham-like aversion to interviews.

Sam has since let Bragman go, so perhaps he is more of a Shel Silverstein guy.

Brendan Maloy

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