Photos and video show Sam, the 2013 SEC Co-Defensive Player of the Year, playfully smashing a slice of cake in his boyfriend's face before the pair shared a passionate smooch.
Sam and his boyfriend, Vito Cammisano, shared the tender moment on Twitter:
— Vito (@Vitcamm) May 11, 2014
Yesterday, the first-team All-American defensive lineman from the University of Missouri was selected by the St. Louis Rams as the 249th pick in the seventh round of the 2014 draft.
Sam offered his own heartfelt words on Twitter as well:
Thank you to the St. Louis Rams and the whole city of St. Louis. I'm using every once of this to achieve greatness!! pic.twitter.com/QESdOJVzsw
— Michael Sam (@MikeSamFootball) May 10, 2014