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David Kopay
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Football Player
    (June 28, 1942- )
    Born in Chicago, Illinois
    Running Back for the San Francisco 49ers (1964–1967), Detroit Lions (1968), Washington Redskins (1969–1970), New Orleans Saints (1971) and the Green Bay Packers (1972)
    Author of the book 'The David Kopay Story: An Extraordinary Self-Revelation'
    He was a journeyman player.
    He was blacklisted from potential coaching jobs as a result of his sexuality.
    He outed former tight end Jerry Smith in the years following the latter's death.
    He admitted to only playing football as a way to mask his sexuality.
    Many people are oblivious to his statistics, opting to define him by his sexual orientation.
    He was the first former NFL player to come out as gay.
    Many LGBT athletes consider him as an inspiration.
    He had the guts to come out during the 1970's.
    He remained on good terms with many of his former teammates in the years after coming out.
    He worked as a salesman and contractor for his uncle's flooring business in the years following his retirement.

Credit: Ricky


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