Kansas State offensive tackle reveals he is gay

FILE - In this Dec. 28, 2016, file photo, Texas A&M's Myles Garrett (15) tries to get around Kansas State offensive lineman Scott Frantz during the second half of the Texas Bowl NCAA college football game in Houston. Garrett is among the top prospects in the upcoming NFL draft. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith, File)

MANHATTAN, Kan. (KSNW) – Kansas State offensive tackle Scott Frantz recently got something off his chest. Frantz told his Wildcats teammates that he was a gay man.

ESPN reports that Frantz actually divulged his sexual orientation last year.

“So, the very first time I said those words were in front of, you know, 110, 120 football guys,” Frantz said. “So you can imagine how scared I was, how nervous I was. This could go either really bad or could go really good. And thankfully my teammates embraced me with open arms, and it was great.”

According to ESPN, Frantz and incoming Arizona freshman defensive end My-King Johnson will be the first two openly gay active FBS players when the upcoming season begins.

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