Michael Sam’s jersey is the No. 2 seller among National Football League rookies, which may persuade companies to sign endorsement accords with the first openly gay player to be picked in the league’s draft.
Jadeveon Clowney was selected by the Houston Texans with the No. 1 pick in the National Football League draft, while Johnny Manziel waited 2 1/2 hours before going 22nd overall to the Cleveland Browns.
Quarterback Johnny Manziel is bringing “Johnny Football” to the National Football League, with a personality that recalls Joe Namath and enough skills to be projected to be the first quarterback drafted this week.