This makes it official: Michael Sam is the first openly gay professional football player in the history of the National Football League.
According to Fox Sports, Sam was signed to a four-year, $2.65 million contract, with $46,000 of it guaranteed.
The Rams confirmed the signings on Twitter:
Sam himself tweeted: "Grateful, humbled, and motivated after officially signing with all my Rams rookie brothers. Let's do this!!"
Congratulations on breaking this barrier, Michael, and for blazing a trail for future gay pro football players to follow. Well done!