Brian Kelly (@brpkelly)

ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – Former Missouri linebacker Michael Sam may be heading north to play football.

The general manager of the Canadian Football League’s Montreal Alouettes says his team has a 50-50 chance of signing the free agent.

According to Sports Illustrated, Sam, the first openly gay player drafted by the NFL, says signing with Montreal is a possibility.

Sam was drafted and cut by the St. Louis Rams, before being cut from the Dallas Cowboys practice squad last October.

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