Football Freshman Comes Out of The Closet
Courageous footballer Mason Darrow, a freshman offensive lineman for the Princeton Tigers, has come out publicly as gay in an amazing feature story by Cyd Zeigler for ‘Outsports’.
“People will surprise you. I mean I was definitely concerned that teammates would react very poorly,” said Darrow in the video. “I think in this day and age people don’t really care about it. It’s really not a big deal anymore.”
Darrow said his coming out has been warmly received by teammates, coaches, and his family.
“I feel like I’m at a really great place in my life, everything has been going well since I came out here and at home,” he continued. “Now I want to show people that you can be gay and play division 1 football and if that’s going to help some sophomore in Arizona come out to his teammates and be comfortable being himself then that’s the reason I’m doing it.”