Monday Night Football broadcast to celebrate the significance. The "Round Mound of Rebound" has a long history as an ally of the LGBTQ+ community, saying previously he had played alongside gay teammates in his illustrious career.
Nassib came out as gay via a post to Instagram in June. While there have been other gay players in the league such as Dave Kopay and Ryan O’Callaghan, Nassib is the first to come out while an active player signed to a regular season roster, and is the first to play in a regular season game.“What’s up, people?” Nassib said in the video post. “I’m at my house in West Chester, Pa.