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College football player Conner Mertens comes out publicly.

A place kicker at Willamette University in Oregon, Mertens came out as bisexual to his team last night. He now comes out publicly in hopes of inspiring other LGBT athletes to come out and be true to themselves.

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Conner Mertens story gets huge national coverage

Virtually every major sports outlet -- including ESPN, Fox Sports and CBS Sports -- covered the coming out of college football kicker Conner Mertens.

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Video: Our conversation with Conner Mertens

The Willamette University football player joins Ousports and Wade Davis for an online chat.

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Willamette Univ. supports Conner Mertens

The university issued a statement of support earlier today.

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College football player Conner Mertens comes out

A place kicker at Willamette University in Oregon, Mertens came out as bisexual to his team. He now comes out publicly in hopes of inspiring other LGBT athletes to come out and be true to themselves.

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