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Chip Sarafin, Arizona State offensive lineman, comes out as gay - 13 Aug 2014
Anderson said in his statement that Sarafin, a Tillman Scholar who participates heavily in the Phoenix youth sports scene, embodies all of the characteristics that set the school's student-athletes apart. "The entire athletics department is extremely ...
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Arizona State's Chip Sarafin: Coming out was 'quite the relief'

USA TODAY - 15 Aug 2014
CAMP TONTOZONA, Ariz. — Chip Sarafin wasn't looking for a quick dose of fame. Nor was he trying to make a statement. The Arizona State senior just wanted to be himself, and he wanted his teammates to know the real truth, the real him. The fact he is ...
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Top college football player publicly comes out as a gay man

ThinkProgress - 14 Jul 2017
Michael Sam didn't come out publicly until his collegiate career was over, and other predecessors weren't quite as impactful on the field—Chip Sarafin, a walk-on at Arizona State, never played in a game, while Mason Darrow became the first to appear ...
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Former Barrington football player comes out as gay

Chicago Tribune - 16 Sep 2015
Arizona State offensive lineman Chip Sarafin came out last year before his final season with the Sun Devils. "I want to show people you can be gay and play Division I football," Darrow told "If that's going to help some sophomore in ...
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US Ranks Worst in Sports Homophobia Study

TIME - 09 May 2015
Arizona State backup offensive lineman Chip Sarafin, who last year became the first active college football player at a major program to publicly announce he was gay—Sam only told his Missouri teammates—found acceptance. “As long as you put forth the ...
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26 Football Players Who Came Out of the Closet - 19 Jul 2017
When Kansas State offensive tackle and NFL hopeful Scott Frantz came out to the nation as gay last week, he shared that his teammates, to whom he'd come out earlier, had warmly received the news, a sign the most alpha of locker rooms may finally be ...
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Arizona State football player Edward Sarafin announces he is gay

Washington Times - 14 Aug 2014
This undated image provided by Arizona state University shows Edward “ChipSarafin in Phoenix. Arizona State offensive lineman Sarafin has told a local magazine he is gay, making him the first active Division I football player to come out. (AP ...
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Ex-Gophers lineman no longer keeping secret about being gay

Minneapolis Star Tribune - 11 Feb 2016
The list includes former Vikings defensive lineman Esera Tuaolo, and former NFL lineman Kwame Harris. Arizona State lineman Chip Sarafin came out as gay before his senior season in 2014. Princeton lineman Mason Darrow, a current junior, also came out ...
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Football factories: High schools producing college talent - 23 Sep 2014
26. Phoenix Arcadia, 2 | The players: Colby Kirkegaard, Wyoming; Brendan Turelli, Wyoming. 26. Tucson Sahuaro, 2 | The players: Niko Kittrell, Arizona; Drew Riggleman, Arizona. 26. Gilbert Highland, 2 | The players: Chip Sarafin, ASU; Tre Tyler ...

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