ナシブ, の開始前にレイダースと3年間の契約に署名した人 2020 シーズン, Instagramのビデオで彼がゲイだと発表した.
“I just wanted to take a quick moment to say that I’m gay,” 彼は言った. “I’ve been meaning to do this for a while now but finally feel comfortable getting it off my chest. I really have the best life, the best family, friends and job a guy can ask for.
“I’m a pretty private person so I hope you guys know that I’m not doing this for attention. I just think that representation and visibility are so important. I actually hope that one day, videos like this and the whole coming out process are not necessary, but until then I will do my best and my part to cultivate a culture that’s accepting and compassionate.”
Nassib also said he is donating $ 100,000 トレバープロジェクトへ, これは “world’s largest suicide prevention and crisis intervention organization for LGBTQ+ youth.”
Gruden offered his support for his player.
“I learned a long time ago what makes a man different is what makes him great,” 彼は言った, 経由して ESPN.
Nassib is the first active NFL player to reveal that he is gay. Several players have revealed their orientation after their careers were over, while Michael Sam was on the Rams’ roster in 2014 but never appeared in a regular-season game.
The 28-year-old Nassib played in 14 games for the Raiders last season. 彼は持っていた 28 tackles and 2.5 袋.