(Daily Beast) -- “Do you like men?”
A question along those lines was reportedly posed to Louisiana State University running back Derrius Guice during the NFL’s draft combine, according to a radio interview with Guice himself and NBC Sport’s Pro Football Talk website, which confirmed Guice’s report with a separate source.
During the combine—a sort of competitive gauntlet for prospective players—Guice told SiriusXM NFL radio, “I go in one room and a team will ask me do I like men, just to see my reaction.” (Guice also said that he was asked if his mother engages in sex work.)
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It’s just the latest example of homophobia in professional football—but it’s also an opportunity for the NFL to prove it wants to address this long-running problem.