It was a moment we’ll never forget. In May 2014, Michael Sam made history when he became the first openly gay football player drafted into the NFL. Following the emotional news, he celebrated with a hug and a kiss from boyfriend Vito Cammisano. In a preview from the 90-minute documentary “Michael Sam,” he shares what was running through his mind in the agonizing moments waiting for the phone to ring. “The draft was the longest three days of my life,” Sam says in the above video. “I went upstairs and was thinking, ‘Should I have came out? Did I make the right choice of coming…

It was a moment we’ll never forget. In May 2014, Michael Sam made history when he became the first openly gay football player drafted into the NFL. Following the emotional news, he celebrated with a hug and a kiss from boyfriend Vito Cammisano.

In a preview from the 90-minute documentary “Michael Sam,” he shares what was running through his mind in the agonizing moments waiting for the phone to ring.

“The draft was the longest three days of my life,” Sam says in the above video. “I went upstairs and was thinking, ‘Should I have came out? Did I make the right choice of coming out and telling the world I was gay?'”

As he was questioning himself, Sam says he felt a hand on his shoulder. “And that person was Vito,” he says.

His boyfriend’s sign of support was all Sam needed.

“In that moment I was like, ‘I don’t care what happens, I made the right choice to come out,” he says.

Sam was selected in the seventh round by the St. Louis Rams, but ultimately cut from the team. He was then signed to the Dallas Cowboys practice squad and waived after seven weeks. Sam is now acting as a free agent.

“Michael Sam” airs on Saturday, Dec. 27 at 9 p.m. ET on OWN. Then at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT, in a special episode of “Oprah Prime,” Oprah sits down with Michael for his first interview since being cut from the NFL.

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How Michael Sam Knew He Made The Right Choice In Coming Out (VIDEO)