Ex-Dallas Cowboys linebacker reveals he’s gay, announces wedding

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A former NFL linebacker has come out as gay and announced he is getting married.

Jeff Rohrer played for the Dallas Cowboys in the 1980s.

Outsports and the New York Times report Rohrer is set to marry his partner, Joshua Ross Sunday in California. 

The 59-year-old will become the first known NFL player, former or current, to enter into a same-sex marriage.

The couple has been together for more than two years.

This will be Rohrer’s second marriage.

He has two teenage children from his first marriage, which ended in divorce.

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