The support Will Sheridan's teammates gave him suggests that day is getting closer.
Sheridan, Villanova's starting power forward from 2004 to 2007, told ESPN.com's Dana O'Neil that he first revealed to roommate Mike Nardi that he was gay and later to other teammates as he grew more comfortable around them. None of them ostracized him or even behaved differently toward him afterward, nor did any of them feel the need to even inform coach Jay Wright.
"Your personal life is your personal life," Nardi said. "It didn't matter to us because it's family and you don't go putting your family's secrets out in the streets. I mean, why would I tell anyone? It's no one's business except Will's."
"After I found out, I was like, 'Did you know?' And all the guys, they were like, 'Yeah, Coach, we knew,'" Wright said. "TheyRead More »from Ex-Villanova forward Will Sheridan tells ESPN.com he’s gay