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Eric Ebron proposes to girlfriend hours before NFL draft

Eric Ebron (left) will have a draft to remember. (John Minchillo / AP Images For Athletes Quarterly)

It wasn’t enough for Eric Ebron that he was going to be drafted early in the first round of the NFL draft.

The North Carolina tight end, regarded as the best player at his position in the NFL draft this year, decided to propose to his girlfriend, too.

On top of the Empire State Building.

This is a guy who knows how to make an impression.

Talk about a perfect day.

After spending most of her career in traditional print sports journalism, Cindy began blogging and tweeting, first as NFL/Redskins editor, and, since August 2010, at The Early Lead. She also is the social media editor for Sports.
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