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NFL Hopeful Proposes on Empire State Building Before Draft

Eric Ebron, who will likely be selected in the first round draft for the NFL at Radio City Music Hall, proposed to his girlfriend at the setting of many a romantic film (like Sleepless in Seattle and An Affair to Remember). Spoiler alert: She said yes

Eric Ebron, who will likely be selected in the first round of the NFL Draft on Thursday night, decided to make his day even more memorable. Ebron proposed to his girlfriend atop the Empire State Building, just hours before the draft began at Radio City Music Hall in New York City.

She said yes.

The former University of North Carolina tight end was a “ball of nerves” leading up to his proposal to his fellow athlete, UNC basketball player Brittany Rountree, according to Fox Sports. He bought the ring a week ago and planned the proposal for the couple’s free afternoon in New York.

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