Possible Ravens draft pick Eric Ebron gets engaged hours before NFL draft

Updated 9:15 p.m.: Ebron went No. 10 overall to the Detroit Lions.

The Ravens may say yes to North Carolina tight end Eric Ebron toninght. They may say no. No worries: He already has at least one willing partner. And it's a pretty important one.

It's #NFLDraft day... And TE prospect @Ebron85 just proposed on top of the Empire State Building! MUST-SEE: http://t.co/AbOtyw61Ny

The lucky lady, and girlfriend of two years, is North Carolina rising senior women's basketball player Brittany Rountree.

Ebron, a potential Ravens target at No. 17 overall, is regarded by NFL.com as a first-round talent who "[r]eleases cleanly and accelerates into patterns. Outstanding athletic ability and receiving skills. Threatens every level. Advanced route runner." It's not too late to add another strength: "Surprising appreciation for 'Sleepless in Seattle.' "

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