It didn't take long for new Detroit Lions tight end Eric Ebron to pick his jersey number. He elected to keep the number he had in college at North Carolina: 85. Check it out:
New Detroit Lions tight end Eric Ebron will wear jersey number 85. pic.twitter.com/osrdAWSqo7— Brad Galli (@BradGalli) May 9, 2014
In other Ebron news, he got a chance to meet former Lions greats Barry Sanders and Herman Moore after being picked by the team. Sanders actually announced the Ebron pick, and Moore is scheduled to announce the Lions' second-round pick on Friday night.
After catching up with Sanders and Moore, Ebron sent a message to Lions fans via the team's Instagram page: