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NFL Network Reporter Shares Awesome Personal Tidbit About Potential 1st-Round Pick

Dan Mullen leading his Mississippi State players onto the field.

STARKVILLE, MS - OCTOBER 21: Head coach Dan Mullen of the Mississippi State Bulldogs takes the field with his team before the start of an NCAA football game against the Kentucky Wildcats at Davis Wade Stadium on October 21, 2017 in Starkville, Mississippi. (Photo by Butch Dill/Getty Images)

Mississippi State safety Johnathan Abram could hear his name called tonight during the first round of the 2019 NFL Draft. Whenever Abram is picked, the team choosing him seems to be getting more than just a quality player.

NFL Network reporter Jane Slater shared an anecdote about Abram on Twitter this evening. It paints the picture of a mature prospect.

According to Slater, Abram showed up to pre-draft meetings with teams in a sports coat, treating each visit as if it were a job interview. Abram also had some questions for his potential employers.

He's already married with a young daughter, and was interested in local school systems near where teams played.

Abram's scouting report from Lance Zierlein referred to him as "a physical run defender with pursuit speed and energy to play sideline to sideline." If he is not taken tonight, he likely won't last long tomorrow night when Round 2 gets underway.

The 2019 NFL Draft will begin at 8 p.m. ET on ABC, ESPN, ESPN Deportes and NFL Network.

The first round is tonight, with rounds two and three set for tomorrow and rounds 4-7 on tap for Saturday.