“It was a conscious decision at first then I really started diving deep into my professional football career and my personal life took a backseat,” the NFL star, 26, explained in the Monday, January 7, episode. “It’s not like I’m going to lose it on a one-night stand … it’s just very important to me.”
Throughout the night, he met 30 women hoping for love — many who thought making a quip about said virginity was the way to win him over. So, did it work?
For a full recap of the episode, including the “Strip Down Moment of the Night,” presented by Bioré®, watch the video above!
The Bachelor airs on ABC Mondays at 8 p.m. ET.