Ebron (#85) catching a pass, 2013
|North Carolina Tar Heels — No. 85|
|Date of birth:April 10, 1993|
|Place of birth: Newark, New Jersey|
|Height: 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)||Weight: 250 lb (113 kg)|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Stats at ESPN.com|
Eric Ebron (born April 10, 1993) is an American football tight end. He played college football at North Carolina. He is considered one of the top tight ends in college football and a future high NFL Draft pick.
Ebron attended Ben L. Smith High School in Greensboro, North Carolina. He played both tight end and defensive end. He had 28 receptions for 682 yards and 10 touchdowns on offense and 68 tackles and 13.5 sacks on defense.
As a true freshman in 2011, Ebron played in 10 games, recording 10 receptions for 207 yards and a touchdown. As a sophomore in 2012, he started all 11 games, recording 40 receptions for 625 yards and four touchdowns. The receptions and receiving yards were a North Carolina record for tight ends. As a junior in 2013, Ebron was a first-team All-Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) selection. He was also chosen as a finalist for the John Mackey Award, given to the nation's top tight end.
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- "2013 All-ACC Teams Announced". TheACC.com. December 2, 2013.
- "Ebron Named A Mackey Award Finalist". GoHeels.com. November 25, 2013.