Eric Ebron

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Eric Ebron
Eric Ebron 2013.jpg
Ebron (#85) catching a pass, 2013
North Carolina Tar HeelsNo. 85
Tight end Junior
Date of birth: (1993-04-10) April 10, 1993 (age 21)
Place of birth: Newark, New Jersey
Height: 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) Weight: 250 lb (113 kg)
Career history
High school: Greensboro (NC) Ben L. Smith
Career highlights and awards
Stats at

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.[1][2]

Early years[edit]

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.

Considered a three-star recruit by, he was rated as the 21st best tight end prospect of his class.[3]

College career[edit]

Ebron attended the University of North Carolina from 2011 to 2013. 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.[4] As a junior in 2013, Ebron caught 62 passes for 973 yards and 3 TDs, and was a first-team All-Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) selection.[5] He was also chosen as a finalist for the John Mackey Award, given to the nation's top tight end.[6]

On November 25, 2013, Ebron announced his intentions to forego his remaining eligibility and enter the 2014 NFL Draft.[7]

Professional Career[edit]

2014 NFL Draft[edit]

Pre-draft measurables
Ht Wt Arm length Hand size 40-yd dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert Broad BP Wonderlic
6 ft 4 38 in 250 lb 33 14 in 10 in 4.60 s 32 in 10 ft 0 in 24 reps x
All values from NFL Combine[8]


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