Eric Ebron   #85 TE

Height: 6-4   Weight: 253   Age: 25

Born: 4/10/1993 Newark , NJ

College: North Carolina

Experience: 5th season

High School: Ben L. Smith HS [Greensboro, NC]









Draft 2014

Pick No.10

Selected By: Detroit Lions

Round: 1

Pick (Overall): 10 (10)

Pick Analysis: Prepped in North Carolina. As a true freshman in 2011, appeared in 10 games (one start) and tallied 10 receptions for 207 yards (20.7-yard average) and a touchdown. Did not play in the Independence Bowl against Missouri (academics). Started 11-of-12 games in '12, catching 40-625-4 (15.6). In '13, set the ACC single-season record for yards by a tight end -- started 11-of-13 games and totaled 62-973-3 (15.7), breaking Vernon Davis' conference record for receiving yards. Hurt his right shoulder and was limited against Old Dominion. Strained his right hamstring on his second 40-yard dash attempt at the NFL Scouting Combine and did not perform shuttles or drills.


Video Playlist

  1. Lions select Eric Ebron with No. 10 pick

    Published: May 8, 2014 at 09:36 p.m.

    The Detroit Lions select North Carolina tight end Eric Ebron with the No. 10 overall pick in the 2014 NFL Draft.

  2. Ebron: I bring execution

    Published: March 25, 2014 at 08:16 p.m.

    Top draft prospect Eric Ebron explains to Mike Mayock all of his characteristics that will make him an impact player in the NFL.

  3. Mayock: Ebron is a 'top-10 talent'

    Published: March 25, 2014 at 07:50 p.m.

    Mike Mayock reports from the North Carolina pro day that tight end Eric Ebron is "athletically a top-10 pick in any draft," but says that Ebron might still fall out of the top 10.

  4. First Draft: Eric Ebron

    Published: April 28, 2014 at 01:56 p.m.

    Find out why North Carolina tight end Eric Ebron calls his game "electrifying," and knows he will become an X-factor in the NFL.

  5. Ebron believes he's the next Vernon Davis

    Published: March 18, 2014 at 08:25 p.m.

    North Carolina tight end Eric Ebron discusses his blazing speed and explains why he will be similar or better than San Francisco 49ers tight end Vernon Davis.

  6. Eric Ebron: 'I want to make my routes even better'

    Published: March 14, 2014 at 09:10 p.m.

    Top tight end prospect Eric Ebron joins Amber Theoharis and Shaun O'Hara in studio to discuss what he needs to improve on as he takes his game to the NFL.

  7. Ebron patterns his game after Davis

    Published: Feb. 22, 2014 at 03:17 p.m.

    North Carolina tight end Eric Ebron says he models his game from San Francisco 49ers tight end Vernon Davis and he shares some of the different conversations he had with NFL teams at the combine.

  8. Gillette 'Pressure Points': Episode One

    Published: Feb. 12, 2014 at 07:23 p.m.

    Watch as 2014 NFL draft hopefuls Jadeveon Clowney, Eric Ebron, and Aaron Murray prepare for the NFL Scouting Combine in the first episode of Gillette Deodorant "Pressure Points."

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