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Photo: North Carolina Has A ‘Beware Of Freaks’ Sign Outside The Wide Receivers Room

North Carolina football apparently thinks quite highly of its wide receivers.  The team’s top pass catcher from 2013, Eric Ebron, is gone to the NFL, but a number of the Tar Heels’ top wideouts are back for the upcoming season.  Check out this sign standing outside the North Carolina wide receivers’ room at the Kenan Football Center.  Look what I spotted outside the WR...
Via College Spun
August 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Ebron named grand marshal and Emerson named honorary starter for Quicken Loans 400

BROOKLYN, Mich. (June 13, 2014) – The Detroit Lions’ first-round draft pick Eric Ebron is the grand marshal and Quicken Loans chief executive officer Bill Emerson will serve as the honorary starter for Sunday’s Quicken Loans 400 at Michigan International Speedway.   The rookie tight end will give the command of “Start your engines!” when the race gets under way at 1:07...
Via On Pit Road
June 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Football, family put a smile back on Ebron's face

ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- Eric Ebron, the Detroit Lions' first-round draft pick, was entering his junior year of high school and hadn't played football since he was around 10 years old. He'd given it up after his grandfather died, sending him into a state of depression for a few years. It took his mother, Gina Jackson, and the football coach, Rodney Brewington, at his new high school...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

North Carolina Football: A bit of satisfaction…

For the most part I have never taken the homer attitude when writing a post about the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. This is going to be one of those rare exceptions to the rule. Many have been calling the academic standards at UNC very bad, many local newspapers have taken the war path attacking UNC basketball and football in anyway they can when it comes to academics...
April 11, 2014  |  Discuss

UNC Football: Tar Heels at the Combine

UNC Football: Tar Heels at the CombineBryn Renner (2) is looking to get drafted in the 2014 NFL Draft in May. Seven former University of North Carolina football players participated in the 2014 NFL combine in Indianapolis, I.N. The list included offensive linemen James Hurst and Russell Bodine, tight end Eric Ebron, quarterback Bryn Renner, defensive linemen Kareem Martin, defensive...
February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

UNC Football: Tar Heels hire new coordinator

Seth Littrell is expected to be officially announced as the next offensive coordinator at the University of North Carolina later this week. Multiple sources, including CBS Sports and Inside Carolina, have reported that North Carolina and head coach Larry Fedora are finalizing the hiring of Seth Littrell to become their next offensive coordinator. Littrell, 35, has spent the past...
January 20, 2014  |  Discuss

North Carolina Football: Conflicting reports regarding UNC offensive coordinator

North Carolina offensive coordinator Blake Anderson remains in the running for the head coaching vacancy at Arkansas State. On Wednesday afternoon, several conflicting reports surfaced regarding North Carolina’s current offensive coordinator Blake Anderson and the head coaching vacancy at Arkansas State University. According to reports by, Anderson “will be...
December 18, 2013  |  Discuss

North Carolina TE Ebron sets single-season ACC record

Eric Ebron's athleticism has drawn comparisons to Vernon Davis. But now, the North Carolina tight end has one up on the NFL Pro Bowler. Ebron hauled in a 17-yard pass from Marquise Williams in the second quarter Saturday against North Carolina to break Davis' ACC single-season record for receiving yards by a tight end. Ebron now owns the ACC single-season record for yards by a tight...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
November 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Tar Heels TE Eric Ebron headed to NFL draft

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- North Carolina junior tight end Eric Ebron said Monday he'll enter the NFL draft after the season. Ebron has 50 catches for 774 yards and three touchdowns for the Tar Heels (6-5, 4-3 Atlantic Coast Conference) heading into Saturday's home finale against No. 24 Duke. Ebron said Monday the move would benefit his family and he didn't want to linger on deciding...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
November 26, 2013  |  Discuss

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