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North Carolina Football: Is Larry Fedora the Next James Franklin?

The North Carolina Tar Heels are ranked 24th in the Sporting News College Football Preview. The program is picked to finish first in the ACC Coastal division, which wins them a trip to play FSU in the conference title game. The running game appears to be strong and the defense solid. And in his third season as head coach of the “basketball school".Larry Fedora is going to...
Via Football Nation
10 days ago  |  Discuss

ACC Countdown: No. 5 North Carolina

North Carolina started last season dreadfully, losing five of its first six games with the only win coming against Middle Tennessee State. But the Tar Heels rebounded nicely against a much friendlier back half of the schedule and won five of its final six. Can the Tar Heels prove that the end of last year wasn't a fluke? Will they be able to answer all the questions about their...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
20 days ago  |  Discuss

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
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Cover Four: Reason's UNC Will Win the Coastal Division

Larry Fedora is set to begin his third year at North Carolina and the Tar Heels have the pieces in place to make a run at the Coastal Division championship with a chance to play the winner of the Atlantic for its first ACC championship since 1980.  The Tar Heels have a great opportunity in front of them and today we will focus on four reasons the Tar Heels can win the Coastal division...
Via SCACC Hoops
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Three Rookie Game Changers Who Could Shift 2014 Super Bowl Odds

NFL training camps are here, and that means the quest to crown a Super Bowl champion in February, 2015 is upon us.  Every season a game changing rookie somehow outperforms his expectations and places his franchise on the cusp of greatness and a Super Bowl run. There are a handful of NFL rookies who have the skills and ability to shift the power structure in the NFL overnight. ...
Via Thacover2
July 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: UNC Football Players Have A Mini-Reunion At The NFL Rookie Symposium

Last time we checked in on Eric Ebron, he didn’t seem to be enjoying the long ride to the NFL Rookie Symposium. Now that he’s there, and reunited with a bunch of his teammates from UNC, things seem to be going better. Ebron, Tre Boston (whose ride to the symposium was much more fun, as shown in the videos in the aforementioned link), Jabari Price, Kareem Martin, and Cincinnati...
Via College Spun
June 22, 2014  |  Discuss

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

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 p.m. p.m. at the track. The Quicken Loans...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
June 14, 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

Lions ink first round pick Eric Ebron to contract

With the rest of the 2014 draft class sign sealed and delivered the Lions finally got their first round pick Eric Ebron inked to his rookie deal with the team. According to reports, Ebron the Lions’ 10th overall TE selection out of North Carolina signed a four-year deal with a team option for a fifth. The teams new offensive coordinator Joe Lombardi (who came over from New Orleans...
Via The Majors Detroit
June 13, 2014  |  Discuss

North Carolina recruit arrested and charged with theft

Report on TarHeelsIllustrated.com, North Carolina TE recruit Avery Edwards was arrested and charged with theft and larson.  According to a report in the Raleigh News and Observer, Edwards has been charged with the theft of five watches and one pair of diamond stud earrings, valued at approximately $53,000.  Edwards most certainly was looking to build upon the success of who...
Via NCAA Football Zone
June 07, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 49 North Carolina Tar Heels season preview

Larry Fedora is entering his third season as the head coach at North Carolina in 2014, and after a modest 7-6 record last season, he’ll be hoping to take a big step forward and take the Tar Heels to the top of a crowded ACC Coastal Division. At quarterback, the Tar Heels will bring back junior Marquise Williams, who was the starter the second half of last season.  Williams threw...
Via College Football Universe
May 29, 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...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions 10th Pick Eric Ebron Gets Engaged On Draft Day

This is super sweet, yet incredibly awkward. On Thursday, hours before TE Eric Ebron became the 10th pick in the 2014 NFL draft, he dropped down on one knee at the Empire State building and proposed to his girlfriend, Brittany Roundtree.     It’s #NFLDraft day… And TE prospect @Ebron85 just proposed on top of the Empire State Building! MUST-SEE: http://t.co/AbOtyw61Ny —...
Via Jocks and Stiletto Jill
May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Eric Ebron gets engaged then gets drafted 10th

If you thought Jadeveon Clowney had a big day getting draft first overall in the 2014 NFL Draft and signing an endorsement deal with Puma, wait til you hear about North Carolina tight end Eric Ebron. Prior to the draft, Ebron spend some quality time with his significant other on top of the Empire State Building and he just happened to pop the question…. Here’s UNC TE Eric Ebron...
Via Bloguin Best
May 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Eric Ebron gets engaged then gets drafted 10th

If you thought Jadeveon Clowney had a big day getting draft first overall in the 2014 NFL Draft and signing an endorsement deal with Puma, wait til you hear about North Carolina tight end Eric Ebron. Prior to the draft, Ebron spend some quality time with his significant other on top of the Empire State Building and he just happened to pop the question…. Here’s UNC TE Eric Ebron...
Via Crystal Ball Run
May 08, 2014  |  Discuss

WFNY on the 2014 NFL Draft: Joe Gilbert’s Top Five Tight Ends

The tight end is a position that can give a team a huge mismatch. It has become a place for big, athletic players to cause chaos for linebackers with their speed and corners with their size. The tight ends in the NFL are asked to catch the ball more rather than be in-line blockers. The 2014 NFL Draft is not very deep at this position. There are three tight ends that should make an...
Via Waiting For Next Year
April 29, 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...
Via isportsweb.com
April 11, 2014  |  Discuss

UNC Football: ACC home games in 2014

The North Carolina Tar Heels football team will play six games on the road while also playing six games at home in Kenan Memorial Stadium. It’s hard to say exactly how good the Tar Heels football team will be this upcoming season but that doesn’t stop us from taking a further look into  conference play for the 2014 season. Let’s take a closer look into the ACC home games the...
Via isportsweb.com
April 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Draft Spotlight: TE Eric Ebron

We shift our focus to the offensive side of the football, in today’s draft spotlight. (Last spotlight: S Ha Ha Clinton-Dix) All spotlights are players who we believe would make a good fit for the Jets, regardless of projected draft positions. Feature Image: Sporting News The New Breed Jeff Siner/Charlotte Observer/MCT Eric Ebron, out of the University of North Carolina, is a...
Via One Jet At A Time
April 08, 2014  |  Discuss

UNC Football: ACC road games in 2014

UNC Football: ACC road games in 2014North Carolina’s offensive line sets up during practice. (Photo credits: AP Photo/Gerry Broome) It’s hard to say how good the UNC football team will be this upcoming season, but that doesn’t stop us from taking a further look into conference play for the 2014 season. The Tar Heels are set to play an even split with home and away games. Six...
Via isportsweb.com
March 09, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 Steelers Mock Draft – Alex Kozora Version 1.0

By Alex Kozora Like Dave Bryan, throughout the draft process I’ll be occasionally posting mock drafts. Needless to say, bear in mind it’s still early and all mocks are fluid. Understandably favored towards the players I’ve already scouted. As I watch more, my opinions will change and the mock will be updated. Round One: Eric Ebron/TE North Carolina Tight end isn’t the biggest...
Via Steelers Depot
March 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Why the New York Giants should draft tight end Eric Ebron

The upcoming NFL Draft is being called, by some scouts, the deepest they’ve seen in about a decade. This class offers considerable depth at positions like offensive line, defensive line, linebacker, wide receiver and even quarterback. While the Giants need help with almost all of these positions they might want to go in a different direction with their first round selection. Because...
Via cover32 - Giants
March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Larry Fedora tabs Tabb as likely TE successor

One of the big questions for North Carolina this spring is who will be filling in the shoes of tight end Eric Ebron? Head coach Larry Fedora knows he has some options to play with this spring as he tries to answer that question. In an interview with ESPN.com, Fedora was asked about the tight end position. The third-year head coach of the Tar Heels hinted the likely successor for...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 05, 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...
Via isportsweb.com
February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Jets Specific NFL Draft Rankings: Tight End

We’re still getting snow up here in the Northeast, but the NFL Draft is creeping closer and closer.  Thus, it’s time to tackle some of the better fits for the Jets at another position of need: tight end. Jeff Cumberland has not warranted even a “show me” deal in New York and I don’t even have to joke about Kellen Winslow’s incident in that Target parking lot because...
Via Turn On The Jets
February 12, 2014  |  Discuss
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