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Big Four Breakdown: North Carolina
The experience of a super-young team rallying to save a season gives Larry Fedora a wealth of game experience on his depth chart. Returning almost...

Eric Ebron, Crystal Dunn Win Patterson Medal
Crystal Dunn, the first player to win ACC women's soccer player of the year awards for both offense and defense, and record-setting football tight end...

Detroit Lions rookie Eric Ebron may be early favorite as next team leader
Rookie tight end Eric Ebron, more than any of the Lions’ recent first-round picks, exudes the charisma and personality often found in face-of-the-locker-room types. He...

Lions' Eric Ebron: Learning multiple roles is 'killing me'
Eric Ebron is expected to move around in the Detroit Lions' offense and, as a rookie, is getting fully initiated into how overwhelming learning multiple...

Photo: UNC Football Players Reunite At NFL Rookie Symposium
Eric Ebron, Tre Boston, Jabari Price, Kareem Martin, and Cincinnati Bengals running back Gio Bernard, a 2013 draftee, all met up at the NFL Rookie...

Lions rookie Eric Ebron working out kinks, has plenty to prove
Eric Ebron walked off the field and sighed. “I have never made as many mistakes in football in my life,” he said, after the Lions...

Details of Eric Ebron's NFL contract
Former UNC tight end Eric Ebron received a $7,228,472 signing bonus from the Detroit Lions along with his base salary and roster bonuses -- all...

Eric Ebron puts early struggles behind him, flashes 'big-time talent
Eric Ebron wasn't always sharp during the Detroit Lions' offseason program. He struggled with drops early in OTAs. But by send-off day, he flashed the...

Adapting Eric Ebron shows athleticism
Eric Ebron admits his head was spinning a bit when he first started taking part in OTA practices with the veterans. It’s understandable. Ebron went...

Lions Sign 1st-Round Pick Eric Ebron To 4-Year Contract
The Detroit Lions signed first-round pick Eric Ebron to a four year contract Friday. The North Carolina tight end was selected No. 10 overall. Detroit...

Lions rookie Eric Ebron battling through some 'terrible days' in first month as a pro
Eric Ebron has already locked up an endorsement deal with Nike, but Advil might be getting even more free promotion from the Detroit Lions rookie...

The Unknown: 2014 UNC Tight Ends
While Greensboro native Eric Ebron is catching touchdowns from Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford, the Tar Heels will rely on an unknown core of tight...

Lions rookie Eric Ebron connects with rapper DJ Khaled for career advice
Rookie tight end Eric Ebron is a confident 21-year-old who expects to be a key contributor for the Lions in 2014, but he's looking for...

Ebron chasing Rookie of the Year, but learning Lions offense comes first
Eric Ebron and Jadeveon Clowney made a friendly wager about their eventual landing spots in the NFL Draft. If Clowney went No. 1 overall, which...

First-round draft pick Eric Ebron just taking it all in
Eric Ebron was on the field Friday with the rest of the Lions rookies during the first day of the weekend rookie minicamp. The first-round...

T.J. Thorpe looking for breakthrough year
Fully healthy for the first time in over a year and a half, UNC rising junior wide receiver T.J. Thorpe staked his claim for a...

How will UNC players fare in NFL?
All of the former Tar Heels are going to situations where it's not quite clear just how much they'll contribute right away. Even in the...

The 24 hours of Eric Ebron
Eric Ebron had been a Detroit Lion for less than 24 hours when he stood up at the podium, looked out at the media, looked...

Football helped Lions' Eric Ebron get back on track after death of his grandfather
His grandfather was his confidant and best friend, the man who called every morning just to say hi, the fatherly figure who taught him about...

Eric Ebron: From earning a scholarship to UNC without any high school experience, to the Lions
Eric Ebron's personality is big enough to fill a room. He's thoughtful and engaging and witty and funny as hell. "He's been a comedian since...

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