Where Are They Now? Checking in on former UNC WR Erik Highsmith
|High School:||West Craven|
|Born:||November 20, 1990 (28)|
By the time Erik Highsmith concluded his Tar Heel career he had amassed 166 receptions (4th all-time at UNC), 2,047 receiving yards (8th), and 14...Wednesday May 25, 2016
Three Tar Heels Sign With NFL Teams
Three North Carolina players signed free agent contracts with NFL teams in the days after the draft. Linebacker Kevin Reddick signed with New Orleans, place-kicker...Wednesday May 1, 2013
In the second year of the Larry Fedora era, the wide receiver position remains vital to ensure the success of the up-tempo spread offense. The...
Monday April 8, 2013
Erik Highsmith is on his way
Erik Highsmith took his first step toward fulfilling his dream of playing in the NFL. Highsmith caught a pass for seven yards in Saturday’s East-West...
Saturday January 19, 2013
Erik Highsmith To Play In East-West Shrine Game
UNC wide receiver Erik Highsmith has accepted an invitation to play in the 88th East-West Shrine Game. The Game will be held January 19, 2013...
Friday January 11, 2013
Video: UNC Football Players Write Letters to the Troops
At the beginning of the season, Coach Gunter Brewer started a letter writing campaign to military personnel. Players, like Jheranie Boyd and Erik Highsmith, write...
Wednesday November 28, 2012
Lessons Learned: North Carolina 45, Maryland 38
Giovani Bernard's got a decision to make: Larry Fedora said he'd sit down with his star redshirt sophomore running back this morning to have the...Sunday November 25, 2012
ACC Week 13: Did you know?
The Tar Heels are saying goodbye to some pretty outstanding seniors. OG Jonathan Cooper (46), LB Kevin Reddick (42) and WR Erik Highsmith (41) have...
Friday November 23, 2012
Quinshad Davis receiving passes, praise
When asked to single out one of his freshman teammates, senior wide receiver Erik Highsmith didn’t hesitate. “I like Quinshad Davis,” Highsmith said, about two...
Friday September 21, 2012
Underdog ECU moves on to Chapel Hill
While East Carolina comes in on a positive, the Tar Heels have lost two in a row. First came the disappointment against Wake Forest. Then...
Tuesday September 18, 2012