One of 10 true freshmen to play last year • Has great potential • Has all the skills to be an explosive pass-catching tight end.
2012 – Sophomore Season
Caught five passes for 38 yards and a pair of touchdowns in the loss at Louisville • Had a 2-yard touchdown catch in the third quarter and a 5-yard scoring reception in the fourth • Finished with four catches for 55 yards and a 6-yard touchdown at Wake Forest • Caught two passes for 53 yards in the season opener against Elon.
2011 – Freshman Season
Athletic, pass-catching tight end who is a potential breakout candidate in the coming seasons • Did not play in the Independence Bowl game due to academic reasons • Caught 10 passes for 207 yards and a touchdown as a true freshman • Had a 47-yard catch and run late in the win over Duke • Had one reception for 18 yards at Virginia Tech • Had a 32-yard catch against Wake Forest • Caught three passes for 32 yards at Clemson • Finished with one catch for seven yards against Miami • Scored his first career touchdown at Georgia Tech, a 20-yard catch where he was hit at the goal line and held his ground • Also had a 24-yard reception late against the Yellow Jackets • Caught his first pass of the season against Rutgers, a 27-yard pickup.
Smith High School
SuperPrep All-America • Considered the No. 8 tight end in the nation by ESPNU • Ranked the No. 20 tight end in the country by Scout.com • Considered the No. 21 tight end in the country and the No. 17 overall prospect in North Carolina by Rivals.com • Rated the No. 13 athlete in the nation by SuperPrep • Member of the Associated Press North Carolina All-State Team as a senior • Member of North Carolina’s Shrine Bowl team • Played wide receiver for the North Carolina Shrine Bowl team • Made 28 catches for 682 yards and 10 touchdowns as a senior • Also played defensive end and made 68 tackles and 13.5 sacks • Caught 24 passes for 408 yards (17-yard average) and four touchdowns as a junior • Coached by Rodney Brewington • Son of Eric Ebron Sr. and Gina Jackson • Born April 10, 1993 • Communications major.