UNC's Fedora wants 12 TDs from Ebron in 2013
Eric Ebron has the strength to block up front for North Carolina, the speed to sprint by defenders after the catch and the versatility to be an all-over-the-field threat. It's why coach Larry Fedora is pushing his tight end for a big season in the Tar Heels' no-huddle offense.
The 6-foot-4 junior set a program record for catches and yards receiving for a tight end last year. Now Fedora wants his preseason all-conference pick aiming for more — a dozen touchdowns, in fact — in a season that begins with Thursday's trip to No. 6 South Carolina.
Ebron says it's a goal "that rarely anyone has accomplished and it'll separate me from others."
South Carolina secondary coach Grady Brown called Ebron "a monster of a tight end."