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Iowa tight end is a throwback player gaining attention at Senior Bowl
Iowa tight end is a throwback player gaining attention at Senior Bowl

MOBILE, Ala. — Two players on different ends of the tight end spectrum made their respective bids for NFL job opportunities Tuesday at the Senior Bowl. North Carolina junior All-American Eric Ebron isn't eligible to play in the Senior Bowl because he declared early for the draft, but is in town this week networking with NFL teams. Ebron represents the athletic tight end now in vogue, a player with similar traits to receiving tight ends like the New Orleans Saints' Jimmy Graham and the Ravens' Dennis Pitta. "I'm different," said Ebron, a projected first-round draft pick who caught 62 passes for 973 yards and three touchdowns while frequently...

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