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4) Eric Ebron, TE, North Carolina

Oct 17, 2013; Chapel Hill, NC, USA; North Carolina Tar Heels tight end Eric Ebron (85) runs for a touchdown as Miami Hurricanes defensive back Deon Bush (2) and linebackers Raphael Kirby (56) and Tyrone Cornileus (31) defend in the first quarter at Kenan Memorial Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports

Listed at 6-foot-4 and 245 pounds, Ebron’s combination of size and speed has drawn comparisons to 49ers tight end Vernon Davis. The addition of Ebron would make a lot of sense, as offensive coordinator Joe Lombardi comes from an offense that featured multiple tight end sets built around All-Pro Jimmy Graham. Ebron’s athleticism would allow Lombardi to get creative in moving Ebron all around the field, creating mismatches for Ebron and his Lion teammates.