Ebert, at 5'11" and 200 lbs, has seen his stock skyrocket recently, following an exceptional pro day in which he posted a 40-yard dash time of 4.38, 10-yard split of 1.54, 20-yard shuttle of 4.15 and 3-cone drill of 6.7 seconds (would have ranked third of all receivers at combine). And it's not as if Ebert is just a workout warrior - he produced regularly at Northwestern, leading the team in receptions the last two years and recording 173 career tackles with the Wildcats.
Ebert is a solid route runner who played a lot out of the slot at Northwestern. With his below average height and strength, he'll probably play that role in the pros as well. So at this point, Ebert looks like a developmental slot receiver who will have a chance to at least make the practice squad. For the 235th pick, this seems like a solid pick-up for the Patriots.
Greg's Grade: B