Ebert (6-0, 195), a wide receiver out of Northwestern, is the second Patriots 2012 NFL Draft pick to sign a contract. Second-round pick Tavon Wilson signed a four-year deal worth $4.217 million, including a $1.507 million signing bonus. Ebert's deal is reportedly worth $2.148 million, including a $48,200 bonus.
Ebert had 75 catches for 1,060 yards and 11 touchdowns as a senior for Northwestern. He had 20 total touchdown grabs and 156 catches during his college career.