UNC Jr. WRs: Jheranie Boyd & Erik Highsmith

Anyone that watched North Carolina’s season opener against LSU last year probably thought, as did we, that sophomore wide receiver Jheranie Boyd was in for a breakout season as quarterback T.J. Yates’ primary target. After all, he caught six passes for 221 yards (second-most in UNC history) in the narrow 30-24 loss to the Tigers. Yet, the remainder of Boyd’s 2010 campaign ended up far less impressive, with the 6’2”, 195-pound wideout posting just eight additional receptions on the year and totaling no more than 37 yards in any single contest following the Tar Heels’ defeat in Baton Rouge.

Boyd acknowledges that he fell far short of expectations last season, telling the Gaston Gazette late last month that his lackluster showing in his second year with the program is something he and head coach Butch Davis “have been on the same page [about] this whole off-season.”

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