Committed TE Talks Clemson Visit

TE Vince Jacobs committed to North Carolina earlier this year, but Clemson assistant coach Marion Hobby and the Tigers' coaching staff are pushing hard for an official visit. has all the details in this recruiting update.

6-7, 220 pound tight end prospect Vince Jacobs just wrapped up an outstanding senior season for Providence Day (Charlotte, N.C.) on the gridiron. "We finished 9-4. We lost in the state championship game. I had 45 catches for 525 yards and six touchdowns on the year," Jacobs told in a recent interview.

The star tight end, who currently considers himself a "strong verbal" to North Carolina, also admits he's at least the considering the idea of taking other official visits. "It's in our thoughts, but I'm going to wait until after I take my official to Carolina before I decide. I am going to Carolina on either December 2 or the following weekend," he said.

Which other schools would get a visit if the prize recruit decides to continue the recruiting process past Dec. 2? "Right now, the only two other visits I would take would be Clemson and Virginia," he said.

Coach Hobby is recruiting Jacobs for the Tigers. "He is a fun guy to talk to. He is consistent with his calls. He has done a good job. He is just trying to get me to come down and experience Clemson," Jacobs said.

The North Carolina standout has visited Clemson before, but he did not see a game at Memorial Stadium this year. "I have been there in the summer. I went to camp there last summer. That is when they offered me.

"I have watched them on television though. I like their offense. It seems very impressive. I like how they get it to the tight end so much," he said.

With his high school football career now behind him, Jacobs will now hit the hardwood as a power forward for the Providence Day basketball team. "We have our first game on Tuesday," he added. "I'm looking forward to it."

We will continue to keep you updated on this outstanding tight end from North Carolina, right up through signing day. Top Stories