"Coach Bunting talked with him on the phone last night and today," he said. "He sounded pretty excited. Carolina is a good opportunity for Vince. He'll have a chance to develop. They told him that if he is ready physically to play next fall then great but if not then Coach [Jeff] Connors can work with him to get his strength and conditioning up.
"Vince has always been a Carolina kid so I knew he would probably go to a local school. This is one of the best days of my life, Go Heels!"
In his final two prep seasons, Jacobs caught 67 passes for 10 touchdowns, playing primarily at wide receiver and tight end. But his size and speed also made him a versatile athlete that also played H-Back and defensive end at times.
Jacobs chose the Tar Heels over a number of schools including Georgia Tech, Clemson, and Virginia.