With two former UNC commits changing their pledges to N.C. State in the past several weeks, the Tar Heels returned the favor Thursday afternoon.
"Yes I did," James Summers replied in a text asking if he had changed his commitment to North Carolina.
"I have a better chance of playing at UNC," he went on to explain of the main reason why he changed his pledge. "I love Larry Fedora and he's a good guy. He's got a good personality."
The 6-2, 200-pounder had been committed to the Wolfpack since April 14th but recently became the target of Larry Fedora's new staff in Chapel Hill. He was also heavily pursued by Butch Davis and subsequently Everett Withers as well.
The Greensboro (N.C.) Page standout took an official visit to Chapel Hill the weekend of January 21st.
A dual-threat quarterback and Shrine Bowl participant, Summers fits the mold of an athletic signal caller that Fedora is looking for in his spread offense.
Summers also led Page to the 4AA state title in his senior season and was named MVP in the championship game as he passed for 131 yards and two scores. He also ran for 116 yards and snagged an interception on defense.
The versatile athlete could project to many positions at UNC but will start out as a quarterback.
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