North Carolina adds commitment from highly-touted safety prospect from Georgia
A highly-touted Georgia safety is flipping from one Carolina program to another. Three-star prospect Ayden Duncanson decommitted from East Carolina and has pledged to North Carolina.
The 6-foot-2, 185-pound recruit announced the decision Sunday on Twitter:
Blessed beyond measures. 🐏Committed..Lets go!! #GoHeels @CoachMackBrown @CoachCwarren @CoachGeneChizik @molly_jacoby @__alexwhite @CoachCJoiner @Mansell247 @SWiltfong247 @RivalsFriedman pic.twitter.com/eJl7MdCGAD
— Ayden Duncanson (@aydendunc2023) October 16, 2022
“I want to thank Coach Brown and Coach Warren for really extending love to my family from the start. And thank the rest of the coaches for extending that love after getting to know me and also for this opportunity,” Duncanson said. “This is what is best for my future on and off the field and also what is best for my family. Respect my decision. 1000% COMMITTED!!”
Duncanson is regarded as the No. 80 safety in the nation and the No. 97 player from Georgia according to the 247Sports Composite.
North Carolina now has 19 commits for the Class of 2023. For that class, North Carolina currently ranks 21st nationally.
North Carolina on a three-game winning streak to begin ACC play, which has them in the top spot in the Coastal division.
North Carolina will have a bye week followed by a home contest vs. Pitt on Oct. 29. North Carolina leads the all-time series 10-5. Pitt has won the last two meetings. The last time North Carolina defeated Pitt was a 38-35 victory in Chapel Hill in 2018.