With Mark Allen and Johnathan Thomas exhausting their eligibility, and junior Miles Sanders considering entering the NFL Draft, two elite running backs was always a goal for Penn State in the 2019 recruiting class. Devyn Ford was the first chip to fall in May, and now four-star prospect Noah Cain has joined him. The IGM Academy product announced his commitment on ESPN2 as part of National Signing Day.
The Cain File
- Class: 2019
- Size: 5-10, 208lbs
- Pos: RB
- School: IMG Academy, Bradenton, Fla.
- Composite Rating: ★★★★
- Composite Rank: 104th overall, 7th-best RB
Cain has been a longtime target of of the Nittany Lions and running backs coach Ja'Jaun Seider, who has been recruiting him since his time with Florida. Cain, who is a native of Texas, visited Penn State unofficially in the spring before returning in November on an official visit the weekend of the Wisconsin game. His parents made a trip to Happy Valley in July for the Lasch Bash.
Penn State beat out Texas, Georiga, and Auburn for the nation's seventh ranked running back according to the 247Sports Composite rankings. He will join Ford, as well as Ricky Slade, Journey Brown, and Notre Dame transfer C.J. Holmes in the running back room, and potentially Sanders depending on his NFL decision.
Stay tuned to Roar Lions Roar more on Cain's commitment and his future as a Nittany Lion.