Noah Cain is heading to the SEC

It did not take long for previous Penn State running back Noah Cain to choose where his next stop will run out the transfer website. Cain revealed he has actually devoted to LSU with a message on his Twitter account Thursday night after getting in the transfer website simply recently.

Cain will have 2 years of eligibility with the LSU Tigers. Cain has actually currently played 3 seasons because his real freshman season in 2019, however he will have an additional year of eligibility for a 5th season given by the NCAA needs to he select to utilize it in Baton Rouge. The NCAA approved every student-athlete an additional year of eligibility throughout the COVID pandemic.

Cain appeared in all 13 video games played by Penn State in 2021. He completed second on the group with 106 brings for 350 backyards. He led the group with 4 hurrying goals.

It has actually been a difficult 2 seasons for Cain. After an appealing freshman season was topped by a strong revealing along with previous colleague Journey Brown in the Cotton Bowl success over Memphis (Cain hurried for 92 backyards and 2 goals in the win), Cain was hurt early in the 2020 season opener at Indiana after simply 3 hurrying efforts for 13 backyards. Cain’s injury sidelined him for the rest of the 2020 season.

Going into the 2021 season, Cain was anticipated to be the lead running back in a vibrant running combination with Keyvone Lee and Baylor transfer Jonathan Lovett. All 3 were called to the Doak Walker Award watch list prior to the start of the season, however Cain did not have production on the ground for Penn State throughout the season. After scoring 3 goals in the very first 3 video games of the season, Cain fought injury issues and never ever hurried for more than 43 backyards in a video game because his 45 hurrying backyards in a win versus Auburn.

Cain belonged to Penn State’s Class of 2019. The four-star hire from IMG Academy selected Penn State over deals from Georgia, Auburn, Florida, and more.

In spite of doing not have much production to display the previous 2 seasons, Cain figures to be a strong running back choice for LSU. Cain’s drawbacks might be connected to injury issues and an absence of a strong offending line obstructing for him. LSU, like Penn State, needs a huge turn-around with its hurrying offense in 2022. LSU ranked 114th in the country in hurrying offense last season, balancing 114.08 hurrying backyards per video game (Penn State ranked 118th with 108.0 hurrying backyards per video game).


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Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.