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Former PSU RB Noah Cain Commits to LSU

Photo from Noah Cain's Twitter

Just a little over a day after Noah Cain entered the transfer portal, it appears the now-former Penn State tailback has found a new home.

And it turns out that new home will be right where he grew up.

Word got out of Cain’s entry into the portal Tuesday afternoon, and Wednesday night, he sent a tweet announcing his intent to play football for new coach Brian Kelly and the LSU Tigers.

If all goes well, Cain, a Baton Rouge native, will end his college football career right where he grew up.

Earlier Thursday, Cain released a statement on Twitter expressing his gratitude toward Penn State, thanking both its athletic and academic departments.

” Throughout these last three years I have Ben in Happy Valley, I have learned endless things about myself on and off the football field,” Cain wrote, “and I have been blessed with opportunities which I will carry with myself for a lifetime.”

Cain’s career at Penn State peaked his freshman season. In 2019, Cain played a big role on a Nittany Lion team that went 11-2, averaging 5.3 yards per carry and rushing for eight touchdowns.

Unfortunately, it was all downhill from there.

Cain’s sophomore campaign amounted to just three carries. He suffered a season-ending injury in Penn State’s opening game at Indiana. Cain came back to the field in 2021, but couldn’t regain his freshman year form, averaging two fewer yards per carry and scoring just four touchdowns compared to eight as a freshman.

Although Cain will graduate in the spring, he still has two years of eligibility remaining. His Penn State career will go down as one of those “what if” stories, and he’ll end time in college football at another school. But Cain will forever get to call himself a Penn State graduate.

”At the end of this semester, I will be proud to call myself a Penn State University alumnus,” he wrote near the end of his statement. “We Are!”

 

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