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Running Back
Baton Rouge, La.
High School
IMG Academy
Previous School
Penn State

2021 Academic All-Big Ten
2020 Academic All-Big Ten

Transfer running back from Penn State … Will have two years of eligibility at LSU … Appeared in 24 games at Penn State, starting eight times … In three years with the Nittany Lions, rushed for 790 yards and 12 touchdowns on 192 carries … Caught 24 passes for 154 yards … Set Penn State freshman record with eight rushing TDs in 2019 … In 2021, rushed for 334 yards on 105 carries and four TDs … Injured in 2020 season-opener against Indiana and missed the remainder of year … As a true freshman in 2019, rushed for 443 yards and eight TDs on 84 carries … Scored two TDs in Cotton Bowl win over Memphis in 2019 … Named to Academic All-Big Ten Team twice (2020 and 2021) … In high school, played first two years at Guyer High School in Texas before transferring to IMG Academy in Florida … Baton Rouge native.

Played in 13 games, starting 6 times … Rushed for 334 yards and 4 TDs on 105 carries … Caught 17 passes for 102 yards … Scored TDs in first three games – at Wisconsin, vs. Ball State, vs, Auburn … Rushed for season-high 69 yards on 20 carries in win over Ball State in week 2 … Helped Penn State to win over Auburn, leading the team with 45 yards and a TD on 19 carries … Scored TD in fourth quarter seal the win over Auburn … Scored TD and rushed for 15 yards on 8 carries at Iowa … Capped Penn State career with 28 rushing yards on 5 carries against Arkansas in the Outback Bowl … Nominated for the 2021 Mayo Clinic Comeback Player of the Year.

Started the season opener against Indiana, rushing 3 times for 13 yards … Suffered season-ending injury on first drive against Indiana.

Appeared in 10 games with one start …Rushed for 443 yards and 8 TDs on 84 carries … Ranked second in Big Ten and fourth nationally among true freshmen in rushing TDs (8) … Became first Penn State freshman to rush for 100 yards in back-to-back games in 2019 (105 yards vs. Purdue; 102 yards at Iowa) since Saquon Barkley did it in 2015 … Had first career 100-yard game vs. Purdue with 105 yards and a TD on 12 carries … Followed that with 102 yards on 22 carries against Iowa … Rushed for 92 yards and 2 TDs on 15 carries in Cotton Bowl win over Memphis …In first collegiate game, rushed for 44 yards and scored a pair of TDs in season-opening win over Idaho … Had a pair of multi-touchdown games (2 vs. Idaho and Memphis) … Caught seven passes for 52 yards … Got first career start in 28-7 win over Michigan State on Oct. 26 … Rushed 6 times for 21 yards in win over Spartans.

Two-time letterman for head coach Kevin Wright at IMG Academy in Florida and a two-time letterman for head coach John Walsh at Guyer High School in Texas… Team captain as a senior at IMG … Guided IMG Academy to a 7-1 record and a No. 3 MaxPreps final national ranking in 2018…Helped IMG Academy to a perfect 9-0 record and a No. 2 MaxPreps final national ranking in 2017…Selected to the Under Armour All-American Game…Participated in Nike’s The Opening Finals…Named MaxPreps All-America second team as a senior…Earned second-team Texas Associated Press Sports Editors All-State honors as a sophomore …Was a member of the 2017 MaxPreps Junior All-America second team…Selected to the 2016 MaxPreps Sophomore All-America first team…Selected as team co-offensive MVP as a senior…Tallied 461 rushing yards and seven touchdowns, as well as 230 receiving yards and one score as a senior at IMG Academy…Posted 524 rushing yards and six touchdowns in 2017…Had 1,638 rushing yards and 22 touchdowns as a sophomore at Guyer…Recorded 1,083 rushing yards and 10 scores as a freshman…Rated a consensus four-star prospect by 247Sports, ESPN and Rivals…Rated as the No. 266 overall prospect, No. 14 running back and No. 25 recruit in Florida by 247Sports…Ranked as the No. 69 overall prospect, No. 4 running back, No. 36 player in the region and No. 10 prospect in Florida by ESPN…Ranked No. 43 overall prospect, No. 3 at running back and No. 7 recruit in Florida by Rivals.

Noah Cain’s Career Rushing Highs (at Penn State)
Rush attempts: 22 at Iowa, 2019
Rushing yards: 105 vs. Purdue, 2019
Rushing TDs: 2, 2x (Last: vs. Memphis, 2019 Cotton Bowl; First: vs. Idaho, 2019)
Longest Rush: 34 at Wisconsin, 2021

Noah Cain’s Career Receiving Highs (at Penn State)
Receptions: 5 at Wisconsin, 2021
Receiving yards: 30 vs. Ball State, 2021
Touchdowns: 0
Long reception: 20 vs. Purdue, 2019

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