Pokes Have Five Practices Remaining
Cowboys Return 18 Starters, Including 9 on Offense, 8 on Defense and 1 on Special Teams
High School: Cain helped his Heritage High team advance to the first round of the Class 5A Colorado state playoffs before losing 20-24 to Mountain Range High. Class 5A is the largest classification in the state of Colorado. Cain earned All-Colorado, All-State honors from Mile High Sports magazine as a defensive end both his junior and senior seasons at Heritage High School. He was also named All-State as an offensive and defensive lineman by Colorado Preps and Max Preps. Cain was the 5A Pioneer Conference Lineman of the Year in 2013, earning him a nomination to the 2013 Colorado All-State Game. He was selected as a team captain at Heritage High his senior season. An outstanding all-around athlete, Cain also played basketball, baseball and was a member of the track and field team at Heritage. His senior season, the defensive end recorded 33 total tackles (13 solo tackles and 20 assisted tackles), three sacks for a loss of 22 yards and intercepted one pass, which he returned two yards for a touchdown. A three-year starter, his junior season Cain was credited with 26 total tackles (14 solos and 12 assists), had three sacks for 21 yards in losses and recorded a safety. As a sophomore, he totaled 27 tackles (11 solo tackles and 16 assists). He concluded his high school career with 38 solo tackles and 48 assisted tackles for a total of 86. He played for head coach Mike Griebel.
Personal: He is undecided on a major at UW.