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87  Conner Cain
Conner  Cain

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Littleton, Colo.

High School:
Heritage

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 284

Position:
Defensive tackle

Experience:
1L


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2015: Played in 11 contests for the Pokes during his redshirt freshman season. He finished the season with 12 total tackles with four solo stops and eight assisted tackles. He also added a one and a half tackles for loss for two yards. He had a career-high four tackles at Colorado State where he also added a career-high one and a half tackles for loss. In the season opener he recorded two tackles against North Dakota. He also recorded two tackles against Eastern Michigan.

2014: Redshirted.

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.

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