Cain not phased by others' pursuits

Clemson picked up another superb athlete from Florida when four-star receiver Deon Cain committed to the Tigers. Plenty of schools have and will continue to recruit the Tampa (Fla.) Tampa Bay Tech standout, but are they getting anywhere?

Deon Cain is a prospect wanted by many but pledged to Clemson. Since committing to the Tigers in late May, Cain continues to be recruited by other programs.

"Some schools are acting like I'm not committed, there are some schools that (recruit me) every day. I just told them that I'm one-hundred percent to Clemson. Some of them understood. Some of the backed off, but some of them still throw a little information in there every now and then," he said.

"I think some of them just want to give it all they have, because they always say it's a long time until signing day, so I think some of them will keep coming until signing day."

The 6-foot-2, 190-pound receiver says it's Florida, Auburn, Miami, and North Carolina State that seem to be trying the hardest. He recently visited a long list of programs on a bus tour where he heard plenty from coaches on campuses.

"When I was on the bus tour, everybody was saying I had a home there if I ever wanted to change my mind, but no I'm not going to change my mind," he said.

"There were some good schools out there. North Carolina impressed me and NC State impressed me. They were nice, but I'm still with Clemson, it's not going to change."

Cain can't fault these other programs for trying, but he isn't phased by their efforts. He has no plans to take any other unofficial visits and he only plans to take an official visit to Clemson.

"I don't think Clemson's going to let me take any other official visits, and I'm not trying to mess up anything. That's fine with me," he said.

The Tigers continue to grab top skills guys out of the Sunshine State. They picked up electric receiver Artavis Scott from the Tampa Bay area in 2014 and now will add Cain in 2015. Cain says him and Scott on the same team could be scary for opponents.

"With me and him on the same team, it's going to be – I can't even come up with words – it's going to be good though. We're going to compete with each other and make each other better," he said.

"It's good because now people from Florida are going to another state with me, so I'll probably feel more comfortable with them. Plus, we'll change everything there, put that Florida ball into South Carolina and just change Clemson around."

And there's still the possibility of adding another electric four-star athlete in Tampa (Fla.) Sickles star Ray Ray McCloud. McCloud and Cain are very close friends and Cain says he'll keep recruiting McCloud.

"Hopefully Ray is a Tiger with me. If he comes too, it's going to be a killer. I hope he comes, I'm still trying to work on him to come to Clemson," he said.

McCloud has taken double-digit visits this summer and hopes to make his decision before his senior season begins. You can bet Cain will be in his ear about Clemson the entire time. Top Stories