Cain recaps his FNL night

Ask anyone in attendance who was watching the receivers and quarterbacks at Friday Night Lights and one of the real stars was Deon Cain. If you were there and didn't know who he was except for the jersey, he was number 335 that routinely found the end zone or making the stylish catch in bounds.

At 6-3 and 190 pounds, Deon Cain is easy to spot on the field. When he blows by defenders it is even easier. We saw a lot of that Friday night in The Swamp and the Tampa Bay Tech star made believers out of a lot of folks.

"I think I performed pretty well and with the few reps I had, I showed the coaches what I can do," Cain said shortly after the big event Friday. "They said I did pretty good, good route running and stuff like that."

The elusive Florida offer didn't come yet and it is something he wants, but Cain knows what he has to do to make it happen.

"It was nice out here and a lot of competition, it was pretty fun," he said. "I talked to (Will Muschamp) and he said to just keep working and we will look out for you.

"I can just say I need to stay focused. I was competing. There were a whole lot of people here so it was hard to get reps."

While on campus he got a short tour from class of 2013 star Vernon Hargreaves. The Tampa native made sure that Cain saw the positives of the campus.

"I talked to Vernon a little bit and it was nice," he said. "It is a nice and beautiful campus, beautiful facilities. I would love to come to Florida one day."

Cain is already on the radar of some big schools even though he is two years away from graduating high school. He has a couple of offers from big programs in state.

"Not from Florida but I have an offer from Florida State and the University of South Florida," he said.

As a kid he grew up a Gator fan and so as mentioned this Gator offer is very important to him.

"Mostly Florida," he said when asked who he grew up rooting for. "I love Florida and I was looking up to Tim Tebow ever since I was little. I loved the Florida Gators and would love to come here one day."

As far as getting back on campus any time soon, he mentioned coming back to camp next year, but when asked about getting to a home game in The Swamp, he wasn't so sure.

"Hopefully I can get here," he said. "It's a little far."

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