"I called Coach (Brian) Jean-Mary tonight and was talking to him and Coach (Charlie) Strong," said McCain. "They told me that they like the way I play and that I looked like a great athlete. Then he said they were going to offer me."
The 6-2, 175-pound McCain surprised when he got the offer.
"I wasn't expecting the offer," he said. "I was smiling really hard when he told me and I was really excited. It's very special that they are my first offer and I'm very happy."
He will get see a member of the of the Cardinals' coaching staff in a few months.
"Coach Jean-Mary said he was going to come down to my school and see me in April or May," said MaCain.
Next up for McCain, will be a trip to Georgia Tech for their junior day on March 9.
During his junior season, McCain registered 36 tackles, four interceptions (returned one for a touchdown), five pass breakups, and two forced fumbles.