Rankings
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Player Display Name: 
Deon Cain

Wide receiver
School: Clemson | Conference: ACC
HEIGHT/WEIGHT: 6-2 / 202 | 40: 4.43 | DRAFT YR:2018

Rankings

Grade
3.84
Projected Round
3rd
Bio: 
First-year starter who caught 58 passes for 734 yards and six touchdowns to earn Third Team All-ACC honors in 2017. Made 38 receptions for 724 yards and nine touchdowns while averaging over 19 yards per catch as a sophomore. True freshman totals included 34 receptions for 582 yards and five scores.
Pos: 
Nice-sized, explosive pass catcher who has shown improvement the past two seasons. Very quick, fires into breaks and stays low on exit to position himself to make receptions. Comes back to the ball out of routes, extends his hands and snatches the ball cleanly away from his frame. Tracks the pass in the air, gets vertical and fights to come away with contested grabs. Displays terrific acceleration and a burst of speed. Gives effort blocking and gets results.
Neg: 
Does not display naturally soft hands. Production was nothing special the past two years. Loses focus and concentration.
Analysis: 
Cain displays flashes of big-time ability and displays himself as a game-changing vertical threat and a game-controlling underneath receiver. He comes with an abundance of upside but must pull the pieces of his game together and start to consistently play at a high level.