22 Ernie Cain
22 Ernie Cain
Height: 6-0
Weight: 220
Year: R-Sr.
Hometown: Atlanta, Ga.
High School: Woodward Academy
Position: FB

2014 — Battled back from a torn ACL sustained in spring of 2014 to see action in nine games and make two starts...missed the season’s first three games due to rehabilitation efforts...saw his first action of the season at South Carolina State...rushed seven times for a season high 29 yards and a pair of 3-yard touchdown runs against FCS No. 3-ranked Coastal Carolina...starts came against South Carolina and VMI...named to the SoCon Academic Honor Roll.  2013 — Earned playing time in all 14 games and logged seven starts at fullback, helping Furman to an 8-6 record, Southern Conference championship, and NCAA FCS playoff appearance...team finished ranked 21st in final FCS Coaches Poll...rushed 24 times for 89 yards and two touchdowns...had eight receptions for 65 yards...scored on a 1-yard third quarter TD plunge early in the third quarter to give Furman a 20-3 lead over Appalachian State (27-10 win)...had four carries for a season high 24 yards, including a 3-yard touchdown run against Western Carolina (32-20 win)...in all registered carries in 12 of 14 games...had two receptions for 22 yards versus Elon.  2012 — Saw action in eight contests and earned seven starts at fullback, including starts in five of Furman’s final six games...rushed 19 times for 108 yards and three touchdowns...also caught four passes for 28 yards...started and scored on a 1-yard plunge in the season opener against Samford...had a 2-yard touchdown run against Georgia Southern...registered his most productive game against Elon, running six times for 60 yards, including a season long 47-yard, second quarter scoring run that gave Furman a 28-10 lead en route to a 31-17 victory...named to the SoCon Academic Honor Roll. 2011 — Member of scout team.

High School: 2011 graduate of Woodward (3A) Academy...football coach was Mark Miller...played running back, linebacker, and safety...served as team captain and earned team MVP honors after rushing for 1,200 yards and nine touchdowns in 2010 ....keyed Woodward Academy to a road playoff victory over Ridgeland, the first road playoff win for the program in 31 years...also exceled in both track and swimming..was a four-time state qualifier and two-time state finalist in swimming...finished third in the state in the 50m free his junior year...set school records in both sports...recipient of his school’s Gold Eagle Award for academic success as a senior.

Personal:  Full name is Ernest Tyler Cain...son of Ernest and Tracy Cain...born December 28, 1992, in Atlanta, Georgia...has two sisters, Pam and Maggie, and a brother, Marty...business administration major.