Malik McClain Commits to Florida State
It was not always a foregone conclusion that Malik McClain would sign with FSU.
The roller coaster ride was a short one, but there was a real possibility that he was going somewhere else.
FSU WR coach Ron Dugans cultivated a relationship with McClain and helped the Noles land the wideout. Together with fellow receiver Joshua Burrell, Florida State may be able to escape from their perpetual rut on offense.
Malik McClain Highlights
Malik McClain possesses “big play” potential. At 6-foot-4, he is an outside threat that can stretch the field and turn deep passes into touchdowns. He is fast enough to beat opposing cornerbacks and make tight, contested catches.
IMG is no stranger to the playoffs, so McClain has experience in high-pressure situations.
247Sports tabs McClain as a four-star prospect. Although some recruiting analysts aren’t sold on his NFL potential, things could change, especially if he’s trusted enough to get reps early in his NCAA career.
The ACC has run through Clemson for several years, and FSU’s ascent isn’t an imminent one. However, players like Malik McClain make it easier to squint and see a light at the end of the tunnel for ‘Noles fans, no matter how dim it may be.