The 6-foot-1, 175-pound McCain had offers from Louisville, N.C. State and Georgia Tech.
McCain, who 247Sports ranks as the No. 19 player in North Carolina, had 34 tackles and four interceptions as a junior. Charley Wiles and Torrian Gray were McCain’s lead recruiters.
McCain is the Hokies’ fifth commitment for 2014, joining tight end Xavier Burke, defensive back Javon Harrison, defensive end Vincent Mihota and running back Marshawn Williams. Commitments are non-binding until Signing Day next February.
Here’s McCain’s highlight video:
Here’s an updated commitment list for the Hokies in 2014:
- TE Xavier Burke, 6-3, 247, Lawrenceville (Brunswick)
- DB Javon Harrison, 6-2, 190, Lakeland, Fla. (Kathleen)
- DB Kalen McCain, 6-1, 175, Durham, N.C. (Hillside)
- DE Vincent Mihota, 6-4, 240, Fredericksburg (Massaponax)
- RB Marshawn Williams, 5-11, 200, Hampton (Hampton)