Christian McCaffrey is a prominent figure in the American sports world. This celebrated American sports personality plays for Carolina Panthers of the National Football League (NFL) as a running back. His full name is Christian Jackson McCaffrey.
Christian McCaffrey Early Life And Career Details
On June 7, 1996, McCaffrey was born in Castle Rock, Colorado. He was born of parents who were well known sportsmen. His father Ed McCaffrey was a former Stanford and NFL wide receiver. His mother, Lisa McCaffrey was also former Stanford soccer star. Valor Christian High School in Highlands Ranch, Colorado was where McCaffrey did his schooling. While at school this American soccer star was wide receiver, cornerback, punter and running back. Sports just seemed to be in his genes. McCaffrey was a star at school and he played like an ace, breaking Colorado high school record. Some of his records include single season all-purpose yards (3,032), career all purpose yards (8,845), career total touchdowns (141) and career touchdown receptions (47).
He had a fascinating run at school playing soccer. Another feather in his cap was when he was selected as Gatorade Football Player of the Year for Colorado for two years –2012 and 2013. He also had love for the game of basket ball which he played while at school. He loved sprinting as well. Another achievement for McCaffrey was that he was regarded as one of the best football players in a list of hundred while at high school and in 2014 he was also selected to play at the U.S. Army All-American Bowl.
After passing out from school McCaffrey joined the famed Sanford University. Here too he was committed to playing college football. While he was a freshman at Sanford he participated in all 13 games. He finished that gloriously with amazing stats. 2015 saw Christian McCaffrey being ranked second in the U.S.A. for his 2,019 rushing yards. This year also saw this legendary footballer win many awards like Pac-12 Player of the Year, the Associated Press College Football Player of the Year. The next year was also very successful for McCaffrey. This year he was ranked fourth in America in rushing yards per game (145.7). He was a player who was destined to set new records. With 284 rushing yards against California, this celebrated footballer set a Stanford single-game rushing record in 2016. He also won many awards during this time which includes the likes of the CoSIDA Academic All-American of the Year. After this, McCaffrey decided to join the NFL Draft in 2017. He received mixed reactions for this decision. His fans and supporters seconded this decision calling it smart. However, his adversaries called his move to join the NFL Draft selfish. Nevertheless McCaffrey joined the NFL. He played for the Carolina Panthers. He did give a very impressive performance. 2018 season was indeed a very successful one for McCaffrey. His showing against the Atlanta Falcons in week 2 was exemplary as one saw McCaffrey put in a career best performance. 2019 season for McCaffrey was also an impressive one indeed. His top class performance in this season made him achieve second position in Offensive Player of the Year voting.
McCaffrey has broken numerous records in NFL which include having highest number of receptions as running back in a single game (15). He was the only running back to have 100 or more receptions in two seasons. Besides this McCaffrey also has broken many franchise records. He holds the record for most receptions by any player (116) in a single season. McCaffrey also holds the record of being a running back with the longest rush in franchise history (84 yards).
2020 saw McCaffrey signing a $64 million contract extension with the Panthers for 4 years. With this McCaffrey became the highest paid running back in the history of NFL.
Christian McCaffrey Personal Life And Dating History
When McCaffrey was at Stanford he dated Brooke Pettet. After this he was in a relationship with Marybeth Sant and later split in 2015. He has been in a relationship with a model named Olivia Culpo since 2019.
Christian McCaffrey Net Worth
The estimated net worth of McCaffrey is $10 Million.
Christian McCaffrey Body Measurements
The height of McCaffrey is 5 ft 11 in and his weight is 93 kg. His sun sign is Gemini. He has an athletic body structure. His eye colour is bluish-grey and hair colour is brown. He has huge social media following. He has got 1.3m followers on his Instagram, 83.8k on Facebook and 274.8k on Twitter