|Christian McCaffrey Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 11 in|
|Date of Birth||June 7, 1996|
Christian McCaffrey is an American professional football player who has represented as a running back, the Carolina Panthers (2017–Present), in the NFL (National Football League). He had been picked 8th overall by the team in the 1st round of the 2017 NFL Draft. For his performances in the league, he had been named in the ‘Second-Team All-Pro’ in 2018, the ‘First-Team All-Pro’ in 2019, and the ‘Pro Bowl’ (NFL‘s annual ‘All-Star Game’) in 2019.
Christian Jackson McCaffrey
Castle Rock, Douglas County, Colorado, United States
Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, United States
Christian had graduated from the Valor Christian High School, a private, Christian school in Highlands Ranch, Colorado. Later that year, he had joined the Stanford University, a private research university in California.
He had represented their Stanford Cardinal football program from 2014 to 2016 before choosing to enter the 2017 NFL Draft.
Professional American Football Player
- Father – Edward ‘Ed’ Thomas McCaffrey, Jr. (American Football Coach, Former Professional American Football Player, Super Bowl Champion in 1995, 1998, and 1999)
- Mother – Elizabeth ‘Lisa’ McCaffrey (née Sime) (Former Soccer Player)
- Siblings – Luke McCaffrey (Younger Brother) (American Football Player), Dylan McCaffrey (Younger Brother) (American Football Player), Maxwell ‘Max’ James McCaffrey (Older Brother) (American Football Coach, Former Professional American Football Player)
- Others – Elizabeth McCaffrey (Paternal Grandmother), Ed McCaffrey, Sr. (Paternal Grandfather), Monica McCaffrey (Paternal Aunt) (Former Basketball Player), Billy McCaffrey (Paternal Uncle) (Former Basketball Coach, Former Basketball Player), Michael McCaffrey (Paternal Uncle), Meghan McCaffrey (Paternal Aunt), David ‘Dave’ William Sime (Maternal Grandfather) (Ophthalmologist, Former Sprinter, Former Multi-Sport Athlete, ‘Silver’ medalist in the 100-meter dash event at the 1960 Olympic Games) (d. January 12, 2016), Elizabeth Ellen ‘Betty’ Quillian (Maternal Grandmother), Scott Sime (Maternal Uncle) (Former Wrestler, Former American Football Player), Sherrie Sime Giusto (Maternal Aunt) (Former Tennis Player)
22 – Carolina Panthers
5 ft 11 in or 180.5 cm
93 kg or 205 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Christian has dated –
- Brooke Pettet (2015)
- Marybeth Sant (2015)
- Olivia Culpo (2019–Present) – Christian started dating fashion influencer Olivia Culpo in 2019. In April 2023, the couple got engaged after dating for almost 4 years.
Race / Ethnicity
He is of Irish, German, English, and Scottish descent.
- Toned physique
- Short-cropped hair
- Clean-shaven look
- Affable smile
Christian McCaffrey Facts
- In his high school days, he had broken several Colorado state high school records such as ‘Most Career Total Touchdowns’ (141), ‘Most Career All-Purpose Yards’ (8,845), and ‘Most Career Touchdown Receptions’ (47). He had been named the ‘Gatorade Football Player of the Year for Colorado’ in both 2012 and 2013.
- A multi-skilled athlete, he also used to compete in track-and-field events at his high school. In his sophomore year, he had recorded a stellar time of 10.75 seconds in the 100-meter dash event at the Mountain Vista Boulder Invitational.
- In his sophomore year (2015) at Stanford University, his stellar performances had led him to be named the ‘AP College Football Player of the Year’, a ‘Consensus All-American’, and the ‘Pac-12 Offensive Player of the Year’. He had also won the ‘Paul Hornung Award’, the ‘Jet Award’, and was a finalist for the prestigious ‘Heisman Trophy.
- As of February 2021, he had held the NFL record of being the only running back to have 2 seasons with 100 or more receptions.
- In September 2021, Christian strained his hamstring in the Week 3 matchup with the Houston Texans.
Featured Image by Christian McCaffrey / Instagram