Christian McCaffrey is a running back in the NFL and currently plays for the San Francisco 49ers. He is known to be a double threat and recorded 1,000 rushing and 1,000 receiving yards in the same season in 2019. Get all of the latest Christian McCaffrey stats and news here!
Christian played college football at Stanford where he was named AP College Football Player of the Year in 2015. He decided to enter the 2017 NFL Draft and was drafted eighth overall by the Carolina Panthers. He signed a four-year, $17.2 million rookie contract with a sign-on bonus of $10.7 million.
In his second year in the league, Christian became the Panthers franchise record holder of all-purpose yards in a season with 1,965. In his third year with the Panthers, he accounted for 43% of his team’s offensive yards during the season. This is the largest offensive contribution of any individual player in the NFL. Christian McCaffrey’s contract was upped significantly in 2020 to a four-year $64 million extension with the Panthers, making him the highest-paid running back in NFL history. McCaffrey was traded to the San Francisco 49ers in October of 2022.
He holds the NFL record for the most receptions by a running back in a single season (116) and is the first player in NFL history to record over 1,000 rushing yards and 500 receiving yards in the first 10 games of a season. Christian McCaffrey’s girlfriend is currently Miss Universe 2012 and influencer Olivia Culpo. The two have been dating since 2019.