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Despite only playing seven games in 2021 due to injury, Christian McCaffrey became the fastest player to reach 3,000 receiving yards and 3,000 rushing yards in NFL history, doing it in his first 57 career games.
- In 2021, became fastest player to reach 3,000 receiving yards and 3,000 rushing yards in NFL history (57 career games)
- Has 11 career games with at least 10 receptions, the most by any running back in NFL history...Has five career games with at least 100 receiving yards, tied for third-most by a running back in NFL history
- Since entering the league in 2017, McCaffrey has averaged 113.8 scrimmage yards per game (6,602 scrim yds), the most of any NFL player in that stretch
- Made 116 receptions, most by a running back in a season in NFL history (2019)
- Tallied 2,392 scrimmage yards in 2019, third-most by any NFL player in one season...Became third player in NFL history to record 1,000 rushing yards and 1,000 receiving yards in same season.
- First player in NFL history with 50 rushing and 50 receiving yards in five consecutive games (Weeks 9-13, 2018)
- Second player in NFL history with 50 yards rushing, receiving and passing in same game (vs. New Orleans 12/17/18)
- Holds franchise record for most scrimmage yards per game (113.8) of any player
- Has most career receiving yards (3,015), receptions (357), receiving touchdowns (17), and receiving first downs (164) by a running back in franchise history
- His 47 scrimmage TDs rank sixth and 3,587 rushing yards rank fourth in franchise history
- 2,392 scrimmage yards in 2019, most by any player in one season
- 116 receptions (2019), most by any player in one season
- 1,005 receiving yards (2019), most by a running back in one season
- 6 receiving touchdowns (2018), most by a running back in one season
- 41 receiving first downs (2018), most by a running back in one season
- Holds rookie single-season records from 2017 for most receptions (80), scrimmage yards (1,086), yards after catch (593) and first downs (57) by any player
- 15 receptions at Indianapolis (12/22/19), most by any player in a game in franchise history
- 121 receiving yards vs. Atlanta (11/17/19), the most by a running back in a game
- 237 scrimmage yards vs. Jacksonville (10/6/19), the most by any player in a game
- First player in franchise history with 100 rushing and 100 receiving yards in same game in franchise history (vs. Seattle, 11/25/18)
- First non-quarterback with a touchdown pass in franchise history (vs. New Orleans 12/17/18)
- Holds the record for the longest rush in franchise history (84-yard touchdown, 10/6/19 vs. Jacksonville)
- Most scrimmage yards (117), receiving yards (101) and longest reception (56) by a rookie in a playoff game (at New Orleans, 1/7/18)
- Pro Bowl (2019)
- AP All-Pro First Team (2019) [two positions: running back and flex]
- NFL Fantasy Player of the Year (2019)
- AP All-Pro Second Team (2018)
- PFWA All-Pro First Team (2019)
- PFWA All-NFC (2019, 2018)
- Sporting News All-Pro First Team (2019)
- Pro Football Weekly All-Rookie Team (2017)
- Saw action in seven games in 2021 as he dealt with multiple injuries...Posted 442 rushing yards with one rushing touchdown to go with 343 receiving yards and one receiving touchdown.
- Battled multiple injuries in 2020 and only played and started in three games...Posted two touchdowns in each game played and finished with 225 rushing yards and 149 receiving yards.
- Led NFL with 2,392 scrimmage yards in 2019, third-most in one season in NFL history...Finished third in league with 1,387 rushing yards and led all running backs with 1,005 receiving yards...Tied for first in the NFL with 19 total touchdowns.
- Set NFL record with 116 receptions, most by a running back in league history in 2019 as he became third player in NFL history with over 1,000+ rushing yards and 1,000+ receiving yards.
- In 2018, started all 16 games and totaled 1098 rushing yards, 867 receiving yards, seven rushing touchdowns, six receiving touchdowns and one passing touchdown...Became fifth different player with a 1,000-yard rushing season in franchise history.
- Against Seattle (11/25), finished with 237 scrimmage yards (125 rush, 112 receiving), besting the previous franchise record for scrimmage yards held by Jonathan Stewart (222)...Became the first Panthers player to ever tally over 100 yards rushing and 100 yards receiving in a game.
- Versus New Orleans (12/17/18), became the first player with 50 yards rushing, receiving and passing in a game since Walter Payton (12/22/85)...Became the first non-QB to throw a touchdown pass in franchise history.
- In 2017, he totaled 651 receiving yards and 432 rushing yards in 16 games played with 10 starts...Added 162 yards on 22 punt returns and 58 yards on three kickoff returns...Tallied five receiving touchdowns and two rushing touchdowns...His 1,086 scrimmage yards were the most by a rookie in franchise history and ranked fourth among NFL rookies in 2017.
- Recorded 101 receiving yards and 16 rushing yards with a 56-yard touchdown reception in playoff game in New Orleans (1/8/18), marking the most receiving yards by a running back in the playoffs in franchise history.
TRANSACTIONS: Drafted by Carolina in the first round (8th overall) of the 2017 NFL Draft...Signed contract extension through 2025 (4/16/20)...Placed on injured reserve (hamstring) with Carolina (10/16/21)...Activated from injured reserve (11/6/21)...Placed on injured reserve with ankle injury (11/29/21).
GP/GS: Career (58/52) [1/1]: 2021 (7/7); 2020 (3/3); 2019 (16/16); 2018 (16/16); 2017 (16/10) [1/1]
Played in 38 games with 25 starts at Stanford...Entered NFL following junior season...Totaled 6,987 all-purpose yards finishing second in school history, and finished seventh in school history with 33 total touchdowns...Rushed for 3,922 yards, finishing third in school history, with 21 touchdowns on 632 attempts...Finished career second in school history with an average of 6.2 yards per carry and third with 19 100-yard rushing games...Posted 99 catches for 1,206 yards and 10 touchdowns...Averaged 26.4 yards on 56 kickoff returns for 1,479 yards and one touchdown...Generated an 11.2-yard punt return average on 34 returns for 380 yards and one touchdown...Heisman Finalist and AP Player of the Year after sophomore season...Two-time All-American...Two-time All-Pac-12 honoree...Led nation with 211.5 all-purpose yards per game in junior season...Set NCAA record with 3,864 all-purpose yards in sophomore campaign...Set then-school records for single-season rushing yards (2,019) single-game rushing yards (284) and consecutive 100-yard rushing games (9)...Became the first player in Rose Bowl history to have 100 rushing and 100 receiving yards while setting a Rose Bowl record with 368 all-purpose yards.
Attended Valor Christian HS in Highlands Ranch, Colo....Majored in communication at Stanford...Father, Ed, played wide receiver for the New York Giants from 1991-94, San Francisco 49ers in 1994 and Denver Broncos from 1994-2003.