Christian McCaffrey has been one of the best running backs in the NFL for quite some time now. McCaffrey holds the NFL record for most receptions by a running back in a single game (15), most receptions as a running back in a single season (116), and most receptions by a running back in first 3 seasons with 303 receptions. For the Panthers, the only team he has played for four years, he holds the record for single-season records for most receptions by any player (116), franchise record for receiving yards by a running back in a single game with 121 receiving yards on 11 catches, and single-season records for most receiving yards by a running back (1,005) among other records.
Born in Castle Rock, Colorado, he is the son of former NFL wide receiver Ed McCaffrey and went to Stanford where he would be drafted by the Carolina Panthers. McCaffrey made his NFL debut against the San Francisco 49ers in a Panthers victory 23-3, where McCaffrey had 47 rushing yards.
As his career progressed, Christian McCaffrey has played in 51 games where he has 3,145 rushing yards and has scored 29 rushing touchdowns. Unfortunately, McCaffrey’s 2020 season was cut short to three games after suffering a shoulder injury against the Kansas City Chiefs. Fans have asked the question; just how much is Christian McCaffrey worth? His net worth is $16 million dollars annual as per 2021.
Breaking down Christian McCaffrey’s net worth
Christian McCaffrey’s net worth comes down to his contract which he signed in April of 2020; he has a four-year deal with the Panthers worth $16 million annually in salary. In total the contract for $64 million has made him the highest-paid running back in NFL history.
Before signing the contract McCaffrey’s coach Matt Rhule told ESPN just how high the team ranks him.“He really builds to the culture you want to have within the building… We want to be a serious football place. We want to be a place that is all about the game. That’s who Christian McCaffrey is … To label him a running back, that’s not respectful to him. He’s a tailback/wideout. He can do it all. I’m anxious to get him out there and to continue to build this thing around him.”