DENVER - Apparently, the apple didn’t fall too far from the tree after all.
Christian McCaffrey, the son of former Denver Broncos receiver Ed McCaffrey has committed to Stanford University.
Christian McCaffrey tweeted Thursday morning, "Just committed to play football at Stanford University!"
The Valor Christian High School running back was rated as a four star prospect by Rivals.com.
Last season, McCaffrey led his team rushing for 1,390 yards and 23 touchdowns while also catching 55 passes for 675 yards with 14 trips to the end zone.
He will follow in the footsteps of his father Ed McCaffrey who also played football at Stanford.