Another McCaffrey is going to play college football. And this one may be the best yet.
Dylan McCaffrey, the third-youngest son of former Pro Bowl wide receiver Ed McCaffrey, committed to Michigan on Monday. He chose the Wolverines over Duke -- where his eldest brother Max just finished four years as a wide receiver -- and Stanford, where his brother Christian was a Heisman Trophy runner-up last year and will be a junior this fall.
— Dylan McCaffrey (@dcaf20) February 16, 2016
— Christian McCaffrey (@CMccaffrey5) February 16, 2016
At the end of the day, McCaffrey decided to blaze his own path in Ann Arbor, rather than following in either of his brothers' footsteps (or his father, who played at Stanford).
Of course, McCaffrey, who is part of the 2017 class, will play for a coach with Cardinal ties: Jim Harbaugh. While McCaffrey was making his decision, the now-second-year Wolverines coach was partying in Pebble Beach.
— Coach Harbaugh (@CoachJim4UM) February 13, 2016
McCaffrey is listed as the No. 2 pro-style passer in the Class of 2017, according to 247Sports Composite. The four-star recruit was a MaxPreps Junior All-American, passing for 2,800 yards, rushing for 592 yards and scoring 40 total touchdowns last fall at Valor Christian in Littleton, Colorado.
Christian was also a four-star recruit a few years ago. He has played more like a five-star player in two years in Palo Alto.
Dylan polished his quarterback game by tossing the pigskin at McCaffrey family Thanksgiving games.
That arm could be rocking the Big House in a few short years.
And don't overlook Luke McCaffrey, the fourth and youngest brother, who will be a sophomore quarterback at Valor this fall. Last year, he played junior varsity while practicing with varsity. Luke will have brother Dylan blocking his rise for one more year.