Stanford RB Christian McCaffrey has great reaction to being named Heisman finalist (Video)
Stanford running back Christian McCaffrey has been named a finalist for the Heisman Trophy.
McCaffrey was surrounded by teammates and was absolutely mobbed after his name was announced.
"When I heard my name, it was an extremely gratifying moment," said McCaffrey. "A pretty special moment for me."
McCaffrey led Stanford to an 11-2 record and its third Pac-12 title in four years. The sophomore sensation broke Barry Sanders' single-season NCAA record for all-purpose yards, gaining 3,496 this season.
McCaffrey ranks No. 2 in the country in rushing yards with 1,847 and kick return yards with 1,042.
The other finalists for the Heisman Trophy are Alabama RB Derrick Henry and Clemson QB Deshaun Watson.
Stanford plays Iowa in the Rose Bowl on New Year's Day.