HIS RECRUITING STORY:
You might know Dylan McCaffrey's name, his brother, Christian McCafrey, starred at Stanford and was a Heisman Trophy finalist in 2015. His father, Ed McCaffrey, was pretty good too, he only won two Super Bowls with Denver Broncos. So yeah, the pedigree is there, and Jim Harbaugh made him a priority in Michigan's 2017 class right away, as McCraffrey committed to the Wolverines last February making him the longest tenured commit in U-M’s class.
“McCaffrey has great bloodlines and is a tremendous talent. He's a pure pocket passer with good athleticism and a great feel for the game. He's the rare QB who can go under canter and take a drop, shows very good footwork and poise. He's a natural leader with the arm strength needed to make all the throws and is able to escape pressure and make a play with his legs. He projects as an elite high major prospect.” National Recruiting Analyst Greg Biggins
WHY MCCAFFREY CHOSE MICHIGAN?
“For a while now I’ve wanted to commit early just to kind of start my class and to start recruiting my class,” McCaffrey said at the time of his commitment. “This week me and my parents were talking a lot about it and came the conclusion that there is no better place than Michigan. You’re not going to find a better coaching staff, a better situation, or academic school anywhere else. And I think I can fit there as well, which is a big thing. I’m just so excited.”
McCaffrey not only has the famous name, but he also has the intangibles to be the next great quarterback at Michigan. At 6-foot-4, 195-pounds, McCaffrey has a good arm, makes strong decisions, throws a beautiful deep ball and -- most notably -- he's an outstanding leader on the field, and should take nicely to being Harbaugh’s next quarterback prodigy.