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Max McCaffrey Bio
Courtesy: Duke Sports Information
Release: 02/01/2012
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Max McCaffrey
B l 6-1 l 190
Castle Rock, Colo. (Valor Christian)

• Lettered three seasons at Valor Christian under coach Brent Viselmeyer
• Helped Valor Christian to 39-3 record including undefeated, 14-0 campaigns in both 2009 and 2011
• Member of three consecutive state championship squads
• Listed as the No. 68 wide receiver in the country by
• In senior season, caught a team-high 40 passes for 833 yards and eight touchdowns as Valor Christian averaged 48.7 points per game
• Led the 2011 Valor Christian defense in interceptions (3), interception returns for touchdowns (3), pass breakups (8) and blocked punts (3) as the Eagles allowed just 6.9 points per game and posted five shutouts
• Returned an interception 25 yards for a touchdown in Valor Christian’s 66-10 win over Pine Creek in the state title game on December 3, 2011
• First team all-state (4A) and All-Colorado (all classifications) selection by the Denver Post following senior season
• As a junior, caught 11 passes for 197 yards and three touchdowns while registering four interceptions with one return for a touchdown en route to receiving All-Colorado honors from the Denver Post
• Participated in the Semper Fidelis All American Bowl on January 3, 2012 in Phoenix, Ariz.
• Also lettered in basketball and track and field
• Prep teammate of fellow Duke signee Michael Mann
• Born May 17, 1994
• Son of Ed and Lisa McCaffrey
• Father lettered four seasons (1986-87-89-90) as a wide receiver at Stanford, where he caught 146 passes for 2,333 yards and earned both first team All-America and Academic All-America honors in 1990; played 13 seasons in the NFL with the New York Giants (1991-93), San Francisco 49ers (1994) and Denver Broncos (1995-03), catching 565 passes for 7,422 yards and 55 touchdowns; played on three Super Bowl championship teams (XXIX with San Francisco; XXXII & XXXIII with Denver) and participated in one Pro Bowl (1998)
• Mother lettered three seasons (1987-88-89) in soccer at Stanford
• Grandfather, Dave Sime, lettered in baseball (1957) and track and field (1956-57-58) at Duke before graduating in 1959; on the diamond as an outfielder, helped Duke to a 19-8 record and earned first team All-ACC honors after leading the team in batting average (.376), home runs (4) and stolen bases (9); on the track, captured 12 total ACC championships (4 indoor & 8 outdoor), twice earned MVP honors at the ACC Outdoor Track & Field Championships (1956-58), garnered All-America accolades in 1956, set seven world records (1 indoor & 6 outdoor), and was named to the ACC 50th Anniversary teams for both indoor and outdoor track and field; played one season of football (1958) as a wide receiver; won the silver medal in the 100-meter competition at the 1960 Olympic Games in Rome, Italy; graduated from Duke Medical School in 1962
• Grandmother, Betty Conroy, graduated from Duke in 1959
• Uncle, Scott Sime, lettered four seasons (1981-82-83-84) as a fullback at Duke before graduating in 1986; in 24 career games, rushed 32 times for 125 yards while catching 14 passes for 78 yards
• Uncle, Billy McCaffrey, lettered two seasons (1990-91) in basketball at Duke, helping the Blue Devils to a 61-16 record and the 1991 NCAA title while averaging 9.1 points per game; after transferring to Vanderbilt, lettered two seasons (1993-94), helping the Commodores to a 48-18 record including the 1993 SEC East Division crown while averaging 20.6 points per game; twice earned first team All-SEC accolades and garnered first team All-America and SEC Player of the Year honors in 1993
• Aunt, Monica McCaffrey, lettered four seasons in basketball at Georgetown (1988-89-90-91)