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Ed McCaffrey

Ed McCaffrey is an American former professional football coach and National Football League (NFL) player. Likewise, Ed McCaffrey received two Super Bowl rings with the Denver Broncos and another with the San Francisco 49ers. Similarly, he is well-known for The NFL on CBS (1956), The NFL on NBC (1965), and NFL Monday Night Football (1970).

Early life

Ed McCaffrey was born on 17th August 1968 and his full name is Edward Thomas McCaffrey. He is originally from Waynesboro, Pennsylvania, United States.

As of 2023, he is 55 years old and his sun sign is Leo. Whereas, Edward belongs to the American nationality and practices Christianity.

His father’s name is Edward McCaffrey, Sr., and his mother’s name is Elizabeth McCaffrey. However, his father was a basketball player, he always supported his son to play football.

Talking about his educational status, Edward studied at Allentown (PA) Central Catholic School.

Likewise, Edward played basketball in his school and won the state basketball tournament many times. Later he attended Stanford University for his higher studies.

While studying at Stanford, he began playing football seriously. Also, he won All-American while he was in his senior year. At Stanford, McCaffrey was a member of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity.

Body measurement

Ed McCaffrey is an American football coach who has a height of 6 feet 5 inches and weighs around 98 kg. Edward has black hair and a pair of dark brown eyes.

Social Media

Edward McCaffrey is active on social media such as Instagram and Twitter. His Instagram account @edmccaffrey87 has more than 10k followers. Whereas, his Twitter account @87ed has 102k followers.


Professionally, Ed McCaffrey is an American football coach who played in the National Football League (NFL) for 13 seasons.

Currently, Edward is the head coach of the Northern Colorado Bears football team.

In the year 1991, he started his career after he was selected by the New York Giants in the third round of the NFL draft. After three years, Edward signed a one-year contract with the San Francisco 49ers.

Likewise, in the year 2000, Edward and his teammate Rod Smith became only the second wide receiver pair from the same team to gain 100 receptions in the same season.

In the summer of 2000, he started coaching youth football camps. Likewise, in the year 2011, he founded SportsEddy which includes football, soccer, basketball, and baseball.

Similarly, in the 2001 season, McCaffrey sustained a leg injury after making a one-handed catch in a game with the New York Giants.

And, in 2004, the football coach decided to retire from his career as his previous performances were not as good as expected.

Edward McCaffrey coach

Caption: The American football coach, Edward McCaffrey (Source: Instagram)

Also, Edward has his brand of mustard and horseradish sauce, which can be found in supermarkets in Colorado and Nebraska.

He was named the new color analyst for 850 KOA, the flagship station of the Denver Broncos Radio Network, on July 30, 2012.

, On 7th January 2019, it was announced that he could serve as the commissioner of the Pacific Pro Football League, a professional development football league founded by Don Yee.

Besides that, Edward founded the McCaffrey Family Foundation which helps to improve the lives of children, particularly within the State of Colorado.

Edward McCaffrey – Achievements

In the year 1997, Edward became one of Denver’s leading receivers as he catches two catches for 45 yards. In his thirteen-year football career,

Edward won three Super Bowl rings including Super Bowl XXIX, as a 49er; XXXII and XXXIII, as a Bronco, and made a Pro Bowl appearance in 1998.

Edward McCaffrey – Net worth 2024

Talking about his net worth, Edward has a net worth of around $6 million US dollars. Likewise, his annual salary is $190,000.

Relationship Status

Ed McCaffrey married Lisa McCaffrey on April 4, 1992. His wife is the daughter of Olympic sprinter Dave Sime. Edward and Lisa both studied at Standford University.

The duo was blessed with four sons. His oldest son, Max McCaffrey is a wide receiver who played college football at Duke.

His second son, Christian McCaffrey was the runner-up for the 2015 Heisman Trophy. Whereas, his third son Dylan was a four-star quarterback for Valor Christian High School.

And, his youngest son, Luke is a 2018-19 senior at Valor Christian High School.

Edward McCaffrey sons

Caption: Ed McCaffrey with his sons (Source: Instagram)