Stanford RB Christian McCaffrey isn't just putting himself into the Heisman conversation -- he's practically sprinting there.
McCaffrey, a sophomore, gained a stupefying 369 all-purpose yards in less than three quarters Thursday night vs. Stanford -- with 244 of those yards coming in the first half alone, where he had two touchdown runs and a 96-yard kickoff return.
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Somehow, this shouldn't come as a massive surprise. McCaffrey's been at this all season. He gained 249 all-purpose yards against USC, then followed that up by going for 303 all-purpose yards against Oregon State and 260 all-purpose yards versus Arizona. The sophomore sensation now leads all of college football in all-purpose yards.
As FOX Sports' Stewart Mandel noted earlier this week, McCaffrey's parents, including former Broncos All-Pro WR Ed McCaffrey, may have to start planning a trip to New York.
"If Christian continues to put up big numbers and if Stanford keeps winning, their travels may well take them to New York in December..."