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Heisman Trophy finalist Christian McCaffrey, and Coach Shaw Press Conference

2015 Heisman Trophy finalist Christian McCaffrey and Head Coach David Shaw spoke to the press following Heisman Finalist announcement

Coach Shaw Press Conference:

From "2015 Heisman Trophy finalists announced":

"Christian McCaffrey stats:

Passing: two completions on 3 attempts, 39 yards, 2 touchdowns and 359.9 passer rating
Rushing: 319 attempts for 1847 yards 5.8 per attempt with 8 touchdowns
Receiving: 41 receptions, 540 yards 13.2 per receptions with 4 touchdowns
Kick Returns: 36 kick returns, 1042 yards with 1 touchdown
Punt Returns: 14 punt returns, 67 yards, 0 touchdowns

Total Yards: 3,496 or about 1.986 miles Total touchdowns: 15"

From SB Nation - "Derrick Henry is awesome, but 3 other players deserve the Heisman more":

"Christian McCaffrey is one of the most unique weapons in recent memory. His rushing line (5.8 yards per carry, 46 percent of carries gaining at least five yards, only 4.6 highlight yards per opportunity) suggests a 220-pound efficiency back. His receiving line (No. 3 target for Stanford, 13.4 yards per catch, 84 percent catch rate) suggests an all-conference tight end. His return stats (29 yards per kick return) suggest a 180-pound lightning bolt.

All-purpose yardage is a silly statistic. Since kick return yards are involved, and since even a mediocre kick return gives you as many yards as an explosive rush, all-purpose yardage rewards you for fielding kickoffs and for your defense not being very good. You can rack up a lot of all-purpose yards in a blowout loss.

Still, when you're knocking a national record out of your teammate's father's hands, you're doing something magnificent. It took McCaffrey two extra games (and fewer touches!) to do it. But his explosion against USC in Saturday's Pac-12 title game win gave him 3,496 all-purpose yards for the season, more than the 3,250-yard record set by Oklahoma State's Barry Sanders, whose son is McCaffrey's backup, in 1988."