Stanford RB Christian McCaffrey Catches 75-Yard TD on 1st Touch of Rose Bowl

Katie RichcreekFeatured ColumnistJanuary 1, 2016


Christian McCaffrey wasted no time.

Well, technically 11 seconds.

The Stanford running back and 2015 Heisman Trophy runner-up broke loose on the first down of the game, running in a 75-yard touchdown pass from quarterback Kevin Hogan to help lift the Cardinal to an early 7-0 start over the Iowa Hawkeyes in Friday's Rose Bowl.

The Wild Caff show continued in the second quarter when he returned a punt 63 yards for another touchdown, extending Stanford's lead to 28-0: