One of the draft’s most disrespected players was dropped to a whole new level at the NFL Combine @CaseyPrattABC7/Twitter

Christian McCaffrey might be one of the most successful players in the NFL Draft, breaking Barry Sanders’ single season all-purpose yardage record in 2015 (3,864), becoming a Heisman finalist and overcoming all kinds of odds despite his 5’11”, 202-pound frame.

He’s already spoken about being disrespected in the 2017 class of standout running backs, and the NFL didn’t make things any better for him at the Combine.

The son of former NFL wideout Ed McCaffrey, Christian, is ranked third at the running back position behind standout backs Dalvin Cook and Leonard Fournette.

He was asked about if he felt disrespected, and he answered “yes” before following up with why, per

“Because I play with a chip on my shoulder always,” McCaffrey said at the NFL Scouting Combine. “So I feel like a lot of people don’t give me credit for my skills and talents and that’s just the way it is, but I also don’t really care too much.”

Despite McCaffrey’s accolades, doesn’t have a first-round draft grade for the standout back and ESPN has him falling to No. 29 with the Green Bay Packers.

An elite back, that chip on his shoulder is only going to grow from here.

Prashad is the Senior Content Editor for Cox Media Group's He considers Muhammad Ali, Ray Allen and Paul Pierce some of the all-time greats. Boston is TitleTown, in case you were wondering.
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