McCaffrey – a running back who can play wide receiver and return kicks — was the draft’s eighth overall pick. At Stanford, McCaffrey broke Barry Sanders' single-season all-purpose yards record in 2015, totaling 3,864 yards.
Also signing a day ahead of the opening of this weekend’s rookie minicamp were second-round pick Taylor Moton, an offensive lineman from Western Michigan, and sixth-rounder Alex Armah, a fullback from West Georgia.
Five undrafted rookies also signed Thursday – Clemson linebacker Ben Boulware, Mississippi State wide receiver Fred Ross, Florida defensive end Bryan Cox, Charlotte 49ers wide receiver Austin Duke and Notre Dame cornerback Cole Luke.
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Terms of the deals weren't disclosed Thursday night. However, after the 2011 Collective Bargaining Agreement established a rookie wage scale, the signing process for NFL draft picks became a formality, for the most part.
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