The Steelers are considering Christian McCaffrey’s brother as a possible draft pick, according to reports.

The Pittsburgh Steelers are in dire need of acquiring a wide receiver before the onset of the 2024 NFL season. Currently lacking a WR2, they may resort to the upcoming draft to address this gap if no solution arises in the next few weeks. However, their search might extend beyond just receivers tailored for that specific role. They could explore options in later rounds to bolster their wide receiver corps, and if they do, a compelling prospect from a renowned family could be on their radar.

In an article dated April 10 discussing the Steelers’ potential wide receiver choices in the draft, Nick Baumgardner of The Athletic highlighted Luke McCaffrey, the brother of Christian McCaffrey, as a plausible target for Pittsburgh. Baumgardner described Luke as a sizable, explosive X-receiver with impressive athleticism, citing his notable performance metrics such as a 6.70 3-cone time, a 4.02 short shuttle time, and a 4.46 40-yard dash. He emphasized the McCaffrey family’s exceptional athletic pedigree, indicating the promising potential that comes with their lineage.

McCaffrey wrapped up his college football journey on a high note.

His impact on the college football scene was gradual. McCaffrey began his stint at Nebraska in 2019 as a quarterback but was primarily deployed as a versatile utility player initially. As a freshman, he showcased his skills by completing 9 of 12 pass attempts for 142 yards and 2 touchdowns. Additionally, he demonstrated his rushing abilities with 24 carries for 166 yards and a touchdown. Furthermore, he contributed to the offense with a reception for 12 yards.

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