Stanford’s Christian McCaffrey, center, runs behind the blocking of Joshua Garrett, left, and Nick Davidson, right, during the second half of the Cardinal’s game against Oregon State in Corvallis on Sept. 25.
Stanford’s Christian McCaffrey, center, runs behind the blocking of Joshua Garrett, left, and Nick Davidson, right, during the second half of the Cardinal’s game against Oregon State in Corvallis on Sept. 25. Timothy J. Gonzalez The Associated Press
Stanford’s Christian McCaffrey, center, runs behind the blocking of Joshua Garrett, left, and Nick Davidson, right, during the second half of the Cardinal’s game against Oregon State in Corvallis on Sept. 25. Timothy J. Gonzalez The Associated Press
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Andy Furillo: Christian McCaffrey is heir to Stanford power-run legacy

October 02, 2015 06:56 PM

UPDATED October 03, 2015 09:29 AM

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Andy Furillo has been a reporter with The Sacramento Bee since 1991. He covered mostly crime and punishment until April 2015, when he began writing a sports column. He believes art inspires in many forms: a Jerry Garcia guitar solo, Van Gogh's "Starry Night," and Madison Bumgarner's five innings of masterpiece relief in Game 7 of the 2014 World Series. Sport is art, and sport is fun, and it is filled with interesting people. Furillo hopes to bring out the best of it all. Contact Andy Furillo at afurillo@sacbee.com or 916-321-1141. Twitter: @andyfurillo