DENVER — Former Broncos vast receiver Ed McCaffrey will headline the Colorado Sports activities Corridor of Fame’s Class of 2022, as the choice committee voted to elect six new members on Tuesday.
McCaffrey, who spent 9 NFL seasons in Denver, would be the twenty seventh former Broncos participant inducted. The induction ceremony is scheduled to happen on the Corridor of Fame’s 57th annual banquet on Might 4, 2022.
He recorded 462 receptions for six,200 receiving yards and 46 touchdowns throughout his years in Denver. His profession receptions and receiving yardage marks every rank fifth in Broncos historical past, and his receiving touchdowns complete ranks fourth.
The previous wideout joined the Broncos in 1995, following Mike Shanahan from San Francisco to Denver to affix forces with offensive superstars like John Elway and Shannon Sharpe, in addition to future stars like Terrell Davis and Rod Smith. As a part of that offense, McCaffrey helped the Broncos attain the postseason 5 instances, together with back-to-back Tremendous Bowl championship runs in 1997 and 1998.
In 1998, McCaffrey additionally earned a Professional Bowl choice as he crossed the 1,000-yard receiving benchmark for the primary time. He would cross that threshold in every of the next two seasons, as properly.
After retiring from the NFL, McCaffrey has spent a number of years teaching soccer in Colorado. Throughout two seasons main Valor Christian Excessive College’s soccer program, he helped the Eagles win a 5A state championship in 2018. In 2019, he grew to become the pinnacle coach on the College of Northern Colorado. McCaffrey has additionally led the Dare To Play soccer camp for kids and younger adults with Down syndrome for more than a decade.
Becoming a member of McCaffrey within the Colorado Sports activities Corridor of Fame six-person Class of 2022 are Carol Callan, longtime director of USA Basketball ladies’s nationwide crew; Chuck Williams, a former star athlete at Denver East Excessive College and the College of Colorado who went on to play for the Denver Rockets and Nuggets within the ABA and NBA; Darnell McDonald, a former standout two-sport highschool athlete who went on to signal with the Baltimore Orioles; Roger Kinney, who helped convey the 1990 NCAA Division I Males’s Basketball Ultimate 4 to Denver; and DaVarryl Williamson, a former skilled boxer.