University of Northern Colorado offensive coordinator Max McCaffrey was reprimanded for inadvertently hitting an opposing fan with a damaged clipboard throughout a 40-7 loss to Montana State on Saturday.
McCaffrey, the eldest brother of Carolina Panthers and former Stanford operating again Christian McCaffrey, broke his clipboard whereas on the sideline and tossed it into the stands, the place it struck a Montana State fan.
In a press release, Northern Colorado mentioned it reviewed statements and video of the incident together with the Large Sky Convention and Montana State and decided that McCaffrey’s clipboard toss confirmed a scarcity of judgment however no malicious intent or anger. In keeping with the college, the fan requested the damaged clipboard as a memento.
“Max is embarrassed by the incident and is working privately to apologize to the fan hit by the errant toss,” Northern Colorado athletic director Darren Dunn mentioned. “After visiting with Max and the whole soccer workers, I’m assured we may have no additional engagement with followers of our opponents.”
Northern Colorado is 2-3 this season and coached by Ed McCaffrey — Max’s father — and quarterbacked by one other McCaffrey, Max’s different youthful brother, and former Michigan quarterback, Dylan McCaffrey.
Max was employed because the large receivers coach final 12 months whereas he was nonetheless attempting to play for the XFL. He appeared in over 50 video games at Duke earlier than bouncing round NFL apply squads for the Packers, Raiders, Saints, 49ers and Jaguars over the course of three seasons.