Former Stanford playmaker Christian McCaffrey was drafted eighth by the Carolina Panthers on Thursday night. The running back was drafted shortly after teammate, defensive lineman Solomon Thomas, went third to the San Francisco 49ers.
Former Cardinal defensive end Solomon Thomas was picked third by the San Francisco 49ers on Thursday night in the NFL Draft. Thomas became the 23rd first-round pick to come from the Cardinal ranks. The defensive lineman will join a former teammate, offensive guard Joshua Garnett, in the City by the Bay.