Patrick McCaffery

by John Max 24 Nov,2020
Patrick McCaffery
Personal Info
  • Birth Name Patrick McCaffery
  • Birth Place Iowa City, Iowa
  • Famous Name Patrick McCaffery
  • Father Fran McCaffery
  • Mother Margaret McCaffery
  • Current team Iowa Hawkeyes men's basketball (#22 / Forward)
  • Nationality American
  • Ethnicity White

Patrick McCaffery is an American college basketball player who plays for the Iowa Hawkeyes men's basketball. He was granted retired uniform #22 by lettermen and All-American Bill Seaberg (1954-56) in honor of Austin "Flash Schroeder, who passed away in 2015.

Iowa City, Iowa native, Patrick McCaffery was born on 20th March 2000, under the star sign Pisces. The twenty-two-year-old holds an American nationality and is of white ethnic background. Regarding his physique, he stands 2.065 m tall and weighs 91 Kg.

Does College Pay Patrick McCaffery?

The answer is NO. A matter of fact, the college player does not receive any payment from the college. The NCAA insists that its athletes are, fundamentally, amateurs, and should not be paid.

The ultimate goal is to get a draft in the NBA. The median salary, or middle salary among all NBA players, is $2.96 million. Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry is the highest-paid NBA player this season, earning $40.2 million. 

High School & College Career

Patrick McCaffery enrolled at the Iowa City West High School where he was the all-time leading scorer. Further, he was the finalist for the 2019 Des Moines Register’s All-Iowa Boys’ Basketball Player of the Year, a finalist for the 2019 Cedar Rapids Gazette Male Athlete of the Year, and was ranked as the 60th-best recruit in the nation according to

Besides, he is the member of the USA Basketball 3-on-3 Youth Olympics team that competed in Brazil in October, 2018. Also, he was invited for USA Basketball U18 Trials and selected to compete for the US All-Stars at the Capital Hoops Classic in Washington, D.C.

In the 2019-20, Patrick was limited action in two games. He missed the remainder of the season due to health and wellness. Besides, he is majorng in journalism and mass communication major. 


Patrick McCaffery was born to Fran and Margaret McCaffery. He grew up alongside three siblings, Connor, Marit, and Jonathan. His father is Iowa’s head men’s basketball coach who played basketball at Wake Forest and Penn.

Likewise, his mother was an All-American basketball player at Notre Dame. Moreover, his elder brother Connor is a redshirt sophomore teammate.

Relationship Status; Is he Married?

Patrick McCaffery is yet to come out with his love life. There is less to no information regarding his love life, not even his relationship status. He is a quite confidential person who enjoys his personal life private. He has set his Instagram account private. 

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