Football Coaching Staff
Andrew McGraw
Assistant AD, Director of Football Operations
Coach Info:
Position: Assistant AD, Director of Football Operations
Alma Mater: Alma Mater (Year)=>Cal (1995)
Experience: 20 Years
Andrew McGraw is in his 20th season at Cal and his third as Assistant Athletic Director for football operations. In his former role as Director of Player Personnel, McGraw helped the Golden Bears sign its most highly-ranked recruiting classes in program history, including three consecutive classes from 2010-12 that ranked as high as No. 11, No. 13 and No. 15 nationally. During his time overseeing the recruiting department, Cal produced a number of players who went on to enjoy prolific NFL careers (Aaron Rodgers, Marshawn Lynch, DeSean Jackson, Alex Mack, Tyson Alualu, Cameron Jordan and Nnamdi Asomugha – to name a few). Under McGraw’s leadership, the recruiting department helped Cal rank in the top 10 nationally for most players active in the NFL and currently remains in the top 10 with 44 players on 2015 NFL rosters.

He started his tenure at Cal in 1996 under then head coach Steve Mariucci as a recruiting assistant. McGraw spent the following two seasons as a defensive quality control coach before moving into his role as Director of Player Personnel.

In McGraw’s current role as Assistant Athletic Director for Football Operations, he assists head coach Sonny Dykes with overseeing the daily operation of the football program. He is responsible for the football operating budget, team travel, summer camps and scheduling. Additionally, he supervises various support staff units within the football department and serves as staff liaison for sports medicine, compliance, housing and athletic communications.

McGraw received his bachelor’s degree in geography from Cal in 1995. In the offseason, McGraw can be seen performing on the drums in the popular bay area band – Tightwad Hill.

He and his wife, Stephanie, have two children – son, Zach (11), and daughter, Ella (8).


LAST UPDATED: May 25, 2016