Trey McBride was born on November 22, 1999, he is an American football tight end for the Arizona Cardinals of the National Football League (NFL).
He played college football at Colorado State, where he was named a unanimous All-American and the John Mackey Award winner in 2021. McBride was drafted by the Cardinals in the second round of the 2022 NFL Draft.
Considered a three-star recruit by 247 Sports coming out of high school, McBride accepted a scholarship offer from Colorado State over offers from Colorado, Cal, Kansas State, Navy, Northern Colorado, and Wyoming.
As a freshman, McBride played in all 12 of Colorado State’s games, starting five games. He caught seven passes for 89 yards and one touchdown. McBride was also an Academic All-Mountain West and was named first-team Academic All-Colorado by the Colorado Chapter of the National Football Foundation.
As a sophomore, McBride was named first-team All-Mountain West Conference in his sophomore season after finishing his first full season as a starter with 45 receptions for 560 yards and four touchdowns. McBride recorded his first 100-yard receiving game on November 29, 2019, where he had 9 catches for 101 yards against Boise State.
McBride recorded at least 100 receiving yards in six of his 12 games played in 2021 and recorded less than 50 receiving yards only once. He was named to the 2021 All-Mountain West Conference first team, as well as recognized as the nation’s best tight end in college football by receiving the 2021 Mackey Award on December 9, 2021.
McBride was also named to all five major All-American teams (AFCA, AP, FWAA, SN, WCFF) in 2021, making him the fifth consensus All-American and first unanimous All-American in Colorado State football history.
McBride holds multiple school records at Colorado State, including the records for most receptions and receiving yards by a tight end in a single season (90 receptions for 1,121 yards in 2021), as well as the records for receptions and receiving yards in a career by a tight end (157 receptions for 2,011 yards from 2018 to 2021).