McBride Named College Man Athlete of the Year by Colorado Sports Hall of Fame

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McBride Named College Man Athlete of the Year by Colorado Sports Hall of Fame

He is the 19th Ram – male or female – to earn the distinction and first since 2016 when women’s basketball’s Ellen Nystrom was named the College Female Athlete of the Year. He is the first football student-athlete since Rashard Higgins in 2014 to be named the College Male Athlete of the Year.

Colorado State Student-Athletes honored by Colorado Sports Hall of Fame:
1974 — Willie Miller (football)
1977 — Mike Bell (football) 
1980 — Alvin Lewis (football)
1986 — Steve Bartalo (football)
1988 — Pat Durham (basketball)
1995 — Greg Myers (2012) (football)
1996 — Teresa James (basketball)
1997 — Becky Hammon (2015) (basketball)
1998 — Becky Hammon (2015) (basketball)
1998 — Casey Malone (track & field)
1999 — Becky Hammon (2015) (basketball)
2005 — Loree Smith (track & field)
2010 — Danielle Minch (volleyball) 
2011 — Katelyn Steffan (volleyball)
2013 — Kapri Bibbs (football) 
2014 — Rashard Higgins (football)
2015 — Adrianna Culbert (volleyball)
2016 — Ellen Nystrom (basketball)
2021 — Trey McBride (football)
 

Story Highlights

  • DENVER, Colo. – Awards continue to come in for Colorado State’s Trey McBride as he was named the College Male Athlete of the Year by the Colorado Sports Hall of Fame.

  • In 2021, McBride put together one of the finest seasons by a Ram in program history by becoming the first-ever Unanimous All-American and bringing home the second national individual award with the John Mackey Award. He was named a first-team All-American by all five NCAA selectors among a host of others while leading the nation’s tight ends in yards (1,121) and receptions (90). He is expected to take part in the 2022 Senior Bowl and NFL Scouting Combine.