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Trey McLean

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Trey McLean has been writing about Texas Longhorn sports for over 15 years. His weekly column, “From the Stands with Trey McLean” in partnership with the University Coop, is honest, fair and real. He calls them as he sees them, with a unique perspective and uncommon humor. 

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NBA Finals Recap

Miami Heat confirms dynasty with NBA Finals win

By Trey McLean

Congratulations to the Miami Heat. I don’t say that lightly because I HATE them, but my feelings aside, they won away last night, beating the Spurs in Game 7 ...


Baseball Talk

A College World Series preview: Who stays and who leaves

By Trey McLean

I love this weekend. It’s the start of the College World Series. I love it more when my team is in it and doesn’t suck, but I can ...


Trey's Picks

Football Magazine Day: The skinny on college's next season

By Trey McLean

Do you realize that we are 12 weeks from the start of the college football season? I don’t mean practice or reporting, I mean games. Twelve weeks from today ...


NBA Playoffs

The start of a dynasty? An anti-Miami fan's look at the Heat

By Trey McLean

I can tell you as a tried and true Dallas Mavericks fan, the worst experience I’ve ever had watching professional sports was the Miami Heat routing the Mavs in ...


They Did What?

3 losers of the NFL draft

By Trey McLean

It’s such a gamble, the NFL Draft. You never know how someone will respond to money, fame, adversity, publicity, etc. NFL teams take great care to ensure they get ...


Football Talk

Winning picks: The 3 teams that nailed the 2013 NFL Draft

By Trey McLean

Who likes the NFL Draft? Me, that’s who. I understand it isn’t for everyone and even the most ardent NFL fan can find it boring after the first ...


How the Boston Marathon bombings changed one man's perspective on sports

By Trey McLean

Sports are supposed to be fun. I say that to the kids I coach, and I write it in articles when someone takes it too seriously. But I’m a ...


Weeknight Sports

Baseball is back: It's going to be a good year

By Trey McLean

Baseball is back! This pleases me, A LOT. Baseball being back on means we are nearly to summer and I love summer. School is out, it’s daylight longer, traffic ...


Longhorn Sports

From the Stands: Orange-White Scrimmage signals the end of Longhorn spring practice

By Trey McLean

Thoughts on the past week: Sheldon McClellan will transfer from Texas. The Longhorns’ leading scorer was at odds with head coach Rick Barnes for most of the season and the ...


Trey's Picks

From the Stands: Breaking down who's locked in and who's in the mix this spring

By Trey McLean

Well, you told me I have a plethora. And I just would like to know if you know what a plethora is. I would not like to think that a ...


Trey's Picks

Thoughts of the week: The Big Dance and who will rise to the top

By Trey McLean

There are four things I love when it comes to sports: Any time the Texas Longhorns play The start of the college football season The college bowl season The NCAA ...


Young Guns

From the Stands: Closing Texas' basketball season with CBI

By Trey McLean

Texas basketball We can officially close the books on the Texas basketball season. Texas finished the season with a loss to K-State in the Big 12 Tournament Thursday night, 66-49 ...


Longhorn sports

From the stands: Around the Horn with Texas athletics

By Trey McLean

The Horns are about to start a run in the Big 12 Basketball Tournament that will rival... Okay, I realize how absurd that sounded as I was typing it... But ...


Football talk

Football thoughts of the week: A look at the off-season Aggies

By Trey McLean

College football — it’s always with me. I’ll follow college basketball, even when my team isn’t any good, and I’ll follow college baseball, even when my team ...


Football Talk

From the stands: Spring practice 2013, focus on the defense

By Trey McLean

It was a tremendous weekend of suck for Texas sports: The basketball team, fresh off their monster comeback over ou in Austin last week, fell apart in the last 21 ...


Football Talk

From the stands: A look at Longhorn spring practice and the special teams

By Trey McLean

Thoughts: Texas swept Nebraska over the weekend, dropping the Huskers to 0-7 on the season. The Horns, now 6-2 (lost to Sam Houston on Tuesday) and head to No. 14 ...


Sports Talk

In full swing: A look at baseball season in the Big 12

By Trey McLean

As a year-round college sports fan, I have a sport for all seasons. Football takes up most of my time, but I make room for other things. I usually get ...


trey's picks

College football thoughts of the week: The losers of recruiting season

By Trey McLean

Around the college football world: Three Alabama football players are barred from campus for being violent thieving jerks, and a fourth is suspended (along with first three) for using a ...


texas sports

From the stands: No shortage of interesting storylines at Longhorn spring practice

By Trey McLean

Thoughts: Please, please, please — no more black uniforms for basketball. They look really sharp, but the two times Texas has worn them they have absolutely beaten down on national TV ...


trey's picks

College football thoughts of the week: The winners of recruiting season

By Trey McLean

Around the college sports world: Dennis Erickson was hired by Utah as the Cpo-Offensive Coordinator. Erickson, 65, comes out of retirement to help ignite a terrible Utes offense. Terrific hire ...


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