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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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From the stands: The University of Texas 2013 recruiting class, Part 2

By Trey McLean

Taco, gimme a techno beat! Corn Dog! Corn Dog! Corn Dog! Corn Dog! Pewww! Pewww! Pewww! Texas baseball starts this weekend. The Horns open with three games against Sacramento State ...


Trey's Picks

College football thoughts of the week: The life of a recruitnik

By Trey McLean

Anyone here are recruitnik like myself? You know who you are. If you know the word “recruitnik” you are one. If that word seems made up to you — it is ...


Sports Talk

From the stands: A look at the Longhorn Class of 2013, Part I

By Trey McLean

It’s Signing Day. And if you have ever ready anything I write, you know I LOVE signing day. Love it. Recruiting is the lifeblood of college athletics. There is ...


from the stands

The Texas off-season: Coaching, returning and what to expect

By Trey McLean

I don’t hear you unless you knock, Curtis: Both the basketball teams won last weekend, the women snapping a 9-game losing streak and the men a 5-game losing streak ...


Trey's Picks

Football thoughts of the week: Off-season in the SEC West

By Trey McLean

Let’s jump back in with our off-season look at college football. Last week we hit the Big 12, and this week we move to the center of the known ...


trey's picks

Football thoughts of the week: Off-season coaching turnovers and other drama

By Trey McLean

With the start of the spring semester for (just about) everyone in college this week, it means the college football season is really and truly over.  I know it’s ...


Football Talk

Modern college football dynasties: A look at the Crimson Tide, Hurricanes and Cornhuskers

By Trey McLean

Kirk Herbstreit said during the national title beat down that Alabama was in the midst of the greatest college football dynasty in his lifetime. He added that we are just ...


trey's picks

College football games of the week: The full enchilada and other bowl match-ups

By Trey McLean

Down the home stretch for bowl season and lots of stuff going on. Stuff like: Well done, Louisville. What a disastrous onside kick for the Gators. The Governor of Pennsylvania ...


Trey's Picks

College football games of the week: New Year's bowl games to watch

By Trey McLean

I have, in fact, cooled off significantly, but that isn’t important. This week of bowl games is important. So let’s get to it. Monday, December 31 MUSIC CITY ...


Trey's Picks

College football games of the week: Best bowls for the holiday weekend

By Trey McLean

I hope everyone is having a terrific holiday! It’s the time for fun, excess and hanging out and, let me tell you, I am doing all of those things ...


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College football games of the week: Bowl season heats up

By Trey McLean

Off to a blazing start in the bowl season with a wicked come-from-behind win for Arizona and a game that Toledo kept close for a while, but eventually the more ...


trey's picks

College football games of the week: Let's Go Bowling

By Trey McLean

I love bowl season. I hear the Andy Williams Christmas song “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of Year” and it does not bring memories of Christmas. Instead I see ...


Trey's Picks

College football games of the week: Heisman predictions and a look back at the season

By Trey McLean

Last weekend is how every college football weekend should be. There were overtimes, last-second scores, more overtimes and inexplicable plays to end games. The only down side was the Longhorn ...


trey's picks

College football games of the week: Conference championship edition

By Trey McLean

It appears our National Title game is set with winner of Georgia vs. Alabama playing Notre Dame in Miami. All of the drama of the past two weeks was replaced ...


Trey's Picks

College football games of the week: Top picks for Thanksgiving weekend

By Trey McLean

Last weekend was Armageddon in college football as No. 1 Kansas State and No. 2 Oregon were beaten within four minutes of each other Saturday night. The K-State/Baylor game ...


trey's picks

College football games of the week: Rare tragedies and the biggest upset of the year

By Trey McLean

This past week, College football saw drama than usual, and lots of it wasn’t remotely funny. Tragic, actually. Thoughts and prayers to Tennessee State, Houston and my beloved Texas ...


Trey's Picks

College football games of the week: Top 4 picks for Week 11

By Trey McLean

It was a great weekend of footballing, wasn’t it? Washington State slid into the abyss and Mike Leach is back to his sideshow nonsense. Heisman frontrunner Collin Klein was ...


Trey's Picks

College football games of the week: Tide takes Tigers, Ducks battle Trojans

By Trey McLean

The NBA has started and the Dallas Mavericks beat the Lakers in LA on opening night! Yeah, I don’t really care, either. It was a wild weekend for college ...


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College football games of the week: Who to bet for and against on Saturday

By Trey McLean

Compelling stuff this week. A really scary moment for Braxton Miller and, barring a miracle, the end of Gene Chizik at Auburn were the highlights. But what else happened? Collin ...


trey's picks

College football games of the week: The good, the bad and the ugly

By Trey McLean

What a fantastic suck of sports it has been the last 10 days. To recap: This happened, and then the grand finale. Fortunately I am very positive, shallow and have ...


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