"Patrick Joseph and I were the first two to make our commitments to Army. We've been keeping in touch and took our official visit [to West Point] the same weekend of January 4th through the 7th. After I signed I spoke to my recruiter, Andy Guyader. He was pumped."
McLean said he had a big ceremony on National Signing Day surround by his family, teammate, and coaches at Broomfield High School in the Denver metropolitan area. He then had an after-party at his house.
The 6-foot-3, 250-pound defensive end was named All-State(Colorado Class 4A) and All-Mountain League as a senior. McLean has an older brother currently serving in the Army. He will begin USMAPS in June.