Soft spoken and reserved off the field, Travis' goal for the Big 33 game is simply to get a win for Pennsylvania and have fun doing so.
During his senior season, McBride ran for 1,638 yards on 149 carries. He also earned first team Class AAAA Associated Press All-State and All-WPIAL honors and was named to the MSASPORTS "Elite 11" team. McBride was also chosen as the WPIAL Class AAAA Player of the Year.
With the Nittany Lions well stocked at tailback, the best opportunity for McBride to see early playing time appears to be on the defensive side of the ball. McBride played both ways for his McKeesport Tigers, and could step into the backfield, but the most likely path to the field for the WPIAL star runs through a redshirt season.
McBride spoke with FOS after a Big 33 practice this week:
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