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NFL Draft Prospect With Same Sex Parents Could Make History

Trey McBride at the Senior Bowl.

MOBILE, AL - FEBRUARY 02: National tight end Trey McBride of Colorado State (85) during the Reese's Senior Bowl practice session on February 2, 2002 at Hancock Whitney Stadium in Mobile, Alabama. (Photo by Michael Wade/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)

When tight end prospect Trey McBride hears his name called in the 2022 NFL draft, he'll be making history.

The Colorado State star is expected to be one of the first tight ends off the board. Following the 2021 season, he was listed as a potential late first-round pick by a team like the Green Bay Packers.

In the lead-up to the draft, McBride and his family have been the subject of several profiles. Why? Well, Trey McBride's parents can make history as the first same-sex couple to have their son drafted, according to Yahoo Sports.

Trey and his four siblings were raised by their mothers, Kate and Jen. During a conversation with The Today Show, Jen admitted the couple worried about their children being bullied.

"You always worry about your kids,” Jen said. “Because we’re all kids. We know how kids are. But the main thing is with them is, be confident in who you are. You come from a family that every single one of us are in your corner, no matter what, anytime in the day. So, nobody really talked about bullying."

Trey made it clear he wouldn't be in the position he is without the support of his parents.

"They’ve done a great job of pushing me to be the best version of myself and just constantly giving support and love," he said.

While he likely won't hear his name called on Day 1, McBride should come off the board on Day 2. When he does, history will be made.