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W&M's Tre McBride prepared for NFL draft

W&M's Tre McBride prepared for NFL draft

WILLIAMSBURG — Tre McBride has never lacked confidence, but the past several months have been something of a validation tour for the William and Mary wide receiver and NFL prospect.

Weeks at a performance training academy in the Florida Panhandle. Eye-catching feats at the East-West Shrine college all-star game in St. Petersburg, Fla., and at the NFL combine in Indianapolis. A five-hour session with a New England assistant coach and an encouraging conversation with John Elway.

"I'm always going to be biased toward myself," McBride said this week as he awaited the NFL draft. "I'm going to give myself the benefit of the doubt, because I do believe that the only...