Jim McGill
Editor in Chief
Jim has been with Bear Insider since 2003 when he began as a staff writer. He's covered Cal Athletics with an emphasis on football and basketball as well as recruiting for nearly two decades. Jim is a 1988 graduate of The University of California Berkeley. His wife Susan is also a Cal grad (Class of '89) and he has three kids - two in college and a high school senior. He has followed Cal football and basketball since childhood in the early 70s and has been on the NFL Network and several ESPN, Fox Sports and local radio and podcast outlets providing Cal football analysis.
Cal's ESPN rankings
17 hrs ago by Jim McGill
Hisatake commits to Cal
23 hrs ago by Jim McGill
Oregon OLB Patrick Hisatake the Latest Golden Bear
Cal Bears Football ⋅ 1 day ago by Jim McGill
The Bears continue their hot streak on the recruiting trail, pulling in 6-4/240 Oregon OLB Patrick Hisatake with his commitment to Cal today
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Cal Women's Hoops Adds 2021 Miramonte Guard Mia Mastrov
Women's Basketball ⋅ 2 days ago by Jim McGill
Bears add local star guard Mia Mastrov to their 2021 recruiting class
Bears Stay Hot in July, Adding Bishop Alemany DE Myles Williams
Cal Bears Football ⋅ 2 days ago by Jim McGill
Cal stays hot in July adding commit number 14 with the addition of 6-3/250 Bishop Alemany DE Myles Williams today
The latest commit
2 days ago by Jim McGill
Some good Cal football comments on FoxSports
3 days ago by Jim McGill
All-State Pittsburg HS OT Ryan Lange Commits to Cal
Cal Bears Football ⋅ 8 days ago by Jim McGill
The Bears secured their third OL commitment this month, as 6-6/320 Pittsburg High School OT Ryan Lange? announced his commitment to Cal today
All-State OT Ryan Lange commits to Cal over SC
8 days ago by Jim McGill
Wright Talks Recruiting, Postseason Bowl Games
Cal Bears Football ⋅ 12 days ago by Jim McGill
Loyola (Los Angeles, CA) High School cornerback Ceyair Wright talks about recruiting standouts, postseason bowl games and more
Bears Stay Hot on the Commitment Trail, Adding WA OG Dylan Jemtegaard
Cal Bears Football ⋅ 13 days ago by Jim McGill
Just a day after he received his dream offer from the Bears, 6-4/290 Yelm (Yelm, WA) High School offensive guard Dylan Jemtegaard committed to Cal, announcing via Twitter.
Big Sacto LB Moses Oladejo Makes it 11 For Cal
Cal Bears Football ⋅ 15 days ago by Jim McGill
6-3/230 Consumnes Oaks LB Moses Oladejo stays local to play for Cal
Latest 2021 hoops offer
15 days ago by Jim McGill
Eastside Catholic OT Will Reed on Why Cal Was the Right Fit
Cal Bears Football ⋅ 17 days ago by Jim McGill
After his big commitment announcement on Wednesday, 6-5/260 Eastside Catholic (Sammamish, WA) OT Will Reed and his head coach talk about what made Cal stand out
Oladejo to announce Sunday
19 days ago by Jim McGill
Washington OT Will Reed Commits to Cal
Cal Bears Football ⋅ 19 days ago by Jim McGill
6-5/260 Eastside Catholic offensive tackle Will Reed became the 10th commit of the 2021 Cal recruiting class choosing the Bears over Michigan, Michigan State and a quartet of Pac-12 programs.
Bynum and Deng added to Bednarik Award Preseason Watch List
Cal Bears Football ⋅ 20 days ago by Jim McGill
Cal seniors named to preseason watch list for Chuck Bednarik Award as selected by the Maxwell Football Club National Selection Committee for the nation's top defensive player.
OT: Tribute to family members lost this year
22 days ago by Jim McGill
Condolences to Beardog
23 days ago by Jim McGill
Pac-12 considering buying out Larry Scott's contract
27 days ago by Jim McGill
 
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