McGill, Jim
Jim McGill
Editor in Chief
Jim has been with Bear Insider since 2003. He's covered Cal Athletics with an emphasis on football, basketball and recruiting for nearly two decades. Jim is a Cal grad (Class of ’88). 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.
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5/23 weekend OVs
4 days ago by Jim McGill
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2025 Long Beach RB Anthony League Calls it For Cal
Cal Bears Football ⋅ 5 days ago by Jim McGill
Bears add 8th commit of 2025 class with 6-1/205 Milikan RB
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Bears Pull in 2025 Houston DL Ike Okafor
Cal Bears Football ⋅ 5 days ago by Jim McGill
6-3/250 Texas defensive lineman commits to Cal after weekend OV
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2025 Utah OL Ben Howard Commits to Cal
Cal Bears Football ⋅ 7 days ago by Jim McGill
3 star interior OL pulls the trigger for Cal after official visit
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Bears Add All-Conference Interior OL Will McDonald
Cal Bears Football ⋅ 8 days ago by Jim McGill
Senior Coastal Carolina portal transfer will bring aggressiveness and experience to Bears' OL
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Official visitors 5/16 though the weekend
10 days ago by Jim McGill
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Bears Get Deeper on D With Commitment from EKU Portal OLB/Edge Cheik Fall
Cal Bears Football ⋅ 12 days ago by Jim McGill
Eastern Kentucky OLB adds depth for Bears pass rush
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OT: Any Cal grad kids yesterday?
15 days ago by Jim McGill
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Bears Add Experienced Depth to QB Room in Ohio Portal Transfer CJ Harris
Cal Bears Football ⋅ 19 days ago by Jim McGill
The Bears' thin QB room got some needed reinforcements with 6-4/220 senior transfer
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Bears Get Deeper on D With Commitment from Missouri Portal Edge Serigne Tounkara
Cal Bears Football ⋅ 20 days ago by Jim McGill
6-2/240 edge defender figures to boost Cal's pass pressure game in 2024
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Ohio State Portal WR Kyion Grayes Fired Up To Be a Bear
Cal Bears Football ⋅ 22 days ago by Jim McGill
Bears' WR room gets deeper with former Top 100 recruit
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Bears Host a Trio of Official Visitors as Portal Window Nears Closing
Cal Bears Football ⋅ 24 days ago by Jim McGill
Bears host three OVs at positions of need
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Scholarship numbers
28 days ago by Jim McGill
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Bears Add Another 4 Star Portal Transfer in LSU Safety Ryan Yaites
Cal Bears Football ⋅ 28 days ago by Jim McGill
6-1/205 LSU frosh safety adds talent and athleticism to Bears deep defensive backfield
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Bears Get Their Rim Protector, Adding Michigan State PF/C Mady Sissoko
28 days ago by Jim McGill
Senior portal transfer gives the Bears the inside presence they coveted, beating out SDSU
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Bears Add Another Big Portal Target in Air Force Forward Rytis Petraitis
Bears add another big piece to their 2024 portal class in soph forward, winning battle over Texas
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Cindric signs with the Vikings
1 mo ago by Jim McGill
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Sirmon signs with the Jets
1 mo ago by Jim McGill
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Bears Add 4 Star Oklahoma Portal Transfer DB Jasiah Wagoner
Cal Bears Football ⋅ 1 mo ago by Jim McGill
Bears bring in highly-touted Oklahoma DB with today's commitment
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Bears Add Priority Portal Transfer Guard Andrej Stojakovic
Former McDonald's All-American guard makes the move across the bay
 
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