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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Hunter Ready to Make an Impact at WR
Cal Bears Football ⋅ 2 days ago by Jim McGill
Redshirt soph receiver ready to unleash his talent in '22
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Bears Beat Out Auburn for Portal Transfer OLB Isibor
Cal Bears Football ⋅ 4 days ago by Jim McGill
Bears parlay a strong official visit for Bruin senior OLB Odua Isibor for commitment over Auburn
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Congrats to all the 2022 Cal grads today
5 days ago by Jim McGill
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Session Ready to Prove His Worth at Cal
Cal Bears Football ⋅ 6 days ago by Jim McGill
6-4/310 Montana State offensive line transfer excited to step up to Pac-12 competition
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Visits this weekend
6 days ago by Jim McGill
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Isibor Down to Cal and Auburn, Almost Ready For Decision
Football Recruiting ⋅ 6 days ago by Jim McGill
Former UCLA D-lineman visited both programs in the last week
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Bears Make Another Big OL Portal Addition in Lovell
Cal Bears Football ⋅ 8 days ago by Jim McGill
6-7/335 redshirt junior OG has two years of eligibility
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Lovell makes it official for Cal
8 days ago by Jim McGill
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Lovell Impressed by Bears' Culture on Visit to Cal
Cal Bears Football ⋅ 10 days ago by Jim McGill
6-7/315 redshirt junior ASU portal transfer recruit Spencer Lovell talks about visit to Cal
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Bears Make a Key Addition With Portal Transfer OT TJ Session
Cal Bears Football ⋅ 11 days ago by Jim McGill
Former Montana State redshirt soph starting RT TJ Session commits to Cal on official visit
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Christakos, Anderson and Sturdivant Ready to Shine
Cal Bears Football ⋅ 11 days ago by Jim McGill
Talented WR trio show loads of promise in stellar spring
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More Great Reviews From Cal's Spring Showcase Vistors
16 days ago by Jim McGill
The Bears hosted over 20 recruiting targets on campus Saturday, ranging from 2023 recruits to a handful of 2024’s as well as one 2025.
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2024 WR/CB Marshel Sanders Talks Cal Visit
Cal Bears Football ⋅ 17 days ago by Jim McGill
6-1/190 Clovis West WR/CB Marshel Sanders? was one of several 2024 Cal offerees on campus for Saturday's Spring Showcase
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'24 St. John Bosco WR Hayden Eligon II Loves the Warm Welcome at Cal
Cal Bears Football ⋅ 18 days ago by Jim McGill
Talented 6-5/195 SJB receiver talks about his visit to Cal
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Spring Showcase a Hit With Fans and Players
Cal Bears Football ⋅ 19 days ago by Jim McGill
Pac-12 Network televised event showcased great weather, former Cal football greats and a handful of exciting plays in today's scripted scrimmage action
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New recruiting coordinator
20 days ago by Jim McGill
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Bears Host Big Group of Visitors on Final Spring Practice Weekend
Cal Bears Football ⋅ 20 days ago by Jim McGill
Bears' final practice of spring will feature visits from a large crop of 2023-25 recruits on Friday and Saturday
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Cal Football Spring Practice #14
Cal Bears Football ⋅ 20 days ago by Jim McGill
Abbreviated Friday practice in advance of tomorrow's spring-ending Spring Showcase
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Millner Battling it Out For Starting Nod
Cal Bears Football ⋅ 21 days ago by Jim McGill
Redshirt frosh QB turning heads this spring with growth in his game
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Transfer portal offer to Montana St RT TJ Session
21 days ago by Jim McGill
 
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