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.
2022 St. John Bosco DL Nate Burrell Likes His Connection With Cal
Cal Bears Football ⋅ 2 days ago by Jim McGill
6-2/255 2022 St John Bosco DL Nate Burrell received a recent Cal offer, just the latest in a stream of offers that’s been flowing in for the talented defensive lineman
2022 WA TE Austin Terry Talks Cal Offer
3 days ago by Jim McGill
6-5/235 Tumwater (Tumwater, WA) High School tight end Austin Terry talks about his Cal offer and recruiting priorities
Bear Insider Video: Liberty DE Akili Calhoun Talks About Future at Cal
Cal Bears Football ⋅ 5 days ago by Jim McGill
Bear Insider had the chance to catch up with 6-4-255 Liberty (Brentwood, CA) High School defensive end this week on campus to talk about his future at Cal
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Schuster update
6 days ago by Jim McGill
Covid-related financial measures
7 days ago by Jim McGill
Calhoun's top target
8 days ago by Jim McGill
A Cal coincidence and a spur of the moment, pre-smoke road trip
8 days ago by Jim McGill
Covid-19 and politically-oriented posts
8 days ago by Jim McGill
Bud "Dog" Turner: Tribute to a Sturdy Golden Bear
Cal Bears Football ⋅ 13 days ago by Jim McGill
The Cal family lost a treasure today with the passing of longtime program assistant Bud "Dog" Turner at the age of 84 to heart failure
FSP's Reggie Ford Talks Cal's Pacific Northwest Recruiting
Cal Bears Football ⋅ 14 days ago by Jim McGill
One of the head coaches of one of the top training and 7-on-7 organizations on the West Coach, FSP's Reggie Ford talks about Cal's recruiting inroads into the Pacific Northwest
2022 OL recruiting
14 days ago by Jim McGill
Latest 2022 RB offer
16 days ago by Jim McGill
Running back recruiting
17 days ago by Jim McGill
New 2022 offer
18 days ago by Jim McGill
2007 Cal-Tennessee game on tomorrow at 4
20 days ago by Jim McGill
Bequette to Transfer For Senior Season
Cal Bears Football ⋅ 24 days ago by Jim McGill
6th year senior pursues opportunity to play fall football and pursue NFL career
Schuster Getting Closer to Decision
Cal Bears Football ⋅ 27 days ago by Jim McGill
4 star Washington DT focusing on five as decision day gets closer
Latu Talks About Commitment to Cal
Cal Bears Football ⋅ 1 mo ago by Jim McGill
3 star Jesuit-Sacramento TE Keleki Latu and Jesuit AD talk about Latu's commitment to Cal and his future
Latu Makes it 18 For Cal
1 mo ago by Jim McGill
The Bears beat out tough comp for 2021 Jesuit TE/OLB Keleki Latu's commitment
Update on Schuster
1 mo ago by Jim McGill
 
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