Trent Richardson's Heisman shot
On Tuesdays, Ryan McGee will profile the most compelling names in the Heisman race, evaluating each candidate's chance of bringing home college football's top individual honor.
ABOUT THIS BLOG
Ryan McGee is a senior writer at ESPN The Magazine. While you may know him well for his long history and very popular work covering NASCAR for this company, he's also been a constant in the Mag's coverage of college football. Why? Well, to wit:
• He started working in college athletic departments at 16 (Furman, Tennessee). Got his first sideline pass (UNC @ Virginia) when he was 12 and was totally run over by Tarheel LB Micah Moon.
• His father was a college football official for 36 years, FBS 1981-2009, working 20 bowl games & two national championships.
• Ryan's a member of the FWAA -- that's the Football Writers Association of America.
• He's covered college football for ESPN The Magazine for the last five years.
• He's all over college sports: Authored, "The Road To Omaha: Hits, Hopes and History at the College World Series"
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