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.
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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"
Follow Ryan on Twitter: @ESPNMcGee