Event: 'Meeting - Tuesday, October 29' Print
Speaker Schedule for the Montgomery Quarterback Club
Date: Tuesday, October 29, 2019 - 5:00 pm


The award-winning and nationally respected Ivan Maisel has covered college football for ESPN since 2002, writing for and appearing on television and EPSN Radio and on podcasts. In fact, his tenure on the national college football beat is the longest uninterrupted tenure of any writer in the county.

Prior to joining in November 2002, Maisel served as a senior writer for Sports Illustrated and for five years. Maisel covered college sports for Newsday from 1994 to 1997, and for the Dallas Morning News from 1987 to 1994. Maisel has been honored six times for Best Story by the Football Writers Association of America.

Maisel has served as the president of the Football Writers Association of American. The FWAA honored Maisel in 2016 with the Bert McGrane Award, the equivalent of the organization’s Hall of Fame. He is also a member of the Honors Court, which selects the members of the College Football Hall of Fame for the National Football Foundation. Maisel is a graduate of Murphy High School in Mobile and earned a bachelor’s degree from Stanford University. He had his wife Meg Murray reside in Fairfield, Connecticut.