David Paschall (Reporter)

Phone: 423-757-6524
E-mail: dpaschall@timesfreepress.com
David Paschall is a sports writer for the Times Free Press. He started at the Chattanooga Free Press in 1990 and was part of the Times Free Press when the paper started in 1999. David covers University of Georgia football, as well as SEC football recruiting, SEC basketball, Chattanooga Lookouts baseball and other sports stories. He is a Chattanooga native and graduate of the Baylor School and Auburn University. David has received numerous honors for his journalism, including various Tennessee state sports writing awards. In addition, he is in his fifth year on the voting board of the Harris Interactive College Football Poll and his ninth year on the voting board for the Heisman Trophy; he also serves on the voting board for the Biletnikoff and Lombardi awards. He is a past Southern League writer of the year, a former board member of the Football Writers' Association of America. Contact David at 423-757-6524 or dpaschall@timesfreepress.com.

Sony Michel has draft momentum after postseason surge

Published Jan. 21 2018

Sony Michel's performances in the recent College Football Playoff significantly bolstered his NFL draft prospects, according to longtime ESPN analyst...

Alabama championship celebration taking place today

Published Jan. 20 2018

Alabama's first 10-member assistant football coaching staff appears to be set, just in time for this afternoon's national championship parade.

Former Georgia Southern coach Tyson Summers helping Georgia

Published Jan. 20 2018

Former Georgia Southern head football coach Tyson Summers has been helping Georgia in recruiting, but his role in Kirby Smart's...

Alabama hires Jeff Banks as special teams coordinator

Published Jan. 19 2018

Alabama, which is in the market for an offensive coordinator and a defensive coordinator following the recent departures of Brian...

Auburn tabs Allen Greene as athletic director

Published Jan. 19 2018

Allen Greene has been hired as Auburn University's 15th athletic director and will assume that role next month.

SEC has 27 underclassmen declare for NFL draft

Published Jan. 18 2018

Alabama had five players declare early for the 2018 NFL draft, and Crimson Tide coach Nick Saban expressed understanding in...

SEC basketball coaches expecting a winter of mayhem

Published Jan. 17 2018

A fter his Auburn Tigers became the lone undefeated team in Southeastern Conference men's basketball play last Saturday with a...

Georgia linebacker Roquan Smith leaving early for the NFL

Published Jan. 16 2018

Georgia junior Roquan Smith, who racked up 137 tackles this past season and won the Butkus Award as the nation's...

Mekhi Brown transferring from Alabama to Tennessee State

Published Jan. 16 2018

Alabama redshirt sophomore linebacker Mekhi Brown, who drew an unsportsmanlike-conduct penalty in last Monday's national championship game against Georgia and...

Alabama's Nick Saban in the market for an offensive coordinator again

Published Jan. 15 2018

Alabama could have quite the publicized quarterback competition in upcoming months between Jalen Hurts and Tua Tagovailoa.

Jacob Eason officially announces his transfer from Georgia

Published Jan. 13 2018

Quarterback Jacob Eason made it official Friday afternoon, announcing via Twitter that he is leaving the University of Georgia after...

Alabama losing five players early to NFL draft

Published Jan. 12 2018

Alabama junior defensive backs Minkah Fitzpatrick and Ronnie Harrison announced Thursday in a news conference that they would be forgoing...


Former UTC men's basketball coach Will Wade transforms Tigers in first season at LSU

Published Jan. 12 2018

Despite being picked to finish last among the Southeastern Conference's 14 men's basketball teams, LSU has back-to-back road wins at...

Alabama keeping Harris, losing Payne, Ridley and Scarbrough

Published Jan. 11 2018

Alabama has never had a running back rush for 1,000 yards in three consecutive seasons.

Coach Nick Saban believes Alabama quarterback talk can wait

Published Jan. 10 2018

Alabama's latest national championship under Nick Saban wasn't 12 hours old when he was asked Tuesday morning in a news...

Georgia seniors leaving a high standard after 13-2 season

Published Jan. 10 2018

Southeastern Conference teams have won nine of the last 12 national championships in college football, with Alabama adding its fifth...

Alabama rallies to stun Georgia 26-23 in overtime for College Football Playoff title

Published Jan. 9 2018

Alabama's fifth college football national championship under Nick Saban was by far the most dramatic.

Freshmen steal the show in College Football Playoff title game

Published Jan. 9 2018

Alabama and Georgia don't look like they'll be disappearing from the college football landscape any time soon.

Georgia's Jake Fromm, steady all season, faces a 'different' moment tonight

Published Jan. 8 2018

It's a question that has accompanied Georgia's football team all season, from the opening game through the Southeastern Conference schedule...

Jeremy Pruitt down to final day with Crimson Tide before joining Vols

Published Jan. 8 2018

In a few more hours, Jeremy Pruitt will leave his role as Alabama's defensive coordinator for a full-time focus as...