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.

Do-it-all Christian Kirk could shoulder the load for the Aggies

Published Jul. 27 2017

Texas A&M receiver Christian Kirk amassed 83 catches for 928 yards and nine touchdowns last season as a sophomore, racking...

SEC Network early schedule to include Vols, Dogs and Mocs

Published Jul. 26 2017

Playing the occasional night game or two to open a football season is nothing new for the Georgia Bulldogs.

Jake Bentley continuing his pioneering run through the SEC

Published Jul. 26 2017

A quarter century after Georgia quarterback Eric Zeier introduced Southeastern Conference football fans to the concept of early enrollees, Jake...

Brash Beisel expecting improved Missouri defense

Published Jul. 25 2017

Missouri senior middle linebacker Eric Beisel may have the biggest mouth in Southeastern Conference football.

Persistence has paid off for Mississippi State's Dez Harris

Published Jul. 24 2017

Mississippi State middle linebacker Dez Harris racked up 37 tackles last season, including 2.5 lost-yardage stops.

Breeland Speaks eager to make the most of difficult situation at Ole Miss

Published Jul. 23 2017

When he's not terrorizing Southeastern Conference quarterbacks and running backs, Ole Miss defensive tackle Breeland Speaks is taking criminal justice...

Derrius Guice ready to take rushing reins at LSU

Published Jul. 22 2017

If Leonard Fournette was arguably the greatest Southeastern Conference running back since Herschel Walker and Bo Jackson roamed football fields...

Kentucky quarterback eager to prove more doubters wrong

Published Jul. 21 2017

Kentucky football fans had been through the song and dance before.

Alabama running back transferring

Published Jul. 21 2017

Alabama's very crowded situation at running back is now slightly less crowded.

Roquan Smith ready to build off Georgia's 2016 finish

Published Jul. 20 2017

The Georgia Bulldogs built some momentum late last football season, winning four of their final five games after a tumultuous...

Florida expecting Martez Ivey to 'flourish' at left tackle

Published Jul. 19 2017

Florida has not been picked to win the Southeastern Conference football championship since 2009 and hasn't been selected to win...

Auburn's Tray Matthews making the most of second opportunity

Published Jul. 18 2017

Auburn senior safety Tray Matthews is driven by a goal of leading the Tigers to their third Southeastern Conference football...

Brandon Allen continues run of quarterback stability for Arkansas

Published Jul. 17 2017

For a fifth consecutive football season, the Arkansas Razorbacks will have an Allen brother as their starting quarterback.

Dominick Blaylock commits to Georgia's 2019 class

Published Jul. 17 2017

Dominick Blaylock, the nation's No. 2 receiver in the 2019 signing class, committed Sunday afternoon via social media to the...

Jonathan Rodriguez, Chattanooga Lookouts continue hot stretch

Published Jul. 17 2017

Five current members of the Chattanooga Lookouts were born in the 1980s.

Alabama's Calvin Ridley expected to benefit from passing-game emphasis

Published Jul. 16 2017

Imagine Alabama and Georgia living up to projections in their respective divisions and meeting in the 2017 Southeastern Conference football...

Crimson Tide picked to roll through SEC again

Published Jul. 15 2017

Five years after colliding in the most exciting Southeastern Conference football championship game, Alabama and Georgia have been picked to...

SEC football coaches to be more confined this season

Published Jul. 15 2017

Roaming charges now apply to college football coaches.

Optimistic Gus Malzahn senses hunger in his Auburn team

Published Jul. 14 2017

Will the next Southeastern Conference football champion other than Alabama be the same as the last league champ other than...

Tight end John FitzPatrick commits to Georgia

Published Jul. 14 2017

The Georgia Bulldogs received their eighth football commitment for the 2018 signing class Thursday, from tight end John FitzPatrick of...