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.

Offensive tackle Tanner Bowles commits to Alabama's top-ranked class

Published Apr. 23 2018

Alabama picked up its 10th football commitment for the 2019 signing class Sunday afternoon, receiving a nonbinding pledge from offensive...

Jake Fromm's G-Day showing 'definitely at the bottom'

Published Apr. 21 2018

Georgia quarterback Jake Fromm never threw more than one interception in any game last season until getting picked off twice...

More than 82,000 witness Georgia's third G-Day under Kirby Smart

Published Apr. 21 2018

The Georgia Bulldogs were the champions of the Southeastern Conference last football season.


Alabama, Georgia put more into spring games than other SEC programs

Published Apr. 20 2018

With most college football programs across the country, spring games are not much more than a glorified 15th offseason practice...

Nick Saban still no fan of position battles playing out publicly

Published Apr. 20 2018

Alabama football coach Nick Saban said Thursday night that he has a good relationship with the family of junior quarterback...

Georgia's Elijah Holyfield eager to make his own mark

Published Apr. 20 2018

With Nick Chubb and Sony Michel no longer wreaking havoc in Georgia's backfield and with D'Andre Swift nursing a groin...

Chattanooga Lookouts prevail for seventh straight win

Published Apr. 20 2018

The Chattanooga Lookouts registered their seventh consecutive win Thursday night, downing Jacksonville 3-1 before an announced crowd of 4,236 at...

Several Chattanooga Lookouts competing on familiar proving ground [photos]

Published Apr. 19 2018

For the Chattanooga Lookouts' veteran position players, this 2018 season is very different from a year ago.

Georgia coach Kirby Smart 'tired of tight-end questions'

Published Apr. 18 2018

There is a recurring topic that is irritating Georgia third-year football coach Kirby Smart, and it has nothing to do...

Nick Saban pleased with Mike Locksley, Dan Enos guiding Alabama's offense

Published Apr. 18 2018

After three seasons under the direction of Lane Kiffin and one with Brian Daboll, Alabama's offense is being guided this...

Luke List on the doorstep of top-10 FedExCup ranking

Published Apr. 17 2018

Justin Thomas, Patton Kizzire and Bubba Watson are the only two-time winners this season on the PGA Tour, and they...

Lookouts-Jumbo Shrimp game postponed

Published Apr. 16 2018

Monday night's series opener between the Chattanooga Lookouts and Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp at AT&T Field was postponed due to unplayable...

Georgia coach Kirby Smart intrigued by new kickoff rule

Published Apr. 15 2018

The Georgia Bulldogs scrimmaged Saturday afternoon for the second time this spring, and it was the first conducted inside Sanford...

Tua Tagovailoa sits out Alabama's second scrimmage

Published Apr. 14 2018

Tua Tagovailoa did not participate Saturday in Alabama's second spring scrimmage, and coach Nick Saban isn't going out of his...

Alabama secondary remains 'work in progress'

Published Apr. 14 2018

Alabama wasn't expected to replace last season's secondary overnight.

Georgia safety J.R. Reed goes from learning to leading

Published Apr. 13 2018

Georgia redshirt junior safety J.R. Reed never will forget arriving in Athens as a transfer in June 2016.

Quinnen Williams seeks to maintain Alabama's defensive dominance

Published Apr. 12 2018

Alabama's ability to rack up national championships and NFL draft picks under coach Nick Saban has resulted in the annual...

Georgia's Riley Ridley not dwelling on career-best performance

Published Apr. 11 2018

When it comes to reliving January's 26-23 overtime loss to Alabama in the national championship game, some Georgia football players...

Alabama's Jonah Williams comfortable at left tackle

Published Apr. 10 2018

Jonah Williams started all 14 games at left tackle last season on an Alabama offense that was guided by right-handed...

Brent Rooker erupts as Chattanooga Lookouts rout Birmingham Barons in series finale

Published Apr. 10 2018

Chattanooga Lookouts first baseman Brent Rooker racked up impressive numbers last spring at Mississippi State and late last summer at...