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.

Georgia's bigger and better Jonathan Ledbetter leaving last year behind

Published Apr. 25 2017

Georgia defensive end Jonathan Ledbetter will enter his junior season with a slew of momentum after Saturday's G-Day performance that...

Alabama's JK Scott hoping for busy final season

Published Apr. 25 2017

Alabama senior specialist JK Scott punted 11 times during Saturday afternoon's A-Day game at Bryant-Denny Stadium, and he also had...

Georgia releases D'Antne Demery after weekend arrest

Published Apr. 24 2017

Several minutes after Saturday's G-Day spring game ended, Georgia football coach Kirby Smart was asked in a news conference about...

Nick Saban doesn't see Tide as 'elite' coming out of spring

Published Apr. 24 2017

Alabama football coach Nick Saban is glad his Crimson Tide do not have to face Florida State for a few...

Lookouts, Smokies to play five games in three days

Published Apr. 24 2017

It won't be baseball around the clock, but it will be close.

Rain continues to plague Lookouts' homestand

Published Apr. 23 2017

Saturday night's series opener between the Chattanooga Lookouts and Tennessee Smokies at AT&T Field never had a first pitch.

Alabama not expected to show much of Brian Daboll-led offense

Published Apr. 22 2017

Alabama's offense the past several weeks has been under the guidance of new coordinator Brian Daboll, who has NFL coordinating...

Kirby Smart wanting close G-Day contest

Published Apr. 22 2017

A big crowd is not the only objective Georgia football coach Kirby Smart has for his second G-Day game.

Offensive line held its own this spring for Georgia

Published Apr. 21 2017

A Georgia offensive line that was expected to undergo a lot of shuffling this spring really didn't.

Alabama averaging nearly 81,000 at A-Day under Nick Saban

Published Apr. 21 2017

Alabama didn't invent college football.

Outside linebacker could be Alabama's notable void; Christian Miller seeks to make it strength

Published Apr. 20 2017

Alabama's defense returns starting experience up front, at inside linebacker, at cornerback and at safety.

Georgia's Nick Chubb hasn't had much G-Day action

Published Apr. 19 2017

Senior tailback Nick Chubb has played in 32 career games for Georgia and racked up 3,424 rushing yards, which ranks...


Tide's Ross Pierschbacher not expecting to move this season

Published Apr. 19 2017

Familiarity is just fine right now for Alabama redshirt junior left guard Ross Pierschbacher, who is working this spring between...

Coach Kirby Smart wants Bulldogs fans to make another G-Day statement

Published Apr. 18 2017

Georgia football fans responded to coach Kirby Smart's challenge last April when 93,000 red-clad spectators packed Sanford Stadium for the...

Biloxi loss extends Chattanooga Lookouts pitcher Kohl Stewart's slow start to the season

Published Apr. 18 2017

Given that Chattanooga Lookouts pitcher Kohl Stewart didn't last three innings during his last start in Jacksonville, his four-inning performance...

Georgia scrimmage standoff pleases Kirby Smart

Published Apr. 16 2017

An offseason tie was fine by Georgia football coach Kirby Smart.

NCAA football makes changes for upcoming season

Published Apr. 15 2017

College programs in the Football Bowl Subdivision will have an early signing period later this year and can add a...

Alabama practices without Deionte Thompson, charged in assault

Published Apr. 15 2017

Alabama conducted its second spring scrimmage Friday afternoon in Bryant-Denny Stadium, but defensive back Deionte Thompson wasn't able to participate.

Kirby Smart upset with reporting of Deangelo Gibbs injury

Published Apr. 14 2017

Georgia freshman defensive back Deangelo Gibbs suffered an injury during Thursday's practice, but what had Bulldogs coach Kirby Smart irked...

Alabama's Jonah Williams leaning to the left this spring

Published Apr. 13 2017

Once Cam Robinson started for a 44th and final time as Alabama's left tackle in January's national championship game, right...