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.

Florida-Kentucky as big as it gets in this year's SEC men's hoops race

Published Feb. 24 2017

The pairing and locale of the biggest Southeastern Conference regular-season men's basketball game this winter should come as no surprise.

Another Gordon in line for Lookouts

Published Feb. 22 2017

Another Gordon is on track to make Chattanooga the next stop on his ascent to major league baseball.

Georgia must get 'creative' without Yante Maten

Published Feb. 21 2017

Indefinitely means at least the rest of the regular season.

Nick Saban confirms Daboll, Pannunzio hires

Published Feb. 21 2017

Alabama football coach Nick Saban on Monday confirmed the hirings of Brian Daboll as offensive coordinator and Joe Pannunzio as...

Georgia's Yante Maten out indefinitely with knee sprain

Published Feb. 20 2017

A frustrating men's basketball season at the University of Georgia added another setback Sunday when coach Mark Fox announced junior...

Brian Daboll will bring NFL play-calling experience to Alabama

Published Feb. 19 2017

Alabama's first five offensive coordinators of the Nick Saban era had previous play-calling experience at the college level.

UTC's Keionta Davis, Corey Levin eager for NFL combine opportunity

Published Feb. 17 2017

Former Red Bank High School and University of Tennessee at Chattanooga defensive end Keionta Davis knows that pegging his NFL...

Saban could be close to rounding out Alabama staff

Published Feb. 17 2017

Alabama football coach Nick Saban could be close to rounding out his offensive staff — again.

Bulldogs took momentum from Liberty Bowl finish

Published Feb. 16 2017

The Liberty Bowl was not Georgia's destination of choice when the Kirby Smart era began last football season, but the...

Alabama's Nick Saban has 'the tougher job' than Bear Bryant

Published Feb. 15 2017

As New England quarterback Tom Brady and Connecticut women's basketball coach Geno Auriemma continue to stake their claims as the...

Georgia dedicates indoor practice facility

Published Feb. 15 2017

Georgia dedicated its long-awaited practice facility Tuesday, becoming the last Southeastern Conference school to have a 100-yard football field indoors.

No lead safe among teams in SEC basketball logjam

Published Feb. 14 2017

One of the wackiest yet most telling games of the Southeastern Conference basketball season took place Saturday night at Ole...

Alabama's Lester Cotton arrested for marijuana possession

Published Feb. 14 2017

Lester Cotton, who made five starts at guard last football season for Alabama, was arrested after a traffic stop this...

Chattanooga FC should benefit from MLS experience

Published Feb. 13 2017

The ninth year of the Chattanooga Football Club began like no other.

Former Georgia star Quentin Moses dies in house fire

Published Feb. 13 2017

Former Georgia defensive end Quentin Moses, a two-year starter and a 2005 All-Southeastern Conference selection, died early Sunday morning in...

Atlanta United wins debut 4-0 over Chattanooga FC [photos]

Published Feb. 12 2017

Atlanta United FC had to start somewhere, and Finley Stadium provided a memorable launching point Saturday afternoon.

Major League Soccer newcomer Atlanta United visits Chattanooga Football Club today

Published Feb. 11 2017

Atlanta United FC, a Major League Soccer expansion team, will play its first official friendly this afternoon at Finley Stadium...

Vanderbilt men's basketball team competitive despite home woes

Published Feb. 10 2017

Vanderbilt's men's basketball team hasn't been completely devoid of "Memorial Magic" in Bryce Drew's first season as coach.

Chattanooga receives top IRONMAN recognition globally

Published Feb. 9 2017

The participants have spoken, and Chattanooga is an incredibly popular destination for IRONMAN events.

Phillip Fulmer could extend SEC run of former football coaches serving as ADs

Published Feb. 9 2017

When Bill Battle steps aside at the end of this month as Alabama's athletic director, it will signal a new...