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.

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...

Nick Saban on Clemson loss: 'Hopefully we won't waste a failure'

Published Jul. 13 2017

Three of Alabama's last six football seasons have ended with national championship celebrations. The other three have ended in defeat,...

Georgia's Kirby Smart not concerned by low recruiting rank

Published Jul. 13 2017

Georgia currently has the nation's No. 60 collection of football commitments for the 2018 signing class, according to the 247Sports.com...

Kentucky's Stoops was surprised by brother's decision

Published Jul. 13 2017

There is only one head football coach remaining in the Stoops family, and he can be found in the Southeastern...

Georgia's Nick Chubb eager to validate his decision to return

Published Jul. 12 2017

Should the Georgia Bulldogs and their 18 returning starters have the banner football season many expect, second-year head coach Kirby...

Dan Mullen still has goals to achieve at Mississippi State

Published Jul. 12 2017

Mississippi State's Dan Mullen is the longest-tenured head football coach in the Southeastern Conference not named Nick Saban.

Coach Ed Orgeron says LSU welcomes tests against Tide and the rest

Published Jul. 11 2017

The last LSU football coach lost his final five head-to-head meetings against Alabama.

Arkansas Razorbacks embarrassed by last season's finish

Published Jul. 11 2017

The Arkansas Razorbacks were continuing their climb up the Southeastern Conference football ladder of respectability last season.