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.

Bulldogs begin spring practices eager to 'hunt' more

Published Mar. 21 2018

Georgia's 2017 football season featured the program's first Southeastern Conference championship in 12 years and its first trip to the...

Thumb injury sidelines Tua Tagovailoa in Alabama's first practice

Published Mar. 21 2018

Jalen Hurts is Alabama's first-team quarterback for the foreseeable future.

Luke List to get another crack at Justin Thomas in Dell Match Play

Published Mar. 20 2018

Luke List's greatest run of his PGA Tour career has resulted in another accomplishment.


Georgia seeking to build on dazzling 2017 football season

Published Mar. 19 2018

The 2017 college football season ended in early January with Georgia players dejectedly walking off the field at Mercedes-Benz Stadium...

Christian Brothers' Bill Norton commits to Georgia

Published Mar. 19 2018

Georgia snagged one of the Volunteer State's top football prospects for the 2019 class Sunday night, receiving a nonbinding pledge...

Alabama set to begin spring practice

Published Mar. 18 2018

The defending FBS national champions will begin their 12th spring under coach Nick Saban on Tuesday afternoon.

Georgia hires Tom Crean as its new men's basketball coach

Published Mar. 16 2018

Georgia hired Tom Crean as its new men's basketball coach Thursday night, giving him a six-year deal at $3.2 million...

New rules could speed up Chattanooga Lookouts games

Published Mar. 16 2018

The duration of Chattanooga Lookouts games has shortened in recent seasons.

It's tipoff time for the SEC in the NCAA tournament

Published Mar. 15 2018

The Southeastern Conference is responsible for one-eighth of the NCAA men's basketball tournament field with 64 teams remaining for the...

Wright State's Scott Nagy concerned with offense entering Tennessee test

Published Mar. 15 2018

Wright State will make just its third NCAA men's basketball tournament appearance in more than 30 years as a Division...

Former Ohio State coach Thad Matta turns down Georgia basketball job

Published Mar. 14 2018

Former Ohio State men's basketball coach Thad Matta turned down an offer Wednesday afternoon to become Georgia's new coach.

Coach Will Wade's first season at LSU continues tonight in the NIT

Published Mar. 14 2018

Tennessee's Rick Barnes made Southeastern Conference basketball history this winter by becoming the first coach to take a team picked...


Eight is great for the SEC, but now what?

Published Mar. 13 2018

Records are broken and records are shattered.

Georgia players vote to decline NIT opportunity

Published Mar. 12 2018

Georgia men's basketball players voted Sunday afternoon to decline an invitation to the NIT, one day after Bulldogs coach Mark...

Georgia fires coach Mark Fox after nine seasons

Published Mar. 10 2018

The Mark Fox coaching era in Georgia men's basketball ended Saturday after nine seasons that yielded four 20-win campaigns and...

Plenty of NFL eyes at Alabama's pro day

Published Mar. 8 2018

Alabama's continuing pipeline of talent to the NFL was on display again Wednesday as the Crimson Tide held their annual...

Saban 'interested' in hiring Butch Jones

Published Mar. 7 2018

Alabama football coach Nick Saban said this afternoon that he is interested in adding former Tennessee head coach Butch Jones...

SEC tournament is in Missouri for the first time

Published Mar. 7 2018

This week is a reminder that the Southeastern Conference conducts its men's basketball tournament in Nashville almost every year.

Auburn's successful season began after loss to Division II school

Published Mar. 7 2018

The Auburn Tigers made basketball history this season, becoming the first team to win a Southeastern Conference championship after losing...

Tennessee is 'hottest team' entering SEC tournament

Published Mar. 6 2018

The 2018 Southeastern Conference men's basketball regular season ended last weekend with a team picked ninth in the preseason, Auburn,...