Jay Greeson (Reporter)

Phone: 423-757-6273
E-mail: jgreeson@timesfreepress.com
Jay was named the Sports Editor of the Times Free Press in 2003 and started with the newspaper in May 2002 as the Deputy Sports Editor. He was born and raised in Smyrna, Ga., and graduated from Auburn University before starting his newspaper career in 1997 with the Newnan (Ga.) Times Herald. Stops in Clayton and Henry counties in Georgia and two years as the Sports Editor of the Marietta (Ga.) Daily Journal preceded Jay's move to Chattanooga. He has won local, state, regional and national awards as a writer, designer and section editor and was part of a TFP team that won a 2011 APSE award. Jay and his wife Kathleen were married in 2004 and have a son, Lee born in 2007, and a daughter, Madeline Ray born in 2010. Contact Jay at (423) 757-6273 or jgreeson@timesfreepress.com and follow him on Twitter at @jgreesontfp.

Ty Boeck has great senior night at Signal after all

Published Oct. 21 2017

As soon as Soddy-Daisy's 42-21 win over Signal Mountain was over and the postgame team meeting ended, Ty Boeck ran...

5-at-10: Friday mailbag on if Butch survives the weekend, How many SEC coaches get the ax, Rushmores of sports injuries and more, And Hate Mail

Published Oct. 20 2017

Friday mailbag

Greeson: Prime-time Notre Dame, winless UNC Charlotte offer entertaining options

Published Oct. 20 2017

Around these parts, we make our picks against the spread.

5-at-10: Fab 4 picks, SEC items of interest with a crazy weekend for Butch, Pitino speaks, Rushmore of boxing nicknames

Published Oct. 19 2017

Fab 4 picks and more.

Greeson: NFL fails to address its real protest problem

Published Oct. 19 2017

OK, a group of NFL owners, NFL players — current and former — and NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell got together...

5-at-10: College football four, NFL meat-less meeting, NBA painful opener, Rushmore of Chuck

Published Oct. 18 2017

Jay Greeson's 5-at-10.

5-at-10: NFL power poll, NBA predictions, Butch's biggest threat is apathy, Rushmore of Italian entrees

Published Oct. 17 2017

The NFL, NBA opener and more.

Greeson: Time to stop turning a blind eye to hazing

Published Oct. 17 2017

By now, we should all have had enough of the hatred that becomes violence that becomes the unthinkable.

5-at-10: Weekend winners (not Butch) and losers (Hi, Butch), Kaepernick's reach, Rushmore of TV and movie maids

Published Oct. 16 2017

Weekend winners. Alabama and Georgia. They continue to distance themselves from the rest of a very mediocre at best SEC....

Signal Mountain football team fills day with good deed, great win

Published Oct. 14 2017

A flock of the Signal Mountain Eagles football team spent a chunk of Friday morning showing all of us what...

5-at-10: Monster mailbag with lots of Butch stuff, NFL picks and anthem, Rushmores, high school hazing and lots of hate Mail

Published Oct. 13 2017

Friday maibag,

Greeson: Lots to like in a not-so-entertaining SEC slate

Published Oct. 13 2017

For the bad beat of this past week, let's go to the pick from the rain-soaked Central Florida at Cincinnati...


5-at-10: Fab 4 picks, SEC items of interest, Baseball brilliance, Rushmore of people with a city in their name

Published Oct. 12 2017

NCAAF picks, SEC stuff and more.

Greeson: Easy to predict but hard to ignore confrontational raps

Published Oct. 12 2017

For those of you unaware, the BET rapper awards were Tuesday night.

5-at-10: College football playoff projection, U.S. soccer meltdown, Butch being Butch, Rushmore of condiments

Published Oct. 11 2017

College football's fantastic four, U.S. men's soccer and the World Cup, Butch Jones and more.

5-at-10: NFL Power Poll, Jemele Hill suspended, Big week for Butch, True or false Tuesday, Rushmore of college football alternative uniforms

Published Oct. 10 2017

NFL power poll, UT, Jemele Hill and more.

Greeson: True smiles always a great wish

Published Oct. 10 2017

There are never enough smiles.

5-at-10: Weekend winners, losers, Jerry Jones delivers ultimatum, Rushmore of Chris

Published Oct. 9 2017

The weekend winners and losers features Kirby Smart, UAB, NASCAR, Jim Harbaugh and more.

5-at-10: Friday mailbag with NFL picks, Saban's dominance, offensive question, Fan mail

Published Oct. 6 2017

NFL picks, Rushmore of Nachos, Nick Saban and more.

Greeson: Bad beats will not detour these picks

Published Oct. 6 2017

Florida converting a fourth-and-1 pass for a spread-covering touchdown against Vanderbilt counted as a bad beat for those of us...