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.

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...

5-at-10: Fab 4 picks, SEC items of interest, Cam said what, Rushmore of rock groups

Published Oct. 5 2017

Cam's statement, fab four picks. SEC stuff and more.

Greeson: Old battle lines around Confederate Gen. A.P Stewart rigid as ever

Published Oct. 5 2017

CV, Alex editedWednesday around lunch, a couple of hours after the Hamilton County Commission voted down removing the statue of...

5-at-10: Powerful and lengthy playoff baseball, College football playoff poll, Coach K

Published Oct. 4 2017

The Yankees, college football's top four, Coach K and more.

5-at-10: NFL power poll, MLB playoffs, Braves' mess, Rushmore of TV and movie queens

Published Oct. 3 2017

NFL power poll, MLB playoffs, the Braves and more.

Greeson: More Trump backlash, racist Dr. Seuss, Corker replacements, Monday heroes

Published Oct. 3 2017

Sometimes you have to wonder whether the Trumps believe they can do anything that pleases people.

5-at-10: Weekend winners and weekend Butches, UT-UGA fallout, Rushmore of newspaper comic strips

Published Oct. 2 2017

Deshaun Watson, UGA, Butch Jones and more highlight this weekend's winners and losers.