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.

Crimson Tide's Josh Jacobs prepares to face home-state Sooners

Published Dec. 16 2018

In summer 2016, Josh Jacobs left his Oklahoma residence to begin a career as an Alabama Crimson Tide running back.

Nick Saban clarifies D.J. Durkin's recent role with Crimson Tide

Published Dec. 15 2018

Nick Saban addressed the role former Maryland coach D.J. Durkin has been performing recently at Alabama.

Isaiah Wilson pushing Georgia's offense to sustained success

Published Dec. 14 2018

Midway through the second quarter of the Southeastern Conference championship game, Georgia redshirt freshman right tackle Isaiah Wilson displayed why...

Nick Saban hoping Tide can recapture early-season success

Published Dec. 13 2018

Alabama is heading into the College Football Playoff as the top seed with a 13-0 record that has transpired by...

Alabama expected to promote Dan Enos to offensive coordinator

Published Dec. 12 2018

After helping produce a Heisman Trophy finalist and a Southeastern Conference championship game hero in his first season as Alabama's...

Georgia's Natrez Patrick appreciative of support throughout rocky career

Published Dec. 12 2018

In the Georgia locker room following the heartbreaking 35-28 loss to Alabama in the Southeastern Conference championship game, the mood...

Georgia snags center Clay Webb out of Alabama

Published Dec. 11 2018

Landing a five-star offensive lineman is nothing new for Georgia since Kirby Smart arrived and hired Sam Pittman as his...

Alabama flips two secondary commitments in one weekend

Published Dec. 10 2018

Alabama is reminding the college football world that commitments are nonbinding until signing day.

Top safety prospect flips from Michigan to Alabama

Published Dec. 9 2018

Alabama landed a commitment from the nation's top safety prospect in the 2019 signing class Saturday night, receiving a nonbinding...

Georgia coach Kirby Smart says players 'recover faster than you think they do'

Published Dec. 7 2018

Picking up the pieces in a major bowl game was not an Alabama strong suit during Kirby Smart's time as...

Alabama prepares for another playoff run with double-duty coordinator

Published Dec. 6 2018

It wouldn't be a College Football Playoff without Alabama, and it wouldn't be Alabama without a coordinator on his way...

Georgia defensive coordinator Mel Tucker now Colorado's head coach

Published Dec. 6 2018

Mel Tucker has worked his final game as Georgia's defensive coordinator.


Engel Stadium discussed as possible site for UTC's Wolford Family Athletics Center

Published Dec. 6 2018

The long-awaited Wolford Family Athletics Center is still on the horizon for the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.

Alabama, Georgia finalists with Oklahoma for top offensive line

Published Dec. 5 2018

Alabama and Georgia, which produced a thrilling Southeastern Conference championship game last Saturday inside Atlanta's Mercedes-Benz Stadium, are two of...

Chattanooga Football Club, Finley Stadium announce agreement

Published Dec. 4 2018

The 2018 calendar year began with the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga football team and the Chattanooga Football Club soccer...

Tide's Tua Tagovailoa no longer a lock for the Heisman

Published Dec. 4 2018

Alabama's 35-28 comeback victory over Georgia in Saturday's Southeastern Conference championship game prevented Crimson Tide coach Nick Saban from having...

Alabama, Oklahoma will take nation's top offenses to Orange Bowl

Published Dec. 3 2018

Alabama and Oklahoma were paired Sunday afternoon to play in a national semifinal at the Orange Bowl on Dec. 29.

Georgia vs. Texas a new matchup for the Sugar Bowl

Published Dec. 3 2018

Georgia and Texas have never met before in a Sugar Bowl.

Alabama rallies past Georgia in SEC title thriller

Published Dec. 2 2018

The Crimson Tide are SEC football champions again.

SEC title game notebook: Bulldogs lobby for playoff spot after loss

Published Dec. 2 2018

It didn't take long for the lobbying to begin.