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.

'Smaller' Kendall Baker nearing final season on Georgia line

Published Aug. 14 2018

Despite standing 6-foot-6 and weighing 305 pounds, Georgia fifth-year senior guard Kendall Baker somehow has become smaller in offensive line...

Healthy Josh Jacobs ready to shine for Alabama

Published Aug. 14 2018

Josh Jacobs appears to be a victim of assumptions.

Lookouts root for Kohl Stewart in Twins debut before losing to Jackson

Published Aug. 13 2018

The Chattanooga Lookouts wanted to be in two places at once Sunday afternoon.


New Georgia receiver Demetris Robertson facing new challengers

Published Aug. 12 2018

Former five-star receiver Demetris Robertson is now eligible to play for the Georgia Bulldogs after having his waiver approved Friday...

Nick Saban praises quarterbacks after Alabama's first scrimmage

Published Aug. 12 2018

Alabama football coach Nick Saban is is no hurry.

Deionte Thompson now veteran of Alabama secondary

Published Aug. 11 2018

Forgive Alabama student-athlete Deionte Thompson for putting the athlete ahead of the student in the immediate months ahead.

Georgia staff stressing opportunities on special teams

Published Aug. 11 2018

Who is going to make their mark for the Bulldogs?

Ahkil Crumpton nearing second and final season at Georgia

Published Aug. 10 2018

Ahkil Crumpton's second preseason camp as a University of Georgia receiver will be his last.

Alabama's Miller gearing for his 'last shot'

Published Aug. 10 2018

Christian Miller is living, breathing proof coach Nick Saban is not a stats guy.

Nick Saban says Jalen Hurts had right to express feelings about QB race

Published Aug. 9 2018

Alabama football coach Nick Saban said Wednesday evening that recent comments by junior quarterback Jalen Hurts are much bigger to...

Kirby Smart sensing 'casual nature' with some veteran Bulldogs

Published Aug. 8 2018

Georgia football coach Kirby Smart said last month at SEC Media Days that this preseason camp in Athens would contain...

Alabama players get 'closure' after comments by Jalen Hurts

Published Aug. 8 2018

Although comments made last weekend by Alabama junior quarterback Jalen Hurts have gained national traction in the sporting world, Crimson...

Georgia's Juwan Taylor ready to do his part to fill Roquan Smith's shoes

Published Aug. 7 2018

It's a question Georgia's inside linebackers have been asked since January, so why should early August be any different?

Alabama's Tosh Lupoi gets his first chance at defensive coordinator

Published Aug. 7 2018

The last time Alabama's football program didn't have Kirby Smart or Jeremy Pruitt as its defensive coordinator, the Crimson Tide...

Georgia's Jim Chaney hoping for another robust offensive year

Published Aug. 5 2018

Georgia's football program is coming off a dream season that included everything but the national championship.

Jalen Hurts questions Alabama coach Nick Saban, staff in handling of QB race

Published Aug. 4 2018

Alabama junior quarterback Jalen Hurts didn't hold back in his first conversation with reporters in a long time.

Georgia freshman running back Zamir White cleared to practice

Published Aug. 3 2018

Some of the greatest running backs in Georgia football history were great from the start.

Nick Saban pleased with Alabama's young defensive backs

Published Aug. 3 2018

Alabama has to replace six defensive backs from last season's national championship team, including five who were drafted by NFL...

Alabama, Georgia enter preseason practices with similarities, same goal

Published Aug. 3 2018

Alabama's overtime victory over Georgia capped the 2017 college football season in dramatic fashion.

Georgia now has No. 1 class with Jermaine Johnson's pledge

Published Aug. 3 2018

Georgia received a football commitment from the nation's top junior college prospect Thursday night.