David Paschall (Reporter)

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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.

New Orleans-area back Kyle Edwards commits to Alabama

Published Aug. 23 2019

Alabama landed its 23rd commitment for its 2020 football signing class Friday.

Ray Rice speaks to Alabama football team

Published Aug. 22 2019

Former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice spoke to Alabama's football team after Thursday's practice.

Georgia's Tyler Clark eager to bounce back in senior season

Published Aug. 22 2019

Georgia defensive lineman Tyler Clark had a stellar sophomore season two years ago.


Cade Mays ready to play wherever Georgia wants him on O-line

Published Aug. 21 2019

Georgia sophomore Cade Mays earned starts last season at left tackle and right guard.

Auburn's 2019 football season to be unlike any other for Patrick and Bo Nix

Published Aug. 21 2019

Patrick Nix has racked up plenty of experiences inside a football stadium.

Finley Stadium ready if UTC decides to expand alcohol sales

Published Aug. 20 2019

Less than a week after Vanderbilt and Tennessee announced they would be selling alcohol in multiple concourse areas of their...

Georgia's mammoth Isaiah Wilson expecting a mammoth season

Published Aug. 20 2019

At 6-foot-7 and 345 pounds, Isaiah Wilson is the biggest cheerleader in Georgia football history.

Alabama's talented Patrick Surtain not lacking for advisers

Published Aug. 20 2019

Alabama sophomore defensive back Patrick Surtain II may have more coaches than any other player in college football.

Jarvis Jones helping Georgia's outside linebackers

Published Aug. 19 2019

Georgia's young but promising outside linebackers are being helped by someone who was wreaking havoc for the Bulldogs not that...

Xavier McKinney confident in Alabama's more experienced secondary

Published Aug. 19 2019

Alabama junior safety Xavier McKinney played on two very different defensive backfields during his first two seasons with the Crimson...

New Orleans lineman Shedrick Van Pran makes Georgia's 17th commitment for 2020

Published Aug. 18 2019

Georgia continued to stockpile offensive linemen for its 2020 signing class.

Kirby Smart notes progress of Georgia receivers

Published Aug. 17 2019

Georgia's most inexperienced position group is at receiver entering the 2019 football season.

Nick Saban says Mac Jones 'way ahead' of Crimson Tide's other backup QBs

Published Aug. 17 2019

Tua Tagovailoa has been Alabama's obvious starting quarterback since the end of last season.

Alabama running back Najee Harris anticipates larger workload after staying patient

Published Aug. 16 2019

Najee Harris averaged more than 20 carries a game in each of his final three seasons at Antioch High School...

Georgia seeking to get 'over the hump' against Alabama

Published Aug. 16 2019

They really, really don't need reminding.

Tua Tagovailoa doesn't plan to 'go broke' as Alabama quarterback

Published Aug. 14 2019

One potential way to stop Alabama's offense this football season is to always know what's coming.

Former Vols tight end Eli Wolf ready to make the most of his lone season at Georgia

Published Aug. 14 2019

Eli Wolf wasn't about to succumb to the loaded question.

Vanderbilt becomes fifth SEC school to move forward with alcohol sales

Published Aug. 14 2019

Vanderbilt University announced Wednesday that alcohol will be available for purchase by the general public during home football games this...

Georgia's Mark Webb comfortable in the secondary

Published Aug. 13 2019

The two players from Philadelphia on Georgia's football roster have traveled very different paths since arriving as fellow 2017 signees.

Alabama's Terrell Lewis not taking any day for granted

Published Aug. 13 2019

Alabama redshirt junior outside linebacker Terrell Lewis has played in only four games the past two seasons.