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.

Georgia gets commitment from kicker Jared Zirkel

Published Jun. 13 2019

Rodrigo Blankenship couldn't go on forever handling kicks and kickoffs for the University of Georgia.

Alabama lands Birmingham's Quandarrius Robinson

Published Jun. 11 2019

Alabama's recent dominance in college football recruiting hasn't always included the top prospect from its own state.

Joshua Braun is Georgia's fourth offensive line prospect for 2020

Published Jun. 11 2019

The Georgia Bulldogs continue to thrive in recruiting offensive linemen, as they have received a nonbinding commitment from four-star tackle...

Lookouts slip in Southern League race after loss at Tennessee

Published Jun. 10 2019

The Chattanooga Lookouts have a dream schedule for a second-place team running low on time.

Schofield hopes NBA draft selection will follow his Best of Preps speech

Published Jun. 9 2019

The Tennessee Volunteers matched a program record this past season in men's basketball with 31 victories, and they set a...

Five Lookouts tabbed as Southern League midseason all-stars

Published Jun. 7 2019

Chattanooga's solid start to the 2019 Southern League season was reflected Friday afternoon in the Lookouts' solid representation for the...

Mammoth offensive tackle Dameion George commits to Alabama

Published Jun. 5 2019

Alabama went to a big city in a big state to land a big player.

Football is always in season for Vols coach's father, Dale Pruitt

Published Jun. 4 2019

When Tennessee throttled 11th-ranked Kentucky 24-7 last November inside Neyland Stadium, the stage was set for the Volunteers to notch...

SEC announces bowl agreements, including a Vegas trip

Published Jun. 4 2019

The Southeastern Conference announced agreements Tuesday afternoon with 10 postseason bowl games, including the additions of the Las Vegas Bowl...

Five-star receiver George Pickens enrolls at UGA

Published Jun. 3 2019

George Pickens, a five-star receiver in Georgia's 2019 signing class, has reportedly met the academic requirements and has enrolled at...

SEC to allow sale of beer, wine at sporting events

Published May. 31 2019

The SEC has revised its alcohol policy, giving each of the league's 14 institutions the autonomy to determine what is...

SEC football early-season TV schedule revealed

Published May. 30 2019

Tennessee and UT-Chattanooga will collide in a noon showdown on Sept. 14.


SEC football coaches don't see NCAA transfer portal as negative development

Published May. 29 2019

The NCAA transfer portal was expected to be a prominent topic for Southeastern Conference football coaches this week at the...

Will Wade seeking to 'rebuild trust' at LSU

Published May. 28 2019

When LSU clinched its first Southeastern Conference men's basketball title in a decade and advanced to the Sweet 16 of...

Georgia's Nicolas Claxton remaining in the NBA draft pool

Published May. 28 2019

Georgia forward Nicolas Claxton was productive as a sophomore under Tom Crean, but that player-coach relationship will not experience a...

Georgia quarterback D'Wan Mathis pledges to be back soon

Published May. 27 2019

Georgia freshman quarterback D'Wan Mathis addressed Bulldogs fans through social media Monday afternoon, which followed his surgery late last week...

Chattanooga FC-Real Betis match highlights big Saturday night for city

Published May. 24 2019

The Chattanooga Football Club never has been accused of shying from stout competition.

Alabama schedules three-game football series with South Florida starting in 2023

Published May. 23 2019

Alabama has been college football's king of neutral-site matchups within the past decade, and the Crimson Tide have scheduled several...

Former Baylor School golf standout Luke List sets sights on U.S. Open at Pebble Beach

Published May. 21 2019

By this point last spring in the PGA Tour season, Luke List had a runner-up finish at the Honda Classic,...

Lookouts win with continued pitching improvement

Published May. 20 2019

The Chattanooga Lookouts started out May with the worst earned run average in the 10-member Southern League.