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.

Jake Fromm struggles during inclement G-Day afternoon

Published Apr. 21 2019

On a Saturday afternoon tailor-made for indoor activities, the Georgia Bulldogs staged their fourth G-Day spring football game of the...

Kirby Smart pleased with Stetson Bennett, D'Wan Mathis at G-Day

Published Apr. 21 2019

In a Georgia spring game in which 83 passes were attempted compared to only 32 rushes, the Bulldogs' quarterbacks stayed...

Standout safety Brian Branch is Alabama's 15th commitment for 2020

Published Apr. 19 2019

Alabama landed the 15th commitment for its top-rated 2020 football recruiting class Friday evening.

Bulldogs offensive lineman Ben Cleveland shaking off the rust this spring

Published Apr. 18 2019

At 6-foot-6 and 335 pounds, Georgia redshirt junior offensive lineman Ben Cleveland is quite the monstrosity to handle.

Kirby Smart expects another standout G-Day crowd

Published Apr. 17 2019

The Georgia Bulldogs have averaged 80,489 fans through their first three G-Day spring football games of the Kirby Smart era.

Chattanooga Football Club providing a strong fiscal finish for Finley Stadium

Published Apr. 16 2019

There once was an era in which Finley Stadium's finish to a fiscal year was highly uneventful.

'I have work to do': Georgia's Nate McBride not seeking sympathy

Published Apr. 16 2019

Midway through his career as a Georgia inside linebacker, Nate McBride might be lacking in statistics but not in memories.

Braves throttle Lookouts in series opener

Published Apr. 15 2019

Luis Valenzuela hit two home runs and racked up five RBIs as the Mississippi Braves walloped Chattanooga 13-4 Monday night...

Nick Saban may be shelved by hip procedure, says he wants to be 'aggressive and proactive'

Published Apr. 15 2019

Alabama football coach Nick Saban said after Saturday afternoon's A-Day game that several Crimson Tide players will have to undergo...

Lookouts have rare early matchup against Braves

Published Apr. 15 2019

Having the Cincinnati Reds as their parent club isn't the only change this season for the Chattanooga Lookouts.

Improved Demetris Robertson highlights Georgia's second scrimmage of spring

Published Apr. 14 2019

After one season as a Georgia receiver, Demetris Robertson still seeks his first catch with the Bulldogs.

Georgia's D'Andre Swift ready for larger workload if needed

Published Apr. 12 2019

Georgia has not lacked for tailback tandems this decade.

Alabama has final practice before A-Day spring game

Published Apr. 11 2019

Alabama held its 14th spring football practice Thursday afternoon, leaving only Saturday's A-Day game to wrap up its 15 workouts.

Auburn's sizable quarterback competition will be on stage at A-Day

Published Apr. 10 2019

Auburn's recent run to its first NCAA Final Four in men's basketball has overshadowed Gus Malzahn's seventh spring as head...

Lookouts drop series opener to Jackson Generals

Published Apr. 10 2019

The Chattanooga Lookouts lost 4-2 Wednesday night in Jackson, Tennessee.

Jeremiah Holloman leading Georgia's rebuild at receiver

Published Apr. 9 2019

The Georgia Bulldogs have been rebuilding at receiver this spring following the departures of Riley Ridley and Mecole Hardman, who...

Alabama continues to add more home-and-home series with Oklahoma in '32-33

Published Apr. 9 2019

Alabama continues to schedule more quality home-and-home football series, announcing Tuesday that the Crimson Tide will play at Oklahoma in...

Keith Mitchell wants to make playing his first Masters memorable

Published Apr. 8 2019

Keith Mitchell's earliest memory of the Masters as one of the spectators, or patrons as they're called at Augusta National,...

Catcher Tyler Stephenson wants strong, healthy season with the Lookouts

Published Apr. 8 2019

Tyler Stephenson is expected to be the glue that holds this season's Chattanooga Lookouts together.

Kirby Smart pleased with QB D'Wan Mathis after first spring scrimmage

Published Apr. 7 2019

Georgia held its first scrimmage this spring and got a closer look at one of its early enrollees.