Jay Greeson (Reporter)

Phone: 423-757-6273
E-mail: jgreeson@timesfreepress.com
Jay was named the Sports Editor of the Times Free Press in 2003 and started with the newspaper in May 2002 as the Deputy Sports Editor. He was born and raised in Smyrna, Ga., and graduated from Auburn University before starting his newspaper career in 1997 with the Newnan (Ga.) Times Herald. Stops in Clayton and Henry counties in Georgia and two years as the Sports Editor of the Marietta (Ga.) Daily Journal preceded Jay's move to Chattanooga. He has won local, state, regional and national awards as a writer, designer and section editor and was part of a TFP team that won a 2011 APSE award. Jay and his wife Kathleen were married in 2004 and have a son, Lee born in 2007, and a daughter, Madeline Ray born in 2010. Contact Jay at (423) 757-6273 or jgreeson@timesfreepress.com and follow him on Twitter at @jgreesontfp.

5-at-10: NFL ref backlash, NFL picks reviewed, MLB Hall of Fame voting, Rushmore of worst NFL playoff losses

Published Jan. 22 2019

Jay Greeson on Rams, Patriots, NFL referees and more.

Greeson: Wondering what Dr. King would make of today's America

Published Jan. 22 2019

I found myself wondering on Monday what Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. would think of America today.

5-at-10: Weekend winners and losers after conference title games, More replay coming after ref's terrible day, Rushmore of movie one-liners

Published Jan. 21 2019

Jay Greeson on Serena Williams, Tony Romo, the Rams, Chiefs, Saints, Pats and more.

Greeson: Georgia legislative oversight, fast food stories, obit obersavations

Published Jan. 19 2019

Amid all the issues facing our leadership at almost every level, what does the Georgia Legislature make one of its...

5-at-10: Friday mailbag on time for Holly to go, TV sports predictions, Karaoke advice, Playoff props, Bracketology, movie idea, Braves and Jason Batem

Published Jan. 18 2019

Jay Greeson on Auburn, Jason Bateman, Holly Warlick and more.

5-at-10: Fab 4 NFL picks, Harden's eye-popping night, Boogie on down, Rushmore of all-time Americans (non president division)

Published Jan. 17 2019

Jay Greeson on his NFL picks, James Harden and more.

Greeson: A razor thin debate about modern-day masculinity

Published Jan. 17 2019

Masculinity in America does not come from a bottle or a website or from friendly pitchman Frank Thomas.

5-at-10: NFL playoff stakes, MLB free agency stalling?, Warriors remind us who's the king, Which way Wednesday, Rushmore of best MLB players since 2000

Published Jan. 16 2019

Jay Greeson on NFL, Golden State, MLB free agency and more.

5-at-10: NFL questions for last week's losers, Michael Thomas is the best WR in NFL, Duke's loss, Trump's fast food

Published Jan. 15 2019

Jay Greeson on Michael Thomas, NFL playoff losers, Duke and more.

Greeson: Looking back at 1869 when this daily mission started

Published Jan. 15 2019

The numbers make your head hurt. No, not the numbers from the government shutdown and its impact on the country....

5-at-10: NFL divisional thoughts, Weekend winners and losers, Rushmore of famous people that became all-time descriptions

Published Jan. 14 2019

Jay Greeson on the NFL playoffs, Kyler Murray, Vols and more.

Greeson: Changing lanes, Obit observations and Saturday's star

Published Jan. 12 2019

Hey, who doesn't love chicken tenders, right?


5-at-10: Mailbag with Trevor Lawrence future, Eagles QB dilemma, Rushmore of movie tooting scenes, gambling in the AAF and Title IX

Published Jan. 11 2019

Jay Greeson on Trevor Lawrence, Eagles and more.

5-at-10: NFL picks, Hurts is so good, Kyler Murray's future, Rushmore of TV and movie mobsters

Published Jan. 10 2019

Jay Greeson on the NFL playoffs, Kyler Murray, Jalen Hurts and more.

Greeson: Start at the top when looking for Oscars host

Published Jan. 10 2019

Who should host the Oscars?

5-at-10: Rankings NFL playoff teams stats, UT hoops excellence, College football HoF head-scratchers, Rushmore of athletes after 40

Published Jan. 9 2019

Jay Greeson on NFL playoff teams, Vols hoops and more.

5-at-10: Title game stunner, 2019 top 25, all about college football, Rushmore of famous football plays with a title

Published Jan. 8 2019

Jay Greeson on Clemson, Alabama, Tua, Trevor Lawrence and more.

Greeson: Elite-level football success means elite-level economic success

Published Jan. 8 2019

Monday night the national college football title was decided.

5-at-10: Weekend winners and losers, Title game prediction, Rushmore in honor of National Pass Gas Day

Published Jan. 7 2019

Jay Greeson on Vols basketball, Holly Warlick, Nick Foles, Bears fans and more.

Greeson: Another obtuse miss by PETA, more words to be banished, Saturday star

Published Jan. 5 2019

One of the intensely discussed issues of the bowl season was Bevo vs. Uga.