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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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ATLANTA — The Auburn Tigers completed their remarkable Southeastern Conference worst-to-first journey Saturday inside the Georgia Dome, and they did so emphatically.
ATLANTA — While its rushing attack blew through the Southeastern Conference this season with staggering success, Auburn displayed special teams that were just as exemplary.f
There are plenty of similarities between No. 3 Auburn and No. 5 Missouri entering today's Southeastern Conference football championship game in the Georgia Dome.
Auburn's 34-28 upset of Alabama last Saturday already has several slogans, including "Destiny over Dynasty."
The Southeastern Conference championship has been college football's second biggest game the past several seasons, but that will not be the case moving forward.
Georgia's frenetic football regular season ended last Saturday with a double-overtime win at Georgia Tech, and the days since have offered some time to reflect.
Missouri senior quarterback James Franklin missed four starts this season due to a separated shoulder, but he knows things could have been much worse.
Missouri's defense has a way of getting into opposing backfields.
Surprise, surprise. Saturday's Southeastern Conference football championship between Auburn and Missouri will be the most improbable pairing in the event's 22-year history. The two Tigers were a combined 2-14 in league play last season, and Auburn was picked fifth in the West Division balloting this summer, while Missouri was picked sixth in the East.