Christopher Walsh has been an award-winning sports writer for 14 years and currently covers Alabama football for the Tuscaloosa News. In 2005 alone, Walsh has won several awards including the First Amendment Award, New York Times Chairman's Award, as well as receiving a Pulitzer Prize nomination. Walsh also received first place honors for a sports feature from the Alabama Press Association, and awards in both sports deadline reporting and sports non-deadline reporting categories from the Alabama Associated Press Managing Editors.
Walsh's previous beats include the Green Bay Packers, Arizona Diamondbacks, and Tampa Bary Buccaneers. He has covered two Super Bowls, numerous bowl games, playoffs in all major sports, and NASCAR. His articles have appeared in such publications as The New York Times, USA Today, Philadelphia Inquirer, and Newark Star-Ledger. He lives in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.