AP Source: Byrne expected to replace Battle as Alabama AD

A person with direct knowledge of the decision tells The Associated Press that Arizona athletic director Greg Byrne is expected to replace Alabama AD Bill Battle, who announced Sunday that he is stepping down to assume a new role as special assistant to the president. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because details of an agreement were still being worked out between...
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January 15, 2017  |  Discuss

Alabama AD Bill Battle announces plans to step down

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) Alabama athletic director Bill Battle plans to step down from his job. Battle announced Sunday night that he will assume a new role as special assistant to the president. The 75-year-old has run the athletic department since March 2013. University President Stuart R. Bell says Battle will continue running the department until a successor takes over. The...
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January 15, 2017  |  Discuss

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