Greg Byrne, the University of Arizona’s current athletic director, is taking over at Alabama effective March 1, according to UA news release. Byrne will be formerly introduced later this week. UA President Stuart Bell said Byrne is uniquely qualified to lead the Crimson Tide. “We knew Bill was considering a change, and we wanted to hire someone who can assume that mantle of leadership and continue the tradition of success that Bill and so many others before him have established,” Bell said in a statement. “We believe Greg Byrne is uniquely qualified for this role, and we are pleased to announce he has accepted the position of athletic director here at The University of Alabama.” -Keli Stiglich, WVUA23, Read More
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