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Alabama Praised For Byrne Hire As Battle Concludes What He Calls "Great Adventure"

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 01 / 17 / 17

The Univ. of Alabama administration pursued new AD Greg Byrne "so vigorously that it twice accelerated the departure date" for outgoing AD Bill Battle, according to sources cited in a front-page piece by Cecil Hurt of the TUSCALOOSA NEWS. Battle will "continue to serve as the top administrato...

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