Battle to Byrne The University of Alabama introduced Greg Byrne as its new Athletic Director on Thursday, January 19, 2017

Alabama Athletic Director Bill Battle addressed members of the athletic staff on Thursday morning announcing that he was stepping down on March 1, 2017. Battle became AD on March 22, 2013, when he succeeded long-time director Mal Moore.

Greg Byrne is introduced to the athletic staff at The University of Alabama by current Athletic Director Bill Battle.

Alabama Athletic Director Bill Battle met with members of the media to answer questions about the upcoming transition.

Greg Byrne and Bill Battle visit in the AD's office on Thursday morning.

Greg Byrne is introduced to the media during a press conference at The University of Alabama on Thursday, January 19, 2017.

"If we're going to keep score, we might as well win." - Greg Byrne

Greg Byrne answers questions from the media at the Mal M. Moore Athletic Facility

Greg Byrne sits for his official University of Alabama portrait following a day full of meetings and press conferences.

Greg Byrne was joined on his visit to Tuscaloosa by his wife Regina and their two sons Nick and Davis. Greg's father, Bill Byrne and his mother Dr. Marilyn Byrne were also in attendance.

A reception was held for Greg Byrne Thursday afternoon at the Mal M. Moore Athletic Facility.

Greg Byrne ended his day at the Capstone by visiting with several student-athletes.

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