Byrne has been the Alabama athletic director since 2017 and in such time has extended contracts on Nick Saban, fired Avery Johnson and hired Nate Oats and hired Brad Bohannon. The football team has won two national championships while he has been in charge, the basketball team is in the midst of its deepest run in 17 years and the state of all the programs on campus is generally on the rise.
As the ever-evolving student ticket and ticket opt-in process continues on, there is optimism on the horizon. Season ticket holders for Alabama athletic programs were emailed a survey in regard to season ticket renewal for the upcoming 2021 season.
The novel Coronavirus continues to spread across the United States, and as the number of confirmed cases climbs, there is growing concern that this year's football season will be unlike anything we've ever seen before.
The Alabama Athletic Director, Greg Byrne, joined Wimp and Barry Sanderson on Inside The Locker Room this morning. It has been a wild week in college athletics that has seen a lot of changes and cancellations occur throughout college sports. Byrne broke down a lot of the decision-making moments over the past week for our audience.