Bill Battle

University of Alabama AD Retires, Takes New Position with University

Bill Battle, Director of Athletics at The University of Alabama, announced Sunday evening that he is going to retire from his post to assume a new role as Special Assistant to the President. Battle, currently in his fourth year as Director of Athletics, had led the Crimson Tide athletics department since March of 2013, when he succeeded the late Mal…

Alabama AD completes cancer treatment, cleared to go home

ATLANTA (AP) – Alabama athletic director Bill Battle says he has completed treatment for cancer. Battle said Thursday in a statement released through the university that he expects to return to work soon on a limited basis. He underwent a stem cell transplant for multiple myeloma at Emory University’s Winship Cancer Institute on June 27. He was released from the…

Alabama’s Bill Battle to use stem cell transplant for cancer treatment

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (rolltide.com)- University of Alabama Director of Athletics Bill Battle announced this morning that he will undergo the latest in a series of treatments for multiple myeloma, a condition he has been dealing with privately for more than two years. While the treatment will keep him away from his office for a few weeks, he will continue to direct…