Monday January 16, 2017
Arizona: Following the departure of Greg Byrne for Alabama, Arizona senior associate director Erika Hanson Barnes has been named interim director and vice president of intercollegiate athletics. A national search has begun for Byrnes’ replacement.
Alabama: Alabama has officially announced the hire of Greg Byrne and he will take over March 1.
Iowa State: Jamie Pollard will earn $703,125 in the first year of a new contract that runs through 2024, according to details of the contract published by the Des Moines Register. The total contract is worth $6.1 million in base salary.
San Diego State: New AD John David Wicker will earn a salary of $340,000 per year with $50,000 in deferred compensation and up to $85,000 in bonuses, per the San Diego Union-Tribune.
Pittsburgh: Interim AD Randy Juhl told the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette the Panthers expect to have a full-time AD in place by springtime.