Alabama AD Bill Battle met with coaches and staff on Thursday to say goodbye as he moves on to a position as special assistant to the president. 

Battle has spent four years running the athletics department and has the university has enjoyed a lot of success under his watch. The school won national championships in multiple sports, made coaching changes in baseball and men's and women's basketball, and renovated Sewell-Thomas Stadium.

As he departs from his current role, every athletics team at The University of Alabama sent him a message of gratitude on Twitter. As you can see from the outpouring of support, Battle will be missed as the AD.