As Condredge Holloway played under manager Bill Battle, she shared a great bond with him.
Additionally, Holloway was the first African American quarterback at the Southeastern Conference, thanks to Bill Battle’s bold move in convincing him to join Tennessee in 1970.
“The battle is as close to me as my father was,” says Holloway, who still is counts him among his closest friends.
When Holloway, the Tennessee Associate CEO for Player Relations, learned that Battle would take over as the next director of athletics at the University of Alabama in 2013, he was thrilled.
Asked about the effect Battle will have, Holloway said, “I can tell you what it will bring: strength, integrity and an unparalleled ability to make decisions.” He is competent. “