Purinton has been employed by the University of Alabama athletic department since 2007. His original role with the Tide was as Associate Athletics Director for Football Communications under head coach Nick Saban.
Alabama athletic director Greg Byrne, ever a man of the people, took notice of the discussion and decided to take action. Byrne's first step was to listen to the playlist himself and axe songs that clearly don't belong.
Alabama head football coach Nick Saban recently announced that his program is one player short of 100% vaccinated. Now Alabama athletic director Greg Byrne has take to Twitter to announce to the public that across all programs the Tide is over 90% vaccinated to begin the 2021-22 year.