Allen Greene to leave UB, join Auburn as Athletic Director

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — University at Buffalo Athletic Director Allen Greene will be leaving his post in Amherst to join Auburn, News 4 Sports Nick Filipowski confirmed on Wednesday.

The move was first reported by Brandon Marcello at

Following the departure of Danny White to UCF, Greene was promoted to AD at UB in November of 2015 becoming one of the youngest athletic directors in the FBS ranks.  Greene, who graduated from Notre Dame and played minor league baseball in the Yankees farm system, first joined Buffalo in 2012 as UB’s associate athletic director.

According to AuburnUndercover, Greene will become just the third African American athletic director in Southeastern Conference history. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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