Tigers' athletics well-represented in the 100th year commencement activities.
Transferred to Memphis from Northwest Arkansas Community College ... Also played a season of FBS level ball at Arkansas in 2008 ... In three seasons at the FBS level (Memphis/Arkansas), has played in 29 games, making one start ... Has 23 total tackles with 10 solo stops and 13 assists.
Played in 10 games both at linebacker and on special teams ... Credited with five tackles with two solo hits and three assists ... Two tackles came on kick returns ... Saw his first action in the season opener vs Mississippi State ... Tied a career high with three total tackles vs Arkansas State (1-2) ... Had an assisted tackle vs East Carolina and a solo stop vs UAB.
Transferred to Memphis from Northwest Arkansas Community College ... Saw action in nine games and made one start ... Logged 13 total tackles with four solo hits and nine assists ... Opened the season against Mississippi State with a career-best three total tackles ... The two solo stops also were a career high ... Credited with a QB hurry vs the Bulldogs ... Made his first collegiate start against East Carolina and registered a career-high tying three total tackles (0-3) ... The three assisted tackles vs the Pirates were a career high ... Credited with one tackle against Middle Tennessee before leaving the game with an injury ... Missed the next three games vs UTEP, Tulsa and Louisville ... Saw limited action against Southern Miss ... Posted multiple tackles against Houston (0-2) and UAB (2-1) ... The three total tackles vs the Blazers tied a career best.
2009 (Northwest Arkansas CC)
Attended Northwest Arkansas Community College.
2008 (Freshman; Arkansas)
Signed with the Arkansas Razorbacks in February of 2008 ... Lettered as a true freshman after playing in 10 games ... Registered five total tackles with four solo stops and one assist ... Started the final regular-season game against LSU ... Left Arkansas in June of 2009 and transferred to Northwest Arkansas Community College.
Prepped at Dacula High School under Coach Kevin Maloof ... Lined up on both side of the ball at safety and running back as a senior ... Totaled 86 tackles, two TFL, one interception, five pass breakups and three forced fumbles ... Ranked the No. 62 safety in the nation by Rivals.com ... Listed as the No. 95 running back in the nation and the No. 56 overall prospect in the state of Georgia by Scout.com ... Named all-state and all-region first team ... Selected to the True Believers Prep Sports All-State first team ... Presented the Gwinnett Touchdown Club Courage Award ... Named to the Super 11 Gwinnett by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution... Selected as the Gwinnett Player of the Week ... Invited to participate in the Georgia High School East vs West All-Star Game ... Also lettered in track.
Son of John and Amecia Battle ... Born Jan. 11 in Atlanta, Ga. ... His older brother, Deante', was an All-Big Ten football player at Northwestern ... Graduated from Memphis in May of 2012 with a degree in history ... Enrolled in graduate school at Memphis.Career Stats