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#26 John Battle
Position: Safety
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 194 lbs.
Class: Junior
Experience: 1 Letter
City/State: Hallandale, Fla.
High School: Hallandale HS
Major: Human Science & Education
Born: 08/21/1995
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John Battle Bio
Courtesy: LSUsports.net (@LSUsports)
Release: 07/11/2016

Goes into junior season as the primary backup to Jamal Adams at safety and will see time in both the secondary and on special teams … Missed the spring due to surgery but is expected to recover completely for the fall … Has great speed and length and can cover sideline to sideline … Played in 13 career games with five tackles, one interception and one pass breakup.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2015)
Saw action in all 12 games, primarily playing on special teams … Recorded five tackles on the season … Made his first career interception in a victory against South Carolina … Broke up a pass in a win over Florida.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2014)
Played in one game with no starts … Action came in home-opener against Sam Houston State … Did not record any stats in that game … Was one of 17 true freshmen to see the field in 2014.

HIGH SCHOOL
A four-star recruit by Rivals.com and 247Sports.com … Listed as the No. 18 safety prospect in the nation by 247Sports and the No. 20 cornerback prospect by Rivals … Tallied 95 tackles and two interceptions returned for touchdowns as a senior … Ranked as the fifty-first overall prospect in Florida by 247sports.com composite rankings … A member of the Rivals 250… Coached by Dameon Jones.

PERSONAL
Parents are Roneeka Person and John Battle … Born Aug. 21, 1995 ... Majoring in sports administration.

CAREER HIGHS
Tackles: 2 vs. Eastern Michigan, 2015
Interceptions: 1 vs. South Carolina, 2015
PBUs: 1 vs. Florida, 2015

BATTLE'S CAREER DEFENSIVE STATS

Year
G-GS
UT
AT
TT
TFL
Sacks
PBU
QBH
INT
FF
FR
2014 1-0 0 0 0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0-0
2015 12-0 1 4 5 0-0 0-0 1 1 1-0 0 0-0
Totals
13-0
1
4
5
0-0
0-0
1
1
1-0
0
0-0