Isaiah Battle

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Isaiah Battle
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Battle in 2016
No. 79 – Seattle Seahawks
Position: Offensive tackle
Personal information
Born: (1993-02-10) February 10, 1993 (age 25)
Brooklyn, New York
Height: 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
Weight: 290 lb (132 kg)
Career information
High school: St. George (VA) Blue Ridge
College: Clemson
Supplemental draft: 2015 / Round: 5
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status: Active
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com

Isaiah Battle (born February 10, 1993) is an American football offensive tackle for the Seattle Seahawks of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the St. Louis Rams in the fifth round of the 2015 Supplemental Draft[1][2] and played college football at Clemson.[3]

Professional career

Battle declared for the NFL Supplemental Draft, claiming that it was in his best interest. It was later stated that Battle had committed his "third and final strike" as the reason he declared for supplemental draft. He was originally given a third round grade by many draft experts. On July 7, 2015, Battle held his Pro Day with 26 teams in attendance.[4]

St. Louis / Los Angeles Rams

Battle was taken in the fifth round of the supplemental draft by the St. Louis Rams giving up their fifth round pick in the 2016 NFL Draft. On July 27, 2015 Battle signed a four-year contract worth $2,508,864 with $228,864 guaranteed. On September 5, he was waived and subsequently signed to the practice squad.[5] On November 18, 2015, he was signed to the active roster after Jamon Brown and Darrell Williams were placed on the injured reserve.[6]

On September 3, 2016, Battle was waived by the Rams as part of final roster cuts and was signed to the practice squad the next day.[7][8]

Kansas City Chiefs

On January 4, 2017, Battle signed a reserve/future contract with the Chiefs.[9]

Seattle Seahawks

On September 2, 2017, Battle was traded to the Seattle Seahawks.[10] On November 1, 2017, Battle was waived by the Seahawks and re-signed to the practice squad.[11][12] He was released on December 2, 2017, but was re-signed three days later.[13][14] He signed a reserve/future contract with the Seahawks on January 2, 2018.[15]

References

  1. ^ "Isaiah Battle - St. Louis Rams - 2015 Player Profile - Rotoworld.com". rotoworld.com. 
  2. ^ Hanzus, Dan (September 5, 2015). "Rams cut Isaiah Battle, supplemental draft pick in July". Around the NFL. Retrieved September 13, 2015. 
  3. ^ "Isaiah Battle Bio". ClemsonTigers.com. 
  4. ^ Wilhalme, Matt (2015-07-09). "Isaiah Battle first player selected in NFL Supplemental Draft since 2012". Los Angeles Times. ISSN 0458-3035. Retrieved 2017-12-19. 
  5. ^ Simmons, Myles (September 6, 2015). "Rams Announce Practice Squad". Retrieved November 29, 2015. 
  6. ^ Lyons, Joe (November 17, 2015). "Rams report: Team makes multiple moves to fill out roster". STLToday.com. Retrieved November 29, 2015. 
  7. ^ "Rams Make 53-Man Roster Decisions". TheRams.com. 
  8. ^ "Rams Practice Squad Announced". TheRams.com. 
  9. ^ Kissel, BJ (March 7, 2017). "Chiefs Signed Six Players to Reserve-Future Deals This Offseason". Chiefs.com. 
  10. ^ Bouda, Nate (September 2, 2017). "Chiefs Trade OL Isaiah Battle To Seahawks". 
  11. ^ Boyle, John (November 1, 2017). "Seahawks Waive Offensive Tackle Isaiah Battle". Seahawks.com. 
  12. ^ Boyle, John (November 7, 2017). "Seahawks Place FB Tre Madden On Injured Reserve, Promote LB Josh Forrest Off Practice Squad". Seahawks.com. 
  13. ^ "Seahawks place LB Josh Forrest on injured reserve, release OT Isaiah Battle". USAToday.com. December 2, 2017. 
  14. ^ Boyle, John (December 5, 2017). "Seahawks Promote Joey Hunt Off Of Practice Squad". Seahawks.com. 
  15. ^ Boyle, John (January 2, 2018). "Seahawks Sign Six To 2018 Future Contracts". Seahawks.com. 
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